LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — As The Agency Group continues to thrive globally, the company continues to evolve, resulting in the addition of new agents. Sean Goulding and Natasha Bent have recently joined the team in the London office and this fall, Los Angeles will also acquire two more agents – Omar Al-joulani and Dave Shapiro.
Sean Goulding is originally from New York with a Bachelors of Music from Berklee College in Boston, but was employed at the William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills prior to relocating to England.
Sean’s roster includes cKy, Dúné, The Films, Juliette & The Licks, Keller Williams, Members of the Public, Moving Units, MxPx, Slightly Stoopid, and Weird Science.
Natasha Bent became an agent in 2004 while working at 13Artists, developing bands such as Bloc Party and The Noisettes. After a short stint at The Village Agency, she joined The Agency Group in July 2006.
Natasha’s current roster includes AMPOP, Anechoic, Brinkman, Deadboy and The Elephantmen, Deadkids, Fionn Regan, Fortune Drive, The Hours, My Luminaries, The Noisettes, and Undercut. Natasha and Sean are currently available and fully operational in London.
Dave Shapiro began his booking career as an in-house agent for Equal Vision Records. There, he built up his roster from many of the clients from the label, as well as some external acts. Having most recently been a part of Velocity Touring, Dave is looking forward to taking the next step and joining The Agency Group in their L.A. office.
Dave’s roster will consist of As Cities Burn, Before Today, Chiodos, Cinematic Sunrise, Billy Darling, The Devil Wears Prada, Gatsby’s American Dream, Goodbye Tomorrow, He Is Legend, If Hope Dies, killwhitneydead, Meg & Dia, Olympia, Portugal. The Man, The Sound of Animals Fighting, and Versus the Mirror.
While at The Agency Group in Toronto, Omar Al-joulani developed a strong roster of clients and is the responsible agent for Silverstein, Protest The Hero, Jakalope, Jeremy Fisher, and Bif Naked as well as being responsible for the Canadian bookings of international clients such as Hawthorne Heights, Matisyahu, and Yellowcard.
In Los Angeles, Omar will continue to be the Canadian agent for the artists mentioned above, while working closely with agents in the L.A. office to further build his roster. Omar will begin in Los Angeles November 1st and Dave will start November 15th. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers