VitalSigns: The Industry Beat Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm Signings


Agency, Management, Label, Tour Promoting Company & Public Relation Firm Signings for the week of February 19, 2004.

 

AGENCY SIGNINGS:

  • The Agency Group Ltd.
    Oleander have signed with Steve Kaul & Ralph James for exclusive North American representation.
    The Trews have signed with Ralph James & Paul Gourlie for exclusive worldwide representation.
  • The Agency Group Ltd. – Nashville
    Little Big Town have signed with Paul Lohr for exclusive representation.
  • APA / Agency For The Performing Arts
    Praful has signed with Shane Shuhart for exclusive U.S. representation.
  • Artist Envoy Agency
    Hal Ketchum has signed with Ben Ewing for exclusive representation.
  • AWW / Artists Worldwide
    Dennis Quaid & The Sharks have signed with Chuck Bernal for exclusive representation.
    Genitorturers have signed with Chuck Bernal for exclusive representation.
    Kevin Dubrow has signed with Chuck Bernal for exclusive representation.
    Yngwie Malmsteen has signed with Chuck Bernal for exclusive representation.
  • CAA / Creative Artists Agency
    Bela Fleck has signed with Mario Tirado & Joe Brauner for exclusive representation.
    Bela Fleck & The Bluegrass Sessions have signed with Mario Tirado for exclusive representation.
    BWB – Braun, Whalum, Brown have signed with Mario Tirado for exclusive representation.
    Gerald Albright has signed with Mario Tirado for exclusive representation.
    Mike Viola & The Candy Butchers have signed with Paola Palazzo for exclusive representation.
    Peter White has signed with Mario Tirado for exclusive representation.
    Rick Braun has signed with Mario Tirado for exclusive representation.
  • CEG / Central Entertainment Group
    DJ Whoo Kid has signed with Johnny Maroney & Ricky Greenstein for exclusive representation.
    Preston Lacey has signed with Johnny Maroney for exclusive representation.
    Surreal Night Package has signed with Johnny Maroney for exclusive representation.
    Trishelle Cannatella has signed with Johnny Maroney for exclusive representation.
    Wee-Man has signed with Johnny Maroney for exclusive representation.
    Widelife have signed with Michael Schweiger for exclusive representation.
  • Century Artists Management Agency LLC
    Billy Preston has signed with Paul Horton for non-exclusive representation.
    Chuck Berry has signed with Paul Horton for non-exclusive representation.
    It’s A Motown Christmas 2004 starring Thelma Houston have signed with Paul Horton for exclusive representation.
    Dreamscapes have signed with Paul Horton for exclusive representation.
    The Miracles have signed with Paul Horton for exclusive representation.
    My Sinatra (PBS SPECIAL) starring Cary Hoffman has signed with Paul Horton for exclusive representation.
  • CNL Touring
    The Apes have signed with Jon Barry for exclusive UK & European representation.
  • Degy Booking International
    Grasshopper Takeover have signed with Jason Rossman for non-exclusive representation.
    Phix have signed with Jason Rossman for non-exclusive representation.
    Worry Stones have signed with Jason Rossman for non-exclusive representation.
  • Don Barnard Agency
    Bulletboys have signed with Don Barnard for exclusive representation.
  • Ed Richards Agencies
    Jeff Pitchell has signed with Ed Fenton & Rick Puglielli for exclusive representation.
    Joe Cadena has signed with Ed Fenton & Rick Puglielli for exclusive representation.
    Tom Townsley has signed with Ed Fenton & Rick Puglielli for exclusive representation.
  • ETA / Evolution Talent Agency
    Eamon has signed with David Zedeck for exclusive representation.
    Essex have signed with Sandi Schaffer for exclusive representation.
    Runner & the Thermodynamics have signed with Sandi Schaffer for exclusive representation.
  • Hello! Booking
    Giant Step have signed with Michael McGregor for exclusive representation.
    The Kissers have signed with Eric Roberts for exclusive representation.
    That 1 Guy have signed with Eric Roberts for exclusive representation.
    The Westfall have signed with Michael McGregor for exclusive representation.
  • Independent Artist Agency
    Andy Allen has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Audrey Hatcher has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Brittany Waddell has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Curtis Stephan has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    The Embers have signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Jason Gay has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Jennifer Stanley has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Jonathan & Amanda Noel have signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Josh Byrd has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Laura Story has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Neville Peter has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Not By Sight have signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Robin Welty has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Sarah Scharbrough has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Scott Phillips has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Sign of Jonah have signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Staci Frenes has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Stephanie Jean has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Steve Garrett has signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
    Unsearchable Riches have signed with Elaine Starkey & David Breen for exclusive representation.
  • Keith Case & Associates
    Jesse Winchester have signed with Keith Case for exclusive representation.
  • Leafy Green Booking
    The Apes have signed with Todd Cote for exclusive representation.
    Psychic TV have signed with Todd Cote for exclusive North American representation.
  • Mission Control Tour Direction
    The Musical Box (Genesis Tribute Band) have signed with Michael Gaiman for exclusive representation.
  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists – Chicago / New York
    Jazzyfatnastees have signed with Stephanie Mahler & Fleurette Vincent for exclusive representation.
    Los Lonely Boys have signed with Ron Kaplan for exclusive representation.
  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists – Monterey
    Bottle Rockets have signed with Kevin Daly for exclusive representation.
    Hackensaw Boys have signed with Brian Swanson & Jonathan Levine for exclusive representation.
    Wyclef Jean has signed with Jonathan Levine for exclusive representation.
  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists – Nashville
    Lane Turner has signed with James Yelich for exclusive representation.
    Minnie Murphy has signed with James Yelich for exclusive representation.
  • Piedmont Talent
    Candye Kane has signed with Steve Hecht for exclusive representation.
    James Blood Ulmer has signed with Steve Hecht for exclusive representation.
    Papa Grows Funk have signed with Steve Hecht for exclusive representation.
  • PTI / Primary Talent International
    The Stands have signed with Ben Winchester for exclusive representation.
  • Sensible Events
    Amici Forever have signed with Andrew Zweck & Diana Richardson for exclusive UK & European representation.
  • Skyline Music
    Bass Extremes featuring Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridger, and Derico Watson have signed with Barron Ruth for exclusive representation.
    The Headhunters have signed with Barron Ruth for exclusive representation.
    Mike Clark has signed with Barron Ruth for exclusive representation.
    Mike Clark Prescription Renewal have signed with Barron Ruth for exclusive representation.
    Nancy Sinatra has signed with Bruce Houghton for exclusive representation.
    The Radiators have signed with Bruce Houghton for exclusive representation.
  • Top Entertainment
    Three Mo’ Tenors have signed with Kate Goover for non-exclusive North American representation.
  • Variety Artists International
    Groovin’ for Grover have signed with Bob Engel for exclusive representation.
  • WMA / William Morris Agency
    Amici Forever have signed with Gayle Holcomb & Peter Grosslight (WMA Beverly Hills office), and Barbara Skydel (WMA New York office) for exclusive North American representation.
    alaska! have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Auf der Maur have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Ben Taylor Band have signed with Brian Edelman for exclusive representation.
    Eagles of Death Metal have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Echo & the Bunnymen have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    The Icarus Line have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Jen Chapin has signed with Barbara Skydel for exclusive representation.
    John Romano has signed with Steve Rabineau for exclusive representation.
    Katie Melua has signed with Barbara Skydel for exclusive representation.
    Loverboy have signed with Guy Richard & Akiko Rogers for exclusive US representation.
    Mando Diao have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Sleepy Brown has signed with Cara Lewis for exclusive representation.
    Sonic Youth have signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.
    Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers have signed with Brian Edelman for exclusive representation.
  • The Windish Agency, LLC
    Liquid Liquid have signed with Tom Windish for exclusive representation.

 

MANAGEMENT SIGNINGS:

  • Big Wheel Recreation
    The Lot Six have signed with Rama Mayo.
  • Chapman & Company Management
    Incognito have signed with Steve Chapman for the U.S.
    Paul Brown has signed with Steve Chapman.
    Praful has signed with Steve Chapman for the U.S.
  • Chase Entertainment
    Scratch has signed with Michael Blumstein.
  • DAS Communications
    The Thrills have signed with Stirling McIlwaine.
  • Direct Management Group, Inc.
    Jamie Cullum has signed with Steve Jensen, Martin Kirkup & Dana Collins.
  • Doyle Kos Entertainment
    The Jazz Mandolin Project have signed with Rob Kos.
  • The Fitzgerald-Hartley Company
    L.M. Pagano has signed with Anita Heilig.
  • Hellfire Enterprises Ltd.
    The Stands have signed with Scott Booker.
  • Horrocks Artist Management
    Blue Epic have signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Howard Tate has signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Joe Stark has signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Styx have signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Survivor have signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Tommy Shaw has signed with Simon Horrocks.
    Wayne have signed with Simon Horrocks.
  • Immortal Entertainment
    Courtney Love has signed with Janet Billig
  • Macklam / Feldman Management Inc.
    Sondre Lerche has signed with Sam Feldman & Steve Macklam
  • Madison House Incorporated
    Augie March have signed with Michael Luba (North America).
    J. Mascis has signed with Michael Luba.
    Mofro have signed with Michael Luba.
  • Metropolitan Talent
    Jen Chapin has signed with Bridget Nolan.
  • Mick Management
    Ray LaMontagne has signed with Michael McDonald.
  • Perfect Pitch Management
    blackcowboy have signed with Scott Munn.
    Don Chambers has signed with Scott Munn.
    Drive-By Truckers have signed with Scott Munn.
    Jason Isbell has signed with Scott Munn.
    Kevin Kinney has signed with Scott Munn.
    Mike Cooley has signed with Scott Munn.
    Patterson Hood has signed with Scott Munn.
  • Refused TV Management
    The Lot Six have signed with Cathy Pellow.
  • Ron Rainey Management Incorporated
    U.P.O. have signed with Ron Rainey, Greg Lewerke & Paula Gould.
  • TenEntertainment, Inc.
    East West have signed with Shannon Brown.
    Sidewalk Prophets have signed with Shannon Brown.
    Sky Harbor have signed with Shannon Brown.
    Ten Mile Drive have signed with Shannon Brown.
  • Tourdog Entertainment
    5skin have signed with Dave Mabry.
    KEEP have signed with Dave Mabry.
    Three Fold have signed with Dave Mabry.

 

LABEL SIGNINGS:

  • Ace Fu Records
    Runner & the Thermodynamics
  • Columbia Records
    KillRadioPatti Smith
  • The Echo Label
    The Stands
  • Hybrid Recordings
    Jen Chapin
  • Inpop Records
    Sky Harbor
  • Nitrus Records
    U.P.O.
  • Shrapnel Records / Blues Bureau International / Tone Center
    Bass Extremes featuring Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Oteil Burbridger, and Derico Watson
  • Tarantula Records
    The Lot Six have signed with Rama Mayo.
  • Victory Records
    The Hurt Process
  • Warner Bros / Reprise Nashville
    Jeff Foxworthy

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM SIGNINGS:

  • Infectious Publicity
    The Radiators have signed with Scott Simoneaux & Casey Phillips.

 

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