VitalSigns: The Industry BeatAgency, Management & Label Updates


Agency, management and record label announcements for the week of May 7, 2003.

AGENCY SIGNINGS:

  • The Agency Group Ltd.

    Fates Warning have signed with Mike Monterulo for exclusive representation.

    PALOALTO have signed with John Pleeter for exclusive North American representation.

    Pillar have signed with Dave Kirby for exclusive North American representation.

    White Light Motorcade have signed with Dave Kirby for exclusive North American representation.

  • Alive! with the Arts

    The Argument have signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

    East Meets Jazz has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

    Keller Williams has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive college representation.

    Mike Errico has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

    Oval Opus has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.
    Phat Albert has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

    Sandip Burman has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

    Seven Nations has signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive college representation.

    That One Guy have signed with Dan Ostrowski for exclusive representation.

  • APA / Agency For The Performing Arts

    Rickey Smiley has signed with Nick Nuciforo for exclusive North American representation for Personal Appearances.

  • ATA / American Talent Agency

    Rosco P. Coldchain has signed with Jesse "Kay" Kirshbaum for exclusive North American representation.

  • The Bobby Roberts Company, Inc

    Gene Watson has signed with Travis James for exclusive North American representation.

  • CB Productions

    Jaded Era have signed with Chris Biller for exclusive representation.

  • ETA / Evolution Talent Agency
    Donnie has signed with Phil Egenthal for exclusive representation.

  • Fantasma Tours International
    Lesley Gore has signed with Steve Peck for exclusive representation.
    Simon Kirke of Bad Company & Free has signed with Steve Peck for exclusive representation.

  • Mad Booking
    Country Grand Slam Tour featuring Trace Adkins, The Charlie Daniels Band & John Michael Montgomery has signed with Marcie Allen for exclusive representation.

  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists – Monterey
    Keri Noble has signed with Kevin Daly for exclusive representation.

  • Rosebud Agency
    The Bad Plus have signed with Mike Kappus for exclusive representation.

  • Seamless Talent Agency
    As I Lay Dying have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    Eleventeen have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    Living Sacrifice have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    The Sabians have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    Seville have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    Silverstein have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.
    Still Breathing have signed with Michael Kelley for exclusive representation.

  • SRO Artists Incorporated
    Barbarito Torres has signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.
    California Guitar Trio have signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.
    Canto Latino have signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.
    Fiamma Fumana have signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.
    Hamsa Lila have signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.
    Nollaig have signed with Jeff Laramie for exclusive North American representation.

  • UTA / United Talent Agency
    RZA has signed with Sean Jareck for exclusive North American Touring representation and Joe Carlone for Film Music and Soundtracks.
    Pras has signed with Rob Prinz & Sean Jareck for exclusive North American Touring representation and Joe Carlone for Film Music and Soundtracks.

  • Variety Artists International
    Little Anthony & The Imperials have signed with Lloyd St. Martin for exclusive representation.

  • Watchdog

    3 Inches of Blood have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Boston Post have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    The Dirtmitts have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    The Divorce have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Glasshead have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Himsa have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Honeysuckle Serotina have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Les Tabernacles have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    The Nasty On have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    The Salteens have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Sekiden have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.
    Speed to Kill have signed with Tara MacDonald for exclusive North American representation.

  • WMA / William Morris Agency
    Brenda Hampton has signed with Sam Haskell for exclusive representation for Motion Pictures and Television.
    Joe Firstman has signed with John Marx for exclusive representation.
    John Lehr has signed with Jennifer Craig for exclusive representation for Motion Pictures and Television.
    Loni Love has signed with Jennifer Craig for exclusive representation for Motion Pictures and Television.
    Luisa Leschin has signed with Cori Wellins for exclusive representation for Motion Pictures and Television.
    Neil Jordan has signed with David Wirtschafter for exclusive representation for Motion Pictures and Television.
    Shurman have signed with Keith Sarkisian for exclusive representation.

  • WMA / William Morris Agency (Nashville)
    Billy Currington has signed with Greg Oswald for exclusive representation.
    Buddy Jewell has signed with Rick Shipp for exclusive representation.
    Kirk Franklin has signed with Valerie Summers for exclusive representation.
    Regie Hamm has signed with Rick Shipp for exclusive representation.

MANAGEMENT SIGNINGS:

  • Alli Cat Entertainment
    6gig have signed with Kelly Kollar.

    LavaBone have signed with Kelly Kollar.

  • Deep South Entertainment
    Allison Moorer has signed with Dave Rose & Andy Martin.

    Vienna Teng has signed with Dave Rose & Andy Martin.

  • EJH Inc.
    Little Anthony & The Imperials have signed with Edward Haddad.

  • Entertainment Services Unlimited
    Amanda Latona has signed with Larry Mazer.

    White Light Motorcade have signed with Larry Mazer.

  • Force Management
    Jamison and Parker has signed with Randy Nichols.

    The Starting Line have signed with Randy Nichols.

  • Fowler & Associates
    East West have signed with Jason Fowler.
    Pillar have signed with Jason Fowler.

    Stereomotion have signed with Jason Fowler.

    Subseven have signed with Jason Fowler.

  • Henson Crafton Entertainment
    Silk & Saddle have signed with Paula Crafton.

  • Imbedded Artists

    Flashlight Brown have signed with Marci Weber.
    Pete Francis has signed with Marci Weber.

  • Metropolitan Talent
    Bruce Hornsby has signed with Doug Thaler.

  • Metropolitan Talent / Hybrid Recordings
    Drug Money has signed with Leslie Aldredge of Hybrid Recordings.
    Matthew Ryan has signed with Julie Steeg of Metropolitan Talent & Chuck Blitziotis of Hybrid Recordings.

  • Spectra Management / Premier Artists Services
    Aaron Carter has signed with Jane Carter & Eliot Weisman.

  • TBA Entertainment Corporation Artist Management Group
    Billy Bob Thornton has signed with David Spero for Music.
    Howard Kaylan has signed with David Spero for Music.
    Kenny Olson has signed with David Spero.
    Sam Moore has signed with David Spero.
    Simon Kirke of Bad Company has signed with David Spero.
    Yogi has signed with David Spero.

  • Vector Management
    Billy Currington has signed with John Dennis.

  • Watchdog

    Hint Hint have signed with Tara MacDonald.
    Kyprios has signed with Jarrod Levitan.
    The Miniatures have signed with Paul Shull.
    Sondre Lerche has signed with Robin Esrock, Tara MacDonald & Jarrod Levitan.
    Stabilo Boss have signed with Robin Esrock.

  • WOW! Artist Management
    Michael Kaeshammer has signed with Doug Kirby.
    Rita Chiarelli has signed with Doug Kirby.

LABEL SIGNINGS:

  • Anti Inc.

    Joe Henry

  • Atlantic Records

    Junior Senior

  • Bieler Bros. Records / MCA Records

    Ask Me Later
    Skindred

  • Drive-In Records

    The Salteens

  • Fearless Records
    Anatomy of a Ghost

  • Fiddler Records
    Seville

  • Island Records (The Island Def Jam Music Group)

    PALOALTO

  • J Records

    Amanda Latona
    Wyclef Jean

  • KISS Records/Sanctuary

    KISS

  • Mercury Nashville
    Billy Currington

  • Metal Blade Records Inc.

    As I Lay Dying
    The Black Dahlia Murder
    Callenish Circle
    John Arch

  • Minty Fresh Records

    The Children's Hour
    Ralph's World

  • Nitro Records

    Up Syndrome

  • Prosthetic Records

    Himsa

  • Roc-A-Fella Records

    ODB / Ol' Dirty Bastard

  • Sanctuary Record Group

    Earl Slick

  • Sire/Warner Bros.

    The Von Bondies

  • Sony Music – Nashville

    Buddy Jewell

  • Star Trak Entertainment

    Rosco P. Coldchain

  • Stony Plain Records

    Chris Flory

  • Teenage Rampage Records

    Les Tabernacles

  • Warner Bros / Reprise Nashville
    Rick Trevino


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