Vance Gilbert


The Slambovian Circus of Dreams


The Irish Rovers


Eileen Ivers – An Irish Christmas

Southside Johnny

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Valerie Vigoda

Valerie Vigoda


Dave Mason Band


David Wilcox


Susan Werner


The Subdudes

Susan Werner Hayseed

Susan Werner’s “HAYSEED” Project


Arlo Guthrie (w/ 1st Mark Artists)


Summer of Love Concert

Graham Parker Rumour

Graham Parker & The Rumour


Tommy Malone


Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam


Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools


Eileen Ivers—Beyond the Bog Road


Graham Parker


Pushcart Players


Big Apple Circus

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Latest News From The Roots Agency

Posted by The Roots Agency - On March 15, 2015 Comments Off

Larry Kosson will serve on the SXSW panel, “In the Wings: Programming Performing Arts Centers.” In the changing landscape of touring, performing arts centers (PACs) are critical in bringing musicians and audiences together. The process of programming at performing arts centers is shifting with new economic realities and audience expectations. This panel will discuss the different influencers on programming at performing arts centers, and how the decision making process works….
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On January 31, 2015 Comments Off

IPAY’s Artistic Development Award celebrates the life, work, and ideals of Colleen Toohey Porter.Colleen, who passed away last year,was a tireless advocate for artists and for the transformative power of the performing arts. A creative and visionary leader, she inspired all of us to dream big, and generously shared her practical knowledge to help us turn our dreams into reality. Larry Kosson is a Campaign Director. With the same intentional…
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On December 1, 2014 Comments Off

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Posted by The Roots Agency - On November 6, 2014 Comments Off
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Robin Spielberg’s American Tapestry was selected to showcase at the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Performing Arts Conference to be held in Lancaster, PA this month. The trio of fiddle/vocals/guitar/piano/cello delights audiences with fresh and innovative arrangements of precious American gems from yesteryear. These songs are interwoven with new music and the stories that inspired them.  The group is embarking on a ten-city tour following the conference to MN, IA, IL and ND….
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On September 11, 2014 Comments Off

Susan Werner is in Atlanta, GA where the brand new baseball-themed musical, BULL DURHAM opened this month. The Alliance Theater production stars Broadway veterans and hopes for a Broadway transfer next year. “The score is by Susan Werner, a singer-songwriter making a confident musical-theater debut.” – New York Times  “Bull Durham.” Through Oct. 5. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays….
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On August 21, 2014 Comments Off
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David Wilcox will showcase at The Triple Door during the Western Arts Alliance conference this September. The showcase will be held at Seattle’s Triple Door and will begin at 7:30 with Willie Nile, 8:45pm, continue with Corb Lund & The Hurtin’ Albertans and close with a set by David Wilcox at 10pm. Wilcox will feature music from his new CD, “Blaze”. Talent buyers interested in attending this showcase should email…
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On July 23, 2014 Comments Off

Jimmy Webb, Paul Shaffer, Wil Lee and the 23-piece CBS Orchestra blew the “roof” off with an epic performance of the iconic “MacArthur Park” (composed by Jimmy Webb).   First recorded in 1968 by Richard Harris, the song has been a hit for several artists including Donna Summers, The Four Tops, Chet Atkins & Jerry Reed. “We have the great Jimmy Webb, the composer of the tune, playing with us…
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On June 10, 2014 Comments Off

Robin Spielberg, a renowned contemporary pianist and composer, tells a very personal story about the healing power of music. Her experiences inspired her to share how music makes an impact on our well-being and helps us through difficulties In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live…
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On March 23, 2014 Comments Off

Formed in Sleepy Hollow, New York over a decade ago, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams (AKA The Grand Slambovians) pioneered the alt-folk/americana genre, staying on the fringes of the music industry and under the radar while producing several critically acclaimed studio albums.  ‘A Box of Everything’ is a compilation of the ‘Greatest Hits’ you’ve never heard from this reclusive band.  Their melodic avant-folk conjures a quirkier Tom Petty or fuller…
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Posted by The Roots Agency - On March 10, 2014 Comments Off

When Wil B and Kev Marcus of Black Violin hit the stage, it’s an unusual sight in the contemporary music scene that demands attention. The classically trained violinists appear more Biggie than Beethoven as they blend their skills with hip-hop, R&B, and pop music. Last year’s appearance at SXSW, including opening for Dave Grohl’s keynote speech  caught the industry’s attention, and now they return once again with violins and bows…
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