FOLK ICON RICHIE HAVENS TO BE HONORED WITH LEGACY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


The Roots Agency’s much-loved artist, Richie Havens, will be posthumously recognized with the Elaine Weissman Legacy Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of his significant contributions in music at the 2018 Folk Alliance International conference. His extraordinary career spanned decades — from the clubs of Greenwich Village, to the festival grounds of Woodstock, to the concert stage of a presidential inauguration. Havens’ former agent Tim Drake was delighted to learn that the folk icon would receive the prestigious award. “He was the kindest soul with whom we’ve had the privilege to know and work.”      Read More