Santa Rosa extends his top 10 record with ‘40… y Contando: En Vivo Desde Puerto Rico’, Juan Luis Guerra returns with ‘Literal’. On the Tropical Albums chart dated June 15, two tropical heavy hitters debut in the top 10, as Gilberto Santa Rosa and Juan Luis Guerra return with new albums. Santa Rosa notches his 33rd top… Read More
Gilberto Santa Rosa releases 40…Y Contando En Vivo Desde Puerto Rico (40 and Counting, Live from Puerto Rico), a record that captures one of the most magical nights of his career – his February 17, 2018, concert at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan. This special album, which celebrates his 40-year career, is… Read More
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Graham has recorded a new solo acoustic version of the seminal album Squeezing Out Sparks. The album will be released in April (news about CD and special vinyl editions of the record will follow very soon) As a taster, the track Discovering Japan is now available to stream and download… Read More
We are thrilled for our client, Bokanté. They have just been nominated for a Grammy Award for the Best World Music Album!
Folk Alliance International Announces Recipients and Inductees of the 2020 International Folk Music Awards November 4, Kansas City, MO – Folk Alliance International (FAI) is pleased to announce the award recipients and inductees for the International Folk Music Awards (IFMAs) to be presented on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, on the opening night of FAI’s 32nd… Read More
The new CD was recorded with The Goldtops (Martin Belmont, Geraint Watkins, Simon Edwards and Roy Dodds). Additionally, The Rumour Brass are featured on six of the tracks! The track listing is as follows: 1) Girl In Need 2) Ancient Past 3) Brushes 4) Dreamin’ 5) Is The Sun Out Anywhere 6) Every Saturday Nite… Read More
Salsa is back on HBO Latino with El Caballero de la Salsa! Taped in front of a live audience at the Coliseo José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the concert takes us on a journey through the salsa legend’s first 40 years of music and features his greatest hits, such as “Conciencia,”… Read More
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… Read More
THE ROOTS AGENCY AND 1ST MARK ARTISTS JOIN FORCES IN BOOKING FOR ARLO GUTHRIE The Roots Agency has formed a new strategic alliance with 1st Mark Artists Management to partner in booking America’s beloved troubadour, Arlo Guthrie. “We’ve been working with Mark Smith for 17 years,” says Roots founder, Tim Drake. “This new arrangement is… Read More
Please welcome our new agent, Nicholas DiSpagna. Prior to the Roots Agency he was Associate Director of Entertainment at Infinity Music Hall. Prior to being a talent buyer, he worked in the musical instruments industry for Kaman Music Corp. He will coordinate artist development and the Southeast Territory.