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.
The Roots Agency will once again host performances at the legendary Iridium during The Arts Presenters conference. The Iridium Jazz Club 1650 Broadway (51st. St.) New York, NY 10019 Saturday, January 7, 2017 Suan Werner – 7:00PM The Weight Band – 9:30PM Reservations are requested for this ticketed event. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Roots Agency is honored to be nominated for Independent Booking Agency of the Year. Winners will be announced at the 28th Annual Pollstar Awards, which concludes the Pollstar Live! 2017 conference. The ceremony, honoring the best of the worldwide touring industry, convenes at The Novo in Los Angeles on February 2, 2017. Congratulations to all Pollstar Award nominees, including the other… Read More
Building on our history of representing some of the very best singer/songwriters, The Roots Agency is thrilled to welcome James Maddock into our family of artists. The British-born songster, distinguished by a honeyed rasp and sparse elegance, came to the attention of American audiences when his songs were featured on the popular broadcast series Dawson’s Creek, while fronting the… Read More
Gilberto Santa Rosa became a Guinness World Records record-holder on Saturday night in New York when he was recognized for having the most No. 1s on Billboard’s Tropical Albums chart. The salsa star has earned 12 No. 1s since the chart launched in 1985, more than any other act (Victor Manuelle follows with 11). Guinness… Read More
Veteran agent and talent buyer, David Lloyd, will join The Roots Agency effective immediately. Lloyd comes from both a presenter and agent background having served as Programming Director at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA and as Artistic Director at Yoshi’s in Oakland, CA, and also as an agent at both… Read More
Our showcase offerings are available to all APAP attendee-buyers. Reservations are necessary so we can secure your ticket. Email with your selection.
As one half of Loggins & Messina, co-founder of the country-rock band Poco, member and key contributor to Buffalo Springfield, Jim Messina has left an indelible footprint on popular music. Jim produced, engineered, and composed much of the Loggins & Messina, Poco and Buffalo Springfield albums. Loggins & Messina produced many hits (Angry Eyes, Your… Read More