Rich Cohen, founder of Team 8 Management, is joining Mick Artist Management as a partner, joining Mick founder Michael McDonald and general manager Jonathan Eshak in the partnership, Billboard.biz has learned.
Cohen founded Team 8 in 2007 and represents clients including Passion Pit, Tokyo Police Club, Lord Huron and St. Lucia. All artists are expected to move with Cohen to Brooklyn-based Mick Artist Management.
“Rich is a pro, and approaches career musicians the same way we do,” McDonald tells Billboard.biz, adding that the Mick infrastructure, including in-house tour marketing, digital, and radio promotion staff, will benefit Cohen his clients. “It’s a great fit all around and we’re thrilled to have him on board.”
Mick Management’s current artist roster includes John Mayer, Ray LaMontagne, the Walkmen, Walk the Moon, Brett Dennen, Deer Tick, Justin Townes Earle, Real Estate and White Denim.
"I've admired the work that Michael and Jonathan have done in growing Mick Management for a long time and I couldn't be more excited to partner with them moving forward," Cohen said in a statement.