Artists Group International

  1. CAA, WME, Windish, ICM, Paradigm, AGI Execs Discuss Agents' Expanding Roles at Billboard Touring Conference

    November 14, 2013 6:38 PM EST “Be the first one there,” Windish Agency president Tom Windish said when describing his process of securing new acts, like new client Lorde. “I need to hear about it before anyone else does,” the agent said during a panel on the closing day (Nov ...

  2. Beyonce, Usher, Furtado's Gigs For Gadhafi Raise The Question: Which Private Shows Are Unethical?

    March 02, 2011 3:32 PM EST Moammar Gadhafi (Photo: Salah Malkawi/Getty Images) As revenues from recorded music and other sectors dwindle, corporate and private shows are welcome income for artists at all levels. But given the negative publicity artists including Beyonce, Ma ...

  3. Yes Celebrates 40 Years With Summer Tour, Live Album

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT English progressive rock act Yes will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a 26-date North American amphitheater and arena tour, beginning July 12 at Canada's Quebec City Festival, and wrapping Aug. 22 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles ...

  4. Stewart's Upcoming Tour Selling Strong

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Initial on-sales for Rod Stewart's upcoming tour are running about 20% ahead of his last North American tour in 2004, according to his agent, Dennis Arfa, president of Artists Group International. The 2004 tour grossed $37 million. Stewart to ...

  5. Tues: Billboard Road Work Touring Conf Update

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Execs dicuss mktg support, scheduling and more. Though the touring business has improved over the last year, the lack of solid relationships between agents, managers and promoters is creating a "take the money and run" attitude throughou ...

  6. Upcoming Tours: Chili Peps, AC/DC, Motley Crue

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Agencies discuss multiple trek possibilities. At a session during the International Assn. of Assembly Managers (IAAM) conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this week, panelists from several major booking agencies named tours possible for later th ...

  7. Crue Reunion Selling Well Early

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Many dates already nearing sellout. Initial on-sales for the upcoming Motley Crue reunion tour were very encouraging, those close to the tour say, with many dates nearing sellout. Dates in such markets as New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Minneapoli ...