2019 American Music Awards

WME Signs Gov't Mule, My Morning Jacket & Michael Franti

Jacob Blickenstaff
Gov't Mule

Artists latest to join WME following Scott Clayton's exit from CAA.

Three more artists have left CAA following the November exit of CAA Nashville co-head Scott Clayton. Michael Franti, My Morning Jacket and Gov't Mule have all signed with WME for representation in all areas including music, film, television, books and endorsements. Gov't Mule and Warren Haynes will be represented in North America, while CAA will rep them internationally.

Both Gov’t Mule and Haynes continue to be managed by Hard Head Management. Franti continues to be managed by Bernie Cahill and Matt Maher, and My Morning Jacket continues to be managed by Red Light Management.

Gov’t Mule is comprised of Grammy Award-winning vocalist and guitarist Haynes, Matt Abts on drums, Danny Louis who plays keyboards and guitar and sings backing vocals, and Jorgen Carlsson on bass. The band has 16 studio and live albums, millions of sales and streams and thousands of performances. Haynes has performed with the Allman Brothers Band and the Grateful Dead and has captained occasional Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebrations and fronted the Warren Haynes Band as well as his Ashes and Dust Band.

My Morning Jacket is currently coming off a successful North American run this summer, which included performances at Electric Forest in Grant Township, Michigan, and The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Pennsylvania. On March 2-6, My Morning Jacket will host its fourth annual One Big Holiday, four-day destination event at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in the Dominican Republic featuring performances from Portugal. The Man, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Spoon and many others. 

Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian and activist filmmaker known for his high-energy live shows and devotion to health and wellness. His most recent album, Soulrocker, hit No. 5 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart and No. 17 on Billboard’s Top Current Albums chart. In 2017, he played 110 shows for over 450,000 fans.


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