Jeremy Holgersen has joined APA as a senior vice president and agent in the concerts division. It was announced today by Bruce Solar, the company’s head of concerts. Holgersen arrives at APA from UTA, where he worked following its acquisition of The Agency Group. It was during his lengthy tenure at The Agency Group — joined in 2000 — that he and Solar met.
Holgersen’s roster at UTA included Action Bronson, Apocalyptica, At The Gates, Bad Brains, Bob Vylan, Cypress Hill, D’Angelo, G-Eazy, GZA, Jesse Royal, Ms Lauryn Hill, Nova Twins, Patoranking, The Pogues, , Protoje, Suicidal Tendencies and more, “most of whom are expected to join him at APA,” according to a press release.
“We are truly excited to have Jeremy join us at APA,” says Solar in a statement provided to Billboard. “Jeremy is a great agent with exciting clients and a wonderful colleague who I loved working with in the past and am glad we have reunited.”
Holgersen added, “the industry has taken note of all the exciting things that are happening at APA and how well they represent music artists in a 360-degree fashion, and I know that the best is yet to come for the artists that are joining me at APA.”
Holgersen joins touring agent Steve Kaul, who came to APA from CAA in October, as well as former ICM Partners touring agents Mitch Blackman and Mike Hayes. Others include comedy agents Chris Smith and Josh Lanham from ICM, Steve Kahl from CAA and Sam Sauerhaft, who previously worked in management.