MADISON HOUSE INC., the Boulder, CO-based booking agency and management company, has added three new agents: Jon Bell, Sahil Mehtaand Allen Roper .
“Nadia Prescher and I very much look forward to an exciting beginning to 2019 with the expansion of the Madison House family,” says Madison HousePartnerJesse Aratow. “These skilled agents and the talented artists they represent are a great fit to the agency we have been growing for 23 years. We are excited about their participation in our continued strategic growth in Nashville, and now the Bay Area.”
“2018 brought on some much-needed change for Madison House,” says Madison House Co-Founder Nadia Prescher. “Over the years, since the formation in 1996, we’ve initiated distinct growth stages at specific times. This is certainly one of them, and I’m inspired and thrilled with our plan for the year and beyond.”
Agent Jon Bell joins MADISON HOUSE from New Frontier Touring where he had been an agent for nearly nine years. Bell will work in Madison House‘s new Nashville office location above The Basement at 1604 8th Avenue S. Nashville, TN 37203.
Bell’s clients joining him include Sister Sparrow, The Main Squeeze, Cowboy Mouth, Ryan Montbleau, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Driftwood, Cris Jacobs, and many others.
“Really excited about this new opportunity with Madison House–I’m thrilled about this new endeavor for my artists and myself,” says Bell. “I have always admired what Madison House has accomplished and continues to do in this competitive world of agencies, big and small, and I feel great about the prospects.” Bell adds: “Being a part of the first permanent office in Nashville is just an extra bonus and we can’t wait to show off the new digs. We want to build community for our artists when traveling to and through Nashville, to feel welcomed while in town, as they are the most important part of what we do.” Bell joins established agents Jordan Burger, Mary Allen, and college agent Harry Woosley, as well as new assistants Jenn Wiemann and Henry Booth. Bell‘s email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Agent Sahil Mehta comes to MADISON HOUSE from the Rogue Agency. His clients include CharlestheFirst, Yheti, Digital Ethos, Tsuruda and CHEE, among others. The addition of the Oakland, CA-based Mehta will give MADISON HOUSE a California presence and provide synergies with artists the agency already represents who are local to California, including BASSNECTAR, Cut Chemist, Colin Hay, El Ten Eleven, Pacific Dub, Tea Leaf Green, The Monophonics, The Polish Ambassador, and Toad the Wet Sprocket, to name a few. Joining Mehta in Oakland is his assistant Isabel Shere.
“I’m incredibly excited to take this step with the team at Madison House and to further develop my roster and skills as an agent under the seasoned tutelage of Nadia Prescher and Jesse Aratow,” Mehta. “Their reputation in my lane of music is longstanding and the way they carry themselves aligns perfectly with my personal ethos regarding working in the music industry.” Mehta‘s email is: email@example.com
Agent Allen Roper brings his company The Art Agency into the MADISON HOUSE family as well has his full roster which includes up-and-coming bands:Funk You and LITZ. Roper will be moving to the Boulder office this summer.
“I have admired from afar what Nadia Prescher and Jesse Aratow have created,” says Roper, “and I have been impressed with the company’s growth over the years. I look forward to becoming part of the team and I am excited for the new opportunities and experiences Madison House will provide.”
Roper has most recently been running The Art Agency out of Athens, Georgia. In addition to Funk You and LITZ, he is currently representing Roxy Rocaand Voodoo Visionary. Roper‘s email is: firstname.lastname@example.org