APA Taps Rais-Shaghaghi

Ferry Rais-Shaghaghi, founder of Canadian promotion company MSH Sessions, has been hired as an agent at APA.

Rais-Shaghaghi has produced more than 400 shows, developed ticket website Nightbat.com and booked electronic acts for the Donnelly Hospitality Group.

He will be mostly handle EDM booking in Canada and is the responsible agent for Savant.

APA also announced the promotion of Pete Anderson, a three-year veteran of the Nashville office. Anderson has joined Rais-Shaghaghi in the Los Angeles headquarters, focusing on club and college booking of the agency’s contemporary music roster, handling the Midwest and South Central regions of the U.S. as well as Canada.