Wasserman Music Hires Shannon Casey As SVP, Fairs and Festivals
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Longtime agent Shannon Casey has made the move to Wasserman Music, where she will serve as SVP, Fairs and Festivals. An announcement notes that she will “expand the agency’s reach in this important and dynamic business area.”
Casey previously spent more than 25 years at Creative Artists Agency in Nashville. She has a big heart for giving back to others, having been an active volunteer and concert committee member at Thistle Farms and Thistle Stop Café, as well as coordinating the CAA Foundation’s philanthropic efforts with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) and The PENCIL Foundation and serving on the board of the Nashville Film Festival. She is a member of NARAS, the Academy of Country Music and The Country Music Association.
“I am delighted to join the Wasserman Music team,” Casey said in a statement. “I look forward to working with some of the most passionate and respected agents in the business. I can’t wait to reconnect with all the Fair and Festival talent buyers, with whom it has been my pleasure to work over the years, and I’m excited about creating new touring opportunities for a dynamic roster of talented artists.”
Casey will be based in Wasserman’s Nashville office and officially starts working at the company Oct. 1.
Senior Vice President Lenore Kinder celebrated Casey’s hire with a statement saying, “The addition of Shannon to Wasserman Music brings irreplaceable experience and expertise in a rapidly evolving economy in fairs and festivals. She has cultivated decades of meaningful relationships with her buyers, and I have no doubt they’re just as eager to get back to business with her as we are!”