The Feldman Agency has announced a round of promotions including Steven Himmelfarb upped to vice president, Kathleen Reid named managing director and Jay Soulliere taking on the role of director of talent buying.
“We have thrived for over 50 years as a national and globally recognized music agency with talented staff, instincts, and a great reputation for results,” Jeff Craib, President of The Feldman Agency, said in a statement. “We are a growing team of 25, of which more than half are in their 30’s or younger. This youthful influx of energy and passion is the right mix we need at The Feldman Agency to service our clients in a new and inspirational way. Our core business and some of the artists have changed; the way fans find and consume music and buy concert tickets is different. We will continue to evolve accordingly, bringing value to our artists, colleagues, and the entertainment industry as a whole.”
Himmelfarb, who joined The Feldman Agency in 2018, has 20 years of experience in the music industry. His roster features Shania Twain, Rupi Kaur, Orville Peck, PUP, Charlotte Day Wilson, and Lord Huron to name a few.
Reid, who has been with TFA since 2017, will continue as an agent while taking on the dual role of managing director – helping drive staff growth and development. Her roster of emerging talent includes Devon Cole, Dax, Billy Raffoul, and Talk. Reid also handles tours and festivals across the East Coast, theatres in Ontario, and international Campus bookings. During her time at the agency, she’s worked with Barenaked Ladies, Alessia Cara and Theory of a Deadman.
Soulliere, who joined TFA over 12 years ago, leads the casino division for the agency and specializes in entertainment consulting and talent buying for over 12 arenas and numerous theatres and festival properties across Canada. He also represents a roster of Juno, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning artists.
Shania Twain recently added five dates to her “Queen of Me Tour,” extending it to 48 cities and 54 dates across North America and Europe. The tour launches at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington, on April 28.
Twain’s 2018 tour “Now,” in support of her 2017 album of the same name, grossed $51.5 million and ranked No. 34 on Pollstar‘s Year End Top 100 Worldwide Tours chart. Her 2015 tour grossed $69 million and ranked No. 19 on that year’s Worldwide Tours chart.