Veteran agent Ryan Farlow has joined recently-formed talent agency Arrival Artists.
Farlow, who will be based in New York, has been an agent for over a decade, with previous stints at Pinnacle, The Windish Agency, Paradigm, and Partisan Arts.
His clients include Andy Shauf, Connan Mockasin, Charlie Cunningham, Enter Shikari, Georgia, Lido Pimienta, Mercury Rev, Patrick Watson, Ryley Walker, San Fermin, Shura, Son Little, The Joy Formidable, and more.
Arrival Artists launched in October 2020 as an independent booking agency with principal agents and staff formerly of Paradigm, AEG Presents and Billions.
The company launched with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle and an initial roster of over 100 clients including Mt. Joy, Khruangbin, Andrew Bird, BADBADNOTGOOD, Sufjan Stevens, Goose, Car Seat Headrest, Chicano Batman, Natalie Prass, and Too Many Zooz, among many others.
Along with their launch in October, Arrival Artists announced a strategic partnership with ATC Live in Europe, establishing worldwide representation and solutions for several of the agencies’ shared acts.
“I’ve long admired these great agents and their highest quality of work and artist-first ethics.”
“I’m absolutely over-the-moon with excitement to be joining Arrival,” said Farlow.
“I’ve long admired these great agents and their highest quality of work and artist-first ethics.
“Along with ATC Live, I believe the aligned values and worldwide approach here will make Arrival a leading light for years to come. I’m excited to get to work.”
“I’m thrilled to have Ryan joining us at Arrival. If there is any agent who exemplifies what Arrival stands for, it’s Ryan.”
John Bongiorno, Arrival
Arrival co-founding Agent and Partner John Bongiorno added: “I’m thrilled to have Ryan joining us at Arrival. If there is any agent who exemplifies what Arrival stands for, it’s Ryan.
“He is a true agent who books career artists, thrives in a team setting, is as creative as they come, and whose clients love him. His work is always so inspired.
“We are both from the Hudson Valley, and a mutual friend had connected us before he became an intern for Pinnacle back in 2007.
“We’ve worked side by side for close to fourteen years and we’re so excited to welcome him and his incredible roster of clients.”
“Ryan is an exceptional agent whose international perspective and network will further strengthen our global offering.”
Alex Bruford, ATC
Alex Bruford of ATC said: “Many of us at ATC have worked closely with Ryan over the last decade, so I am delighted he is joining Arrival.
“Driven by his love of music and passion for his artists, Ryan is an exceptional agent whose international perspective and network will further strengthen our global offering.”Music Business Worldwide