The veteran US rock agent worked with acts including Fleetwood Mac, Iron Maiden, Robert Plant, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Iggy Pop over six decades in the business
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Lassiter, formerly head of APA Nashville, will lead the agency's concerts division globally alongside Steve Martin and Bruce Solar
By IQ on 24 Apr 2019
APA has promoted partner and agent Steve Lassiter, who has been with the agency since 1998, to co-head of worldwide music.
In the new role, Lassiter (pictured) – formerly senior VP and head of concerts for APA Nashville – will oversee APA’s concerts division alongside fellow co-heads Steve Martin and Bruce Solar.
At APA (Agency for the Performing Arts), Lassiter represents country, rock and Americana stars including the Marshall Tucker Band, Kansas, Travis Tritt, David Lee Murphy, Jim Messina and the Outlaws. He also sits on the Academy of Country Music board and is a member of the Country Music Association (CMA).
“Steve has done a tremendous job guiding the success of our Nashville operations”
“Steve has done a tremendous job guiding the success of our Nashville operations,” comments APA president/CEO Jim Gosnell. “The quality of his leadership and contributions to our overall success cannot be understated, and I’m very pleased to honour his hard work and dedication with this well-deserved promotion.”
Lassiter adds: “This is an exciting chapter in my life. I look forward to creating new success stories with Jim, Bruce and Steve as our agency continues to grow and evolve in lockstep with Music City.”
In addition to Nashville, APA has headquarters in Beverly Hills (Los Angeles), New York, Atlanta, London and Toronto.