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Riot Artists
(formerly known as Eye For Talent) is a global talent agency devoted to supporting the worldwide development and promotion of the artists we represent. We specialize in booking, career development, and tour production for artists and speakers who exemplify the pinnacle of skill and accomplishment within their respective genres and fields.


 Riot Artists News:

  • King Sunny Adé launches first US tour since 2009 July 7, 2016
    King Sunny Adé is celebrating his 70th birthday year with a return tour of the US, his first since 2009. The summer tour will include performances from New York City and Boston, through the Midwest and Southwest to the Northwest and California.
    Boston Globe interview
  • Love from NPR: DakhaBrakha plays one of Bob Boilen’s top-10 shows of 2015 January 20, 2016 DakhaBrakhaDespite writing a book, NPR’s Bob Boilen managed to see 506 bands take the stage in 2015. Among his top-10 favorites are DakhaBrakha—the only world music band to make his coveted list!
    Here’s why, in Bob’s own words:
    When I look geographically at the music I love, it tends to be based either on the East Coast, ...
  • Watch Emel Mathlouthi perform “Kelmti Horra” at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert December 18, 2015 Emel Mathlouthi performs her song “Kelmti Horra” at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert. Emel is a firebrand Tunisian singer, songwriter and composer. She gained attention when her song Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) was adopted by the Arab Spring revolutionaries and soon became an anthem throughout the region, in particular among young people ...
  • Riot Artist APAP Showcases! December 17, 2015 ‪Looks like APAP is nearly upon us again! As in past years, we once again have some wonderful artists showcasing for you this year: DakhaBrakha, Emel Mathlouthi, Maarja Nuut, and Cambalache!
    Please join us on Saturday evening at the New York Hilton Midtown and on Monday night at the Brooklyn Bowl!