Welcome To BPA Live
BPA Live was formed by Bob Paterson on the 1st July 2005 and the agency now boasts a roster of over 30 artists including Tom Russell, Sam Baker, Mark Olson, Kimmie Rhodes, The Wailin’ Jennys, Ruth Moody, The Turnpike Troubadours, Hans Chew, Eve Selis, Carrie Rodriguez, American Aquarium, Otis Gibbs, Robert Vincent and Blue Rodeo.
The agency continues to grow, now working with artistes from varying genres including blues and folk alongside the original Americana acts. Please use the links above for details of our evolving roster, tours currently underway, those that are currently being booked, contact details and links section.
BPA Live is a member of The Agents Association.
BPA Live represents a roster of mainly American and Canadian musicians and bands. By law they require a Certificate of Sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration in order to enter and work in the UK. Previously they required Work Permits but these were phased out in 2008. BPA Live is an A-rated Tier 5 sponsor and has been since the online points based system was introduced in late 2008.
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We are delighted to announce that both Robert Vincent and Danni Nicholls will be performing at this year's Cambridge Folk Festival. They will both be there on Friday 29th July with Danni playing The Den Stage at 3.35pm and Robert showcasing in The Club Tent at...read more
We are proud to announce that Those Pretty Wrongs will be touring in late May. Those Pretty Wrongs are a duo comprising of Jody Stephens from Big Star (and head honcho at the much adored Ardent Studios in Memphis) and Luther Russell (from The Freewheelers). Big Star...read more
It is with great sadness to hear about the death of Bap Kennedy. I was his agent for a couple of stints and I have many many fond memories from our time together. One of the last times I saw him was in Belfast and we spent some time walking along the shoreline...read more
We are delighted to announce that The Turnpike Troubadours will be touring the UK in February for the first time, after developing an ever growing fan-base in the US, with the most recent self titled album reaching number 3 in the Billboard Country Chart. We are...read more