WME acquires Proper Grit Skills Agency, furthering its presence in Texas with a roster including Cody Jinks, Charles Wesley Godwin, Whitey Morgan, Ward Davis, and Dexter and the Moonrocks.
WME has announced the acquisition of Proper Grit, a abilities company essentially essentially based in Austin with a roster including Cody Jinks (pictured), Dexter and the Moonrocks, Whitey Morgan, Charles Wesley Godwin, and Ward Davis.
Additionally, Proper Grit brokers Mike Krug, Carrie Creasey, and Shelby Vanek catch joined WME and can continue to figure out of Austin. Arthur Penhallow continues as Proper Grit Administration with purchasers including Charles Wesley Godwin, Whitey Morgan, Erin Viancourt, and Coleman Jennings.
Mike Krug’s clientele involves Cody Jinks, Dexter and the Moonrocks, and Whitey Morgan and the 78s. Krug’s assistant, Lair Reina, has also joined WME. Vanek’s roster involves Ward Davis, Bart Crow, and Charles Wesley Godwin, whereas Creasey brings client Mitchell Ferguson.
“We’re very angry that what we construct caught the glimpse of a company like WME,” says Krug. “We’re overjoyed with all now we catch built here in Austin and know that joining WME will accomplish exponentially more alternatives for our purchasers.”
“We’ve long admired the industry and roster that Proper Grit has developed, and we are angry to elevate their artists and the team into the WME family and broaden WME’s footprint in Austin,” provides Jay Williams, WME Accomplice and Nashville residing of job co-head.
WME’s acquisitions of Crimson 11 and Proper Grit this one year catch expanded the company’s presence in Texas and the American Roots music genre. Varied 2023 highlights embrace WME’s representation at top country music gala’s, including all three headliners at Stagecoach — Luke Bryan, Kane Brown, and Chris Stapleton — and purchasers a hit essentially the most classes on the Academy of Country Tune (ACM) and Country Tune Association (CMA) Awards a few successive years. WME purchasers represented over 60% of all headliners at country music gala’s in 2022.