Bringing humanity back to the music industry!”

 

"4W1 AGENCY:  Music Management Agency for Blues & Rock Artists and bands from Ireland, UK , US, and the rest of the world.  4 people came together with 1 vision, to bring Humanity back into the music industry." 

CURRENT 4W1 NEWS!

The 4W1 Agency is extremely pleased to announce we've formed an associate partnership with Nico of Big D Bookings. A high quality booking agency based out of Belgium.  We'll be working in conjunction with Big D Bookings roster of quality musicians and are thrilled to expand our roster of artists, ideas  and new areas for all our expanded family of musicians to perform. We feel certain this new partnership will benefit both enterprises and in turn be the best for all the artists.  Here's to a great new beginning for Big D Bookings and 4W1 Agency in 2021!

ARTISTS

JOSEPH 'MOJO' MORGANFIELD

It is with deep regret from of all us at the 4W1 AGENCY to hear of the sudden death of Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, family and close friends. May he rest in peace.

Joseph is the youngest son of the World Famous Muddy Waters. Joseph began his Career following in his father's footsteps. Young Joseph travelled and preformed with his father growing up in the Blues. His brothers are also Blues performers Big Bill Morganfield, and Larry Morganfield

THE BLUESBONES - BELGIUM

SWAMPY. BLUES-ROCK.

The BluesBones band has shared many stages with  internationally known prominent bands such as; King King, Jimmy Vaughan, Seasick Steve, Tommy Castro, Guy Forsyth, Laurence Jones, Danny Bryant, The Nimmo Brothers, Jimmy Thackery, Dan Patlansky, and many more!

2020 INT’L MUSIC CHARTS

#1 Blues Rock Charts RMR top 50 (USA)

#1 Blues Charts IBBA Top 40 (UK)

#4 Power blues list Collectif des Radio Blues (FR)

#8 Blues Charts RMR Top 50 (USA)

61 GHOSTS - USA

ROOTS. ORIGINAL ROCK N ROLL. ALT-BLUES.

“61 Ghosts hails from New England, fronted by Joe Mazzari (vocals, guitar), who toured and recorded with Johnny Thunders of New York Dolls fame, and rounded out by Dixie Deadwood (drums), formerly playing with blues legend Leo ‘Bud’ Welch. Dixie brings a steady cyclone of power to the striking sound of this powerful duo, blending Mississippi Hill Country Blues and Rock 'n Roll with Mazzari’s memorable voice and searing guitar. Definitely one’s to watch out for!” — News Blaze

THE DEAD SHOW DEALERS - USA

ROCK. OUTLAW AMERICANA. BLUES

Driving rhythms, harmonica, guitars and powerful vocals! 

THE WALK OFFS - USA

GARAGE. ROCK 'N ROLL. POST PUNK.

"Decade ago bands of this caliber were part of a robust cadre of garage-based guitar slingers who ruled the mid and southwest..." New Noise Magazine. “The Walk Offs are a San Antonio based rock ‘n roll group that combines the rumble of Neil Young’s favored, grunge-before-grunge, rust dusted distortion with the late Tom Petty’s penchant for ear snagging hooks”….New Noise Magazine  This is a great rock 'n roll band!!

BOB ANGELL - USA

JUKE BLUES

Angell was inducted in the Rhode Island Blues Hall Of Fame in 2015.  Bob has shared the stage with many notable bluesmen; Muddy Waters, John Mayall, Hubert Sumlin, Mick Taylor, Big Walter Horton, Albert Collins, Walter Trout, Mighty Joe Young, Robert Jr. Lockwood , Johnny Shines, Bobby “Blue” Bland, James Cotton, Duke Robillard , CeDell “Big G” Davis .... and TONS more!

LETTERS FROM JETT - USA

COUNTRY ROCK. SOUTHERN ROCK. AMERICANA-ROCK.

Letters from Jett is the new face of Southern rock! Crisscrossing the United States, headlining shows and opening for such bands as The Outlaws, Sister Hazel, America, Jefferson Starship, Melissa Etherride, and Artimus Pyle Band. 

TOO SLIM AND THE TAILDRAGGERS - USA

BLUES ROCK.

Tim “Too Slim" Langford has received Lifetime Achievement and Hall Of Fame awards by three Northwest blues societies, 
as well as more than 40 regional and national music awards. Too Slim and the Taildraggers music has also been featured on MTV’s series, The Real World and Road Rules. After 30 years of knocking it out of the park on recordings and stages across the world, Too Slim and the Taildraggers shows no sign of slowing down! Too Slim and the Taildraggers’ high energy Blues Rock has been thrilling audiences for years!

 

JIM BASNIGHT

GARAGE. ROCK. POP.

“Basnight puts his own spin on each entry, often taking an edgy approach that reflects a rock regimen spawned across a trans-continental divide stretching from his native Seattle to the urban environs of New York City. Basnight is a natural when it comes to bringing that insurgency to the surface, and he boasts a ‘60s sensibility that underscores his prolific prowess. Indeed, Basnight’s commitment to the cause is nothing short of remarkable.”  Lee Zimmerman Goldmine Magazine 

SD BLUES EXPRESS - IRELAND

BLUES ROCK.

Sam Davidson aka SD Blues Express are a power trio doing their own brand of raw Irish rock and blues in the style of the 60's band "TASTE" (of whom Sam was a member from 1995).

VILLIERS AND THE VILLAINS - IRELAND

ROCK. FOLK. BLUES.

"All the attributes of a modern day folk music hero." Fatea, David Dee Moore

GERRY QUIGLEY - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES

Gerry Quigley and his band captivate the crowds! It’s no wonder Gerry and the band have been invited to play some of the best festivals in Ireland and the UK! “Exquisite progressive rock guitar mastery”-Blues Matters magazine UK

CRAZYCROW - IRELAND

BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.

This four-piece Dublin band of seasoned Irish Musicians have played and recorded with some of Ireland’s top acts, including Sinead O’Connor, Glen Hansard, Andrew Strong (Commitments), Don Baker and have toured extensively in Ireland and Europe, opening for The Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, James Brown, Joan Armatrading and Jerry Lee Lewis.

THE DAVY K PROJECT - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES.

"The Davy K Project, a tight trio fronted by Davy K, a blistering guitarist who can shred with the best of them. They have a gnarly sound all of their own, gritty and raw packed with attitude and with Davy’s intricate guitar work you can’t help but be mesmerized by their highly engaging set." — Rocknloadmag.com.  Davy has also recorded with Rock superstars Tony Carey (Rainbow), Ron Wikso (Foreigner) Neil Murray (Whitesnake) and Marc Lynn (Gotthard).

 

BEN REEL BAND - IRELAND

AMERICANA. ALT ROCK. BLUES. FOLK.

Ben Reel has all the ingredients of the best roots rockers – swagger, attitude, heart and a way with words! 

CHRIS TAPLIN BLUES BAND - IRELAND

JUKE BLUES.

This 4-piece old school juke joint blues band are quickly becoming an established name in the blues scene!

DELTA FUSE - IRELAND

BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.

Their style has been described as ‘brothel blues’, with all the dirt and grime you would expect from old-school R&B, but their influences extend further, through 50s Chicago and 60s psychedelic blues to the smoother, soulful sounds of BB King and Sam Cooke. The band remain immersed, however, in the music of Muddy Waters, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Winters and Delta Fuse's biggest influence, John Lee Hooker. 

TONY KAL - IRELAND

JAZZ. BLUES. SOUL.

Previously billed as “Belfast’s best kept secret” Tony Kaluarachchi is one of the most interesting and talented musicians playing in Ireland today. He combines unique vocals and a mesmerizing guitar technique in a set list that spans jazz, soul, blues and Latino bossanova on jazz guitar or 12 string acoustic.

MARK S. BLACK BAND - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES. ROOTS

Mark Black is a songwriter and blues musician with a distinctive style of rootsy blues. A regular on the Irish blues scene he could be found tearing up the boards at the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival in Ballyshannon or doing a stomping acoustic blues set at the Sea Sessions Festival.

MR. CASTLE - IRELAND

BLUES-ROCK.

Hector Castillo (Mr. Castle) is an up-and-coming Blues-Rock guitar player, singer and music producer  from Caracas, Venezuela.

JOHN ANGUS BLUES BAND- UK

BLUES-ROCK. ROOTS.

John Angus Blues band are based in the North West of the UK. Their debut album is out on Vinyl and CD and most recent EP release including Sony ATV approved Heartbreak Hotel is hitting radio all over Europe, The band have shared the stage with top UK blues artists including Danny Bryant, Stevie Nimmo and Wishbone Ash at major blues festivals and top UK Venues.  It's about Time, "all I can say is you should have done this before. What I hear is damn good blues rock. John Angus is blessed with a beautiful voice!" Blues magazine Netherlands 

JOHN FIDDLER - UK

ROCK.

In or around 1968, John Fiddler with Medicine Head began performing the blues and rock and roll songs in pubs and clubs in and around Birmingham. Radio DJ John Peel saw Fiddler and Hope-Evans perform at the Lafayette Club and later shared their music with John LennonEric Clapton and Pete Townshend. 

THE JOKERS - UK

POWER ROCK.

"... The Jokers have the sound, the swagger and the songs!" Dom Lawson (Classic Rock Magazine)

JOHN FAIRHURST - UK

BLUES. ROOTS.

Hailed by Acoustic Guitar Magazine USA as one of the Top Resonator guitar players worldwide, John has released 5 albums over the last 10 years as both a solo artist and with his full electric band. ‘The Divided Kingdom’, was released in April 2019 to international critical acclaim. 

John Fairhurst remains probably the only performer ever to have played on every single Glastonbury Festival Main Stage in one single day….

CHRIS BEVINGTON ORGANISATION - UK

R&B. SOUL. BLUES. ROCK.

The Chris Bevington Organisation are guaranteed to deliver excellence each time of asking!  Extraordinary breadth and depth of talent in this large pool of 'pro' players, which you necessarily have to have when trying to run a 9 piece band!

RICHARD TOWNEND - UK

AMERICANA. BLUES. SINGER-SONGWRITER.

Richard Townend is a familiar name on the British Blues circuit, having played at most of the well-known festivals and blues venues across the country. He is favorably compared to JJ Cale, Chris Rea and Dire Straits. Unbelievably talented musician!! 

 

BORN HEALER - UK

BLUES-ROCK.

Born Healer have been bringing their soulful, heavy, groovy blues-rock to enthusiastic audiences since 2015. Now with a rebooted mojo, they're moving up to festival main stages. And with well-received support slots recently for Aynsley Lister, Skinny Molly, Focus and more, Born Healer are hitting their stride.

GRACE SOLERO - UK

VISCERAL ROCK

Grace and her multi-talented band serve up a healthy dose of raw and explosive original rock music. Based out of London this band delivers!

HOWIE G. BAND - UK

ROCK. METAL. BLUES.

A founder member of the acclaimed worldwide theatre show The Classic Rock Show,  Howie  has also worked with many legendary artists from the world of rock, including Don Airey (Deep Purple, Rainbow, Gary Moore), Biff Byford (Saxon), Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Ted Nugent) and Phil Campbell (Motorhead). 

REBECCA DOWNES - UK

BLUES. ROCK.

Award-Winning, powerful, original blues-rock. 

NITROVILLE - UK

HEAVY ROCK. SOUTHERN ROCK.

Solid musicianship and high octane live shows underpin their energy laden, Southern-tinged, high-voltage-vibe! International touring act Nitroville has shared the stage with many great names, from the Scorpions at London 'O2 Arena, to The Dead Daisies"Pure high-energy rock with punchy riffs and the matching big balls!" Metal Hammer Magazine.

 

MALAYA BLUE - UK

BLUES. SOUL. R&B.

Malaya Blue’s new recording STILL re-affirms her position as one of UK Blues premier vocalists and songwriters. "She’s got so much talent she’s about to burst at the seams!" 

CATFISH - UK

BLUES. ROCK. ROOTS.

UK Blues Awards-Blues Band of the Year 2020. International touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe. In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival and have established themselves as a real force in the British blues scene.

SOUTHBOUND SNAKE CHARMERS - AUSTRALIA

ROADHOUSE SWAMP BLUES. ROCK.

“At the core, this is pure Delta Blues lit up with gasoline! Fantastic!” Phillip Smith, Rock & Blues Magazine

THE GLYCEREENS - AUSTRALIA

GARAGE PUNK ROCK.

Brisbane’s intergalactic punk fuzzsters The Glycereens have been spreading their wings around the local music scene since 2018. Their sound is reminiscent of early Blondie delivering a mix of power pop and and the raw edge sound of punk rock!

THE MCNAMARR PROJECT - AUSTRALIA

R&B. OLD-SCHOOL SOUL. BLUES

Two of Australia’s finest soul and blues singers Andrea Marr & John McNamara began their collaboration in 2018, winning that year’s Blues Performer Of the year Awards. ‘Individually Marr & McNamara are standout performers, but this combined project takes them to the next level’!" 4 Stars! Rory McCartney Blues Music Australia Magazine.

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THE TEAM

Ronnie Stewart 

Ronnie Stewart is the main man of  the 4W1 Agency. Mr. Stewart has 50+ years’ experience booking, promoting, and managing bands worldwide. He's extremely well experienced in booking to a wide assortment of venues and many varying styles of music. One of many of Mr. Stewart's strengths has been, and continues to be, his road experience. Ronnie is not only tenacious, diligent, and professional in the 4W1Agency offices, but his decades of road touring experiences gives great insight to his professionalism and success. 

Gerry Casey 

Gerry Casey is a non-executive director at the 4W1 Agency. Gerry’s credits are many and include music review writer at Making a Scene Magazine, Chairman of the board for the Harvest Time Blues Festival in Monaghan Ireland, and music presenter, interviewer at Radio Home of Rock, with his show, Turn It Up. Gerry is also a lifelong music fan whose knowledge of music and its inner workings is not easily matched. There are few people as positive and willing to help artists achieve their dreams as Gerry Casey.  

Joe Mazzari  

Joe Mazzari has been in the music industry for 40+ years. He's fronted and booked a number of his own bands as well as playing and recording with Johnny Thunders, Walter Lure, and Jerry Nolan of New York Heartbreakers fame for a handful of years. Joe’s touring of the U.S. and abroad has allowed him to meet great people and made many valuable contacts.  His continued passion for playing and recording is equally matched by his enthusiasm for helping other musicians reach for and attain their next level goals. 

Dixie Deadwood 

Dixie Deadwood, previous to working with the 4W1 Agency, Dixie had been traveling the world for years playing drums for blues legend Leo Bud Welch. She's had the great experiences of performing from Mississippi juke joints to major festivals worldwide, and every style of venue in between. Even securing her legacy on a Blues Trail marker in Calhoun County, Bruce Mississippi with Mr. Welch. The last five years booking and promoting her current band, 61 Ghosts also benefiting with the good fortune of touring the States and Europe multiple times. Dixie has 10+ years experience as an event and management coordinator for casinos, corporate events, music festivals, restaurants, and nightclubs  & venues. In addition, when she lived in Clarksdale, Mississippi she managed Morgan Freeman's  5-star restaurant Madidi. Now, Dixie adds her experience and expertise to the 4W1 Agency.  

AGENTS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jesse Stone, USA                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sean Kelley, UK

Warmest regards from all of us at the 4W1 Agency!

Contact us

UK & IRELAND: RONNIE STEWART, +44 7522 521340