Freshen Up Arts

P.o. Box 160365
78280 San Antonio, Texas

International and Roots Music agency and management company touring based in the USA and touring the best international talent in North America.

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  • Artist
    • Agent/Booker
    • Manager
  • Promoter
    • Concert Promoter
    • Festival
    • Tour
  • Records
    • Producer

participating in

  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015

company description

Freshen Up Arts is a new International and Roots music booking and management agency founded by veteran North American agent David Gaar.

With over 25+ years history of booking North American tours for international artists under his belt, David has previously programmed North American tours have included such A-list artists as Mariza, Miriam Makeba, Jesus Alemany y Cubanismo, Hugh Masekela, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Bembeya Jazz, Mahotella Queens, Mavis Staples, Chico Cesar, Virginia Rodrigues and many others.

For the 2017/2018 season our plans include North American (and a few worldwide) tours for the following Artists:

- M'bilia Bel et L'Orchestre Afrisa International (Congo) / Worldwide

- RAM (Haiti) / Worldwide

- Septeto Santiaguero (Cuba) / North America

- Sidestepper (Colombia) / North America

- Toto La Momposina (Colombia) / North America

- Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie (Louisiana / USA) / Worldwide

- Los Texmaniacs (San Antonio / USA) / Worldwide

- Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca (Congo/Cuba/USA) / North America

- Tribu Baharu (Colombia) / North America

- La Chiva Gantiva (Belgium/Colombia) / North America

- Rancho Aparte Chirimia (Colombia) / North America


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