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Kevin Wortis

Kevin Wortis, a 20-year music industry veteran, worked for years as a booking agent, artist manager and label head before co-founding and running the pioneering label services company World's Fair. There he signed and authored marketing campaigns for such notable clients as Rough Trade, Daptone, Play It Again Sam, Fabric, Dandy Warhols, Lady Sovereign, J Dilla and Secret Machines.

More recently he served as President of Rock Steady, where he worked with emerging artists like Best Coast while supporting an array of national and international artists and labels like Dim Mak, Nat Geo Music, Nylon and PIAS.

Over his career, Kevin Wortis has worked with a wide range of artists, including Flaming Lips, Sharon Jones, Sigur Ros, Devendra Banhart, Aphex Twin, El-P, Swans, Neurosis and many others.

Since March of 2011 when Wortis brought his Label Services model and clients to Girlie Action, he has led on the marketing, promotions and sales campaigns for such artists as Amanda Palmer, The Cure, David Lynch, Dead Can Dance, Grace Jones, Marianne Faithful, Meshell Ndegeocello, UNKLE, among others.