Roots Up is a Durban based artist management, booking and events company. Formed in 2018 by Ryan van Rooyen (Fuego Heat) and Meshack Newman, Roots Up was born out of the necessity for a more artistcentric approach to the music industry in Durban. Fair compensation for artists and promotion of hardworking talent is our primary objective, whilst creating platforms for a diverse range of aspiring Durban musicians from all backgrounds.

Services offered include:

  • full artist management and consultancy
  • artist booking agent
  • event curation, management and bookings

We have have full access to a team of photographers, copywriters, designers, social media managers, sound engineers and all relevant service providers in order to ensure the successful curation, organisation and/or running of your event.