Intrepid Artists turns 25 years old in December. From left: Booking agents Will Johnston, Kevin Hopkins, president/owner Rick Booth, Jake Lankheit and Cameron Farquhar. (Don Muret / Staff) Charlotte-based Intrepid Artists International relies on credibility with clients and buyers Rick Booth’s office is tastefully decorated with music memorabilia he’s collected as president and owner of Intrepid Artists International. The Charlotte, N.C., booking agency, which turns 25 years old in December, represents about three dozen blues, zydeco and rock acts.  The Gibson Flying V guitar signed by Popa Chubby; a rare black-and-white photo of B.B. King and Elvis Presley hanging out on Beale Street in 1956 that’s signed by King; and a large painting of Eric Gales, who some say is the greatest blues-rock guitar player alive, stand out among the mementos.  Then there are the iguanas, which serve as Intrepid Artists’ signature logo. Lizard replicas of all sizes and colors… Continue Reading Straight-Shooting Independent Blues-Rock Agency Turning 25

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