Richard Flohil & Associates handles publicity/PR for a variety of music industry clients, including record companies, events, concert tours, individual artists. It also handles concert promotions and club gigs, and Flohil continues to undertake writing and editing work. Among dozens of clients over more than 50 years, one could include the following:
Record company publicity: Stony Plain Records, NorthernBlues/Borealis Records (Lightfoot tribute project), Isadora Records (Serena Ryder), Alert Records (Roxanne Potvin)
Concert promotions: Muddy Waters, Ry Cooder, Miles Davis, Stephane Grappelli, Benny Goodman, John Prine, k.d. Lang, B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Ani DiFranco, Leon Rednone and countless others.
Tour publicity: Nana Mouskouri, George Martin, Eric Idle, Billy Connolly, David Crosby, Ian Tyson, Martyn Joseph, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, Matt Andersen, Kate Reid
Public relations clients: Canadian Country Music Association, 1990-2000
Events: Southern Comfort Blues Festival, 1990-1993, JVC Jazz Festival 1996-2001, Mariposa Folk Festival (1965-1962, 1988-1992), CMW 2000, 2001, 2002,Watershed Festivals 1999-02
Previous publicity clients: k.d. lang, Colin James, The Irish Descendants, Laura Smith, Loreena McKennitt (25 years), Treasa Levasseur, James Keelaghan, Downchild Blues Band (39 years), Matt Andersen, David Baxter, The Parachute Club, Jadea Kelly, Serena Ryder, Andrea Ramolo and Cindy Doire (Scarlett Jane), Roxanne Potvin, Justin Rutledge and countless others.
Memberships: Toronto Blues Society, North American Folk Alliance, Folk Music Ontario, SOCAN, CARAS.
Giving at the office: Member of Juno Awards blues and roots/traditional committees, previous board member of Folk Music Ontario, former board member of Toronto Blues Society (currently member of programming committee), benefits arranged for Unison.