Welcome to Front Row

Entertainment Risk Management

Commercial Business Insurance

Touring Artists Liability

Corporate & Special Events

Welcome to Front Row

Shephard Ashmore Insurance Inc. is now Front Row Insurance Brokers, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Westland Insurance Group Ltd.

Rest assured that you will continue to receive the same level of support, expertise and personalized
services from the same excellent team you have come to know from Shephard Ashmore Insurance.
This also means a broader national platform for the continued delivery of the unique products and
services that are required by our valued clients.






Customer Service


Claims Support

What We Offer

Do you know Front Row?

We create insurance solutions for concert promoters, entertainers, film, sports & leisure enthusiasts and many other specialty risk clients.

Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc:  Canada’s #1 music insurance brokerage for over 40 years…contact us.

Our Commitment

Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc is dedicated to providing insurance products that combine quality protection with value pricing. We will establish successful partnerships between our clients, our staff, and our insurance companies, so that the best interests of our clients are fully met. The success of our brokerage is measured by our client’s satisfaction & to meet or exceed their expectations of value, service, and expertise.

Our Strength

We believe the 4 keys to success in our market are:

  1. Knowledgeable, friendly staff who empathize with you.
  2. Comprehensive Insurance Policies that will meet your business needs.
  3. Our commitment and dedication is to take the time to answer all your questions until you are completely satisfied.
  4.  A phone call is more informative than any email or fax. We believe personal contact and customer service to be the cornerstones of our success. contact us.
Front Row Liability Insurance Experts

Insurance On Demand

We have the following online insurance programs which allow the client to ‘self bind’ a policy:

AVPolicy: Audio Visual Engineers and Producers

BandPolicy: Music Artists and Performers

CameraPolicy:  Camera, Video and Still Photography Insurance

DJPolicy:  DJ and Karaoke Insurance

EventPolicy:  Special Events, Sports & Leisure

GearPolicy: Camera and Music Equipment Rentals

StagingPolicy: Home Staging Rental Insurance

StudioPolicy:  Recording and Post Production Studio Insurance


What kind of clients do you work with?
We work with all kinds of clients looking for liability insurance from fledgling musicians to top grossing tour acts, film producers, supply chain and technology enterprises. Each customer will receive the expert care, respect and attention to detail that we have become famous for.  Click Programs at the top of the page to find out more.
What is your turn around time?
Front Row has the authority to bind policies ‘in house’ surrounding our Entertainment Program.  This means quotes are provided quickly and clients can bind to a policy within hours.  We go out of our way to ensure our clients are treated to VIP service at every point of contact.
Do you have an affiliate program?
Currently, Front Row partners with event space operators, municipal governments, music & film associations and charitable organizations that promote the arts.  Contact us for more information.
Because you understand Recording Studios and Musical Equipment. Also, my dealings with you so far have been very good! Thank you very much!
Miles Foxx Hill, Frequency Forward Studios

Great service! Although I’m just a small client I get treated like their biggest.
Wilding & Associates

Great communication, helpful friendly and clear quotes / policies. Thanks everyone !
A Tribe Called Red

Don't Be Shy

Drop us a line anytime, and one of our customer service reps will respond to you as soon as possible