Fall is in full swing and the days are getting colder! Escape the bleak weather this January by buying your tickets to Johnny Winter’s Jamaica Winterfest. Factory Underground is a sponsor of this new festival that runs from January 24-31st at Mango's Boutique Resort in Trelawny, Jamaica. The all inclusive resort will be a great setting for a week of concerts by A-List acts like Sonny Landreth, Derek St Holmes, Samantha Fish, Paul Nelson, and James Montgomery & The All-Star Ba
Paul Green, creator of School of Rock, has teamed up with Factory Underground to teach a new class inspired by the music of David Bowie. Preteens and teens all gather to partake in a year round program to work on David Bowie’s music, a recording project with Yes frontman John Anderson, professional residencies, guest star shows, and a even a tour! Green told the Norwalk Hour, “...My program is always about, ‘How hard are you willing to work to get where you want to go?’” Gree
Martin Barre will be recording his latest solo album at Factory Underground! Barre was a member of the Grammy Award winning band Jethro Tull from 1966 to 2015 and has also released four solo albums. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary Jethro Tull and we are excited to hear what Martin Barre makes next!
BMI, a leader in music rights management, filed Federal Rate Court action against the North American Concert Promoters Association (NACPA) to determine more fair compensation for musicians and songwriters for revenues from live performances license fees. Less than 0.19% of that revenue made its way to musicians. BMI argues that live concerts depend entirely on performers/composers and the current licensing fees are unfairly small. They propose a blanket license fee of 1.15%