This week we welcome Martin Jarvis to The Road To Rock, a Booking Agent and Artist Manager from The Fresh Start Company.
Starting his career in the music industry during the 80’s rock music scene, Martin has a wealth of knowledge and experience which has led him to where he is today.
The Fresh Start Company has a solid lineup of Artists on their books including FM, Gun, Tyketto, Ricky Warwick and The Fighting Hearts, Diamond Head, Rock Goddess and The Kentucky Headhunters, to name but a few.
In this episode of The Road To Rock Martin talks about his time touring with bands, who he’s worked with over the years and what he looks for when scouting new talent for The Fresh Start Company.
He comments on how the industry has changed for new bands starting out and why record labels don’t offer mega contract deals like they used to.
We hear how Martin was in the USA with FM when the Covid-19 Pandemic started to take a noticeable effect and how lockdown procedures spelled the beginning of drastic changes in the music industry.
Find out which huge American Blues/Rock guitarist he turned down the opportunity to work with and what he’s got lined up for the artist’s on The Fresh Start Company’s books next year.