The estate of music legend Prince signs with Bravado in licensing deal

NEW YORK, NY — Bravado, Universal Music Group’s industry-leading merchandise and brand management company, announced yesterday, January 10, 2017, an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to serve as the exclusive branding and licensing partner worldwide. With the agreement, Bravado will work closely with the Estate to manage retail and licensing endeavors for Prince’s…

Journey Guitarist Neal Schon to sell coveted guitars including his famous “Lights Strat” played on Journey’s hit records

The Neal Schon 1963 “Frankenstein” Fender Stratocaster is known in the music industry as the “Lights Strat.” This guitar was used on all of the early ’80s recordings, on some of the biggest hits by Journey. Neal Schon played this guitar on hit songs and records such as Escape, Frontiers, Infinity, Faithfully, Lights, and Send…