faux pas productions is a booking agency and management firm created and developed from the 360-model where artists' receive priority attention and individualized marketing and branding plans. Fpp was founded in 2002 by Christen Greene who currently works with 2 national and 2 regionally touring clients. Fpp is also hired independently to promote and raise awareness of local, regional and national tours by way of viral internet promotion and national street teams.
Christen personally manages Chris Pureka, The Amity Front, Andrea Gibson, and Jose Ayerve (of Spouse) and is the Responsible Agent for Andrea Gibson, Chris Pureka and The Amity Front.
From 2002-present Christen was responsible for launching the career of Chris Pureka-an internationally touring songwriter based in Western Massachusetts with 2 full length LPs and a self-titled EP, Pureka (unsigned) draws up to 250 heads in every major market in addition to having a massive grassroots following and organized promotional street team. In 2007 Chris was nominated for a Boston Music Award for Outstanding Folk Act. She was also awarded an, ASCAPlus Award given each year to, “…reward writers whose works have a unique prestige value for which adequate compensation would not otherwise be received.” Pureka plays over 200 dates per year and is currently writing her 3rd full length record.
In 2005 Greene signed roots/rock band, The Amity Front (TAF) and has released their last 2 LPs independently. In 2008, Greene brought TAF a major sponsorship and high profile appearances on Billboard.com, BreakThru radio, CMJ New Music Marathon and various other successes. TAF is a multi-regional touring band who is growing strongly in the SE, Midwest and Atlantic Coast. They draw up to 200 in major New England markets and have supported Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, Ryan Montbleau Band, The Stone Coyotes, etc…
From 2006-2008 Christen was the day to day manager for Kaki King, Sonya Kitchell and Dar Williams under The Velour Music Group. She secured a major tour sponsorship for, and oversaw the touring components of Kaki King’s …Until We Felt Red. In 2007-8, Greene coordinated all aspects of, and helped launch King’s, Dreaming of Revenge (March 2008, Velour Recordings) which has toured internationally and sold over 10,000 units to date.
Greene has toured the country many times over using everything from a hatch back to a tour bus. On the road, she’s toured with a variety of artists, performing numerous duties included by not limited to: Tour Managing, Asst. Tour Managing, Merch Urchin, Fitness Person, Personal Asst, General Psychiatric Care, etc..
Christen was born and raised in a Washington, D.C. suburb and now calls Brooklyn, NY home. She can be reached at email@example.com
or 413-695-6986 though she often doesn’t answer the phone.
More information can be found on the fpp website: www.fauxpasproductions.com