This first in a series – Anatomy of a Gig – introduces a space for people to comment objectively about live music events that they have attended, to build a resource for promoters and musicians on what works and what doesn’t work at a gig. In this way, the Anatomy of a Gig series will review the gig as a live music event rather than reviewing the music per se. Emma Webster kicks off with an account of a John Bramwell show.
Author(s): Live Music Forum Organisation / Affiliation: Live Music Forum Date: 04/07/2003 Source: Industry / Government Detailed analysis of the impact of the 2003 Live Music Act on the provision of Live Music in the U.K. Provides case studies of discrepancies between how the terms of the act itself and how they were perceived, by practitioners, the media and the public. …
The third of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
The second of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
The first of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
Article examining the role of the encore ritual within contemporary live music events.
Article discussing higher education’s quest for ‘knowledge transfer’ in the face of ‘knowledge resistance’; academic methodologies and impartiality may not be what is required from the creative industries themselves.
Article on the importance of live music within the music industries and on the social functions of performance.
Article illustrating how King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow is inextricably linked to the global live music industries.
Initial findings and reflections upon the impact of live music on music policy.