A rough account of British concert promotion since 1955.
An introduction to the findings of the live music project, upon which Live Music Exchange was founded.
Simon Frith provides an academic perspective of the value of live music and the main threats facing it.
A case study of Scotland’s DF Concerts as a successful promotion business.
Author(s): Will Page and Chris Carey Organisation / Affiliation: Performing Right Society Date: 08/04/2011 There were significant downturns in both recorded and live music, attributable to increased pressures on domestic income and, amongst other factors, the fact that many major touring acts were not on the road in 2010. UK music exports continue to grow, outstripping even the US Total …
Author(s): Will Page Organisation / Affiliation: Performing Right Society Date: 20/07/2009 Report assessing the total value of the U.K music industry. Addresses methodological issues in creating such a figure and provides comparative date- including estimates of figures for different sectors. Notes the likely effect of the wider economic downturn. Total figure given as £3.6 billion for 2008. Live music grew …
Report assessing the value of the entire UK Music industry including breakdowns by sector and geographic area.
Paper exploring the debate on discounting tickets and its effects on the live music industry, using case studies such as Groupon.
This paper uses the concept of ‘wallet share’ to illustrate aggregate consumer spend on both live and recorded music, as a percentage of total consumer expenditure.
A guide for owners and managers on how and why to use live music in their venues that includes practical advice and information on a range of subjects.