Late in the evening: Stage times and the star system – Adam Behr

With stars like Rihanna and Justin Bieber back in the news recently for late appearances on stage, Adam Behr takes a look at stage times, backstage rituals and the common ground as well as the differences across the spectrum of musical activity in the ‘star system’.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 1st April 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One From the Archives  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music Exchange Events Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume 1 – published! Published last Thursday 28th …  

Carbon Assessment of Ticketing Delivery Systems – En-Count (2013)

A study that conducts a comparative life cycle carbon audit to examine the environmental burdens of ticketing options. It adopts a holistic perspective and models each activity involved in the ticketing life cycle – from ticket printing and email creation to delivery and processing.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 25th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One To Watch  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post Trying to Stop George From Having a Night Out – Martin Cloonan This post is part of an occasional series …  

Trying to Stop George From Having a Night Out – Martin Cloonan

This post is part of an occasional series originating from ‘The Musicians’ Union: A Social History’ – an AHRC and ESRC funded research project based in the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. Here, Martin Cloonan describes the Union’s dispute – up to and including appearances in court – with George Formby’s musical director Bill Main, and how they illustrate the legal and political climate around labour relations of the era.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 18th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One From The Archives  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post How To Communicate With Your Monitor Engineer – Mark Hadman Sheffield based sound engineer Mark Hadman’s ‘brusque guide for …