The fourth edition of PRS for Music’s Adding Up the UK music industry paper explores the value of the music industry and its income streams for 2011.
Report by PRS for Music showing the ‘big numbers’ for the music industries in 2008.
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’.
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 …
A guide providing practical advice for festival and other event organisers in order that they can celebrate the best of fresh, delicious and sustainable food.
Survey by AIF and Buckinghamshire New University into audience attitudes towards the environmental impact of the events they attend.
Today – Thursday 28th March 2013 – sees the publication of the first volume of ‘The History of Live Music in Britain’ since 1950, written by Simon Frith, Matt Brennan, Martin Cloonan, and Emma Webster, published by Ashgate.
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.
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 …
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.