Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 4th February 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 Live Music 101 # 5: Promoters and risk – Emma Webster In this addition to the ‘Live Music 101’ series …  

Live Music 101 # 5: Promoters and risk – Emma Webster

In this addition to the ‘Live Music 101’ series of blog posts detailing the themes and ideas that developed over the course of our initial live music research project, Emma Webster offers a model of economic risk that includes the promoter, and also defines three broad ticketing (revenue) models the promoter can use in order to recoup their initial investment.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 28th January 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 Five ways to improve disabled access at festivals – Howard Thorpe, ABLE2UK Last summer Howard Thorpe of ABLE2UK staged his …  

Five ways to improve disabled access at festivals – Howard Thorpe, ABLE2UK

Last Summer Howard Thorpe of ABLE2UK staged his first concert for disabled awareness. Based on the website, ABLE2UK, the night welcomed the likes of Steve Cradock, Miles Kane, Frank Turner, Billy Bragg, Mystery Jets, and Friendly Fires for a five-hour benefit concert at Camden’s Roundhouse to fund more disabled facilities at festivals throughout the UK. He talks here about five ways to improve such access.