Live Music Digest – w/c October 15th 2012

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 Other Live Music-related Events This week’s blog post: The UK live music industry conference – Live UK Summit 2012 – was held at the …  

Ten Things Learned from the Live UK Summit 2012

The UK live music industry conference – Live UK Summit 2012 – was held at the Radisson Blu Portman Square in London last week. Three representatives from Live Music Exchange – Adam Behr, Matt Brennan, and Emma Webster – attended the event. This post contains a summary of the key things they learned there.  

Live Music Digest – w/c October 8th 2012

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 Other Live Music-related Events This week’s blog: Live Music 101 #3 – Why Concert Promoters Matter – Matt Brennan and Emma Webster …  

Musicians’ Union ‘Live Music Kit’ (2012)

A ‘Live Music Kit’ provided by the Musicians’ Union containing practical and creative advice for venues to coincide with the implementation of the Live Music Act on 1 October 2012.
 

Live Music 101 #3 – Why Concert Promoters Matter – Matt Brennan and Emma Webster

In the third of our series on the theories that underpin our research into live music, Matt Brennan and Emma Webster attempt to define the promoter and how they operate, in an extract from ‘Why Concert Promoters Matter’, originally published in Scottish Music Review in 2011. The authors analyse existing accounts of live music promoters and offer their own analysis of what a promoter is and does, concluding that promoters may use one or more of three basic models of promotion within rock and pop: ‘independent’, ‘artist-affiliated’, and ‘venue’.