This paper aims to examine the cultural heritage of outdoor rock and pop music festivals in Britain since the mid-1960s, and relates it to developments in, and critiques of, corporate sponsorship in the contemporary music festival sector
This paper seeks to explore the design of popular music performance space, focusing particularly on recent developments that are changing the form and operation of permanent venues and travelling stages.
An introduction to the Live Music Research Project at the root of Live Music Exchange: conceptualising live music, the political economy of live music , typology of venues, ten themes to be explored (“ten things you never knew about live music”)
This is Arts Council England’s major report on the New Audiences Programme. It represents the culmination of a five year scheme which supported audience development initiatives across the country.
Report to Parliamentary group, compiled and presented by the business visits and events industry forum- provides data about the UK festival market and licensing.
An Arts Council England report on orchestral provision in the region – includes information about local provision, visiting orchestras, venues, promoters and local council support.
A report produced for the National Music Council and DCMS examining the economic significance and contribution of the UK music industries.
Summary and analysis of the overseas earnings and payments of the British music industry for 1993, including data from the recording industry, music publishing, performance income, musical instruments, musical theatre.
Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s Live Music Exchange blog post: The role of street music for the ‘creative city’ – Karolina Doughty Dr. Karolina Doughty from the University of Brighton’s School of Applied Social Sciences introduces new research being undertaken alongside the University of Stockholm into busking …
In an introduction to new joint research taking place at the Universities of Brighton and Stockholm, Karolina Doughty looks beneath the surface of busking and street music to provide an account of the different cultural and policy debates surround the practice and how they fit into the ‘affective management’ of modern cities.