Competition Commission report into acquisitions in the live music sector – includes analysis of the popular live music industry, an overview of the state of negotiations and the effects of the proposed merger.
Competition Commission report on the completed merger between TIcketmaster Entertainment Inc. and Live Nation.
Competition Commission report into the merger between Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc and Live Nation – includes analysis of the live music industry in the UK and the competitive effects of the merger in the market for the primary retailing of tickets for live music events and in the markets for live music promotion and live music venues.
Introduction to a special issue on the business of live music, explaining its context, the conference from which it originated, and touching on the various aspects of the business that are covered.
A paper considering the aesthetic and commercial success of the ‘early music’ movement during the 1970s and 1980s, paying particular attention to discourses of authenticity and their relationship to the market-driven commercial exploitation of this form of performance.
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
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.