Report by the chief economist for the PRS offering an economic view of how best to approach the question of whether live music will overtake the recorded sector.
The paper offers a framework to help understand the economics behind the commonly held observation that the price of recorded music is ‘heading towards zero’. This economic approach helps show us how recorded music has long lost any notion of being a ‘pure private good’ and now risks becoming a ‘pure public good’.
This report presents the findings of a survey designed to measure the provision of live music in venues in England and Wales whose core business is not the staging of live music and to provide insight into the early effects of the Licensing Act 2003 on the staging of live music in these venues.
A report into the growing arts festival sector in Yorkshire which provides evidence of festivals’ contributions to the economic, social and cultural life of the region.
A report exploring the funding and development opportunities for British musicians and music organisations to export and develop international markets for their work.
A review of research on the economic and social impact of the arts which identifies methodologies and key research needs, as well as providing a practical resource for those working in the field.
A venue and promoter directory to assist Black-led music organisations with business development opportunities for artists and audience development opportunities for promoters.
Report outlining the importance of a healthy live venue environment in New South Wales, which presents the survey findings and details several recommendations.
Arts Council of Wales’s strategy for 2009-2012.
Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s five-year plan for developing the arts.