Chapter covering music festivals in Britain as part of a wider exploration of festivals in an international context.
An updated edition of the first truly comprehensive history of British jazz, covering American and British musicians and with additional photos and updated text.
Report to Parliamentary group, compiled and presented by the business visits and events industry forum- provides data about the UK festival market and licensing.
This book reveals the previously hidden history of the censorship of popular music in Britain. This is detailed from the point of production in record companies, through retail outlets, attempts to prosecute records (and covers) in radio and television bans and in banned concerts and raves.
An academic study of festivals. Contains detailed information about free festivals, in particular East Anglia, Windsor. Touches on ‘medieval’- style fairs.
An examination of how Britons have tried to find a distinctive musical voice and how musicians in Britain and its former colonies have proposed ‘national’ musics – analyses a wide range of genres and debates to emphasise music a generator of value and identity.
An edited collection of essays examining the history and socio-economic context of music hall from the mid nineteenth to early twentieth century.