With an amendment to the Consumer Rights Bill finally making some provision for greater transparency in ticket sales, Live Music Exchange’s Adam Behr takes a look at the history of attempts to regulate the secondary ticketing and calls for continued vigilance in the run up to next year’s review of it.
Author(s): Hasan Bakhshi, Alan Freeman and Peter HiggsPublisher: NestaDate: January 2013 Click here to read the full report This paper argues that, despite its strengths, the UK Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) classification of the creative industries contains inconsistencies which need to be addressed to make it fully fit for purpose. It presents an improved methodology which retains …
In her second blog for Live Music Exchange, Attitude is Everything’s Suzanne Bull sets out the aims and objectives of the charity’s new online campaign, #MusicWithoutBarriers.
A report produced for the National Music Council and DCMS examining the economic significance and contribution of the UK music industries.
This publication provides a commentary on the report ‘Sound Performance – The Economic Value of Music to the United Kingdom’ which summarises the statistical dimensions of the UK music industry, with particular reference to expenditure, turnover, ‘value added’ and overseas earnings.
Report, including committee minutes along with oral and written evidence, on the matter of ‘ticket touting’- i.e: the secondary market. Contains representations from event organisers, ticket agents (including those in the secondary market).
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 from a public into the effects of the Licensing Act of 2003, partly in response to pressure from UK Music and the Live Music Forum.
Report attempting to detail of changes to the live music sector between 2005 and 2009, following the Licensing Act 2003.
An outline of the practical issues to consider in undertaking a substantive and systematic study of the economic impact of live music in the UK