Richard Sutherland offers a well-informed summary of the changes to Canada’s visa rules for musicians, brought in July 31st 2013.
Parliamentary Committee report for the Department of the Environment on ‘Pop Festivals’ with a Code of Practice, published by HMSO.
Second report of a parliamentary working group on Pop Festivals.
First report of a parliamentary working group on pop festivals.
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.
Jazz drummer and tireless music campaigner Hamish Birchall was a driving force behind the recent passage of the Live Music Act which frees up smaller venues to provide live music. In this post, he answers some questions about the campaign and the Act itself, for which many musicians and venues will have cause to be thankful.
Using case studies from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, this paper shows the specific problems confronting live music, with regard to policy and implementation.
Act of Scottish Parliament dealing with alcohol licensing and the regulation of licensed premises, including music venues and clubs.
Report that investigates the problems of negotiating economic and cultural understandings of value.
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