Guest blog by the University of Edinburgh’s Professor Simon Frith writing about the social value of music in the context of regeneration policy.
A working paper on how concert etiquette intersects with the economics of prestige and social status, and how their implications for audiences and society.
A ‘how-to’ guide for music companies and individuals interested in greening their activities – from touring to offices, recording studios to festivals. Shows how the industry can meet London’s ambitious targets of cutting its emissions by 60% by 2025.
Analysis of changes to the popular music market, and the balance between the live and recorded sectors, due to shifts in consumption patterns over the previous decade.
This article is concerned with the relationship between performers and audiences in the live performance of popular music, a relationship that is examined through the concept of genre culture and a microsociological study of improvised music as a territory for behaviour.
This paper attempts to explain the growth in the number of classical music and opera festivals, examining demand side and supply side factors.
Paper investigating promoters, drawing on interviews to show how they invest aesthetic values into their live music products to attract “like‐minded” people and “engineer great moments” for audiences.
Report to Parliamentary group, compiled and presented by the business visits and events industry forum- provides data about the UK festival market and licensing.
A report produced for the National Music Council and DCMS examining the economic significance and contribution of the UK music industries.
This book applies the full spectrum of marketing principles to the performing arts industries, drawing on a wide variety of primary and secondary sources and reviewing a range of contexts from management and PR in fields such as music, theatre and dance.