Mintel’s report into ‘festival tourism’ and its use as a marketing tool for tourist boards worldwide.
General reflections on music festivals from a live music promotion practitioner, focusing on his experiences of Bath Festival.
A paper illustrating how organisations can operate in the live music sphere with practices and ideologies distinct from commercial live music promoters, using Dublin’s Hope Collective as a case study.
A paper that outlines an on-going project – ‘Pompey Pop’ – that documents popular music in and around the city of Portsmouth, from the end of the war in 1945 to 1969.
A report providing the foundations for a long term strategy of ensuring a successful and economically viable live music sector in Wales.
Using case studies from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, this paper shows the specific problems confronting live music, with regard to policy and implementation.
Study on live music promoters, based on ethnographic research in Glasgow, Sheffield, and Bristol.
The third of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
The second of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
The first of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.