Based on a series of interviews conducted between 2008 and 2011 with UK-based concert promoters, this article seeks to examine the world-views of a group of individuals whose activities are currently economically dominant within the broader music industries but have hitherto largely escaped academic attention.
This article considers live music policy in relation to wider debates on the cultural (as opposed to instrumental) value of the arts, using a case study of the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.
Article on how musicians deal with inebriated audiences, based on qualitative research, and exploring whether musicians require training in alcohol-related issues.
From 2005 to 2006 a professional orchestra (the Irish Chamber Orchestra) performed in a university teaching hospital with the aims of bringing live music to patients who could not access traditional concert venues and of improving quality of life for patients and staff.
The Show Must Go On report was conceived as a festival industry response to the Paris climate change talks in 2015.
A report outlining how Sheffield is a leading Music City with 788 organisations active in the music sector, 465 active bands, 70 rehearsal rooms and innovation across all music genres – including electronic, folk, free noise and rock.
A survey of LIVE DMA member organisations, covering mostly small to medium venues in Spain, Belgium, Denmark, France, Norway and the Netherlands, covering topics such as ticket sales and level of subsidy.
A report containing the findings of the Edinburgh live music census, held in June 2015, and subsequent recommendations to Edinburgh City Council.
This report, written by LMX’s own Emma Webster to celebrate the AIF’s sixth birthday, places the festival sector in its historical context and looks ahead to the future to see the issues currently facing festival promoters, with a focus on the AIF’s member festivals.
The City of Sydney’s Live Music and Live Performance Action Plan 2013, which contains a range of recommendations as to how to encourage a healthy live music ecology.