Author(s): Emma Webster, Matt Brennan, Adam Behr and Martin Cloonan with Jake Ansell Organisation: University of Edinburgh / Live Music Exchange Date: 2018 Download the UK Live Music Census toolkit (zipped file) For 24 hours from noon on Thursday 9th March 2017, an army of volunteers in cities across the country went out and about to live music events, from …
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Valuing live music: UK Live Music Census report 2017 – Emma Webster, Matt Brennan, Adam Behr and Martin Cloonan with Jake Ansell (2018)
Author(s): Emma Webster, Matt Brennan, Adam Behr and Martin Cloonan with Jake Ansell Organisation: University of Edinburgh / Live Music Exchange Date: 2018 The UK’s first ever national live music census took place in 2017. For 24 hours from noon on Thursday 9th March, volunteers in cities across the country went out and about to live music events, from pub …
‘I’m there to play music not break up fights’: gigging entertainers’ experiences of alcohol-related misbehaviour by audiences and its impact on performance – Alasdair Forsyth, Jemma C. Lennox and Martin Cloonan (2016)
Festival headliners – don’t just sit there, do something! – Emma Webster
The audacity of Low: What does a band ‘owe’ us when we pay to see them perform? – Andrea Swensson
The Landscape of Music Festivals in Australia – Breda McCarthy (2013)
Survey: Audience Concerns about Environmental Impact of Live Music – A Greener Festival / Buckinghamshire New University (2012)
Jam Packed Part 1: Audience Travel Emissions from Festivals – Julie’s Bicycle (2009)
Findings of the report First Step: UK Music Industry Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2007 which identified that annual audience travel to music events accounts for 43% of greenhouse gas emissions from the UK music industry. Of this, music festivals contribute 24% of all music audience travel emissions, 68% of the festival sector’s total emissions.
Researching Live Music in the UK – Some Initial Thoughts – Matt Brennan and Emma Webster (2008)
Live Music 101 # 2 – The political economy of live music: first thoughts – Simon Frith
In the second of the ‘Live Music 101’ series of blog posts detailing the themes and ideas that developed over the course of the initial live music project, Simon Frith examines the political economy of live music, and defines two basic models of performance as a starting point with which to examine the economic transactions between artist, venue, audience, and promoter.