Based on research carried out in the UK between 2008 and 2011, this paper examines the implications of the shift in discourse from recorded to live as ‘the’ popular music experience.
Tag Archives: promoters
Association of Independent Festivals: Six Year Report 2014 – Emma Webster
Hidden revenues in playing ‘unsigned stages’ on the festival circuit (repost) – Matt Brennan
The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume 1 – published today!
Live Music 101 # 5: Promoters and risk – Emma Webster
In this addition to the ‘Live Music 101’ series of blog posts detailing the themes and ideas that developed over the course of our initial live music research project, Emma Webster offers a model of economic risk that includes the promoter, and also defines three broad ticketing (revenue) models the promoter can use in order to recoup their initial investment.
Un-Convention Off Axis Network – Jeff Thompson
Jeff Thompson explains the concept behind the Off Axis Network, a proposed UK-wide network of musicians, promoters, and venues. The network aims to empower grassroots musicians by establishing a national ‘gig swap’ system by which musicians can build credit via an online system, which will then enable them to play all over the country.
Understanding the Links Between Performing Artists and Audiences – Roland J. Kushner (2003)
Nathan Clark on the history of the Brudenell Social Club and live music promotion in Leeds – Live Music Exchange Leeds, May 4th 2012
Nathan Clark, general manager and promoter at the award winning Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, talks here about its history, its unique status and the DIY ethic at its heart. He also touches on the Leeds music scene more generally and the wider relationship between promoters, venues, acts, government and the academy.