Following the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) report that classical music sales and streams have risen more that 10 percent, Alan Davey cites new talent as a factor and pledges continued support for the genre.
The secondary ticketing website Viagogo has failed to meet the deadline of implementing substantial changes to its practices required by a court order served in November 2018, according to Fanfair Alliance.
Help Musicians UK (HMUK) and Independent Venue Week (IVW) have teamed up for the third consecutive year in a row with a new campaign, Live Music, Help Musicians, which is designed to support the health and wellbeing of artists.
The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has teamed up with Stonewall, the UK’s principal charity for lesbian, gay, bi, and trans equality, as a Diversity Champion and is encouraging the industry to join them in fighting for better inclusivity and representation.
The Independent Venue Week 2019 ambassador will be chatting to fellow grime MC Big Zuu about his career at a free event in association with PRS for Music and Independent Venue Week, and fans have an opportunity to bag free tickets to his performance later that evening.
Michael Dugher, chief executive of UK Music, and Mark Davyd, chief executive of the Music Venue Trust (MVT), have written to the chancellor of the exchequer urging him to change discriminatory business rates guidance.