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.
British orchestras need assurances from government they can easily access the European market – their most important overseas territory – following Brexit, MPs have urged.
The charity has urged key grassroots venues stakeholders to get behind a statement of intent proposing the creation of a pipeline investment fund within the UK music industry.
Composers Fraser Trainer and James Redwood are taking part in Music for Youth’s 2018 Proms to celebrate inclusivity, accessibility and diversity in music.
Greg Parmley, managing director of the International Live Music Conference, becomes the new chair of the UK Live Music Group.
Lisa Stansfield, Guy Barker, Nubya Garcia and Zara McFarlane are among the talent confirmed for the EFG London Jazz Festival 2018.
Music industry leaders and MPs have sent an open letter to Google’s top brass in the UK, asking them to stop supporting secondary ticketing platform Viagogo via the company’s paid-for search function.
Ellie Roswell of indie-rockers Wolf Alice and Southbank Centre’s Bengi Unsal have joined Music Venue Trust’s (MVT) board of trustees.
UK Music CEO Michael Dugher has urged local authorities to back music venues across the UK by fully supporting the Agent of Change Principle.
Ticket touts will now be prosecuted under UK Law if caught using automated software to 'scalp' tickets and sell them on at inflated prices.