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The Metropolitan Police will scrap its controversial Form 696 used to assess live music events in the capital, following pressure from the music industry.
Bristol five-piece IDLES have snatched the Live Act of the Year gong at the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) Awards.
‘I don’t think you get anywhere without quotas but this can’t be tokenistic,’ says Association of Independent Festival (AIF) general manager Paul Reed.
The Ukrainian Agency of Copyright and Related Rights (UACRR) has hit a royalty high in 2017 following shows by Depeche Mode and Muse.
Grime could be as disruptive as punk for the British music industry but one of its biggest challenges is the state, the first academic study into the genre has found.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered the Metropolitan Police to conduct an official review of the ‘form 696’ risk assessment application.
The UK capital is Europe’s biggest city for live music according to new research, prompting mayor Sadiq Khan to praise its ‘world class arenas’ and ‘amazing grassroots venues’.
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is to host a Safer Spaces panel at its upcoming Festival Congress, with speakers from Standon Calling, Rape Crisis and Safe Gigs for Women.
The collecting society has applied to the Copyright Tribunal to vary the terms of its live music tariff, which covers the licensing of 30,000 events across the UK.