Skinny Lister, who were officially crowned the hardest working band in Britain by PRS for Music due to their unrivalled number of performances at UK festivals last year, are proud to announce a personal best: four performances, four different east London venues, one afternoon. The free Vintage Store Pop-up Tour takes place on Tuesday 15 May.
Sean Flowerdew is the organiser of The London International Ska Festival which takes place between 3-6 May. As well as putting on the event, Sean also leads the ska and rock steady band Phoenix City All-stars who draw inspiration from the likes of Studio One and The Skatalites. Sean has also launched new record label Phoenix City Rec.Co.
Nick Lowe, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison, Brand New Heavies, Hugh Laurie, Ian Siegal, Matt Schofield, Mick Taylor and Tom Jones are some of the British acts, who along with international stars Erykah Badu, Eric Bibb, Robert Cray and George Benson are performing as part of this year's London and Manchester Bluesfest.
Designed as a much needed best-practice roadmap of the processes involved in live music promoting and venue management, the five part course draws on Inglis’ two decades of experience, sharing lessons learned and highlighting the pitfalls plaguing promoters and venue operators UK-wide.
German music creators and their managers have been in the news, calling out labels for ‘keeping a disproportionate amount of income’ from streaming. The Ivors Academy are hosting a panel to explore the current streaming …