The Live Music Business Session 1: Introduction to the Live Music Business

I have created a series of videos as part of a module on the live music busines that I teach at University of West London. The module is an introduction to the live music business,  and this session will set the scene for study in the other sessions.  There is an excerpt from the transcript below the video.

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Playing Your First Open-Air Summer Music Festival

Picture of an open-air stage at a music festival

Are you playing your first green-field music festival or outdoor show this summer? Not quite sure how it all works on the other side of the ‘Artists Only’ sign? Don’t worry; help is at hand. In an extract from my book on playing your first music festival,  I am going to give you my tips … Read more…

Do you use Linkedin to get freelance work? If not, it might be time to do so now.

Do you use Linkedin? Linkedin has never been that popular with musicians, sound engineers, and other creative types, but things are changing, and you should definitely have a look at LinkedIn now as part of your work-finding strategy. LinkedIn has always been the business networking and job finding site and has, in recent years, added … Read more…

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