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How to reinvent the early-bird ticket

Luis Sousa, marketing director for Festicket and Event Genius, believes the challenges of Covid have created opportunities to reimagine ticketing campaigns

17 Aug 2021


Welcome (back) to the jungle

As the North American market starts to move through the gears, Guns N’ Roses production coordinator Debbie Taylor shares some pointers for those returning to work

11 Aug 2021


How to become an effective ally

Lotje Horvers, an award-winning tour manager and a committee member of the Tour Production Group, shares her tips for allyship in the workplace

27 Jul 2021


Strength in numbers

Metropolis Music promoter Raven Twigg (she, her, they) reflects on how her move to London allowed her to work with like-minded souls and create Women Connect

19 Jul 2021


Double standards: Exposing the sector’s sexism problem

Having transitioned in the live music industry, tour manager Laura Nagtegaal shares her unique perspective of the industry’s flagrant sexism

13 Jul 2021


Government-backed insurance won’t be a silver bullet

Leading music insurance broker Martin Goebbels warns that schemes to reimburse event organisers are unlikely to provide immediate protection for summer 2021

06 Jul 2021


Bulls-hit on parade

Production manager Bill Rahmy calls for the introduction of crew employment contracts after being fired from a pandemic-rescheduled arena tour

24 Jun 2021


Learning from the pandemic: The importance of clean air

Clean-air systems will give fans confidence to return to music venues when restrictions are lifted, writes OKTO Technologies’ Philip Dowds

21 Jun 2021


We risk losing a generation of talent to Brexit chaos

Sir Elton John calls on the British government to take advantage of the current window of opportunity to solve the crisis facing emerging artists

10 Jun 2021


Live music’s recovery must be inclusive

Attitude is Everything founder Suzanne Bull MBE urges everyone involved in ‘operation restart’ not to forget deaf and disabled people

03 Jun 2021