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60% of fans are not willing to cut back on live experiences

Ticketmaster’s vice president of music and festivals Sarah Slater discusses this year's consumer trends

13 Sep 2023


We can refuse to allow accessibility to become an afterthought

Alexandra Ampofo, a promoter at Metropolis Music living with Type 1 diabetes, calls for increased visibility and representation of the disabled community

08 Sep 2023


There is still a long way to go

One Fiinix Live agent Jess Kinn details some of the foundations that she and others are laying to help queer acts and their fans to thrive...

11 Aug 2023


We need a commitment from the industry to protect trans individuals

Saskhia Menendez, a trans woman and a diversity ambassador for Keychange, The F-List for Music and LIVE, outlines a charter for trans and non-binary people

28 Jul 2023


The AI revolution is happening with or without our participation

Steve Jenner, director and co-founder of MetaFests, says the live sector stands among those with the most to gain from AI promises

07 Jul 2023


Venues: Our Cultural Hubs

NEC Group's Guy Dunstan responds to some of the challenges and trends he and his team are identifying through UK venues customer feedback

29 Jun 2023


An open letter to Coldplay from Music Venue Trust

On the back of the band's Etihad Stadium run, MVT boss Mark Davyd details the impact a £1 per ticket fee could have on the touring circuit

06 Jun 2023


We have to encourage change

Association of Independent Festivals CEO John Rostron explains why there’s no excuse for silence about female representation at festivals

29 May 2023


Why I left the music industry – and came back

Fresh from joining booking agency Runway Artists, agent Zac Peters discusses why it's time for the music industry to embrace a new normal

23 May 2023


Venues: Our cultural hubs

Sodexo Live! UK&I CEO Rebecca Kane Burton champions innovation as being key to meeting customer expectations across the industry

19 May 2023