Dance music is art
Michael Kill, CEO of the UK’s Night Time Industries Association, says the dance music sector should be getting more governmental assistance to help survive the pandemic
06 Aug 2020
Going live: The legalities of paid live streams
As livestreaming becomes the new normal, Gregor Pryor of law firm Reed Smith discusses how artists can effectively – and legally – engage and monetise this online format
29 Jul 2020
How we kept our distance at BSH Island
Drago Vukelic, founder of BSH Island, describes how the Croatian festival adapted when it was cancelled by authorities with just a week to go
27 Jul 2020
Time to consider TikTok
Kendall Ostrow, head of IQ client strategy at United Talent Agency, lauds TikTok for providing a platform to those ignored by traditional gatekeepers
20 Jul 2020
Celebrating a lust for life in Krakow
Universal Music Live’s Michael Ginzburg celebrates Poland’s inspirational Jewish Culture Festival and describes how the festival is dealing with Covid-19
09 Jul 2020
Are online experiences here to stay?
Geoffrey Dixon, managing director of Vivid Interface, says the firm's latest report suggests the boom in virtual content is far from over
07 Jul 2020
Is the future of live real or virtual?
As virtual events become more sophisticated, Macky Drese, GM of live at Apollo World Touring, asks if traditional concerts could ever become a thing of the past
03 Jul 2020
Could vouchers become a trap for promoters?
Live event consultant Borek Jirik explains how voucher schemes could boost the secondary market and leave promoters heavily indebted to fans
26 Jun 2020
Thank you, Black Out Tuesday
Metropolis promoter Alexandra Ampofo reflects on the events of Tuesday 2 June and says employers must now follow through with concrete action to promote diversity in live
25 Jun 2020
Why artists need an agent
IQ’s agent of the 2010s, ITB’s Rod MacSween, hits back at the assertion that the booking agent has become an "antiquated concept"
24 Jun 2020