Posts Tagged ‘live music’

Music Week’s ‘RADAR’ – Live Showcase

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

Music Week’s RADAR will return to Under the Bridge, Chelsea on Thursday September 3, with another terrific line-up of unsigned and just signed talent including: Newly announced WSTRN, Sam Brockington, Hollie Stephenson, The Greasy Slicks, Midé and Shields. RADAR is a returning live event born from a collaboration between Music Week, ILUVLIVE and MusicConnex. With […]


Meet & Jam Night – London – Friday 26th June 2015

Posted on May 14th, 2015 by in Music Industry News

  The Meet & Jam Night touches down in Hoxton Square once again! More of the best musicians in London coming together to create spontaneous moments of improvised brilliance over a range of classic tunes. They’ll have Island Records and Spinnup in attendance once more scouting out the best musicians, 2 or 3 original acts […]


Musicians’ Union – Fair Play: a guide to co-promotions, ticket deals and live opportunities

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by in Advice & Tips

  With more practical guidance and advice, musicians can avoid unfair deals and just play the most worthwhile shows. To aid MU members, following extensive research, an advisory resource has been created for both musicians and promoters. The MU’s ‘Fair Play’ guide contains practical advice about co-promotion shows and other live issues, such as showcase […]


Arcade Fire’s Owen Pallett to play former Bank in the UK

Posted on May 6th, 2015 by in Music Industry News

    Arcade Fire arranger and baroque-pop auteur Owen Pallett will play the second live music show of new Cardiff venue Portland House on June 3rd as part of a very short run of UK shows. Playing only three solo shows in the UK before his festival appearance at London’s Field Day, Pallett returns to […]



Posted on April 16th, 2015 by in Festivals

RECORD STORE DAY 2015 ON BERWICK STREET Berwick Street Saturday 18 April for a free music festival from 12-6pm to celebrate Record Store Day 2015.  On stage will be Shaun Keaveny hosting 7 live performances and the 5 independent vinyl stores will be have a series of DJs, events and exclusive vinyl releases from 9am. […]


New Cardiff venue in final stages of renovation announce first show

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

  Promoters in South Wales are currently renovating a former bank to create a brand new event’s venue in an area that has become known as the musical graveyard of Cardiff. Recently named Portland House, the venue has been largely forgotten for over a decade in the former Cardiff docklands area previously renowned for its […]


Doc‘n Roll Festival (25th – 28th September 2014)

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by in Festivals, Music Industry News

LONDON’S FIRST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL – 25th – 28th SEPTEMBER 2014 (Hackney Picturehouse) At the beginning of 2014, Doc‘n Roll was born out of the collective passions of its directors, for independent film and niche music genres. They identified a gap in the cultural arts market and a large community of like-minded individuals, whose interests […]


The Big Music Project Live – 4th October 2014

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips, Conferences, Music Industry News

The Big Music Project Live in London on 4th October will see heaps of young people get hands-on experience of music industry careers. The event will be packed with live music, big name speakers, first class advice from industry experts, (including Plan B and his team!) information on work opportunities in the local area, and […]


UK Music Industry Attracts £100m of Investment From Major Brands

Posted on August 8th, 2013 by in Music Industry News

2012 saw a lot of talent rise up in the UK music scene, along with further technological and consumption trends emerging. It also saw a large input from non-music brands, PRS for Music has revealed.


The Inside Track: 5 Tips For Putting On A Great Live Show

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by in Advice & Tips, The Inside Track

My band, Zeitgeist Zero, started nearly ten years ago and the only tips I can give are from my own experience. We’ve never been the trendiest or coolest band in our scene, but somehow we have built up an international, cult following, and I’ll tell you how…


UK Music Jobs Giveaway: Presents Live Fridays

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 by in Competitions

Music discovery service announce that the Boxettes will be headlining their December edition of ‘Live Fridays’, and UK Music Jobs are giving away 10 pairs of VIP tickets! What makes the gigs different from other music events, is that they are powered by you, the listener. take all the data from previous […]

Read More... Launches Monthly User-curated Gigs

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by in Gig News

Music discovery service is spreading its wings and delving into the fire of live events. Based in London, the events will be curated by the data that collects, and that in turn, is powered by the listeners of the service – offering opportunities for popular underground artists to reach out to their fan […]


Amon Tobin plays rare London gig with 3D Visual Installation

Posted on June 13th, 2011 by in Clubbing it, Gig News

Legendary electronic musician Amon Tobin has just released a new album, titled ISAM, and is now touring with a unique live show to support. The Ninja Tune artist debuted ISAM Live recently at the Mutek festival in Montreal, and after he hits Berlin, Brussels, Paris and Amsterdam in the course of a week, he will […]


London International Ska Festival, 21-24 April 2011

Posted on April 20th, 2011 by in Clubbing it, Gig News

This Easter weekend (21-24 April 2011) The London International Ska Festival is set to showcase the finest global talent on the ska scene at the Clapham Grand Theatre. Expect sights and sounds from the Jamaican originators and the rhythm and blues sounds that inspired them, to the progression into rocksteady & reggae, to the English […]


Becks European Newcomers My Tiger My Timing talk Berlin

Posted on January 13th, 2011 by in Interviews, Music Industry News

We’ve long been fans of My Tiger My Timing, and we‘re not the only ones. In October they won the Beck’s European Newcomer; Anna Vincent, chanteuse for MTMT tells us about the experience and the bands plans. The prize? To support Phoenix and the Ting-Tings, both of whom make music in a similar vein to […]