Live music in wales presentation

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This is the powerpoint presentation from 'The Business of Live Music' conference at Edinburgh University, in April 2011.

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  • Live music in wales presentation

    1. 1. Investigating the Live Music Industry within Wales: A Critical Analysis<br />A Snapshot of Findings Thus Far<br />Dr Paul Carr<br />Glamorgan University<br />
    2. 2. Research Method<br />Online Questionnaires in English/Welsh mediums<br />Numerous face to face interviews with industry stakeholders<br />Forum meetings in various parts of the countries.<br />Steering group meetings with WMF.<br />
    3. 3. Investigating the Live Music Industry within Wales: A Critical Analysis<br />A Snapshot of Findings Thus Far<br />Dr Paul Carr<br />Glamorgan University<br />
    4. 4. Jaeger and Mykletun (2009)Three Festival Types<br />Commercial/Profit Motivated<br />Public Orientated<br />Non Profit<br />
    5. 5. Six Themes of Report<br />Working Together<br />Inward Investment<br />Training Provision Needs<br />Sales and Marketing Issues<br />Examples of Good Practice<br />The Welsh Language Scene<br />
    6. 6. Working Together<br />‘Government Bodies (18%). <br />‘Marketing’ (12%) and ‘Booking Agents’ (12%).<br />63% /75% of the English/Welsh Language venue samples were behind a Minimum Standards Scheme for live venues.<br />Dialogue with Local Councils<br />Foundation Degrees and Creative Apprenticeships<br />Promoting live music events for audiences under the age of 18.<br />Working with the academic community.<br />Cultural Tourism<br />Alternative Funding Models<br />
    7. 7. Inward Investment<br />Poster Space in city centres and venue improvement.<br />Council supporting of local talent , easier access to funding for venue improvement and training<br />Impact of recession: The Globe in Cardiff (£26,000).<br />DF Concerts style organisation? IP retention and prevent skill importation. <br />Opportunities to take advantage of forthcoming Arts Council Funding and.<br />Hargreaves Report recommendations.<br />
    8. 8. Sales and Marketing<br />Slow Ticket Sales – online booking fees<br />Los Campesinos – Heat Rash Fanzine. <br />Complicated ongoing issues with many touring bands not touring or even performing in Wales, suggestions inc<br />
    9. 9. Live Music Industry in Wales<br />Conclusions<br />

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