17th October 2014
Today (Friday 17th October) UK Music’s Tom Kiehl addressed the AIF Festival Congress in Cardiff. The Director of Government and Public Affairs spoke to an audience of independent promoters, agents and managers at the first summit organised by the Association of Independent Festivals in order to highlight the economic contribution and cultural importance of the live sector.
03rd October 2014
Emeli Sande (2 October) opened a new UK Music project in Tottenham which will give young people a safe place to make music, improve skills and boost confidence. Opening the new rehearsal space, Emeli said she was “thrilled” to be associated with the project. She said it was “vital” that young people had somewhere to “channel their musical creativity.”
30th July 2014
UK Music is disappointed that the Government has ignored important warnings from Parliament and industry about technical flaws in legislation to introduce a much needed exception to copyright for private copying.
02nd May 2014
UK Music has launched IMAGINE a report which looks at the unrealised potential of music heritage tourism in the UK. Millions of music tourists make pop pilgrimages to museums, take tours and visit the homes of the UK’s most loved bands every year. UK Music’s report examines how music tourists translate pop into pounds.