UK Live Music

What's Happening to Our Music Venues?

Mark Davyd | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Davyd

What quickly emerges is that our live music venue circuit is in a perilous and precarious state, facing an uncertain future that despite the passion of the people involved in it is at real risk. We need to be openly discussing and airing those challenges with our live music industry colleagues.

To My Fans: Shepherd's Bush Empire + You

Kate Nash | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kate Nash

The gig showed me that this is more than just being about a record, or music, one album, one song, one thing. It's like a movement, and it's about community and friendship, loyalty and empowerment. It's not about exclusivity. It's not about celebrity, or fame. It's not about measuring success by the size of your wallet, or amount of Twitter followers you have...

New Dawns and Dodgy Prawns

Drew McConnell | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Drew McConnell

It's such fun to watch Peter Doherty riffing when he's on form like this. Something I don't think people know is just how funny he is. He really does make me laugh. He has the capacity to see the funny side to most things, which is a quality you want in a touring buddy.

The Brudenell Social Club - The Best Small Live Music Venue In The World

Raj Bains | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Raj Bains

The Brudenell Social Club shouldn't work. For a start, logistically, it was quite possibly the least natural environment to play host to live music in Leeds, entering in to what was already a heavily saturated market.