Welcome to The International Association for the Study of Popular Music UK and Ireland Branch

The Business of Live Music

Posted: February 27th, 2010 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

A conference to mark the completion of the AHRC funded project ‘The Promotion of Live Music in the UK–an Historical, Cultural and Institutional Analysis’ – University of Edinburgh, March 31/April 1 2011.

We invite papers on any aspect of the business of live music from any disciplinary perspective.  Themes for discussion include the history of live music, promotion as a business, live music and the state, the value of live music, and the live musical experience.  Papers on any kind of music are welcome, classical or popular, successful or obscure! Presentations will be limited to a maximum of 20 minutes and proposals should be no more than 200 words.

Closing date for proposals: September 1 2010.

For further information please contact Simon Frith ([email protected]) or Martin Cloonan ([email protected]).

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