WE ARE THE LARGEST REPRESENTATIVE BODY OF ARTIST MANAGEMENT IN THE WORLD

 

NEWS



FIRST EVER ‘NATIONAL ALBUM DAY’ ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER 13TH 2018

DATE: 23 July 2018
All sectors of the British music community have come together with BBC Music to proudly announce a new annual event – the first-ever National Album Day on Saturday, 13th October 2018.

National Album Day will mark the culmination of a week-long series of events and activity around the country that will celebrate all aspects of the UK’s love of the album – new releases and classic recordings across all genres of music. It will also pay tribute to the sleeve artwork that contributes to the album’s iconic appeal. This inaugural event comes in a year that coincides with the 70th anniversary of the album.

READ MORE →



NEWS



TICKETMAST SHUT DOWN GET ME IN! & SEATWAVE

DATE: 13th August
The MMF is delighted at the news that Ticketmaster is due to close its secondary ticketing websites Get Me In! & Seatwave in favour of face value ticket resale.

Get Me In! and Seatwave will be replaced with a new fan-to-fan ticket exchange to be rolled out in the UK and Ireland in October and Europe in early 2019.

The announcement from Ticketmaster puts increasing pressure on secondary ticketing retailers Viagogo and Stubhub.
Viagogo is already under investigation by Trading Standards for misleading customers.

READ MORE →



UPCOMING EVENT



MONTHLY MANAGER MEETUP

DATE: 15 AUGUST 2018
These new monthly meet-ups will include pressing industry news and updates, open discussion with members and feedback, followed by 2 – 4 short presentations from interesting music companies you may want to work with.

This August will have a focus on the live music industry with presentations from ReBalance, Creative Artists Agency, Open Stage and Love Music Hate Racism.

MORE INFO / RSVP →



 

The FanFair Alliance



#Toutsout - The FanFair Alliance

Industrial-scale online ticket touting remains a black mark on the UK’s live music scene - ripping off fans and causing significant harm to British artists and music businesses.

FIND OUT MORE →



Dissecting the Digital Dollar



Helping artists and managers navigate the streaming business

MMF has published a series of reports, guides and tools to help artists and managers better understand the streaming business.

FIND OUT MORE →



Mental Health



We've published a Music Manager's Guide to Mental Health

The MMF and music charity Music Support have published the first ever Music Managers Guide To Mental Health - a free-to-download publication that aims to provide music managers with information and advice to better protect their own mental health, as well as the well-being of their clients.

DOWNLOAD HERE →