Music Venues Trust have been asked by government to create the economic case for grassroots music venues, by getting together some evidence on the economic activity that takes place because they exist. Music Venue Trust (MVT) is a registered charity protecting, securing & developing the future of Grassroots Music Venues in the UK. Its focus Read More
We have been investigating the performance royalty situation with BUMA in The Netherlands for live gigs for 18 months. The situation is that since 1999 the published tariff is 7% of box office receipts (net of VAT). However since that time BUMA has rebated up to 25% of the license fee back to promoters and Read More
Join the MMF and long-time tour manager, Ian Dowdell to learn all about touring on a budget and the relationship between Artist Managers and Tour Managers. This event is suitable for anyone working with tour managers or managing their own tour and is a fantastic opportunity to gain insights into the business of touring: Read More
NEW CONSULAR INFORMATION FROM THE US EMBASSY: Please note that the Visa Branch at US Embassy London is soon transitioning to a new visa information and appointment booking system, which includes a free online appointment booking service for nonimmigrant visa applicants. This new system is being implemented worldwide. The new service will become available Read More
The MMF and FAC are pleased to be holding an event on 24th January in conjunction with our associates, Eversheds law firm. Entitled ‘USA Here We Come’ the evening will consist of a number of presentations about the current state of the US market, distribution in the US (InGrooves/Fontana), Visa issues, withholding tax and a round up of Read More
See below for details of a new Think Tank on ticketing as well as a course on concert promotion from MusicTank, including details of MMF member rate discounts for both. For more information visit www.musictank.co.uk. TICKET TO RIDE: GETTING PRIMARY TICKETS BACK INTO THE HANDS OF FANS – DEC 05 MusicTank’s final think tank of...
The 4th of a series of MMF events with the live world took last week at the Under The Bridge club in Chelsea (www.underthebridge.co.uk). Newly opened the venue is available to hire for gigs/filming/functions etc etc with 600 capacity. Contact Joanne Hunter (firstname.lastname@example.org). The object, as outlined by Chair Jon Webster from the MMF, was Read More
Taking place from 6pm on Monday 16th January at Under The Bridge in Fulham, this is one of s series of events the MMF have produced to engage with the live industry that many emerging managers want. The aim is to expose the (sometimes) conflicting needs of the participants in booking a successful tour from Read More