The future of live music
News: 23rd February 2011 by Louise Dodgson under Live
We are told that the recording industry is dying, whilst the live music business thrives. However, many independent venues are struggling to survive and some have fallen prey to closure in more recent years. Only the other week, The 100 Club was saved from a very close call with closure. Yes, the HMV sponsored venue chains and larger arenas may be thriving, but this BBC article below focuses on the local live music scenes and independent gig venues across 5 UK cities to see how things are faring on a grassroots level in their area...
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