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  • Generator are once again looking for the best emerging North East talent to play this year's Evolution Emerging - our takeover of the best venues in the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle. Taking place on Saturday 24th May Evolution Emerging will see more than 30 emerging artists playing alongside special guest headliners and artists unearthed through our innovative Tipping Point blog. We're asking North East bands and solo artists (from any genre) to apply to play this year's event.
  • The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), is staging a Marketing and Promotion seminar in London next month. A series of workshops and presentations will feature speakers from Bestival / Get Involved, YouTube, Kendal Calling, PRS for Music Foundation, Storm Crowd and Leefest at the event on February 18th at the Minster Exchange venue from 9.30am—5.30pm.
  • The BBC has announced that the first ever 6Music Festival will take place at The Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Friday 28th February and Saturday 1st March. The line-up consists of more than 30 artists and DJs across three stages includingThe National, Damon Albarn, Jake Bugg, Haim, James Blake and Bombay Bicycle Club.
  • The Great Escape has today announced the first 100 acts confirmed for 2014, including a Dome show from Kelis (pictured). Now in its ninth year, the MAMA produced festival will showcase 400 emerging artists across three days and 35 venues in Brighton from 8th-10th May to an expected 18,000 fans an industry delegates.
  • Arctic Monkeys, Latitude and former Generator clients Kendal Calling were amongst the winners at this year’s UK Festival Awards. Taking place at The Roundhouse venue in London on Monday evening (2nd December) following the conference element of the event, the 10th UKFestival Awards aimed to celebrate the best of the festival industry in 2013- a year in which many considered the sector to bounce back following a uniquely challenging year in 2012.
  • The Live Music Business Awards were presented at the Live Music Summit last week, with DHP Family named Promoter of the Year for a second consecutive year. Taking place on 17th October at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London as part of the summit, the awards were set up to acknowledge excellence throughout the sector including promoters, venue operators, festival organisers, producers and agents.
  • Co-founder and Creative Director of The Great Escape Martin Elbourne is set to launch a new live showcase event in Catalunya at the end of this month. ‘Lleida Sessions Pro’ is a partnership with Sound Diplomacy and Spanish Promoters Cap Cap and will run on October 30 and 31.Taking place mainly at the University of Lleida, the event will present ten artists to key European festival programmers attending the wider Live Sessions Day event.
  • 9th Oct 2013

    Rock im Roundhouse

    The founder and director of Germany’s Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals Marek Lieberberg (pictured) will deliver the keynote address at this year’s UK Festival Conference in December.
  • Another year, another Sunday morning of crushing disappointment for many, as Glastonbury 2014 sold out of its 120,000 allocation in less than 90 minutes. See Tickets have been forced to fend off criticism from an angry Internet mob baying for blood after the ticketing site experienced “technical issues” for the first 30 minutes of the tickets going on-sale on October 6th at 9am.
  • 25th Sep 2013

    Kane and Able

    Live UK has announced speakers for its annual Live UK Summit on 17th October, including AEG Live President of International Touring Rob Hallet (pictured), O2 GM Rebecca Kane and Free Trade Agency MD Paul Boswell. Hallett will sit on the Music Chamber panel alongside MMF’s Jon Webster, Lord Tim Clement-Jones and others. The topical session will take a trip through music tourism, ticket abuse and the impact of the Live Music Act.
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