Posts Tagged ‘music festivals

28
Sep
18

The 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days in Retrospective

The 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days on “Music Life Is Live” gathered again renown music business researchers and music business professionals at the University of Music and Performing Arts to discuss the “Political Economics of Music Festivals” and “The International Concert and Touring Business”.

The invited conference day of the Vienna Music Business Research Days 2018 was opened by the president of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Ulrike Sych, with a welcome address to the conference participants and the audience.

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11
Sep
18

9th Vienna Music Business Research Days 2018 on “Music Life Is Live”

The 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days 2018 on “Music Life Is Live” start tomorrow with the Young Scholars’ Workshop (closed event for students). All events on Sep. 13 and 14 in Joseph Haydn-Hall at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna will be the open to the public.
Check the program here:
If you cannot make it to the conference,, there will be live video stream of the Invited Conference Day (September 14) starting at 9am (CEST) on our Facebook page:
07
Sep
18

Introducing our guests: Beate Flath (University of Paderborn)

“Music Life Is Live” is the main topic of the 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days from Sep. 12-14, 2018. In presentations and discussions music business representatives and music business researchers focus this time on the political economy of music festivals and the economics of the international concert and touring business. Find the program here.

Beate Flath gives the morning keynote on “The Political Economics of Music Festivals” on September 14 from 9:15-9:45 in Joseph Haydn-Hall at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and then moderates a panel discussion with Axel Ballreich (LiveKomm, Hamburg) Hannah Crepaz (Osterfestival Tirol, Austria), Peter Smidt (Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival, Netherlands), Martin Cloonan (University of Turku , Finland), Detlef Schwarte (Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany)

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Beate Flath studied musicology, art history and business administration at the University of Graz, Austria. Since 2015 she is junior professor for event management at Paderborn University, Germany; Current publication (in progress): Beate Flath, Martin Cloonan & Adam Behr (eds.) IASPM-journal – Special Issue: Pop music festivals and (cultural) policies (9/1, 2019), More information: www.beateflath.net.

 

 

06
Sep
18

Introducing our guests: Axel Ballreich (LiveKomm and Concertbüro Franken)

“Music Life Is Live” is the main topic of the 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days from Sep. 12-14, 2018. In presentations and discussions music business representatives and music business researchers focus this time on the political economy of music festivals and the economics of the international concert and touring business. Find the program here.

Besides Martin Cloonan (University of Turku, Finland), Hannah Crepaz (Osterfestival Tirol, Austria), Detlef Schwarte (Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany) and Peter Smidt (Eurosonic Noorderslag, The Netherlands) Axel Ballreich is a participant in the panel discussion of “The Political Economics of Music Festivals” moderated by Beate Flath on September 14 from 9:45-11:15 in Joseph Haydn-Hall at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

Axel Ballreich studied sociology and finished his diploma in 1987 in Bamberg. He is promoting concerts since 1982 and is running two music clubs in Nuremburg, the Hirsch with a capacity of 700 and the Löwensaal with a capacity of 1,500. He has also promoted more than a dozen open air festivals in North Bavaria with his promoting and booking agency Concertbüro Franken. Axel Ballreich is also the co-founder and one of the CEOs of the Hamburg-based LiveMusikKommission (LiveKomm), an umbrella organization representing more than 450 music clubs and festivals in 100 German towns and municipalities.

 

 

27
Aug
18

Introducing our guests: Martin Cloonan (University of Turku)

“Music Life Is Live” is the main topic of the 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days from Sep. 12-14, 2018. In presentations and discussions music business representatives and music business researchers focus this time on the political economy of music festivals and the economics of the international concert and touring business. Find the program here.

Martin Cloonan is a participant on the panel “The Political Economics of Music Festivals” with Axel Ballreich (LiveKomm, Hamburg), Hannah Crepaz (Osterfestival Tirol, Austria), Detlef Schwarte (Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany) and Peter Smidt (Eurosonic Noorderslag, The Netherlands) on September 14 from 9:45-11:15 in Joseph Haydn-Hall at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

He is Director of the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) at the University of Turku, Finland. His research interests focus on the political economy of the music industries and he is a founder a Director of Live Music Exchange (www.livemusicexchange.org), the online portal for research in to the live music industry.. The author of numerous publications, Martin’s most recent book was Players’ Work Time: “A History of the British Musicians’ Union, 1893-2013“, co-authored with John Williamson and published by Manchester University Press (2016).

 

 

20
Aug
18

Introducing our guests: Peter Smidt (EuroSonic Noorderslag & BUMA Cultuur)

“Music Life Is Live” is the main topic of the 9th Vienna Music Business Research Days from Sep. 12-14, 2018. In presentations and discussions music business representatives and music business researchers focus this time on the political economy of music festivals and the economics of the international concert and touring business. Find the program here.

Peter Smidt is the founder and organizer of the EuroSonic Noorderslag music festival and organiser of EuroSonic Noorderslag Conference. He is a discussant of “The Political Economics of Music Festivals” morning panel on September 14 along with Hannah Crepaz (Osterfestival Tirol, Austria), Martin Cloonan (University of Turku , Finland) and Detlef Schwarte (Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany).

Peter Smidt studied art and art management at the Groningen university in Holland (RUG). Smidt worked as a musician, composer and started music management and booking office Buro GoGO and worked as concert and festival promoter for over 20 years for Grand Theatre Groningen, Bevrijdings Pop Haarlem and De Oosterpoort Groningen

Smidt started working for Buma Cultuur as manager Pop and Rock in 1995. Buma Cultuur is the BUMA funded organisation for promotion of Dutch music and repertoire in and outside of Holland.

Buma Cultuur is partner and co-organiser of EuroSonic Noorderslag and is organising EuroSonic Noorderslag Conference, The annual Musicians Day, Amsterdam Dance Event, Buma Beats, InJAZZ conference, The Buma Awards, Music in Motion and many other events to promote Dutch repertoire in and outside of the Netherlands.

Buma Cultuur does export of Dutch repertoire and organises stands, trade missions, shows and events at conferences worldwide and started Dutch Music Export (DMA).

Smidt is also responsible for the export policy and the European policy at Buma Cultuur. Smidt was initiator of the European Tour Support Plan (ETS) and European Talent Exchange Program (ETEP) programme and is since 2009 organiser of the EU music Prize EBBA Awards and initiator of the European Border Breakers Charts.

Smidt was board member of European Live Music Forum, Groepenraad Amsterdam, Muzieklab Brabant and European Music Office and is founder and board member of EMEE.

 

 

08
May
13

Book Review: Music Business and the Experience Economy. The Australasian Case

Cover Music Business and the Experience Economy“Music Business and the Experience Economy” is the first book on the music business in Australasia from an academic perspective. In a cross-disciplinary approach, the authors deal with a wide-range of topics concerning the production, distribution and consumption in the digital age. The interrelationship of legal, aesthetic and economic aspects in the production of music in Australasia is also highlighted as well as the emergence of new business models, the role of music file sharing, and the live music sector. In addition, the impact of the digital revolution on music experience and valuation, the role of music for sports and branding, and last but not least the developments of tertiary music education, are discussed from different perspectives.

Peter Tschmuck, Philip L. Pearce and Steven Campbell (eds.), 2013, Music Business and the Experience Economy. The Australasian Case. Heidelberg & New York: Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27897-6.

For a more detailed book review please click here for further reading.

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