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UK Live Music Census

The UK’s first ever live music census – a ‘Springwatch’ for live music. The Census covers all genres and takes a broad definition of live music to include events featuring DJs.

A nationwide online survey for musicians, venues, promoters and audiences is open and collecting data until 31 May. The survey should help measuring live music’s cultural and economic value, discover what challenges the industry is facing, and inform policy to help it flourish. More…