UK music tourism valued to the tune of £864m

UK music tourism valued to the tune of £864m 16 May 2011 VisitBritain has welcomed a report into the UK’s music industry which highlights the economic value of ‘music tourists’.   UK Music, which represents the commercial music industry, claims live music in the UK attracted at least 7.7m visits by music tourists in 2009.TheyContinue reading “UK music tourism valued to the tune of £864m”

McCartney Leaving EMI For Concord After Nearly 5 Decades

McCartney Leaving EMI For Concord 4/23/2010 9:47 AM  ET   (RTTNews) –  Paul McCartney is parting ways with record company EMI, ending a run of nearly five decades. The singer will reportedly transfer his rights for post-Beatles music to independent record company Concord Music. “Since the release of Memory Almost Full in 2007 I’ve had a goodContinue reading “McCartney Leaving EMI For Concord After Nearly 5 Decades”