Arts and the Market: Volume 11 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Contemporary issues in live music

Guest Editors: Chris Anderton, Sergio Pisfil

“Safer spaces for everyone”? The Ladyfest scene as an innovative field for the fight against gendered violence in the live music industry

Louise Barrière

Live music events have recently become more and more aware of the necessity to fight against gendered violence. In the meantime, research on gendered violence at live music events…

Eco-friendly practices and pro-environmental behaviours: the Australian folk and world music festival perspective

Marisol Alonso-Vazquez, Christina Ballico

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has once again brought to our attention one of the three main pillars of sustainability–the environment. It has also brought into…


From the ground up: growing an Australian Aboriginal cultural festival into a live musical community

Robin Ryan, Jasmin Williams, Alison Simpson

The purpose is to review the formation, event management, performance development and consumption of South East Australia’s inaugural 2018 Giiyong Festival with emphasis on the…

Work-related practices of local managers of live music events in Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) and their impact on cultural participation

Beate Flath, Maryam Momen Pour Tafreshi

The purpose of this article is to illuminate the relations of work-related practices of local managers of live music events in Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) and barriers and needs of…

The cultural policies of a popular music venue: the case of Strasbourg's Espace Django

Jacopo Costa

This article discusses local cultural policies addressing popular music, and the values they imply, through a case study of Strasbourg's Espace Django, a publicly financed concert…

Rock versus pop: symbolic disputes at Rock in Rio music festival

Isabella Oliveira Medeiros, Simone Evangelista, Simone Pereira de Sá

The paper aims to discuss the tensions between rock and pop genres at Rock in Rio, the most significant music festival in Brazil (which also has had international editions in…

1-2-3-4! Measuring the values of live music: methods, models and motivations

Arno van der Hoeven, Adam Behr, Craig Hamilton, Martijn Mulder, Patrycja Rozbicka

This paper sets out to compare different methodologies for measuring the value(s) of live popular music and to explore the different motivations amongst a range of organisations…

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