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  Sister publication to LIVE UK, AUDIENCE is the world's leading monthly magazine for the international contemporary live music industry, providing news, features and information to professionals in more than 78 countries worldwide. Circulation includes thousands of promoters, festival organisers, venue operators and key people in dozens of related sectors..


 
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NEWS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

ISSUE 206, March 2017

Bright future in Vice

WHILE NO major structural changes are planned to the 150-capacity Sebright Arms in London’s Bethnal Green, new owner Vice UK expects to shortly announce some shows by established artistes to relaunch the venue.

Vice already operates The Old Blue Last (cap. 150) and Birthdays (250) in the capital..

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Foundation supports Texas trip for acts who are ‘ready’

PRS FOUNDATION’S International Showcase Fund will this year send 37 artistes to American music business festival SXSW in Texas, the highest number since the fund was started six years ago.

Programme manager Bhavesh Patel says that the fund was created to help those acts that had secured an invite to a showcase overseas, to cover the costs such as travel, visas, accommodation and even a manager's costs of accompanying the act..

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Pirate gigs promote broadcast facilities 

AN UNMANNED network of rehearsal facilities across the country is to highlight its units' broadcast capabilties with a series of live shows booked by promoter This Feeling.

Pirate Studios’ co-founder David Borrie says that what began as an attempt to build a more efficient business model  for artistes wanting somewhere to rehearse, is growing into a vehicle for artiste development.

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The UK's Best Venues for Contemporary Live Music
Part 2 Open-air venues, stadiums, arenas, campus venues, arts centres, clubs, pubs & bars.

The annual 76-page round-up of the most proactive venue managers and operators working predominantly with contemporary live music, featuring interviews with and profiles of key figures.
 

 
The UK's Best Venues for Contemporary Live Music
Part 1 Theatres and Concert Halls (2016).

The annual 80-page round-up of the most proactive venue managers and operators working predominantly with contemporary live music, featuring interviews with and profiles of key figures.