Research & Publications
Economic research underpins all of LIVE’s activity, while many of our members are actively developing industry guidance and best practice. This work is posted below and available as a free resource for all.
Valuing Live Music 2021
Published: November 2022
This report reviews 2021 for live music and draws on multiple datasets to establish the value and employment levels of live music in the UK.
Covid-19 Mitigations – Recommended Industry Practice
Published: November 2021
LIVE’s industry recommended practice to mitigate Covid-19 transmission and ensure that our shows can continue safely. This practice is in addition to the Government’s guidance.
#ReviveLive music survey
Published: May 2021
LIVE’s survey of 25,000+ people is the most detailed research yet conducted on the attitudes of UK music fans towards the return of live events and how they want them to be run in a post pandemic world.
UK Live Music: At a Cliff Edge
Published: October 2020
Identifying the impact of Covid-19 on the UK live music business, both in terms of declining revenues and the significant reduction in workforce.
Valuing Live Entertainment
Published: July 2020
This report, authored by Media Insight Consulting, uses several available datasets to establish the value and employment levels of live entertainment in the UK.