LIVE UK, a sister publication to AUDIENCE, is the only publication dedicated to the country's contemporary live music business, providing news, features, tour plans and information to the people that drive the industry – promoters, festival organisers, venue operators, artiste managers, booking agents, ticketing companies, media and key professionals in dozens of related sectors.
The UK's Best Venues for Contemporary Live Music as an annual round-up of the most prominent and proactive venues, from pubs to stadiums and open-air sites, that play a part in keeping the UK a world leader in contemporary music. This 84-page publication features interviews with venue operators, profiles key personalities – from pub landlords to stadium bosses, and includes a survey of trends in areas such as ticketing and marketing.
View digital magazine here.
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 80 countries worldwide. Circulation includes thousands of promoters, festival organisers, venue operators and key people in dozens of related sectors.
View digital magazine here.


The Golden Ticket
Nick Blackburn (SEE group)
Ed Parkinson (Viagogo)
James Drury (Live UK)
Matt McNeill (eTickets)
Dave Wilson (
Breaking and Entering
John McIldowie (MAMA Group)
Steve Tilley (Kilimanjaro Live)
Emma Hogan (ITB)
Dave Wallace (Wildlife Entertainment)
Mission Possible
Des Fallon (XL Video)
Dick Carruthers (Cheese Film + Video)
Dick Tee (EnTEEtainment)
Mark Ward (Proper Productions)
Bryan Grant (Britannia Row)
Masters of the Universe
John Giddings (Solo Agency)
Rob Hallett (AEG Live)
Mike Gartside (Live UK)
Geoff Meall (The Agency Group)
Barry Dickins (ITB)
Media Muscle
Sammy Jacob (DX Media)
Chris Ingham (Future Publishing)
Geoff Huckstep (Trent FM Arena)
Karen Hendry (Kiss Network)
Michelle Linaker (Bauer Media)
Playing The Fields
Stuart Galbraith (Kilimanjaro Live)
Geoff Ellis (DF Concerts)
James Drury (LIVE UK)
Chris Macmeikan (Continental Drifts)
Stairway to Heaven
Daryl Robinson
Matthew Wooliscroft (SJM)
Peter Tudor (Ticketmaster)
Steve Strange (X-ray Touring)
Tim Parry (Big Life Management)
We’re with the b(r)and
Robert Guterman (Big Fish Events)
Natasha Kizzie (KLP)
Peter Tudor (Ticketmaster)
Nuala Donnelly (O2)
Fiona Lovatt (Gaymers Cider)

Stuart Galbraith
Kilimanjaro Live
Rob Hallet
AEG Live

Paul Craig

Nuala Donnelly

Keith Harris
John Giddings

Geoff Ellis
Barry Dickins

< back to 2009 archive