Who said CDs are dead?
With the enormous rise of streaming, downloading etc. there were some in the industry who thought that the CD business was on its way out. Well it certainly may be slowing down, but it hasn’t dented the business of Proper Music at the Gateway Business Centre, London.
Drew Hill, Managing Director of Proper Music Distribution Limited, has now announced that Topic Records has come under his management and as the company move into a new, vast warehouse for their ever-expanding business, he sees CDs holding their own.
Sales of artists’ CDs at festivals and events is a good source of extra income for the artist, and for the festival. The opportunities are there.
Do you have a CD stall at your event? Please tell us:
- ‘Yes, we have’ or ‘No, we haven’t’
- If yes, please tell us who run the stall. Is it the festival itself or do you bring in a company to run it?
Send an email to email@example.com
AFO is conducting a survey on behalf of Proper Music to discover just how many festivals and events have CD outlets when they run their festivals. We will be glad to hear from you.
AFO: 27th Apr 2017 12:57:00
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A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey.
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Come Join The Chorus
It is with great sadness that I have to say, having heard from our friends at Chippenham Festival, that Ted Poole, organiser, folk enthusiast, MC, great chorus singer, trade unionist and all round good and kind man has passed away. Ted, with his wife Ivy, had been running folk clubs and music events in and around Swindon for about fifty years. A great supporter of local musicians, singer/songwriters and always gave great encouragement to young, up and coming artists. He will be sorely missed in the music business and particularly in the Wiltshire music scene. As Bob Berry of Chippenham Festival said, 'One In A Million'.
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International Women's Day 2018 - Important News
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Industry Green Survey 2017 Reveals Uk Events Getting Smart With Power & Travel
A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the third annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey.
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