Is it time to #ownourvenues?

May 30, 06:00 AM

CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the UK Music Venue Trust's launch of a new organisation called Music Venue Properties - which is a charitable community benefit society set up to buy the freeholds of properties that currently house grassroots music venues - and its #ownourvenues campaign, plus Sony Music's latest announcement regarding paying royalties to unrecouped artists.

Music Venue Trust launches new initiative to buy freeholds of grassroots venues
Sony Music expands commitment to pay through royalties to unrecouped heritage artists