The team at Live & Local had a wonderful time at the NRTF (National Rural Touring Forum) ‘HiVis: Value, Impact and Success of Rural Touring’ conference in Bangor. This is an annual conference where schemes, promoters and artists meet for talks and showcases of work. Read below for some of the things they learnt and […]


Artist Spotlight: Bush Gothic

“Humans experience woes and tribulations no matter what century they are living in. We all need to find a way through our troubles and music immediately connects us to the great mystery and wonder of being alive…” Jenny M. Thomas – Bush Gothic Bush Bands and Bunyips This year we welcome to our menu Australian […]

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On the road in Western Australia

We’re enjoying the last few shows of the spring and busy behind the scenes curating the autumn programme of shows. It’s grey, gloomy and chilly outside so we thought we’d brighten your day with an update from our rural touring colleague, Philippa, in sunny Western Australia. Philippa highlights the complexities of touring to rural communities […]

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