History of Live Music in Britain Vol 1 published next month

This scholarly 3-volume study, The History of Live Music in Britain will start to be published in March. Details of the book are HERE, and some background on the research project, led by Professors Simon Frith from Edinburgh and Martin Cloonan from Glasgow are HERE. The project also has an interactive WEBSITE with extensive research resources and a TWITTER NEWS FEED


  1. I thought live music in this country started way before 1950...

  2. James, yes, the point is yours :)

    There is a fuller, unambiguous title, which probably didn't fit into the space available on the cover, and it is: