Should live-streamed gigs be recorded and made available afterwards? In this blog, I touch on the importance of how a unique experience in time is more valuable to the audience and the artist if it is kept in the moment.
In today’s blog, I briefly describe three real-life ticketed virtual events that we have going on at Midnight Mango. Each one follows a different model. Each one is viable and will make an income for the artist, promoter, venue and agent.
I like busking, but throwing up another front room performance with a digital tip jar is digital busking and there is only so much busking I can take before it becomes tiresome. In this article I propose small venues are going to need to work in both the physical and the digital space to survive.
In this blog post I briefly chart Midnight Mango’s journey from promoter to agency. I reflect on how the current coronavirus pandemic reminds me of the financial volatility of being a promoter. If nothing else, it’s healthy to be reminded of that!
In this blog post, I briefly discuss the crazy events leading up to lock-down and how we, at Midnight Mango, reacted as booking agents in the live music industry. What a truly insane time to be alive and tho it seems like we have been descending into this vortex for a lifetime, it only actually started a couple of months ago!
Joe Strummer moved to a village near my home town of Bridgwater, Somerset in the early 2000s. I didn’t know it then, but it was to have a profound effect on the direction of my life from then on.
This is an open letter to all festival programmers, venue owners and promoters who we work with. In it, I express solidarity in these desperate times and outline where we can help.