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Students conduct UK Live Music Census and feature on BBC

We are very proud to have had the opportunity to take part in the first ever national UK Live Music Census on Thursday, 9th March.

Our student volunteers from BA (Hons) Music Management and BA (Hons) Popular Music Journalism Lucy Bourne, Liza Millen, Travis Conor Brade, Steve McCormick, Hugo Gerbrandy and Georgia M Balson conducted surveys with the audience at State Champs’ show at Engine Rooms and Mad Dog Mcrea’s at The Talking Heads.

Southampton Solent University’s local census co-ordinator is lecturer and course leader Dr Chris Anderton.


Lucy conducting a survey with BBC 5 Live

Watch BBC South Today’s feature on us here:


Listen to BBC 5 Live feature here starting 1h 22min:


UK Live Music Census is a nationwide ‘Springwatch’ of music that collects data about live music industries to help tackle issues and improve the scenes.

The online surveys for promoters, venues, musicians and audience are open now!
Help protect our live music.