The ENCORE Digital Weekly Magazine is a
August 4, 2011 

Feature News
Touring News
Venue News
Festival News
Business News
Label & Publishing News
Technology News
Awards & Benefits News
Legal News
Artist News
Artist Snapshot
Lefsetz Letter
Industry Profile
Vital Signs
International News
Net News





U.K. Government Announces Sweeping Copyright Reform

On August 3 the British government announced plans to modernize and reform U.K. copyright law following up on recommendations contained in the Hargreaves report commissioned by British Prime Minister David Cameron and a technical review by telecoms regula

Big Year Down Under

Australia's live performance sector posted a big year, with more than $1.3 billion in revenue with more than 17.2 million people attending shows.

AOL Shutters UK Music Sites

As AOL reorganizes in the wake of their acquisition of the online aggregator site The Huffington Post, they've announced that they are shuttering their primary music and sports websites in the U.K. - AOL Music and FanHouse.

Pete And The Pirates Announce European Dates

Pete and the Pirates have extended their recently announced UK tour and will now be embarking on a 33-date headline tour of Europe from September through to November.

Amy Winehouse Tops UK Charts 8 Days After Death

Amy Winehouse's album "Back To Black" has climbed back to top of the British album chart, eight days after the singer died in London.

Amy Winehouse Has More To Say, But Will It Be Heard?

People close to Amy Winehouse say she left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released.

'Downton' Stars Collaborate On-Screen And Onstage

There are secret romances, wars and endless back-stabbing on "Downton Abbey," the British TV series that follows the lives of the aristocratic Grantham family and their servants in the early 20th century.

Cohen Awarded For 'Hanging Rock' Concert

Leonard Cohen has been announced as the winner of ‘Best International Contemporary Concert’ for the inaugural Hanging Rock performance at the 2011 Helpmann Awards at the Sydney Opera House.

McCartney: I'm Going To Police Over Hacking Claim

Former Beatle Paul McCartney said Thursday he would contact police over his ex-wife's claim that the couple had been spied upon by a British newspaper.

© 2001-2017 Gen-Den Corporation. All rights reserved.
CelebrityAccessSM and Gen-DenSM are service marks of Gen-Den Corporation.

** ENCORE readers and those that utilize ENCORE features are bound by the ENCORE NEWSLETTER USE AGREEMENT. If you choose not to be bound by this agreement, please discard the e-mail and notify us of your desire to be removed from future mailings. **