The Rules of the Road – Current Issues in Touring


The touring business has become bigger and more crucial than ever in today’s entertainment industry. Live performances have become an essential source of revenue and exposure for artists across all musical genres, while companies in other sectors around the globe have incorporated live performances as a key part of their overall strategies. This panel will cover current business and legal issues in the business of live entertainment, from contracts with artists, venues, promoters, and booking agencies, to issues of liability, insurance, licensing, ancillary rights, and a discussion of what lies ahead.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: CLE
Level: Advanced