In addition to news, a gig guide and a links directory, Folk Roots List (FRL) also offers a learning zone for anyone working in the live music industry. Whether you are performing, organising events or running a live music club, you will find helpful information right here.
Knowledge that is important to you for promoting yourself, your band or your event, facts about the many rules and regulation you may run into plus many business tips and courses will all feature right here.
The Learning Zone is populated with a range of 'how to' articles, courses, and tutorials designed to help you with the things encountered in live music and the events industry. Everything from looking after your voice to running a festival is covered and everything summarised and linked to from this page.
I hope you find this resource of articles, courses and workshops both useful and beneficial. If you would like to suggest a topic to be covered please get in touch. Likewise if you have knowledge you would like to share, submit an article.
How the voice works and ways to protect it from hoarseness and loss of voice.
Delving into what makes a great press release, explaining just how to go about writing one and discussing how to get it in front of the right people.
Entertainment and modelling agencies - the rules that apply and the fees involved.
Taking a look at the various types of microphone and the techniques to get the best sound from them
If you are about to create any promotional material such as a brochure, website, flyer or letter, this article is for you. It explores the world of copy writing and gives tips and tricks to make your copy writng more effective and productive.
This is a quick video guide to market research, how to do it and how it can benefit your project.
Guide to running an event. Planning, licensing laws, food & drink sales, road closures, insurance, etc
Temporary Event Notices (commonly known as TENs) were introduced as a light touch method of permitting small scale events where one or more licensable activities takes place. Here are the details.