Life lessons; in conversation with Harvey Goldsmith, CBE

Harvey Goldsmith, CBE


12:25 – 13:10
Main Room
With a career spanning 5 decades, there is a lot to talk about with legendary event producer Harvey Goldsmith, CBE! This conversation will look back to the early stages of Harvey's career, how Live Aid came about and how live music has evolved. We will then cast a critical eye over the modern industry as it stands, considering new challenges particularly the post-pandemic changes in consumer buying behaviour (buying late) changing drinking culture (drinking lots less) and industry ticketing practises that take more money from fans for the top handful of acts, combined with low revenue at the grass roots venue level, and in the mid-market. Anticipate an unvarnished perspective on the way things are, with plenty of time for audience questions.