Live Music Forum
founder Phil Little said yesterday that the late Frank Zappa once described him as "one of the 10 best guitarists in the world".
The Liverpool project, at the Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre, is the first of 10 UK schemes to be set up following a key recommendation to Gover nment by the Live Music Forum
, chaired by Sharkey.
The remarkable thing is that five years on from the proposals first being unveiled, the Musicians Union and Live Music Forum
are still lobbying for exemptions.
'Battle of the Bands', a live music forum
, enthralled the audience and kept the Mecit sports auditorium reverberating as bands from SQU, Muscat College, Majan College, Higher College of Technology, Waljat College of Applied Sciences competed for the 'Best Band'.
In this capacity he has advised the Government on developments for Live Music through the DCMS Live Music Forum
. He is also sits on the board of Culture North-East.
He is now chairman of the Government's Live Music Forum
, and his focus is challenging local authorities to support the promotion of live music as a way of regenerating an area.
Music fans will get the chance to shape the future of radio and concerts in the Live Music Forum
with Minister for Music James Purnell, DJ Steve Lamacq and Radio One controller Andy Parfitt.
It also campaigns on behalf of grass roots music at a national level through membership of the DCMS Live Music Forum
and DFES Music Education Forum.
The super-talented and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter has been asked to perform alongside a group of MP musicians - the MP Four - as part of a day arranged by the British Music Rights and Fergal Sharkey Live Music Forum
And a fifth, 19%, of small venues staged gigs at least twice a month, the Live Music Forum
The former punk will lead a wide-ranging probe into the live music scene throughout the country as chairman of the Live Music Forum
Ms Morris announced plans for a Live Music Forum
for England and Wales which will be headed by Feargal Sharkey, former lead singer of punk band The Undertones.