A Beginner’s Guide To Performance Rights (Infographic)

At The Orchard, our performance rights team is here to clarify your understanding of rights management - working to help rights owners earn more, faster. We have created a beginner’s guide to performance rights - a visual that aims to simplify the answer t...

Seeing Orange: The Orchard at Roskilde Festival

In the first week of July, the 49th edition of Roskilde Festival took place on a field outside of Copenhagen. Roskilde is the largest festival in Northern Europe and was visited by over 130,000 guests and volunteers this year. Roskilde promotes diversity c...

Independent Venue Week Has Begun

In the world of live music entertainment there are unsung heroes amongst the roaring stadiums and landmark stages: independent venues. These are the family-run venues and built-up sets in cities from Lafayette, CA to Buffalo, NY. As small town and local as...

The Polaris Music Prize Reveals Long List

Since 2006, The Polaris Music Prize awards have been recognizing some of the most talented Canadian musicians. The Long List is comprised of 40 albums that were favored by entertainment jurors. That list is then shortened to the Short List of 10 albums whi...

CMA Fest Celebrates Country Music And More

Nashville’s CMA Fest brings fans from all over the world to celebrate Country music. This festival has it all: free concerts, surprise performances, intimate shows, stadium shows, meet-and-greets -- and, of course, the CMT awards that Wednesday to kick it ...

Billboard Indie Power Players Feature Brad Navin and Colleen Theis

This June, Billboard celebrated Indie Week kicking it off with the annual Indie Power Players list. The article highlights top executives across labels, distributors, and associations working in support of the independent music community. For the third yea...