The Oscar-equivalents for the international live music industry took place at London’s The Savoy Hotel on Saturday 7 March in front of a 300-strong sell out crowd. The Arthur awards – which have a voting pool of over 4,000 of the world’s leading concert business professionals – are now in their 19thyear.
The Arthur Awards were hosted by CAA's Emma Banks, and entertainment was courtesy of Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard who wowed the audience with his mind reading tricks, magician Daniel Kramer ,and an acrobatic superhero and superheroine duo.
And the winners are...
(First Venue To Come Into Your Head)
Winner: Royal Albert Hall, UK
(The Promoters' Promoter)
Winner: Phil Bowdery, Live Nation (UK)
(Liggers' Favourite Festival)
Winner: Rock Werchter, Belgium
(Second Least Offensive Agent)
Winner: Geoff Meall, The Agency Group
(Services Above and Beyond)
(Most Professional Professional)
Winner: Martin Goebbels, Robertson Taylor W&P Longreach
(The People's Assistant)
Winner: Samantha Henfrey, The Agency Group
(The Golden Ticket)
Winner: CTS Eventim
New Business Talent
(Tomorrow's New Boss)
Winner: Maarten Van Vugt, Greenhouse Talent
The Bottle Award
Winner: Marcel Avram
Photos taken during the event will be available here soon.