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  • Backstage with Roger Barrett

    This week, we go backstage with Roger Barrett, expert in anything and everything to do with the engineering of temporary structures for live events.

  • Backstage with Keely Myers

    As one of the UK’s leading production managers with over 20 years’ experience, Keely Myers knows exactly what goes on backstage at your favourite concerts.

  • A Peek Behind the Curtain at YTL Arena Bristol

    Andrew Billingham, CEO of YTL Arena Bristol, shares an exciting project update, and what we’re looking forward to in 2022.

  • Artists Paving the Way for Eco-Friendly Touring

    As a new venue with sustainability at the heart of its plans, YTL Arena Bristol is thrilled to see more and more artists coming forward with plans for sustainable touring, highlighting their commitment to tackling the climate crisis.

  • Backstage with Sydney Emery

    Writing and recording a hit song is undoubtedly key for artists when growing their audience and attracting new fans, but the visual medium of a music video, live stream or recorded performance can elevate an artist’s profile to new heights.

  • Backstage with Dave Rutledge

    For emerging bands, artists and performers, the road to success is rarely a smooth one. Throw a global pandemic in the mix and you’ve got a difficult road to navigate. Multiple lockdowns meant venues had to close, gigs had to be cancelled, and thousands of jobs were put at risk.

  • Backstage with Mark Bowers

    Behind every successful artist is a team of people who have supported them from the start of their journey, when the venues weren’t so full and the crowds not so loud. Someone who knows all too well about this is Mark Bowers.

  • Backstage with Alex Archer

    Ever wished you could be a fly on the wall when your favourite song was recorded for the first time? As an audio engineer, you are in the unique position of not only witnessing magic in the making, but also playing an integral part in the production of it.

  • Backstage with Anton Lockwood

    It’s been a long old time without being blessed with the magic that is live music. But with restrictions lifted and vaccinations in full flow, artists and bands across the UK are taking to the stage and performing to eager audiences desperate for the return of the much-anticipated gig experience.

  • Backstage with Beckie Parsons

    Who remembers the early days of festivals? Before the running showers and clean loos? Before WIFI and phone charging stations? This week’s ‘Backstage with YTL Arena’ guest does.

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