Title

Mobilizing music festivals for rural transformation

RIS ID

90873

Publication Details

Connell, J. & Gibson, C. (2014). Mobilizing music festivals for rural transformation. In S. Kruger & R. Trandafoiu (Eds.), The Globalization of Musics in Transit: Music Migration and Tourism (pp. 115-134). New York: Routledge.

Abstract

This chapter discusses music festivals in the contexts of attempts to stimulate tourism, migration, and regional development, through drawing rural communities together and creating a new element of what has been seen as the 'post-productivist economy,' the switch toward service industries, rural tourism,and the creativity economy.

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