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Chaucer Event Logistics is a world leader in speciality freight forwarding and logistics for the Entertainment & Events Industry. With coverage in over 150 countries world-wide, Chaucer is able to handle all your international, time sensitive, fragile and complicated freight moves at a moment's notice.

On many occasions we act as Head of Department for Shipping, which enables the Event Co-ordinator, Tour or Production Manager to make one call after which we then make all the necessary arrangements for collection and delivery of all equipment, sets, sound stages and back-room kit along with all crew and team personal items.

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Security Concerns Re-Emerge After Thousand Oaks Club Shooting

While fires continued to burn throughout Northern and Southern California at press time, the music industry was still reflecting on the Nov. 7 shooting at Thousand Oaks’ Borderline Bar & Grill, which terrorized some country music fans who had previously been at Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas in October of 2017.


Jake Berry Announced To Lead Pollstar’s Production Live! Programming

Pollstar today announced that tour production legend Jake Berry has been hired to lead the programming of Production Live!, the production component of the 2019 Pollstar Live! conference and awards which runs Feb. 11-12 at Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton.


U2 Grosses $126.2 Million With ‘Experience + Innocence’ Trek

Final box office tallies are in for U2’s Experience + Innocence tour that spanned just over six months this year with treks through North America and Europe.


Alex Hodges On How Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening The Who’s 1973 Quadrophenia Tour Changed Everything

Nederlander Concerts CEO Alex Hodges is one of the few souls who, besides Gary Rossington, can claim a through line from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s earliest days as a touring force, from booking early club dates in the early 1970s to promoting shows with the band as recently as 2007 at L.A.’s Greek Theatre.


Jay Harren Named StubHub Head Of Business Development, Music

Jay Harren has been named Head of Business Development, Music, for StubHub by the company’s GM, Music, Theater and Performing Arts Jeff Poirier, to whom he’ll report.


Irving and Jeffrey Azoff Storm Billboard Live Summit With ‘Unmanageable’ Q&A


Roy Clark Dead At 85; Condolences Pour In From Ricky Skaggs, Charlie Daniels, More

Country Music Hall of Famer Roy Clark died of complications from pneumonia Nov. 15, representatives announced.


Q’s With: Michael Franti & Sara Agah Franti Doing It For The Love

Married couple Michael Franti and Sara Agah Franti have been doing what many might term “God’s work.” This with their aptly named philanthropic organization Do It For The Love, which gives people with life threatening illnesses tickets to a live show by any artist anywhere, from Beyoncé and Paul McCartney to Guns ‘N Roses, A$AP Rocky and Sam Hunt and beyond.


CMA Awards Winners A Testament To Touring

If, as Robert Earl Keen writes, “the road goes on forever, and the party never ends,” the 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena was a testament to the power of touring for the night’s biggest winners.


‘Bringing Artists To Beautiful Locations’: Q’s With Andy Smith, Co-Founder Of Kendal Calling

Pollstar had a chat with Andy Smith, the co-founder of one of the UK’s most beloved festivals, Kendal Calling, and the company behind it, From The Fields.


Dave Matthews Band Shares ‘Grey Street’ From ‘Live Trax 46’: Pro-Shot Video

Watch Dave Matthews Band celebrate keyboardist Buddy Strong's birthday as part of the version of "Grey Street" featured on the forthcoming 'Live Trax 46.'


Ghost Light Debuts The Band Cover At Fall Tour 2018 Opener

Ghost Light worked the debut of a The Band classic into their fall tour opener on Wednesday night in Albany.


Happy 40th Anniversary ‘Shakedown Street’: Grateful Dead Teams With Lowell George

In honor of 'Shakedown Street' turning 40 today, listen to a collection of outtakes from the Lowell George-produced Grateful Dead studio album.


The Magic Beans & Kitchen Dwellers Announce Winter Tour 2019

The Magic Beans and Kitchen Dwellers confirmed details of an extensive co-headlining Winter Tour 2019.


Aqueous Performs ‘Realize Your Light’ In Brooklyn: Pro-Shot Video

Buffalo-based jam quartet Aqueous unveiled pro-shot video of 'Color Wheel' standout "Realize Your Light" from their recent Halloween show in Brooklyn.


The Rolling Stones Hint At 2019 New York City-Area Appearance

More teases of what looks to be a The Rolling Stones' 2019 U.S. tour announcement have popped up.


Relix Channel Announces ‘The Complete Last Waltz’ Webcast

A webcast of Saturday night's The Complete Last Waltz concert at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York is available.


Vulfpeck Shares ‘Darwin Derby’ Video Featuring Theo Katzman & Antwaun Stanley

Watch the music video for "Darwin Derby," the latest single from Vulfpeck's forthcoming LP 'Hill Climber.'


John Mayer & Dave Chappelle Announce Controlled Danger Show In Las Vegas

The next installment of John Mayer and Dave Chappelle's Controlled Danger music and comedy hybrid will take place next month at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


The Motet Confirms Winter Tour 2019

Colorado funk act The Motet detailed an extensive Winter Tour 2019 in support of their forthcoming 'Death Or Devotion' studio album.












Oxfam shops announce Stormzy as Friday headliner for Glastonbury 2019

Oxfam shops announce Stormzy as Friday headliner for Glastonbury 2019 - now confirmed by the Festival


we just want to say: Bollocks to Brexit. People's Vote Now!!!

we just want to say: Bollocks to Brexit. People's Vote Now!!! - last chance to make some noise


Fleetwood Mac add 2nd date at Wembley Stadium

Fleetwood Mac add 2nd date at Wembley Stadium - on Tuesday 18th June


Camp Bestival announces refund process for 2018 Sunday ticket holders

Camp Bestival announces refund process for 2018 Sunday ticket holders


Bon Iver, Mac DeMarco, First Aid Kit, & more for All Points East 2019

Bon Iver, Mac DeMarco, First Aid Kit, & more for All Points East 2019 - with John Grant, The Tallest Man On Earth, & more


George Ezra, & Richard Ashcroft, to headline Neighbourhood Weekender 2019

George Ezra, & Richard Ashcroft, to headline Neighbourhood Weekender 2019 - joined by Primal Scream, The Vaccines, You Me At Six, Slaves, Nothing But Thieves, & more


Kylie for Sounds Of The City 2019

Kylie for Sounds Of The City 2019 - first show for Manchester's Castlefield Bowl


Kylie for at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2019

Kylie for at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2019 - two shows in June


Kylie for Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2019

Kylie for Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace 2019 - with Sophie Ellis-Bextor, & Hackney Colliery Band on Sunday 23rd June


Kylie for Eden Sessions

Kylie for Eden Sessions - on Tuesday 2nd July


Fun Lovin Criminals tour the UK in January, February, and March -

NEWS - Fun Lovin Criminals tour the UK in January, February, and March -


Dido to play 4 UK/Ireland shows in May -

NEWS - Dido to play 4 UK/Ireland shows in May -


REVIEW : Parcels

REVIEW - Parcels at Leeds, Brudenell Social Club on Wed 7th Nov 18


REVIEW : Heaven 17, and xPropaganda

REVIEW - Heaven 17, and xPropaganda at University of East Anglia (U.E.A.), Norwich; on Sat 10th Nov 18


PHOTOS: Heaven 17

PHOTOS: Heaven 17 at University of East Anglia (U.E.A.), Norwich on Mon 12th Nov 18


PHOTOS: Parcels

PHOTOS: Parcels at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds on Wed 7th Nov 18


Vintage Trouble announce 3 dates for March -

NEWS - Vintage Trouble announce 3 dates for March -


Gentleman's Dub Club's 'Lost In Space' tour for March 2019 -

NEWS - Gentleman's Dub Club's 'Lost In Space' tour for March 2019 -


UK dates for Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - shows in November and December 2020

NEWS - UK dates for Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - shows in November and December 2020


farewell UK dates next June from Lynyrd Skynyrd -

NEWS - farewell UK dates next June from Lynyrd Skynyrd -


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