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The closure of all UK nightclubs will be reviewed in 14 days

Boris Johnson announced during this afternoon's address to the nation that all nightclubs must close with immediate effect, due to the spread of the novel...

Neil Mendoza has been appointed as Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal

The UK government has set up a taskforce to aid in the recovery of the culture sector in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Neil...

90% of British musicians have already been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19

UK artists have lost £13.9million due to coronavirus, according to the results of a new survey. 

The Musician's Union asked for input from 4,100 of...

Many DJs, musicians and music industry workers will be able to apply for a grant

Self-employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80% of their average monthly earnings to help with the financial burden of coronavirus, the UK government...

It's also running a helpline for those who are struggling to cope

UK organisation Help Musicians has shared some advice and support for those in the music industry who may have been affected by the coronavirus, or...

Help for employers to cover wage bill, but freelancers and self-employed must claim through benefits system, impacting many people in creative industries

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a raft of financial measures on Friday afternoon (20th March) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the same press conference where...

The tour was due to start in August

A run of UK drive-in gigs have been cancelled due to local coronavirus lockdown concerns.

Due to take place across the summer in UK cities such...

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is calling on government aid for businesses that face devastating costs due to cancellation

The UK's independent festival industry faces collapse due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic without government aid, a new report has shown.

The Association...

UK MPs have been warned that a large majority of the UK’s venues may not reopen following lockdown

UK MPs have been told that majority of UK music venues face closure following the coronavirus lockdown.

With hundreds of venues at risk of closure...

The organisation is offering £500 to musicians in need

Help Musicians UK, the body set up to support independent musicians, has launched a Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund that will offer funds of £500 to...

Applications are open soon.

The UK Arts Council has announced a £160 million emergency fund for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The fund will directly help various strands...

The government announced the new restrictions on Tuesday (22nd September)

Music venues will remain open after 10PM in certain circumstances under new coronavirus restrictions.

On Tuesday (22nd September), the UK government's Department of Culture, Media...

"We are the music business – we have thousands of skilled people capable of running events and empty theatres/clubs/arena"

Isle Of Wight Festival boss John Giddings has shared tentative plans for the UK music and events industry to assist with the rollout of the...

The news follows a warning from the Night Time Industries Association that the UK Hospitality and Events industries may lose up to one million jobs...

£330bn is to be made available to support UK businesses affected by the global coronavirus outbreak.

As part of a daily press conference, the Chancellor of...

It's the first time in 34 years that the festival has been called off

The City of Austin have cancelled this year's SXSW festival due to concerns of the spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

The nine-day event, which typically attracts...