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Ahadadream, DEBONAIR and more will DJ at London's Colour Factory to raise money for two causes

London collective Daytimers are organising their first live event in support of the ongoing COVID-19 relief effort in India.

An all-South Asian line-up of DJs...

Burgeoning hard drum label Flood readies its first EP of 2020, Ovid’s ‘Dustbringer’. Hear the rollicking percussion and rumbling bass of ‘Pressure Plate’ now

Cork-based hard drum label Flood will release its first new music of 2020 on 7th February in the form Ovid’s ‘Dustbringer’.

The Washington DC producer’s...

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Even as pandemic restrictions have lifted, and clubs and festivals have returned, the spectre of coronavirus lingers for many due to the debilitating impact of long Covid. Here, Dhruva Balram speaks to people in the dance music industry about how the effects of long Covid, and a lack of understanding around it, have impacted them, and asks whether it should be recognised as a disability

“My energy levels have never returned to what they were,” says London-based DJ and broadcaster DEBONAIR. “I don’t have the muscle strength and energy that...

“I should have used better judgment and double-checked the guidance given to me"

Finland's prime minister has apologised for clubbing despite being exposed to Covid-19.

Sanna Marin came under widespread criticism after a Finnish gossip magazine published photos...

Washington DC’s Ovid returns to Flood with five colourful drum workouts. Hear ‘Descent’ now

Ovid returns to Cork label Flood this month with the ‘Stone Coaster’ EP.

Following his 2020 debut on the label, ‘Dustbringer’, the Washington DC-based producer...

A new guidebook for elevating nightlife during difficult times

A Covid Nightlife Guide has been published online.

The brainchild of Morgan Deane, managing partner of 508 Events and founder of Lasher Louis Productions, 'A Light in...

Organisers hope to return in 2022 after being forced to cancel for the second consecutive year

Burning Man's organisers have announced that this year's edition of the annual event in the Nevada desert will not go ahead.

The cancellation of the...

Plan B proposals were ratified with 369 votes for and 126 against

Members of Parliament have voted in favour of introducing Covid passes for entry to nightclubs in England. This means using the NHS Covid app to...

Details of the scheme have not been confirmed, but an announcement could arrive by the end of today

Vaccine passports are expected to be introduced to nightclubs and other music events in England as part of new Covid-19 regulations set to be announced...

It's the first service of its kind to be introduced for event organisers in the UK 

A new rapid COVID-19 testing kit designed for the live events industry has been fully launched.

Swallow Events, which is behind the kit, says it's the first company...

The Chemical Brothers cancel Glastonbury set due to Covid-19

The Chemical Brothers have cancelled their Glastonbury set due to Covid-19.


Having only announced the set earlier this week, after days rumours, the duo were...

Almost all legal coronavirus restrictions were lifted at midnight on Monday 19th July

Nightclubs across England reopened last night (19th July) as all legal COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

Last week, it was announced that England would proceed with...

"Moshing is allowed"

A 10,000 capacity COVID pilot festival will take place in the UK next month as part of the government's Events Research Programme. 

Last week, it...

Pfizer and BioNTech have thrown the industry a lifeline

Stock prices in the live music industry sharply rose on Monday (November 9) following a breakthrough in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine...

Other Plan B measures will also come to an end

The Prime Minister has announced that Covid entry requirements for clubs will be scrapped from next week. 

Vaccine certificates showing proof of a Covid vaccination...