EU music industry revenues are down 76% amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study reports.
A new study conducted and published by the European Grouping Of Societies Of Authors And Composers (GESAC),has found that the creative sector in Europe, which includes TV, cinema, radio, music, publishing, video games, the performing arts, dropped by 31.2% year-on-year from 2019 to 2020.
Police mistook pensioners queueing for COVID vaccine with an “illegal rave” last week.
Last Friday (22nd) police attended the Freemasons’ Saxon Hall in Southend, Essex after being tipped off about a ‘rave’, The Echo reports.
Ultra 2021 has reportedly been cancelled.
According to a letter obtained by Billboard, organizers of the Ultra Music Festival are preparing to cancel this year's event, and requesting that the City of Miami officials approve their permit request to stage the event in 2022 once a formal announcement has been made.
Glastonbury 2021 has officially been cancelled due to coronavirus.
After confirming that they would update Glasto lovers with news after cancellation speculation in January, the festival's co-organisers Emily Eavis and Michael Eavis have confirmed that 2021 will be another forced fallow year for the Somerset festival.
The first 2021 festival with rapid COVID-19 testing, Unum, has announced its line-up.
While festivals still continue to cancel and postpone amid the coronavirus pandemic, Albania has approved testing for social and cultural events, allowing the country's Unum festival to go ahead from the 3rd June - 7th June in 2021.
Across the long weekend, the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, Priku, tINI, and Sonja Moonear will headline the festival, with Dyed Soundorom, Praslea, Raresh and Traumer all lined up for performances too.
A new study has "ruled out" the risk of COVID-19 infection in music venues, providing masks and adequate ventilation are used.
It's the second time research of this kind has been undertaken in Germany. Similar findings were unveiled by Halle University last year, raising hopes that live music could make a significant comeback in 2021.
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 coronavirus vaccine.
The 2021 Grammy awards have been postponed after "thoughtful conversations with health experts".
The 63rd annual edition of the awards ceremony, which was due to take place on the 31st January, will now take place in March due to severity of coronavirus cases in Los Angeles.
Thousands of festival go-ers attended live music events in New Zealand over the new year.
While most of the globe remains on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, festivals and events during the festive period took place across New Zealand, with 20,000 people attending Gisborne's Rhythm and Vine Festival alone.
The country closed its borders and adhered to strict lockdown measures early on in the pandemic, and currently have fewer than 100 active cases of COVID-19 nationwide.