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Clubs in Brussels plan to reopen regardless of permission this month

Clubs in Brussels plan to reopen, regardless of whether they have permission and with normal running times, on 18th February. Flanders and Wallonia venues have...

Dutch clubs

Dutch clubs can reopen on 12th February without punishment, police unions in the Netherlands have announced. 


A joint statement released 8th February by law enforcement...

The elusive artist discusses healthcare funding, the psychological impact of a two-year pandemic, and Europe's smallest bird

Iconic English songwriter, singer, and musician Kate Bush has said UK National Health Service (NHS) staff deserve a fair pay rise, in a rare public...

Grassroots music venues are alredy £90million in debt, with attendances and ticket sales plummeting

Fresh UK Government support for music venues has been described as "woefully inadequate". 

An additional £1billion of funding primarily aimed at hospitality, events, and cultural...

Rules are being ramped-up across Europe as continental cases continue to surge

Germany, Portugal and Northern Ireland are among the countries announcing new COVID-19 restrictions in the face of rising cases and the threat posed by the...

Venues will be shuttered again from 27th December 

Nightclubs in Wales are set to close as COVID-19 infection rates continue to increase across the United Kingdom. 

The country is currently experiencing a rapid...

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...

The organisation believes PCR tests offer an appropriate level of safety in the current climate

Berlin's dancing ban is being contested by the city's Clubcommission, which is calling for the policy to be revoked and replaced with mandatory PCR testing...

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...

New Year's Eve cancelled in major blow to the sector's recovery

Clubs in France will shut for at least four weeks in a bid to curb rising Covid-19 infections and slow the spread of the new...

88% of UK artists are currently bringing in less than £1000 per month

A third of professional musicians in the UK are still not earning from their work due to the pandemic, according to research by the charity...

The New York institution celebrates its seventh birthday this weekend, but has until January to clear 18 months back rent 

Brooklyn's Good Room nightclub is hosting a series of fundraising events to keep its doors open, with owners revealing they have three months before the...

Venues have just over two weeks to prepare for the new regulations

Vaccine passports proposed for Scottish nightclubs have been delayed for 17 days after the country's nightlife industry body launched a legal challenge to the scheme...

A new investigation from Mixmag reports that The Met Police used a flawed methodology to calculate the number of raves taking place during lockdown

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel used false data about the number of illegal raves taking place to justify increased police powers during the coronavirus lockdown...

Nightclubs across the city are primed for a return to indoor dancing

Berlin is the latest major nightlife destination to announce a resumption of indoor music events with dancing. The decision was made following a court ruling...

"This is again a hard message"

Dutch nightclubs will remain closed until at least 31st October, according to the latest government announcement. 

Last week Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister...

Around 400 health professionals will be chosen, and the public is now being asked to help with flight costs

An initiative offering free holidays in Ibiza and other destinations to NHS and public sector health workers from across Europe has launched a crowdfunding campaign. ...

Jelani Blackman, AJ Tracey and Alicai Harley appear on the previously unheard material

Gorillaz have debuted three new songs during a free concert for NHS workers.   

The show took place at London's O2 Arena on 10th August...

Restrictions cover the Greater Seoul area and also include limits on treadmill speeds and group sizes

Music running at over 120 BPM has been banned in South Korean gyms for two weeks over fears that fast beats could encourage more rigorous...

"It is absolutely vital that we proceed now with caution, and I cannot say this powerfully or emphatically enough — this pandemic is not over"

The UK Government has confirmed that nightclubs in England can reopen on 19th July, with most remaining COVID-19 restrictions to be removed as previously outlined. ...