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The co-organiser made a similiar comment after last year's festival was cancelled

Glastonbury organisers have denied that the festival could go bankrupt.

After announcing another forced fallow year for Glastonbury amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, festival co-organiser...

Visual arts, books, the press, films and TV also saw declines of between 20% and 40%

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...

Officers were called to the site on Friday (22nd)

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...

"It has become clear we simply will not be able to make the festival happen this year"

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...

Seth Troxler, Ricardo Villalobos, Sonja Moonear, tINI and more will play the Albanian festival in June

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...

It's the second time German scientists have reached the conclusion

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...

"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 DJ spoke with Reuters shortly before his New Year's Eve performance at the Louvre

David Guetta has urged people to get the coronavirus vaccine in a new interview.

French DJ and producer David Guetta, who topped last year's Top...

London’s 100 Club will trial the Pathogen Reduction System next month

A London nightclub will pilot a new ventilation system in January that could lead the way in making clubs and music venues more COVID-secure. 

According...

The lack of international artist bookings is allowing local scenes to thrive

A new podcast documenting the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Chinese underground electronic music scene has been released as part of a BBC...

“We're talking about a situation where the goalposts move weekly and sometimes daily”

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis has said that the festival is still “quite a long way” from being able to confirm its return to Worthy Farm...

1,000 volunteers participated in the medical study in Barcelona

1,000 Barcelona residents participated in a live concert medical study on Saturday, 12th December to evaluate the effectiveness of same-day COVID-19 screenings for physical events...

Festivals may face bankruptcy if they are forced to cancel again in 2021

The organisers of Glastonbury Festival have called for “direct financial support” from the government amid ongoing difficulties in obtaining live events cancellation insurance for next...

“There will be no festival season next year unless insurance is underwritten in case of Covid disruption”

Major UK music festivals including Glastonbury may be prevented from taking place in 2021 unless their insurance is underwritten due to COVID-19, MPs warned in...

Guests reported minimal mask-wearing and next to no social distancing

A sold-out art and music festival which took place from November 11th -15th in Tulum, Mexico, has been linked to a rising number of COVID-19...

MAD nightclub has been shut for almost 10 months

A Swiss nightclub in the town of Lausanne has been transformed into a temporary blood donation centre during the coronavirus pandemic. 

People have been able...

The new rules could make it possible for UK promoters to book DJs from overseas

DJs and performing artists travelling for ‘business’ will no longer need to self-isolate for two weeks when entering England from a high-risk country - thanks...

The world's best-known party island, Ibiza has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Frequent restriction changes, extortionate fines and bans on dancing, parties and smoking...

The sun is shining as we zip through the Ibizan countryside. The forested hills, spotted with white villas, pulse with the sound of deep house...

“This announcement by the Government has led us to believe that they are intentionally aiming to collapse our sector"

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has accused the UK government of intentionally destroying the live music and entertainment sector with new regulations.

Last week...

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...