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Berlin booking agencies have come together to call for aid for all live acts that have been affected by the current global pandemic, which has caused the cancellation of festivals and shows across the globe. Approximately 70 different agencies have joined together in order to get the grant. Their union is called Booking United. Booking United published a formal letter to the

In recent weeks, some European countries have started to allow the comeback of activities post-quarantine interruption caused by COVID-19. This is no different in the Netherlands. From June 1st restaurants, movie theaters and other types of establishments will be open to the public again. However, as announced a few weeks ago, events such as festivals and clubs can only work

Live Nation, the largest events promoter company in the world, is analysing alternative scenarios in facing the impossibility of organizing concerts in traditional models the audience is used to due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this in the first four months of 2020, the company experienced a 21% revenue drop. The shares of Live Nation, which owns Ticketmaster,

American electronic music promoter Insomniac has seen no other option but to furlough roughly half of its staff as CEO/Founder Pasquale Rotella has detailed. Having to work from home, the existing employees at Insomniac are having to roll out refund procedures from their own homes after the cancellation of a handful of its festivals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Insomniac recently

One of the most anticipated events on the London electronic music circuit has been postponed to July 2021. Anjunadeep London - Open Air Evolved, scheduled to take place on July 25, 2020 at the Magazine London venue, was yet another major event affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic. The lineup for this event was due to feature names like Lane 8, Tinlicker,

The mega streaming platform Spotify has developed and launched a brand new feature called 'Artist Fundraising Pick' that will allow fans to make donations directly to their chosen artists or worthy causes in order to help them in this tough period for the music industry. Besides thousands of industries that have been damaged by this pandemic, our beloved music industry has definitely

Although nothing can make up for the fact that Tomorrowland 2020 is gone for good, the organizers have been trying their best to provide consolation to the disappointed fans through the live streams and radio shows. Taking this framework to up another level, the festival has announced the return of its biggest playlist – Tomorrowland Top 1000 through One World

The 2020 edition of the Dutch festival Mysteryland is postponed to August 27th-29th 2021, after the release of an official statement from the organizers on their website and social media platforms. This is yet another festival impacted by the crisis around the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past few weeks, other major events have also been postponed to 2021, such as Tomorrowland Belgium,

Despite the horrors the last few months have entailed, every now and again there are glimmers of hope. From declining cases in New York, to Italy reopening some stores, we are daring to believe that we may have conquered COVID-19. But there is still a long way to go, and charitable efforts from generous individuals and organisation still go a long

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, iconic electronic music festivals such as Ultra Musical Festival Miami and EDC Las Vegas, among others, have been cancelled or postponed. Exactly 3 months from Tomorrowland Belgium, there is still a lack of certainty regarding whether the event will be allowed to go ahead. However, the future of Tomorrowland 2020 has been brought to the forefront of our minds

The current pandemic situation caused by COVID-19 is affecting several sectors of the economy, mainly, events associated with the music industry. Unfortunately, festivals are being canceled or postponed increasing the risk of not happening the 2020 festival season. Also, some related companies have started to feel the impact of this situation too. This week Eventbrite a US-based event management and

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