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Perfect weather conditions provided the best party atmosphere as 225,000 party-goers re-entered the PAROOKAVILLE gates for Germany's largest electronic dance music festival this year. Last weekend, PAROOKAVILLE finally enjoyed its highly anticipated return to Weeze Airport, following a frustrating and long 3-year break. Attendees from over 40 countries along with millions of spectators streaming online, enjoyed a plethora of epic performances from some

Although nightclubs in the city of Berlin, Germany were allowed to be open under Covid-19 rules, many remained closed due to a forced law of social distancing and masks as well as the ability to dance being banned since December. Finally, Senkulteu (Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe) announced that restrictions would be lifted once again and clubs can

The past few weeks the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been battering the European continent and forced governments to introduce new restrictions which of course affects the live music industry before anything else, this includes the closure around Europe of nightclubs and other nighttime venues.   Portugal is one of the latest countries to introduce restrictions, passing over 10,000 cases each day,

While the United Kingdom is getting ready for the summer, announcing the line-ups for festivals like Creamfields, the situation is not that promising a couple hundred kms away from the Channel, since PAROOKAVILLE 2021 in Germany is set to be rescheduled to September. The festival was supposed to be happening between July 16-18 at Weeze Airport in Germany, however the organizers released a statement,

The Federal Fiscal Court (Bundesfinanzhof) made a historic decision on October 29 in Germany, ruling that techno is indeed a genre of music, extending the tax break that only German theatres, museums and concert venues received. It is music to the club-goers' ears, as well as an enormous relief for financial managements after the revenue losses the music business had to face due

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 addition to Belgium, Germany has announced similar measures today, also ordering the cancellation of all large events until August 31st, 2020, as reported by German news outlet ntv. This includes events like Parookaville and games of the German national football league Bundesliga. The Belgian government announced today that all large scale events until August 31st have to be cancelled, including

The iconic Bootshaus Club in Cologne (Germany) has just announced they will be closing its doors until April 19th after the measures adopted by the local German government ahead of the Covid-19 concerns that is striking Europe right now. The music festival scene is currently going through hard times. In fact, it's difficult to remember the last time we experienced a