Music Ally Quarterly Report :: The Trends Report – January 2022
The Trends Report is designed to set your synapses buzzing with ideas, and put you on the front foot in 2022. In it, we look back at what happened in 2021 – that most complex of years – and turn what we learned...
January 14, 2022
Live Nation shares fall after Astroworld Festival tragedy
Live Nation issued a statement this weekend following the deaths and injuries at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, promising to "continue working to provide as much information and assistance as possible to the local authorities...
November 9, 2021
Investigations begin into Astroworld festival deaths
The task of the investigations will be to establish who knew what, and when, about how serious the situation was rapidly and chaotically becoming.
November 8, 2021
UK live music body aims to reach net zero emissions by 2030
It has a dedicated sustainability arm working on the plan, with the help of companies and organisations including Julie’s Bicycle, AGreenerFestival and The Tour Production Group.
September 17, 2021
Abba reveal new album and plans for avatar-focused concerts
It’s putting a lot on the shoulders of one group to cheer the world up during a global pandemic. However, Abba might be the band for the job.
September 3, 2021
Consumer Marketing Manager – Flymachine – San Francisco Bay
What We’re About Flymachine is pioneering the digital future of live events. A virtual venue for live entertainment, Flymachine combines community and live performance in a virtual space, delivering an evolution on the...
July 27, 2021
Live Nation commissions report on live industry’s US impact
Live Nation has commissioned research into the economic impact of the live music industry in the US, providing plenty of figures for the industry and policymakers.
July 27, 2021
CTS Eventim expands its live entertainment business to Asia
Live firm CTS Eventim is expanding into Asia with a new subsidiary, Eventim Live Asia. Led by former Live Nation exec Jason Miller, the division will be based in Singapore, with a focus on markets including China, Japan,...
July 22, 2021
Impala and IAO suggest ‘single touring permit’ for Europe
Amid the ongoing wrangles about how and when live music can return safely in various European countries, it’s important to also remember the separate (but just as debilitating) wrangles around how British musicians can...
July 8, 2021
Event-planning startup OnePlan raises $3.8m funding round
Planning a festival or concert right now is a fraught business thanks to Covid-19, from safety measures to securing the necessary insurance to go ahead. OnePlan is one of the startups trying to help those organisers with...
July 8, 2021
UK government publishes ‘ERP’ data on making events Covid-safe
The British music industry had been furious about the UK government’s failure to publish the findings of its ‘Events Research Programme’ (ERP), which had run a series of pilot live events to test Covid-safe measures:...
June 28, 2021
UK live industry sues government over Covid-19 test events
It is all kicking off in the UK as the row over the government’s ‘Events Research Programme’ (ERP) deepens. That was the scheme to test a handful of Covid-safe live events, from music to snooker, and to learn from the...
June 25, 2021