An initiative launching in the UK is hoping to widen music venues’ horizons… to the daytime, with a particular focus on six areas.
It has emerged that the company has even more money to spend on its strategy than was first thought.
The Music Venue Trust has canvassed opinions from music fans and venues alike about the return of live music.
There’s a consensus that as physical concerts return, we’re going to see livestreaming continue alongside them, in a hybrid model where fans will be able to watch online (often paying […]
Thankfully for fans of British music of a certain era and geographic origin, Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess hasn’t spent the Covid-19 lockdown spouting conspiracy-theory claptrap. Instead, he launched Tim’s Twitter Listening Party […]
Yesterday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed a roadmap to “cautiously ease lockdown restrictions”, including some clarity around the potential return of live music events. Performances in indoor venues with a capacity […]
Here’s some more positive news from the campaign in the UK to preserve the future of independent music venues hit by the Covid-19 shutdown. The Music Venue Trust has taken […]
Marc Geiger was the music boss at talent agency WME, before leaving earlier this year. Now he’s setting up to invest in a network of independent music venues across the […]
Even as Covid-19 lockdowns ease and physical concerts tentatively start to return, independent music venues are still facing a battle to survive. The level of support they’ve been getting from […]
For every social-media hashtag campaign that takes off, many more wither and die without anyone noticing. So hats off to the British music industry for avoiding the latter fate with […]
In a growing number of countries, Covid-19 lockdown measures are easing, and some concerts are coming back – albeit with careful social distancing measures. But independent venues are still under threat […]
Independent musicians, especially the ones who made the majority of their income, are having a very tough 2020. In the US, there’s a new body aiming to protect their interests, […]