COVID-19

On this page, you can find resource, best-practices, information and updates relevant for the live music sector on COVID-19.

COVID-19 MEASURES ON EU LEVEL

On 8 April 2020, the EU cultural ministers discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the cultural and creative sector in an online meeting initiated by the Croatian Presidency of the Council. In the press conference following the meeting, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel gave an overview of measures initiated at EU...

COVID-19: Ticket Refund Policies

Last update: 03/06/2020 – 16:45 With the restriction of social gatherings and closing down of venues and clubs all over Europe, the COVID-19 crisis has brought up many issues related to event management and cancellation. While many live music scenes struggle to maintain their cash-flow in the green, they...

Music Policy Forum: Music Cities Together Live Conference

On the 3rd of April 2020, Music Policy Forum organised an online free Music Cities Together conference, with Mark Davyd from Music Venue Trust (UK), Kwende Kefentse researcher on “music ecosystems” from the City of Ottawa (CA), Don Pitts and Michael Bracy from the Music Policy Forum (US). The...

Press Corner: COVID-19 and the Music Sector

Last updated 27/03/2020 – 11:54 Find below a list of articles written on how the COVID-19 crisis impacts the music sector. All the arguments are the authors’ own. Indie venues fight back against coronavirus, IQ Magazine – 19/03/2020 The Value Of Music In Our New Age Of Coronavirus, Shain...