Government response to UK music Brexit concerns

As members of the UK Music Live Music Group, we have been sharing our concern for Brexit's impact on touring for both bands and crew. UK Music, as the industry's lobbying voice, has worked tirelessly to voice those concerns. The most recent response from Government, setting out their position. Work continues on specific issues, you can read t... read more

A Little Brexit Hope For Live Music Touring

OK, the 'Chequers Deal' might already be falling apart at the seams, but a CTRL F on the PDF of the white paper, look for 'musicians' and they're mentioned twice, specific reference to the recognition that touring musicians (and their supporting crew) will need specialist arrangements to enable friction free movement. That's kind of good news... read more

UK Live Music Census Reports Published

The UK’s first ever national live music census took place in spring 2017: for 24 hours from noon on Thursday 9th March, an army of volunteers went out and about to live music events in Glasgow, Newcastle-Gateshead, Oxford, Leeds, Southampton and Brighton (and 1st June in Liverpool), from pub gigs to massed choirs t... read more