PMSE funding scheme now open for applications

Owners of wireless programme making and special events (PMSE) equipment can now register for funding to help cover the costs of replacing their equipment, due to the 700 MHz clearance programme.

The 700 MHz spectrum band is currently used for Freeview television and PMSE equipment such as wireless microphones, but is being cl... read more

EU Member States vote on ecodesign rules

Further exemptions for the live performance, lighting design and film sector guarantee that vast majority of stage and studio lighting can continue to be used

Brussels, 15 January 2019

On 17 December 2018, Member States voted on the Commission proposal to revise ecodesign regulations for lighting products als... read more

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