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Live from Reykjavik: A Rey of light

Will Larnach-Jones, director of Iceland Airwaves, details how organisers showcased homegrown talent by recalibrating the cancelled event as Live from Reykjavik

15 Jan 2021


Music contributes to our European identity

Mariya Gabriel, European commissioner for culture, outlines schemes that she has helped facilitate to ensure live music survives the pandemic

06 Jan 2021


There’s no better time than now to go on sale for 2021

Thanks to pent-up demand, decreased competition and new Covid-19 vaccines, there is no better time to go on sale for 2021, says Festicket's Luis Sousa

14 Dec 2020


We need a new rhythm for 2021

Denmark's Roskilde Festival, Live Nation Denmark, Smukfest, Tinderbox and NorthSide pen an open letter appealing for political support

14 Dec 2020


Diversity: Change is coming

UK Music's diversity taskforce chair and Punch Records CEO reflects on diversity in the music industry and the seminal events of 2020

10 Dec 2020


Beyond solidarity

Joe Frankland, CEO of PRS Foundation, highlights some of the possible pathways to a stronger, connected music community

20 Nov 2020


A call for help from Hungary

Hung out to dry by an indifferent government, the Hungarian live business needs urgent aid – starting with a long-overdue VAT cut, writes Eszter Décsy

19 Nov 2020


The support act

Italian superstar Elisa reveals details of her recent fundraising tour, where she eschewed her fees so that all profits could go to crew members

09 Nov 2020


TMW’s world

Helen Sildna, founder of Tallinn Music Week (TMW), details some of the organisational obstacles and key takeaways from this year’s rejigged conference and festival

30 Oct 2020


How royalties can rebalance a fairer music funding model

Marzio Schena, CEO of ANote Music, explains how fans are investing directly in their favourite artists while touring is on pause

27 Oct 2020