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Dance music is art

Michael Kill, CEO of the UK’s Night Time Industries Association, says the dance music sector should be getting more governmental assistance to help survive the pandemic

06 Aug 2020


Going live: The legalities of paid live streams

As livestreaming becomes the new normal, Gregor Pryor of law firm Reed Smith discusses how artists can effectively – and legally – engage and monetise this online format

29 Jul 2020


How we kept our distance at BSH Island

Drago Vukelic, founder of BSH Island, describes how the Croatian festival adapted when it was cancelled by authorities with just a week to go

27 Jul 2020


Time to consider TikTok

Kendall Ostrow, head of IQ client strategy at United Talent Agency, lauds TikTok for providing a platform to those ignored by traditional gatekeepers

20 Jul 2020


Celebrating a lust for life in Krakow

Universal Music Live’s Michael Ginzburg celebrates Poland’s inspirational Jewish Culture Festival and describes how the festival is dealing with Covid-19

09 Jul 2020


Are online experiences here to stay?

Geoffrey Dixon, managing director of Vivid Interface, says the firm's latest report suggests the boom in virtual content is far from over

07 Jul 2020


Is the future of live real or virtual?

As virtual events become more sophisticated, Macky Drese, GM of live at Apollo World Touring, asks if traditional concerts could ever become a thing of the past

03 Jul 2020


Could vouchers become a trap for promoters?

Live event consultant Borek Jirik explains how voucher schemes could boost the secondary market and leave promoters heavily indebted to fans

26 Jun 2020


Thank you, Black Out Tuesday

Metropolis promoter Alexandra Ampofo reflects on the events of Tuesday 2 June and says employers must now follow through with concrete action to promote diversity in live

25 Jun 2020


Why artists need an agent

IQ’s agent of the 2010s, ITB’s Rod MacSween, hits back at the assertion that the booking agent has become an "antiquated concept"

24 Jun 2020