Lollapalooza to stream Lolla2020 virtual festival live on YouTube

Lollapalooza are to host a four-night broadcast this weekend, streaming exclusively live on YouTube, with over 150 pre-recorded and live performances. Streaming this Thursday 30th July – Sunday 2nd August, Lolla2020 will feature previous sets,…

BRIT Awards 2021 gets pushed back to May

Original scheduled for its usual February slot, next year’s BRIT Awards will take place 11th May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This move is to ensure a greater level of safety for the attendees…

Glastonbury festival warns they’ll “seriously go bankrupt” if they cancel 2021

2020 has been a devastating year for live music and festivals around the globe and a world favourite warns that a repeat could kill their livelihood. It’s been a circular news cycle the past few…

With most summer festivals being cancelled, get ready for virtual festivals

Wireless Connect and Electric Blockaloo are festivals due later this year, coming straight from your bedroom. With a huge amount of the population in lockdown, many artists have taken to social media to live stream…

Live Nation’s boss gives up his $3m salary to help the company cut costs

Not all bosses and big earners are bad, as Live Nation’s CEO & President has proved as the company aims to slash $500m in costs for the year. Live Nation, as a purveyor of live…

Track whether festivals are cancelled with ‘Sick Festivals’

We’re seeing many of the world’s biggest festivals get cancelled or put on hold as Coronavirus grips the world. So many it can be hard to track. Thankfully, music data company Viberate have launched a…

YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Facebook, SiriusXM and Tidal donate to the Recording Academy’s COVID-19 fund to help music professionals

MusiCares Foundation, the non-profit charity from The Recording Academy, has received “millions” of dollars from music services to help artists and other music professionals affected by COVID-19. The fund provides up to $1000 each to…

Live Nation sees shares crash after Glastonbury and other cancellations

With festivals and events cancelling around the world, COVID19 is having a drastic effect on the stock market. Coronavirus is effecting industries around the world, especially music. Musicians and performing artists around the world are…

Glastonbury festival has been cancelled

The UK’s biggest festival has added itself to the list of major events around the world that will no longer go ahead. The huge and world-renowned Glastonbury festival has been cancelled for 2020. Following the…

Coronavirus will cancel gigs and festivals

As the China-born virus spreads around the world it’s starting to make an impact on events and could be damning as festival season approaches. The Coronavirus has become an international discussion as it hops from…