New York state bans all ticketed events, effectively cancelling all live music gigs

After some venues re-opened their doors, new coronavirus guidelines have forced the doors of New York’s bars and restaurants offering live music to close. All bars and restaurants in New York state offering any live…

ByteDance’s music streaming platform Resso may be banned from India soon

After TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned app were banned last month for security and privacy reasons, 275 more app are being looked into by Indian officials. The report from The Economic Times claims that 275…

Is it fair to ban Jess Glynne from a festival for life for mental health issues?

This week singer Jess Glynne has been a hub of controversy for dropping out of her concert at the Isle of Wight festival last minute. Is the accusatory vitriol in response justified? The weekend just…

Jack White has banned fans using smartphones from his gigs

Jack White has had enough of the panels of light popping up above the crowds heads at concerts as he bans phones from his gigs. A disease is plaguing live music at the moment, the…