Coachella 2021 has officially been cancelled for the third time

As coronavirus continues to devastate the music industry around the world, the California music festival is cancelled for the third time.

Glastonbury And Other Big Festivals May Cancel In 2021 Unless Government Agrees To Help Organisers Get Covid Insurance

MP’s have been warned that if Covid insurance isn’t underwritten then festival season 2021 will not go ahead.

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…

Google Play Music will stop streaming music in the next 2 months

It’s finally happening: Google Play Music is being shutdown and will stop streaming in the coming months to be completely replaced by YouTube Music before December. It’s been years in the making and finally Google…

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…