UK temporarily suspends post-Brexit rules for some music truckers

The government still has no long term plan in place

UK touring bands are suffering due to “Brexit fuck-ups and a lack of government control”

White Lies, managers and politicians tell NME about the potential "nightmare" as bands return to touring Europe after Brexit and COVID

UK music fans urged to buy live gig tickets before midnight ahead of VAT increase

"If you buy by midnight tonight, more of your money goes to artists, venues, crews, promoters"

First ‘Festival Of Brexit’ event kicks off in Wales despite objections

A recent government report said the festival – now called Unboxed – was an "irresponsible use of public money"

Help Musicians to provide new funding, advice and services for touring artists affected by Brexit

The charity is aiming to help those artists whose touring plans are being affected by "the excessive red tape of the Brexit deal"

David Frost admits that the Brexit deal presents “a whole set of problems” for touring musicians

The chief negotiator of the Brexit deal has now called for fresh talks over the issue, adding: "This time, we should try harder"

A “perfect storm” is facing the UK’s summer’s festival season, industry warns

"This year will not be a case of ‘back to business as usual’ without critical support for festival organisers"

Jacob Rees-Mogg says he’s never read NME, defends government’s Brexit approach for music

An NME article about ongoing post-Brexit touring frustrations was raised in Parliament today