Brexit

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

Brexit, one year on: Music industry remains frustrated at “clueless” government

Touring artists expecting a "rocky road in the summer" as more problems emerge

Only one EU country signs deal for post-Brexit music tours

Boris Johnson had previously promised to "fix" issues around visas so UK musicians could tour the continent permit-free

One in three musicians are still earning nothing after COVID restrictions were lifted

UK charity Help Musicians also says 83 per cent of artists have been unable to find regular work

Brexit: UK musicians will be able to tour in Spain visa-free after deal achieved

Issues previously highlighted by figures from the music industry, including prohibitive costs and cabotage, still remain though

Independent artists and labels say Brexit has had “outrageous” impact in shipping music and merch to and from Europe

Many UK acts and labels now find it "kind of untenable to ship records to Europe"

Music organisations pen joint letter to government on “misleading” Brexit touring claims

"This announcement has done nothing to correct the misleading information from August"
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