Brexit

91 per cent of musicians say they can no longer afford equipment

This finding came from research conducted by the charity Help Musicians

Public spending body to investigate £120million ‘festival of Brexit’

A cross-party parliamentary committee have raised concerns that taxpayers’ money was “frittered away” on the project while bringing "so little"

Brexit: UK government warned musicians and crew “could find themselves unemployed en masse”

Read the experience of one drummer who lost his job of 12 years due to the Brexit touring fiasco, after NME attended a hearing at the House Of Lords

Wolf Alice’s Joff Oddie on post-Brexit touring: “We could lose this world-leading position if we don’t act now”

"We need a new deal for touring from the Government now. It is time to tear down the barriers artists are facing touring the EU. It is time to let the music move!"

Brexit is “strangling the next generation of UK talent in the cradle” in returning summer of touring

With acts now testing what it’s like to play Europe with Brexit’s new requirements, the UK music industry is demanding swift government action to prevent further “damage” to smaller and rising artists

Music fans heading to Spanish festivals could be asked to prove they can spend €100 per day

New travel restrictions may impact people heading to Primavera Sound and Mad Cool from the UK

Brexit: Bookings of UK acts at European festivals have fallen by 45 per cent

"Whoever ends up replacing Boris Johnson must commit to removing this needless bureaucracy"

Government urged to appoint “touring tsar” to fix touring issues caused by Brexit

"There needs to be someone at the heart of government who's in charge of sorting all these things out"

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
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