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UK government postpones plan to bring back live music events

The UK government has delayed its plans to resume live music events. In July, government officials announced that the ban on outdoor music events would cease, and followed this news with a declaration that, starting August 1, indoor performances would be allowed with the understanding that strict social distancing measures were to be followed. Theater […]

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The Restart Act seeks to extend government aid to struggling music venues

It is no secret that the music industry has been hit exceptionally hard by the COVID-19 lockdowns. With so many venues dependent on regular live shows to survive, indefinite closures are becoming increasingly common. Although America still has a long way to go before concerts make their return, a new bill making its way through […]

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The Restart Act seeks to extend government aid to struggling music venues

It is no secret that the music industry has been hit exceptionally hard by the COVID-19 lockdowns. With so many venues dependent on regular live shows to survive, indefinite closures are becoming increasingly common. Although America still has a long way to go before concerts make their return, a new bill making its way through […]

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Live Nation furloughs 20 percent of employees

With continued social distancing measures enforced around the country, Live Nation faces increasingly severe economic challenges in the COVID-19 era. The concert giant has now furloughed roughly 2,100 of its 10,500 employees. This comes as part of Live Nation’s plans to stay afloat during the pandemic, which was published in a statement on April 13. […]

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Arkansas venue to host rock show against state lockdown provisions

Arkansas rock venue, TempleLive is set to throw one of the country’s first concerts since March on May 15. However, the event plans directly contradict state health provisions amid the pandemic, as all large indoor venues are mandated to remain closed until May 18. To accommodate health concerns, TempleLive is selling cohorts of seats for […]

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Why Car Dealerships Think They Should Stay Open During The Pandemic

Why car dealers consider themselves “essential” enough to stay open during Coronavirus shutdowns, Tesla is finally stopping car production its Fremont plant, Germany considers pumping tons of money into its economy, and you can forget about new vehicle debuts. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, March…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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