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Industry figures warn European tours may be in jeopardy following new Brexit trade deal

After the announcement of a new Brexit deal, musicians across the world could face financial issues when trying to tour the European Union once live events resume. Following the omission of musicians from the list of workers allowed to enter the EU without a visa, music industry insiders warn that the cost of touring could […]

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Live Nation president feels ‘very good’ about live events returning in 2021

What a tumultuous year for live music. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe this year, we were forced to examine just how fragile the live events industry actually is, and by association, how unsure the lives of live events professionals can be. Events the world over were forced to cancel, international touring came […]

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US announces 50 percent increase to foreign artist visa fees

Beginning October 2, 2020, foreign artists performing or touring in the United States will have to pay over 50 percent more for the necessary travel visas. The increased charges are thanks to new rulings by the Homeland Security Department. The cited reason for the increase is to “ensure that USCIS has the resources it needs […]

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US announces 50 percent increase to foreign artist visa fees

Beginning October 2, 2020, foreign artists performing or touring in the United States will have to pay over 50 percent more for the necessary travel visas. The increased charges are thanks to new rulings by the Homeland Security Department. The cited reason for the increase is to “ensure that USCIS has the resources it needs […]

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A Travelling Musician Rode Over 4,000 Miles On A Ducati Multistrada To Play Free Shows For Healthcare Workers

Most major national music tours require a bus full of people and a shedload of instruments. Playing shows all over the country requires a team of people and a bunch of vehicles negotiating a ton of moving pieces. That is, unless the country is in the grips of a massive viral pandemic and you want […]

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Wolfgang Gartner confirms bout of health and imminent return to producing

DJ/producer Wolfgang Gartner recently took to Twitter to inform fans that he has successfully completed 30 days of rehab after checking himself in for alcoholism/substance abuse August 15. According to his post, he has every intention of continuing to make music, and will perform at his scheduled September 28 stop in Denver, CO. The artist […]

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ZEDD breaks down the 10 things he can’t live without in new interview [Watch]

The unrelenting travel schedule of a world famous DJ like ZEDD seems to refuse to slow down, never mind stop. Whether “The Middle” producer is flying to Vegas to play a residency show at Omnia, or pulling out his passport on his way to the decks in international territory, there are some items that ZEDD […]

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ZEDD breaks down the 10 things he can’t live without in new interview [Watch]

The unrelenting travel schedule of a world famous DJ like ZEDD seems to refuse to slow down, never mind stop. Whether “The Middle” producer is flying to Vegas to play a residency show at Omnia, or pulling out his passport on his way to the decks in international territory, there are some items that ZEDD […]

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Brace yourselves: deadmau5 announced he has built a new cube

Modern dance music has procured some of the most iconic stage setups in recent memory. Skrillex‘s mothership rig, Justice‘s legendary cross, and of course, Daft Punk‘s epochal pyramid immediately come to mind.The conversation wouldn’t be complete, however, without mention of deadmau5‘s illustrious cube rig, and its 2017 upgrade when he launched the “Cube 2.0” and […]

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Zeds Dead announce touring hiatus

2018 will see many artists announce tours, but Zeds Dead will not be one of them.The Canadian duo recently took to Facebook to notify fans that the year will bring a touring schedule significantly less rigorous than their 2017.“This year we’ve decided to do things a bit differently than usual,” Zeds Dead writes. “We won’t be […]

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