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- Treasury may try to rescue summer music festivals
It is understood a plan has been discussed that would see the Treasury work closely with insurers to design an indemnity scheme backed by taxpayers to protect against losses.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 23 Jan 2021.
- UK festivals possible 'if government helps organisers get insurance'
Paul Reed, chief executive of the Association of Independent Festivals, said smaller festivals could still go ahead if ministers ensure music
events can access insurance against losses due to Covid.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 23 Jan 2021.
- Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative helping minority youth get into music school
A local group is trying to make it easier for minority students to break into the classical music
ABC News. Friday, 22 Jan 2021.
- 'Saturday Night Live' announces John Krasinski as first host of 2021
guests are Machine Gun Kelly, Phoebe Bridgers, and Nathaniel Rateliff.
Fox News. Friday, 22 Jan 2021.
- Sea shanty: Can viral success make a music career?
Ex-postman Nathan Evans, TikTok's sea shanty star, lands a music
deal, but can his new career last?
BBC News. Friday, 22 Jan 2021.
- "Celebrating America": A primetime special hosted by Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks hosted "Celebrating America," a primetime special that included musical
performances and guests after President Biden and Vice President Harris took the oath of office.
CBS News. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Indie Artists Are Embracing New Platforms As Music Leads Media Consumption
By the end of 2020, the report illustrates that on-demand audio consumption increased 17% to a record 872.6 billion streams.
Forbes. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Glastonbury music festival cancelled 'with great regret', organisers say
This year's Glastonbury music
festival has been cancelled due to coronavirus, organisers have confirmed.
Sky News. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Yellow: K-pop artist Lim Kim bites back against stereotypes
Lim Kim says her music
challenges prejudices about Asian women and attacks Orientalism.
BBC News. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- NAMM Goes On Virtually With Garth Brooks, Melissa Etheridge, Dave Navarro, Jackson Browne And Many More
The biggest music
gear conference in North America, NAMM is going virtual this year in a big way, with all new content. I spoke with Dave Navarro, and NAMM CEO Joe Lamond about this year's virtual conference.
Forbes. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Amanda Gorman Alludes to 'Hamilton' in Inauguration Day Poem
The 22-year-old poet alluded to the Broadway musical
in her Inauguration Day poem.
New York Times. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Want to Start a Podcast or Add Music to Marketing Assets? Say Hello to Logic Pro X.
Learn the world's leading digital audio workstation.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Bay Area Children's Theatre 'Play On!' brings the magic of musical theater into your home
Bay Area Children's Theatre offers kids the opportunity to create their own musical
ABC News. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Stephen Colbert, 'The Late Show' give Melania Trump a 'F--- You' sendoff
"The Late Show" offered first lady Melania Trump a musical
farewell filled with jabs and insults as she and her husband prepare to leave the White House.
Fox News. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- Gary Numan: 'One of my songs got over a million streams - I got £37'
Gary Numan has told Sky News he received just £37 for a hit that had been streamed more than a million times, as an inquiry into the economics of digital music
Sky News. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
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