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Cancelled Ultra Music Festival sued over its refunds policy
Guy Oseary steps back from Maverick
Prince's O2 residency record more than doubled by NHS's 44 night stand
Southbank Centre joins the call for urgent government action to save the UK cultural sector
Kendall Jenner returns $90,000 of her Fyre Festival fee
Madonna sued over cancelled Madame X show
StubHub faces class action in Canada too over its COVID-19 refunds policy
UK government sets up taskforce for helping cultural industries come out of COVID-19 shutdown
Paradigm in talks to sell music division
Glastonbury Festival urges fans not to visit site
#saveourvenues campaign takes 140 grassroots venues off the critical list, but much more needs to be done to help venues survive COVID-19 shutdown
Sound Diplomacy says cities should put music at the heart of the post-COVID-19 recovery
Congressman welcomes FTC report on US ticketing market, says his BOSS Act is the solution
As many as 92% of independent festivals could go out of business this summer without government action, says AIF
Reading and Leeds the latest festivals to cancel, refunds and ticket transfers offered
As UK government publishes plan for ending COVID-19 shutdown, UK Music calls for music industry specific taskforce
Austrian court forces more seller transparency onto Viagogo
UK Live Music Group says government support must be expanded and extended to ensure survival of British live music sector
Jason Mraz settles dispute over Coors Instagram post
BBC Radio 1 revives Big Weekend as virtual festival
Criminal trial over 2010 Love Parade stampede abandoned without conclusion
Clubs and venues ally with other companies in COVID insurance dispute with Hiscox
MVT's #saveourvenues secures £1 million in donations, but more needs to be done
Setlist: The future of live music, charity chart battles
COVID-19 grassroots venue fund in London gets £450,000 boost from mayor
New interest in livestreamed gigs looks likely to outlive COVID-19 shutdown, says UTA
Eventbrite successfully defeats investor lawsuit
Only 40% of American sport and music fans say they'll rush back to live events once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted
Saudi Arabia buys 5% of Live Nation
South By Southwest sued over its no refunds policy