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AEG to run new music venue at Olympia London
Government says alcohol can be served at venues in tier two under new COVID rules
Live Nation and Oak View selected to lead new arena complex in Cardiff
New COVID restrictions will lead to total collapse of night-time sector, says NTIA
Save Our Scene to protest lack of help for musicians during the pandemic in London and Bristol this week
Music industry hopes UK government's levelling-up fund might benefit local music industries
Live and night-time industries criticise latest COVID rules for England
Ed Sheeran agent Jon Ollier unveils his new business
One Liners: Unknown P, Marina, Gary Barlow, more
Live music and night-time sectors await government announcement on December COVID measures in England
Radiohead say admission of negligence by engineer involved in Toronto stage collapse
New social enterprise launched to grow The F-List initiative
UK music industry's economic impact reached £5.8 billion in 2019 - further support will be needed to restore that post-COVID
UTA sues insurers over pandemic cover, reveals COVID-caused losses of $150 million
Ticketmaster fined £1.25 million over 2018 data breach
StubHub co-founder calls on CMA to force full sale of StubHub
Setlist: Are we headed for a live music dystopia?
Ticketmaster says it won't be barring people from entering shows based on their COVID status (that'll be the promoter's job)
Parliament's culture select committee to put the spotlight on music festivals
Ticketmaster planning to use app to verify COVID status, in hopes of return to full capacity shows in 2021
AFEM launches code of conduct to tackle sexual harassment in electronic music community
Viagogo proposes selling StubHub everywhere but North America to get UK regulator approval
Music Venue Trust highlights the 30 UK venues in imminent danger of permanent closure
One Liners: Christina Aguilera, Tegan & Sara, Foo Fighters, more
Live entertainment share prices spike following vaccine announcement
Academy Music Group and Ben Lovett's London Venue Group among the latest Culture Recovery Fund beneficiaries
Night Time Industries Association uses parliament debate for another #Letusdance push
Setlist: Spotify opens up its algorithm... for a fee
Live Nation summer revenues down 95%, but company talks of cautious optimism and being prepared
Music and night-time industries welcome extension of COVID furlough, but say issues still need to be addressed