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But when COVID-19 had the world’s club circuit grind to a halt, cancelling tour dates and flights almost overnight, people considered the resurgence of local scenes. The global market had shrunk again, with all the biggest venues and festivals rescheduling for 2021 and 2022. Meanwhile, governments were seeing positive environmental outcomes directly connected to the standstill, like reduced air pollution, flourishing wildlife, and a 9.3% smaller ecological footprint worldwide than in 2019.

  • In some cases, though, exclusivity contracts look like a way of exerting dominance.
  • We invest public money from Government and The National Lottery to help support the sector and to deliver this vision.
  • On any given night you will hear a wide variety of musical performances from jazz to a pop-up opera to a sound bath.
  • The Harrogate International Festivals has fired up hearts and minds since its inception in 1966, revolutionising the cultural landscape of the North
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We’ve selected here some of the best venues across The Malverns including the Teme Valley to enjoy the magic of a live performance. There are lots of opportunities to start learning, and many are free or subsidised. When did contractual exclusivity in underground music get like this? “The way exclusivity is being used today has a lot to do with the increasing influx of DJs creating a saturated market, and the resulting decentralisation of promoters and venues,” Ćinske says. “There’s more pressure to stand out in a sea of content and grab the public’s attention.

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You can sing, play an instrument, create, compose, mix, produce, write lyrics, or simply enjoy listening to music. Sarah joined BBC Radio Devon in 2016, having grown up in Devon and the flourishing local music scene. For those who are unable to devote more of their time to local live music, sharing and keeping up … Read More

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