LIVE calls for a Live Music Transitional Support Package (TSP)

24.03.2021.

After a devastating year of COVID-19 closures, the industry now finds itself excluded from its closest and most important international market. Despite the significant contribution made by the live music industry to the UK economy, the cultural sector was not included in the EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement. As access to the European market is essential for live music touring, this places the industry at significant risk.

Without urgent and targeted intervention, the sector’s extensive supply chain will collapse, resulting in many thousands of job losses, company closures, and the loss of our world-leading live music supply chain to mainland Europe.

To provide the industry with the support it needs todayLIVE is calling for a Live Music Transitional Support Package (TSP).

The Live Music Transitional Support Package (TSP) would:

The package would consist of five main strands of support:

For further details on the Live Music Transitional Support Package, please click here.