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U.K. INDUSTRY ORG GOES LIVE
2/18/21

The U.K. live music industry has joined together for the first time to launch its own industry body, LIVE, after a year of devastation due to COVID-19 and now a raft of new challenges posed by Brexit.

The federation will be the voice of the U.K.’s live music ecosystem, including artists, managers, venues, festivals, promoters, agents, production and ticketing. Membership is made up of the 13 principal industry associations across the sector, representing 3,150 companies, more than 4,000 artists and 2,000 backstage workers.

“It’s long overdue that the U.K.’s live music industry has a properly representative body, and LIVE will be that unified voice as the industry comes out of lockdown and beyond,” said Greg Parmley, CEO of LIVE.

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