Boris Johnson Reveals Indoor Performances Including Music Gigs Will Return From August 1st

UK prime minister Boris Johnson revealed in a press conference today that “indoor performances”, including music gigs, will be allowed to return in England from August 1.

Restrictions will still apply, although what measures will not to be taken has not yet been announced. “All of these measures from 1 August should be done in a COVID-secure way” said Johnson. It is also not currently clear whether indoor performances will be allowed in the other countries of the United Kingdom.

Johnson additionally said the government hopes to “pilot larger gatherings in venues like sports stadia with a view to a wider reopening in the autumn”.

Author: Kofi Yeboah

I'm a Music & Culture Journalist, and DJ from London. I worked in radio, events promotions, and content production. .

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