The Live Events Sector Takes Action With The #WeMakeEvents Campaign

With the government making little to no action towards saving the night economy, which generates up to £6 billion a year, and employs over a million people.

Today, the live music sector will unite for the #WeMakeEvents. The campaign aims to hold a day of action, a 24 hour protest alerting others to their plight.

The pandemic has crippled live music, with curfews, enforced shutdowns, and caps on the volume of performances rendering live music next to impossible.

Some countries – notably on mainland Europe – have provided funding for creative industries impacted by this… the UK’s response, however, has been lacklustre.

Learn about how you can help support the industry here.

Glastonbury figure Emily Eavis is amongst those getting behind the campaign:

Along with Reprezent radio host Dan Alani:

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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