Moderators Elise Phamgia, Liveurope
Speakers Benjamin Feyen, European Parliament
Presented by: ESNS & Liveurope
Touring in times of crisis – anything the EU can do to help?
Clubs & Venues
With energy prices and inflation rocketing, the costs for music venues and festivals of hosting shows are getting out of control and many artists are choosing to cancel their tours to avoid being out of pocket. This comes on top of the lower attendance at shows caused by the same cost-of-living increase that music fans are also facing. With no clear end in sight to the current crisis, what can be done to avoid the closures of venues and to get artists back on the road? What are the best practice examples across Europe, and is the EU in a position to help?