Midem 2020, which was due to take place June 2-5 in Cannes, is cancelled due to concerns about the coronavirus. The next edition of Midem will take place June 1-4, 2021, in Cannes. Continue reading Midem 2020 Reboots as Midem Digital Edition
Thousands of musicians in the United States have felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Every day artists have lost jobs, gigs, and incremental income they rely on to support themselves. LÜM is working very closely with the artists on the platform to find ways to combat the financial loss caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning today, LÜM is launching LÜM Cares. This initiative will allow artists to receive direct financial support from their fans and increase the financial impact that each fan can make. Continue reading LÜM Launches Artist Support Campaign
This Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27, 8 hours per day, leading global event discovery platform Bandsintown will livestream its first LIVE Music Marathon, a virtual festival on the new Bandsintown LIVE channel on Twitch found at live.bandsintown.com.
The Marathon comes hot on the heels of Black Coffee’s successful launch of the Bandsintown Live Channel last Friday March 20, with 84,500 unique viewers checking out the DJ’s set. Continue reading Bandsintown Presents Its first Live Music Marathon via New Twitch Channel
The Coronavirus has hit home hard, negatively affecting businesses in all industries. Among the hardest hit are retail businesses, food establishments and the travel, tourism and entertainment industries. Social distancing is the new catchphrase. While important and necessary, for businesses, it means turning clients away for the benefit of public health.
Recording studios are no exception to this new norm. Stuffing 10 or more musicians into a confined space in close proximity to each other is the exact opposite of social distancing. As a result, recording studios, an industry that has already experienced a constant decline over the past 10 years, are on the brink of extinction. Continue reading Tunedly Showcases the Need for Online Recording Studios
Bandsintown is offering artists free, accelerated, and much-needed access to Twitch Affiliate status and its world-class live streaming monetization tools.
Top global events discovery and marketing platform Bandsintown now offers free access to Twitch’s monetization tools for musicians unable to perform live during the coronavirus shutdown. Rolling out this week, artists registered with Bandsintown for Artists who have more than 2,000 followers on Bandsintown Concerts are eligible to be fast-tracked to monetize their live streaming performances on Twitch via paid fan subscriptions, as well as having the opportunity for fans to cheer artists on with Bits. Continue reading Bandsintown Offers Artists Free Fast Track Access to Twitch’s Live Streaming Monetization Tools
With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc across the world, music festivals are announcing cancellations or postponing dates on a daily basis. This puts economic strain on not only the performing artists, event organizers, and the teams involved, but also on anyone with flights, hotels, and festival tickets already booked and paid for months in advance, now struggling to get info in time to get their bookings refunded.
To help everyone stay on top of things, Slovenia-based music data company Viberate has put together a comprehensive list at www.sickfestivals.com, updated daily. Continue reading Music Festivals Hit Hard by Coronavirus: This Startup Has the Data
Bandsintown is launching a new WATCH LIVE feature designed to help artists and fans connect as the number of online concerts greatly expands during the COVID-19 shutdown.
With WATCH LIVE, 530,000 registered artists on Bandsintown can now promote their live-streamed shows on their favorite live streaming platforms at no cost to the 55 million Bandsintown registered fans. Artists will be able to promote on their own Facebook pages, Instagram stories, or other sites surfacing Bandsintown’s events listings such as Amazon’s Alexa or Billboard.com. Continue reading Bandsintown Launches WATCH LIVE Notifications + The Bandsintown LIVE Channel on Twitch