Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Sector: Music

EU response

Coronavirus: a common path to Europe’s safe re-opening

Ahead of the meeting of European leaders on 25 March, the Commission is calling on Member States to prepare for a coordinated approach to a gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions when the epidemiological situation will allow.

Organisations and initiatives

Impala Campus X Westway LAB

On Tuesday 6th April, Impala will be kicking off the IMPALA Campus with its first digital workshop, in partnership with Westway LAB.

Advocacy Initiatives

ONE YEAR WITHOUT CULTURE

Pearle* urges EU and its Member States to take scientific evidence into account and open up the live performance sector to audiences.

Cooperation opportunities

OneBeat Virtual Residencies

OneBeat announces an exciting new series of virtual exchanges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: OneBeat Virtual and OneBeat Lebanon.

Stories / Good practices

No Lockdown Art – NoLA

Within the framework of its new Creaconnections program, Transcultures, in partnership with the European Pepinieres of Creation, launched the No Lockdown Art – NoLA action to support the re-activitism of Belgian and international artists who initiated, during the period containment, interesting audio, video and multimedia projects.

Stories / Good practices

ConcertWithYou

International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation has launched an online platform to support and promote musicians by broadcasting videos of their performances.

Events

OECD online policy webinar series

Increasing the job creation potential of Cultural and Creative Sectors & SPOTLIGHT: Covid-19 and Music & the Night Time Economy, in collaboration with Glasgow City Region and Sound Diplomacy.

Tools & Resources

Post-Pandemic Music Ecosystems: How They Could Be Better in 2021.

These are the first 3 parts of a series of articles written by Shain Shapiro, Group CEO of Sound Diplomacy, about the future of music ecosystems in a post-pandemic world. The objective is to demonstrate that no matter where you live, 2021 can be a great year.

Events

A to JazZ Talks online conference

The A to JazZ Talks music conference is part of the A to JazZ Festival that has been addressing the problems and challenges facing artists and cultural operators in the field of music for 3 years now. Its current edition that took place on December 4th, was focused entirely on the consequences of the corona crisis on the music sector in Europe and in Bulgaria.

Advocacy Initiatives

Impala’s second wave COVID-19 recommendations

Nine months after the start of the Covid-19 crisis, with most of Europe at varying stages of second wave lockdown and gradual deconfinement expected, IMPALA’s Covid-19 Task Force has issued a new call for action.

Advocacy Initiatives

Open Club Day statement

Taking the opportunity of the coming 4th [Open] Club day on February 6th, 2021, Live DMA calls every music enthusiast to join forces & make this edition of [Open] Club Day a symbol of resilience and solidarity.

Advocacy Initiatives

#BetterMusicCities campaign

Global music policy leaders Sound Diplomacy launch the #BetterMusicCities campaign – a call to action to ensure music is at the heart of recovery in cities around the world.