What Brexit Means For Dance Music Industry & How Artists Reacted To It

Posted at June 27th, 2016 | by Supreet.cheema | in

Everybody around the world was stunned with the news of U.K. leaving the European Union (EU) aka the Brexit. Following the news of big change, the value of the British Pound and EU Euro have dropped dramatically compared to numerous worldwide currencies. The exit will not only bring about massive changes in various fields including the lives of many in the music industry. Pitchfork reported that a spokesperson for the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) emphasized the importance of the EU and Europe “to UK recorded music and to the music sector generally, particularly when you consider the importance of live music and touring.

The next two years mark the period of negotiations between the UK and EU and might even be rough for music industry at large. This exit will specially be hard on touring DJ/Producers. With Britain leaving Europe, it is very well possible that British artists be restricted from openly touring Europe and vice versa as a consequence. Moreover, the paperwork such as individual visas to enter EU might get more expensive and time consuming. Check out the in-depth editorial on the effect of Brexit on electronic music industry by 6AM group here.

[Leaving] would affect live music, the music business as a whole, and I think on a creative level, it would set back the UK by a number of years. Music from the UK is so exciting, it’s so cross-pollinated—why would you wanna pull up the drawbridge on that?” Rob Challice, a director at top booking firm Coda Agency Ltd booking Agency.

Check out how music pioneers took the news of Brexit below:

Supreet.cheema

TALK OF THE TOWN

Psy Legends Vini Vici Are Coming To India This November

Psychedelic Trance dignitary Vini Vici are planning an India tour later thi ...

20 Night Clubs In India That You Need To Party At

There are very little things that may beat going out partying that would ma ...

One Republic Are Coming To India Next Month

One of the greatest Pop-Rock bands of our time are hitting up India next mo ...

Troyboi Is Coming Back For An India Tour This Month

It seems like Troyboi will be coming back for more after his debut India to ...

10 Night Clubs In Mumbai That You Must Party At

Not every soul would agree but Mumbai is the most exquisite city when it co ...

Cafés In Mumbai That Won't Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

Mumbai is yuuge and as a result there are loads and loads of quirky and min ...

TRENDING

Rammstein Brings Fans a Sneak Peek Into Latest Album

 German industrial rock veterans, Rammstein have just released their ...

Indie Rock Act AGO Releases Debut EP Titled 'Digital Muse'

  The sounds of AGO are a throwback to guitar driven 70s music ...

Grateful Dead Graphic Novel to Come Out in 2020

  If you haven't heard of Grateful Dead you are either a bubbl ...

Pune Based Soul-Pop Group Easy Wanderlings Now On Tour

Easy Wanderlings is musical journal of cherished memories about soulf ...

Beck and Pharrell Williams Team Up For Rock Legend's Latest Single

  Alt-rock veteran Beck has just announced the impending release of his ...

Delhi Jazz Fans In For A Treat On International Jazz Day

If its Miles Davis that strikes a chord with you and not Miley Cyrus, (no o ...


Find Events

In your city, in your neighbourhood. Coming soon.

What’s Trending

What trends never ends.

@grapevineonline

Follow Us on Insta for #GVOStuff