An online petition has been created to support those in the events industry during the outbreak of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
The petition, which was launched by Matthew Rakowski-Goreta, currently has over 30,000 signatures (13th March) — which means the UK government are obliged to respond. If it reaches over 100,000, the petition will be taken to parliament for debate.
Rampage and Snowbombing have both cancelled their upcoming respective festivals in light of the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, or COVID-19.
In a bid to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus, France has banned any public gatherings with more than 1,000 people in attendance, decreasing the limit from the former 5,000.
The implications for the country's music scene don't look good. Concrete Paris's Brice Coudert expressed frustration with this move, tweeting: "French scene RIP".
At the time of writing (09/03/20), France has 1,116 cases of coronavirus and 19 deaths.
Get Lost Miami has taken the decision to postpone its 24-hour party, after the Florida district of Hialeah placed a ban on all public gatherings in the wake of coronavirus fears.
2020 was due to be Get Lost's 15-year anniversary, with a number of special celebrations planned for the milestone.
A new compilation titled 'Home Fitness/家庭保健' is raising money for medical workers in the areas hit hardest by the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China.
The City of Austin have cancelled this year's SXSW festival due to concerns of the spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
The nine-day event, which typically attracts up to 400,000 attendees, will not go ahead.
Each of Berlin's 12 district mayors have been called upon by the city's local government to seek out open-air spaces that are fit to safely host club events amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A series of concerts took place in Germany last weekend to investigate the risks posed by mass indoor events during the coronavirus pandemic.
The study was carried out by scientists from Halle University, and involved three successive gigs with 1,500 healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 50 in attendance. That was only a third of the number that scientists expected to take part.