England is on track to lift all COVID-19 restrictions as planned on 21st of June, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.
A new music venue will open its doors in Birmingham this year.
Housed in a building formerly home to the city's Birmingham Ballroom and Birmingham Academy, the newly renovated, multi-faceted 3,500-capacity Forum — a venue designed with DJs and live electronic acts in mind — is getting ready to open for summer.
The UK government has announced a £300 million boost to the Cultural Recovery Fund, intended to keep the industry afloat amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A new podcast, Blacklisted, will explore and discuss London’s house music culture.
The podcast is hosted by three music industry professionals, DJ Fabio Luis, House Passion DJ and promoter Shenin Amara, and photographer Dayran, and will explore different elements of the city’s scene. In the first epsiode, which you can check out below, topics range from race and discrimination to COVID-19 and live streams.
A fundraiser has been launched for the family of late Birmingham party promoter, Josh Wilson.
Wilson, who founded the popular Foliée party series in 2016, tragically took his own life last week.