Paris club Djoon has launched a crowdfunding campaign to aid its planned reopening.
Like many venues, the house club - which launched back in 2003 - has financially struggled as a result of being closed for the last 15 months. The venue incurred €80,000 in losses in 2020, which has continued to rise in the first half of this year.
The Music Venue Trust has outlined necessary government support for grassroots clubs.
Following their recent warning that grassroots venues will face closure as a result of the delay on the proposed 21st June opening date in the UK, the charity shared the six-point plan to manage the impact on extended COVID-19 restrictions on UK venues.
Above & Beyond have surprise released a new EP.
This morning (17th June), the London-based trance trio dropped the 9-track 'Flow State: Healing With Nature' via Anjunabeats. It arrives two years after the release of 'Flow State', an album the group described as “music tools for yoga, mindfulness and mental fitness".
Chicago's Lollapalooza festival is offering 1,200 free tickets to those who get vaccinated in the city in the coming weeks.
The initiative has been set up to help boost vaccine uptake in the city as the US emerges from widespread lockdowns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival is scheduled to go ahead from July 29th to August 1st, after almost all coronavirus restrictions are lifted in Chicago.
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has renewed its call for an urgent intervention from the UK government for festivals this summer after the easing of coronavirus restrictions was delayed by a month.
With the UK government today (June 14th) expected to announce a delay by four weeks of the relaxation of social distancing measures, the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has warned this could have stark consequences for the UK's nightlife industry without greater targeted support.
According to a survey of the NTIA's member businesses, one in four businesses will not survive longer than a month without more support and 50% will not survive longer than two months without such help.
Most existing coronavirus restriction will remain in place in England for another four weeks after the planned June 21st unlocking, according to government sources.
The BBC has been told that senior ministers have signed off on plans to delay the full easing of social distancing measures, which means capacity limits on clubs, bars, pubs, sporting events and various hospitality destinations will likely remain in place until late July.
London collective Daytimers have teamed up with Stamp The Wax to release a compilation to aid the ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts in India.
The compilation is made up of tracks from artists of South Asian heritage, and all proceeds from the sale of the release will be distributed between several trusted charities working to help those currently in need in India.
With rumours gathering pace that the UK government may delay the full relaxation of social distancing measures currently planned for June 21st, the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has issued a warning that any such decision will be "catastrophic" for the hospitality and night-time sectors.
Ibiza's club pilot event will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday 25th June, it has been confirmed.
The venue's flagship party, Children of the 80s, will welcome 2000 of the island's key workers for a session aimed at testing COVID-19 protocols within nightlife and music settings ahead of clubs being allowed to return en masse.