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Julie Davidson - DRPG director of strategy and comms

 It is with great sadness and loss to the industry that we hear of the loss of Julie Davidson, DRPG director of strategy and comms, who passed away on 27 May 2021 at the age of 56. 

Julie passed after a short illness in her hometown of York and will be lovingly remembered by her husband Rob and daughter Christy.

Roadmap delay would cost live industry £500m

A four-week delay to the Government’s roadmap would cost our peers in the live music sector more than £500m, and put the summer festival season in jeopardy, according to research carried out by umbrella live music industry body LIVE.

It found 65% of festival operators said they will be unable to go ahead with their events if there is a five-week delay to Step 4 of the reopening roadmap beyond 21 June.