An Oxford MP has slammed Boris Johnson’s trade deal with Europe as “botched”, stating it has sold many industries “down the river”.
Dan Snow’s ‘real-world example of Brexit making things more expensive, inefficient, difficult and less enjoyable’ 27/06/2022
"The next time some Brexit grandee dials it in from Provence to assure the Today Programme that all is well, report them to the Excise, for not doing the paperwork for their phone, that'll reverse Brexit."
Brexit, 6 years on: Where before there was a sense of freedom, now there’s limitation. It’s ironic, really, given Vote Leave’s campaign messaging.
Mick Jagger says Brexit ‘has not been a success’ for UK touring industry: ‘It’s a nightmare’ 22/05/2022
‘We’ve isolated ourselves, and that sounds good to some, but it’s an ideology more than a practicality,’ musician said.
A music festival due to make its debut in Perthshire this summer has been postponed for a further year.
The music merchandise specialist says the move will help alleviate the significant trade issues created by Brexit.
Cancelled shows and massive debts: artists start to report on the reality of post-Brexit touring 11/04/2022
With European touring getting properly going again following the relaxation of COVID restrictions, the UK music industry is now fully dealing with the realities of Brexit and the new bureaucracy touring musicians face.
"We are aware this happened to [another] British band last week"
London-formed trio are the latest act to be hurt by Brexit red tape.
The music charity Help Musicians is set to provide a new fund that will give UK-based artists advice and planning tips regarding touring Europe in the post-Brexit climate.
A total of £250,000 is available for those affected by Covid-19 and Brexit.
The Brexit negotiator now recognises “a whole set of problems” caused after the deal.
David Frost admits that the Brexit deal presents “a whole set of problems” for touring musicians 17/03/2022
The chief negotiator of the Brexit deal has now called for fresh talks over the issue, adding: "This time, we should try harder"
Former Brexit negotiator admits “purist” approach to EU trade deal inflicted excessive paperwork on musicians 17/03/2022
The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has admitted that he was “too purist” when it came to negotiating with the European Union over the free movement of performers and musicians across Europe, resulting in a bad deal for the British creative industries.
David Frost admits his Brexit deal failed touring musicians by inflicting ‘excessive’ red tape [1 min] 17/03/2022
‘We have been too purist on this’, concedes minister who rejected EU offer – breaking promise to rescue visa free tours.
The chief executive of the Association of Independent Festivals said despite best efforts it would not be back to ‘business as usual’ this summer
In an exclusive interview with Far Out, The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess has opened up about the harsh reality of Brexit on the music industry, which is particularly hurting less-established artists.
Frustrated opera star Bryn Terfel has revealed he had to travel from Austria to Slovakia to get a visa so he can perform in the Austrian capital.
It found that 90% of respondents believe Brexit will negatively impact the industry once all markets fully reopen.
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Ministers making ‘misleading’ claims about Brexit blow to music tours, Lords inquiry warns 21/01/2022
Ministers are making “misleading” claims about the costs and red tape facing performers trying to tour the EU after Brexit, a parliamentary inquiry says.
An NME article about ongoing post-Brexit touring frustrations was raised in Parliament today.
Touring artists expecting a "rocky road in the summer" as more problems emerge.
Boris Johnson had previously promised to "fix" issues around visas so UK musicians could tour the continent permit-free.