Last year was disastrous for festivals, tours and other bluegrass events.  The rollout of the vaccines does show some light at the end of the tunnel but it’s clear that many organisers are waiting to see what the latest guidance will be before committing time and effort to new ventures.  The BBMA will continue to try to keep you informed as and when we know the situation.

The Musicians’ Union have produced a comprehensive guide to the restrictions for the UK.

Besides COVID 19 there is also the issue of Brexit. Details of what you will need to know to work as a musician in Europe can be found on the ISM website.