Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
19 March 2019
About the report
The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its Report into Live Music on 19 March 2019. Mumford & Sons’ band member Ben Lovett, Tom Gray of Gomez and DJ/producer DJ Target were among the established artists who gave evidence.
- MPs advise public ‘not to buy or sell tickets’ through viagogo
- Call for review of business rates on live music sector to help struggling venues
- More investment needed, including from the music industry, in developing new talent
- Concerns about discrimination hindering success of urban music