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Revive Live

NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO REVIVE LIVE MUSIC IN LONDON VENUES

Aimed at supporting the live music sector through to the other side of this pandemic, Revive Live provides for the safe presentation of music in London with support for artists, music venues, venue staff and production crews. Revive Live brings together a collective of organizations focused on strategically kickstarting the safe re-opening of London music venues and public concerts.


Phase One of Revive Live will feature performances broadcast from various London music venues over the coming months. The program will work towards safely re-introducing patrons to live music events with the goal of boosting recovery for the industry working under the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe & Open guidelines.


“Prior to the pandemic, London’s live music industry was growing steadily with 4,700+ events held annually in London while employing nearly 1,000 full-time equivalent jobs (not including musicians),” says Cory Crossman, Music Industry Development Officer for The City of London. “The live music industry was one of the hardest hit by this pandemic and will be one of the last to recover. Revive Live will jumpstart a portion of the local economy offering support to the live music sector on the road to recovery.”


Mark Your Calendar: Phase One Events Include
February 27 | Texas King with Sarina Haggarty from London Music Hall
March 6 | Sum-01 & DJ Hullewud with Partners in Health from 765 Old East
March 13 | The Rizdales with Musical Guests from The Richmond Tavern
March 20 | Uptown Affair with Delta Stone Duo from Eastside Bar & Grill
March 27 | Heart Attack Kids with Thunder Queens from Palasad SocialBowl


Phase One events will take place on Saturday nights with programming beginning at 8:00 p.m. Those wanting to tune in can visit londonmusicoffice.com/ReviveLive for more information and for links to the live streams. All five of these events are free for all to view.


“Getting the full live music sector working again is a priority,” says Crossman. “Music is the heartbeat to London’s cultural community and Revive Live is a commitment to safely bring back London’s music ecology. It is important to invest in the talented people behind the scenes that make the live music possible in our city.”
How can venues get involved?


Venues are encouraged to visit the Revive Live website to learn about how they can participate in the program. Venues are also asked to fill out an expressions of interest form found here.

How can artists get involved? Artist that are able to safely practice and would like to participate in the program are encouraged to create an artist profile here. Venues will be making the selections as to who performs at their establishment.


Revive Live is a united effort to revitalise London live music sector. Principal partners include the London Music Office, Downtown London, London Arts Council, London Economic Development Corporation, Old East Village BIA and Tourism London.

Saturday February 27th @ 8pm 

  

Saturday March 6th @ 8pm

  

Saturday March 13th @ 8pm

  

Saturday March 20th @ 8pm

  

Saturday March 27th @ 8pm

  

Full details can be found at www.londonmusicoffice.com/revivelive

 



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