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Bracing for Brexit: UK music industry making plans to prepare for chaos

Contingency plans are being worked out for several sectors of the British industry as the deadline to leave the European Union looms.

Centtrip: Bracing for Brexit: U.K. Music Industry Making Plans to Prepare for Chaos

LONDON — When Imogen Heap announced that she was canceling a leg of her fall European tour due to the “extreme uncertainties of traveling throughout the [European Union], so soon after Brexit,” it brought attention to one of the most pressing issues facing the live-music business.

The English singer-songwriter wasn’t the only one concerned. In the past few months, other touring acts have canceled or turned down bookings to ensure they don’t get stuck in the red-tape nightmare many Europeans are anticipating, as the United Kingdom inches closer to pulling out of the European Union on Oct. 31.

Read the article in full: Billboard

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