The mass cancellation of concerts and festivals had silenced many of the world’s leading pop stars. An industry that thrives on live events was decimated by social-distancing rules antithetical to the spirit of togetherness it creates. And now a constellation of the music industry’s biggest stars are banding together and calling for clarity on how to get live music back on its feet.
Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton are among 1,500 U.K. musicians urging the government to support the live music industry.
‘Government has addressed two…