News

Tom Watson speaks to BBC regional radio stations about impact of coronavirus

UK Music chair talks about potential measures to ease the lockdown

Page actions

29/05/2020: UK Music chair talks about potential measures to ease the lockdown

UK Music Chair Tom Watson spoke to BBC local radio stations about the impact of coronavirus on local venues and music scenes.

In a series of peak-time interviews with BBC local stations, he outlined that more than 400 venues faced the threat of closure and praised the Music Venue Trust’s #saveourvenues campaign. UK Music is supporting the campaign.

You can hear Tom’s interview with Alfie Joey at BBC Newcastle here (Scroll 2:28) and his interview with Sean Dunderdale at BBC Lincolnshire here (Scroll 2:48)

Back to news