Article and Think Piece: Looking Beyond the Lockdown with GALA Festival
A month or so ago I wrote for GALA about what live music might look like after lockdown. Was a pleasure to [virtually] speak to Mafalda, Global Roots, Spun Out Agency's Caroline and Earth Music Agency Ltd's Naomi, about their experiences during lockdown and their predications for the scene beyond all this.
“[Lockdown has] been two months now, and now the Black Lives Matter movement has begun again. I think these will forever be connected, not directly but it will always be an important part of remembering this lockdown,” says Mafalda. “Especially in music – we had the ‘Black Out Tuesday’ and everyone in the music industry is almost being forced to act, but it is important because music really wouldn’t be here without black people and it’s really important that the music industry is taking a stand.”
Have a read ~