The union urges the British government to provide more support to those in the music industry affected by the pandemic.

In April, the Musicians Union presented data from a similar study, which showed that 19% of its members were considering quitting due to a lack of state aid during the isolation period.

Following a new analysis, 34% of musicians are now considering leaving the industry, while about half of union members have already been forced to look for alternative jobs, and 70% of them are doing less than a quarter of their jobs. ordinary, according to

The report also shows that 87% of musicians believe they will face financial difficulties once the aid scheme ends next month, and 88% believe the British government has not done enough to help the music industry during the pandemic.

The Musicians’ Union is calling on the authorities to implement a new support scheme for those who will not be able to return to work due to restrictions imposed by the health crisis.

Despite the £ 1.57bn arts aid program announced in July, figures for the music industry have warned that artists and technical teams remain in crisis.

Several calls and campaigns have been launched, including #WeMakeEvents Red Alert, to seek support from the live industry.