While this year's Riga Jurmala Music Festival has been cancelled due to C-19, new initiatives include the Riga Jurmala Academy, which takes place online
Slovenia-based music data company Viberate has put together a comprehensive list of cancellations and postponements at www.sickfestivals.com.
The organisers of the 2020 Glastonbury Festival have announced the cancellation of the event becuase of the coronavirus pendemic.
London's Southbank Centre has announced that Grace Jones will curate and headline the 2020 Meltdown festival. The annual Meltdown is the longest-running artist-curated festival in the world.
The World Youth and Children Choral Artists' Association has announced the cancellation of its World Choir Festival – Hangzhou, scheduled for July 2020.
The 7th World Youth & Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong (WYCCF) will take place from 13 – 18 July 2019.
The Association of British Choral Directors' 34th Annual Convention has been expanded and developed into a new festival, the abcd Choral Leaders' Festival.
Sandro Charmers, and 13-year-old DJ student from the UK, performed on the main stage at the opening of the 2019 Amsterdam Open Air Festival on 1 June.
The Asian music scene is one to watch with digital revenue leaping over 20% in 2018 and British institutions and artists finding new ways to plug in.
The 13th edition of international jazz trade fair and showcase festival, jazzahead!, ran from 19-22 April 2018 at Messe Bremen in Germany.