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Concert organisers desperate to get show going after Covid ...


The show must go on

Concert organisers desperate to get show going after Covid ‘decimation’

And one of SA’s biggest has lamented that unofficial event organisers get a mere slap on the wrist while they suffer

Senior science reporter

While life slowly returns to live sport, outdoor music festival and concert organisers are still gasping after more than 18 months of being silenced.

Justin van Wyk, head of Big Concerts, one of the biggest event organisers in the country, told Sunday Times Daily “the industry has been entirely decimated”.

This has resulted in “the mass layoff of staff, foreclosure of businesses and losses of fixed capital stock like venues, infrastructure and equipment”...

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