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The future of live music in Australia

Candidates for the 2020 ARIA Music Awards were announced on Tuesday, bringing the coveted aggression to Australian artists whose livelihoods have been compromised by the coronavirus pandemic.

Breakthrough artists dominated the nominations in the year when thousands of gigs were canceled and many artists delayed the release of the album.

As a promising sign for the entertainment sector in New South Wales, Prime Minister Gladys Beregikrian has announced that the number of people allowed to attend outdoor concerts will increase from 20 to 500.

Unfortunately for Victorian artists, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews extended the state of emergency and disaster for another four weeks and suspended state normality similarity for another month.

In this episode, senior culture writers Nathanael Cooper and Rob Moran discuss the current state of the live music sector.

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