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The Mike Huckaby Issue – Inside the New 5 Mag

Rick Wade, Thomas Cox and more pay tribute to the life and legacy of Detroit deep house and techno producer, DJ and educator Mike Huckaby in the new issue of 5 Magazine.

5 Mag’s Next Issue is a Tribute to Mike Huckaby

5 Mag's next issue is a tribute to the late Mike Huckaby with stories about his life and music from Rick Wade, Thomas Cox, Terry Matthew and photos by Marie Staggat.

Arkansas to Issue Cease-And-Desist Against America’s “First Post-Coronavirus Concert”

An Arkansas show by Travis McCready would have been America's first large post-coronavirus concert but state authorities say they will shut it down.

This is What a “Social Distancing Concert” Looks Like

A Fort Smith, Arkansas venue is planning America's first post-coronavirus concert on May 15. It's weird.

Governor: No Music Festivals, Gatherings of 50+ Until Vaccine or Zero...

The state announced its plan for reopening on Tuesday including guidance on when bars, movie theaters, restaurants and festivals can come back.

Chicago Pride, Chosen Few, Spring Awakening and the Future of Summer...

Four in ten Americans can't see going to a music event before a vaccine is developed according to a new poll as event cancelations now stretch deep into the summer.

Chicago Independent Music Venues Have Lost More than $7 Million from...

The toll from nearly 45 days without live music and DJs in the city amounts to $3.4 million in lost wages and $7 million in lost revenue, according to Chicago Independent Venue League.

Bandcamp Holds Another No Fee Holiday, Which is Great If You...

May Day, May Day, May Day: Bandcamp to hold another no fee Friday on May 1st.

Mayor: No Festivals or Mass Events Until 2021?

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the latest public leader casting doubt on festivals, sports and other mass events returning this summer or even this year.

Illinois Guv: “Think Seriously” About Canceling Summer Festivals

Illinois governor JB Pritzker is strongly suggesting promoters "think seriously about canceling large summer events" and music festivals this year.

SoundCloud Makes It So Everyone Can Tip The DJ

Creators can now link up their cashapp, Venmo, Paypal or other platform to their SoundCloud account.

$1500 Emergency Grants for Chicago Artists In Need

Chicago and Illinois announce the $4 million Arts for Illinois Relief Fund grants for artists and organizations impacted by the coronavirus or COVID-19

Afro-Funk Legend Manu Dibango Dies from Coronavirus

86 year old Cameroonian saxophonist and pioneer of Afro Funk Manu Dibango has died in France from Coronavirus.

Record Store Day Is Postponed

It's a huge boon to vinyl sales and Record Store Day has been rescheduled from April to June 20 2020.

The UK & Ireland are Now Included in US Travel Ban

The EU travel ban into the United States has been extended to include the United Kingdom and Ireland, the administration announced today.

Winter Music Conference Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Following in the footsteps of Ultra and SXSW, this year's WMC will be "rescheduled."

Ultra Music Festival Releases Statement on 2020 Cancellation

Ultra Music Festival becomes the first major American music festival to cancel in response to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Fears Leads to Mass Cancellation of Music Festivals & Conferences

Ultra Music Festival was just the first of several North American music festivals likely to cancel amid coronavirus fears.

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