Copeland Forbes on COVID-19′s Impact on the Reggae Music Industry

Music industry veteran Copeland Forbes believes it will take more than one year before Jamaica’s reggae product recovers from the coronavirus fallout.He made the ominous prediction with uncertainty surrounding European summer festivals, which have provided a solid payday for many Jamaican artists over the years.

Forbes, who has booked reggae tours for over 40 years, said the postponement/cancellation of events like Summer Jam in Germany and Rototom in Spain, because of the coronavirus, has worse consequences for the reggae artist than the aftermath of 9/11.

via Copeland Forbes on COVID-’s Impact on the Reggae Music Industry.

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