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No Visas Required for Musicians for Short-Term Work in Spain

Visas are no longer required for musicians for a short term work when travelling to Spain.

Published: 17 November 2021 | 12:03 PM
People sitting on steps at Primavera Sound 2015 Festival
People at Primavera Sound 2015 Festival on May 29, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

The MU is delighted to report that as a result of industry pressure and some great work by LIVE and the Association of British Orchestras (ABO) and their counterparts in Spain, visas are no longer required for musicians engaging in short term work.

This will be a very welcome breath of fresh air for UK artists.

Dave Webster, MU Live Performance Organiser said:

The music industry has been focussing on the issues around Spain since the beginning of the year. The team at the ABO and LIVE need to be congratulated on this achievement. Some welcome news for musicians whilst we wait for the detail around this.

Read the full LIVE / ABO announcement


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