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Thursday 20 August 2020

Save The Music: Beans On Toast Set To Play We Are Not A Festival In Sussex

With the safe return of live events still posing one of the pandemic's biggest headaches; Beans on Toast's latest song chimes with the #WeMakeEvents protests this week and his message is clear: 'We have to save the music'. 

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In a search for viable solutions to this major problem, the last few weeks have seen the music industry trialling a variety of measures for how to safely bring gigs back (along with all of the livelihoods that depend on them), in a world still living under threat of Coronavirus.

As a musician and activist, Beans on Toast, has of course been readily involved. 


The video for his new single Save The Music was filmed at The Clapham Grand (a 120-year-old independent music venue facing permanent closure), where Beans recently made history by performing at the UK's first indoor independent live gig since lockdown began, playing alongside Frank Turner and Ciara Haidar (read more about it on Frank's blog).

In keeping with the message behind the single, Beans will be playing We Are Not A Festvial, at Pippingford Park, Nutley, in East Sussex. CLICK HERE for tickets.

Written, recorded and released from lockdown, 'Save The Music' is available now. 

by: Mike Cobley




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