It’s no secret that touring is a huge sustainer of the music industry. And not only is it a key sustainer, it’s a relatively immune one to music’s constant modernization.

Well, until now.

You can read their letter here. It thoughtfully lays out arguments for the cultural and economic importance of live music and lists a breakdown of how Congress can help.

In NIVA’s letter they address some compelling evidence of the financial and social impacts of live music.

Some of their economic arguments include:


NIVA’s main cultural argument is:

We could potentially be robbing the world of this life-blood.

With Live Music, Culture & The Economy Go Hand In Hand.

Take action by reaching out to your local legislators: