What is the latest 2021 news re COVID and the DJ entertainment industry?

COVID:19 / Coronavirus has had an incredible impact on the DJ / entertainment industry since March 2020, effectively grinding everything to a standstill. We are now half-way through 2021 and nightlife is on the edge of fully restarting!

Our latest Q&As are below:

How have DJs survived the pandemic?

The majority of DJs have suffered immensely, being forced into other non-entertainment work or trying to squeeze a few pennies out of live-streaming. All of the Storm DJs roster were on the edge of their decks, waiting for everyone to be vaccinated.

Don’t DJs go on furlough?

No. The only DJs who would have been able to take advantage of furlough would have been a minority of salaried DJs (hotel/bar residents) where they were not classed as contractors.

Were all 2020 bookings postponed to 2021?

97% of all our DJ bookings were moved to 2021 or 2022, with a few squeezed into 2020.

How many people can be part of a ‘social gathering’ at the moment (July 2021)?

The latest government guidance is here

Are DJs currently being booked?

Yes.

Are Storm providing DJs to virtual events?

Yes we have been providing DJs to virtual events since April 2020.

Do Storm DJs abide by all current COVID-restricted workplace regulations?

Yes, all DJs that get sent out to events abide by all the latest rules and regulations.

When will full-scale DJ events come back?

As soon as possible. The government’s management of the pandemic together with the lack of vaccine has meant it’s taking a lot longer than it could have.

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