Seth and Rob chat with Peter Tempkins – an insurance broker specializing in the live music world. He talks about how COVID-19 has recently consumed his life, and gives specific examples of how the nature of various insurance policies impact the risk that artists and festivals will assume moving forward. He also talks about how many of the decisions to cancel are made, and how the cause of these decisions impacts compensation. Tempkins also speculates on how the virus could impact live events this summer based on recent developments. He also offers some general commentary on the situation. Shortly after this interview was conducted, the NBA suspended it’s season and the US government banned travel to Europe. Rob and Seth offer their own commentary from after these developments.
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