The Nightlife Rescue Plan That Could Save Your City’s Scene

An open-air dance party in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. Unregulated underground events have proliferated in several European cities during the summer of Covid-19. 
Photographer: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP via Getty Images

Feargus O’Sullivan reports for Bloomberg City Lab on chapter one of The Global Nighttime Recovery Plan, which examines if nightlife is to survive the pandemic without going underground and endangering people, it will have to migrate outside for the time being. But how?

“VibeLab’s report suggest that communication and preparation can allow organisers to stage outdoor events that both satisfy people’s need for contact and community and significantly reduce the infection risk.”

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Read Chapter One: Open Air Nightlife and Covid-19: Managing outdoor space and sound