Band seeking visa
Jul 11, 2019

Band seeking visa

The U.S. balks at France's new tax on tech companies. There's a small but fast uptick in inflation. "Extreme vetting" for visas is keeping some foreign musical acts out of the country.

Segments From this episode

Music industry navigates "extreme vetting" of foreign artists

Jul 11, 2019
Foreign artists are running into difficulty with visas, resulting in delays and cancellations.
West African rock band Tal National.
Jason Creps

Music from the episode

Passepied (Debussy) Punch Brothers

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer