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London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveils plans to protect music venues

London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveils plans to protect music venues

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The Mayor of London has announced his new planning strategy for the capital, which includes the ‘agent of change’ principle, meaning those who bring about a change take responsibility for ...

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 30th 2017 at 11:35AM
Musicians' Union delighted at the scrapping of the discriminatory Form 696

Musicians' Union delighted at the scrapping of the discriminatory Form 696

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The Musicians’ Union (MU) is announced its delight that the concerns raised by itself and number of industry bodies and musicians have been listened to with regards to London’s controversial ...

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 14th 2017 at 10:49AM
New online database Viberate plans to become the IMDb of the live music industry

New online database Viberate plans to become the IMDb of the live music industry

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A new platform called Viberate launched earlier this year to provide a smarter way to explore live music. The online database has now unveiled a number of new updates as ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 23rd 2017 at 3:29PM
UK's first ever live music census launches

UK's first ever live music census launches

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A nationwide online survey for musicians, venues, promoters and audiences has launched to help measure live music’s cultural and economic value.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 27th 2017 at 11:09AM

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UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

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The UK Government has released a new whitepaper focusing on how to fix ‘our broken housing market’. Within the report, the publication proposes that planning policies should take more notice ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 11:25AM
Will virtual reality gigs help or hinder live music?

Will virtual reality gigs help or hinder live music?

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The live music scene is essential to most working musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 5:01PM
Harlow venue The Square to re-open

Harlow venue The Square to re-open

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Harlow, Essex music venue The Square is set to re-open just five months after closing due to a period of inactivity at the site.

Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 8:53AM
Is UK live music in decline? Report says 63 per cent of people haven't been to a gig in past year

Is UK live music in decline? Report says 63 per cent of people haven't been to a gig in past year

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Concerns over the future of the UK’s live music industry have been raised after new research conducted by AV and lighting firm AVonics revealed that 63 per cent of the ...

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 11:20AM

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New Government legislation to protect music venues

New Government legislation to protect music venues

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The Government has today announced new legislation to protect music venues in planning law, following meetings with industry organisations UK Music, Music Venue Trust and the Musicians’ Union.

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 12:07PM
Live music boosts Bristol economy to the tune of £123 million

Live music boosts Bristol economy to the tune of £123 million

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Last year saw the city of Bristol’s local economy bolstered by live music to the tune of £123 million, according to new research by Buckinghamshire New University and UK Music.

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 8th 2016 at 11:41AM
BILLY LUNN: 'Small venues are cultural lifelines to the poorest in our communities'

BILLY LUNN: 'Small venues are cultural lifelines to the poorest in our communities'

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In an MI Pro exclusive, The Subways frontman, Billy Lunn, has penned a passionate tribute to the recently closed live music venue The Square in Harlow, whilst also highlighting ...

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 8th 2016 at 9:54AM
2016 Music Cities Convention details announced

2016 Music Cities Convention details announced

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The Music Cities Convention returns for its third outing this year, taking place on May 18th at the University of Brighton’s Sallis Benney Theatre.

Daniel Gumble
on Feb 18th 2016 at 4:19PM

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Norwich venue at war with landlord after being forced to close

Norwich venue at war with landlord after being forced to close

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The Owl Sanctuary, a popular live music venue in Norwich, has hit out at its landlord after claiming that the premises had been sold to a property owner behind the ...

Daniel Gumble
on Jan 7th 2016 at 1:53PM