Live Music Act threshold set to increase to 500 capacity venues

Tom Pakinkis

The Government has issued a new proposal to raise the Live Music Act audience threshold from 200 to 500 in on-licensed premises.

The proposal comes in a response from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to its consultation on entertainment deregulation.

Also among the conclusions of the response is the decision to treat recorded music in the same way as live music in on-licensed premises between 08:00 to 23:00 (i.e. with an audience limit of 500 and the prospect ...

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