Livemusic set to benefit from Licensing Act change

The on-going Licensing Act consultation proposes removing live music from current restrictions and, therefore, much of the red tape that has hampered grass roots gigs in recent years.

Livemusic's Live&Loud - a digital platform at - offers baby bands access to hundreds of existing and new gig venues around the country. It promises to provide acts with support to develop their live skills, attract an audience and hone their online presence.

Livemusic CEO Mick Newton said: "Many venues want ...

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