Confirmed: Live Music Act will be implemented on October 1

As a result, in England and Wales, performances of live amplified music to audiences of less than 200 people between the hours of 8am-11pm will no longer require local authority permission.

There will be no audience limit for performances of unamplified live music.

Introduced by Lib Dem Peer Tim Clement-Jones and promoted in the Commons by Bath MP Don Foster, the Live Music Act will encourage pubs and other small venues to host live music events.

Clement-Jones said: "I very ...

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