A report from a public into the effects of the Licensing Act of 2003, partly in response to pressure from UK Music and the Live Music Forum.
Jazz drummer and tireless music campaigner Hamish Birchall was a driving force behind the recent passage of the Live Music Act which frees up smaller venues to provide live music. In this post, he answers some questions about the campaign and the Act itself, for which many musicians and venues will have cause to be thankful.
Analysis of the impact of the 2003 Licensing Act on the provision of Live Music in the UK.
Recommendations by Live Music Forum to the government on how it can better promote live music.
Background to the Licensing Act of 2003, and the concerns arising from it that led to the formation of the Live Music Forum to investigate its effects.
Summary of findings and recommendations arising from an investigation into the impact of the 2003 Licensing Act.
The Live Music Forum’s analysis of the impact of the Licensing Act 2003 on the provision of live music in England and Wales.