Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Live Music Bill

Something of importance to everyone who supports Live Music. From The Stage:
Grade uses first speech in House of Lords to support Live Music Bill
Matthew Hemley, 4 March, The Stage

'New Conservative peer and former ITV chairman Michael Grade has used his maiden speech in the House of Lords to back Tim Clement-Jones’ Live Music Bill, claiming the 2003 Licensing Act which it seeks to amend is a “bad law” that denies up and coming music talent the chance to develop their skills.....'
Joan Bakewell also spoke in favour of the Bill:
“Anything that can move the enjoyment of music to a live event with a space between the music and the audience seems to me valuable.”
Read the full article at The Stage here.


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