New Live Music Act Means More Kirtan!

October 2, 2012 - 1 minute read

For hundreds of years small venues have needed to have expensive licenses to have live music on site. The restrictions were related largely to the relationship between live music and alcohol consumption, and an effort to control noise pollution.

Yesterday a new act was passed in Parliament which states that live music will be permitted in small venues before audiences of up to 200 without requiring a license. In addition, unamplified live music can be performed in any location.

This is huge for Kirtan London – as we seek to reach a broad audience we have come up against many obstacles finding small venues in which to house our musical offering. Now thousands more will be open to us – yay!

Here’s some of our little kirtan friends who will be happy to be able to make more noise:

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