The closed O2 Institute in Digbeth, Birmingham, which was due to re-open on 25 June, 2021.
The restrictions that have hurt the live scene will remain for a little while longer, following Boris Johnson’s announcement
Fortitude Valley is unique in Australia for its concentration of live music venues, like The Valley Drive In, in one small neighbourhood.
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The good news is that the growth of live music continued under Queensland’s liquor licensing reforms. The bad news is that venues rely on late-night alcohol sales to cover costs.
Keeping up appearances at the Gold Bar in Subiaco, Perth.
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Ultimately, most regulatory interventions in nightlife precincts are about imposing particular ideas of social and moral order not only within these spaces but also in the city more broadly.
The Sydney lockout laws have drawn a lot of protests.
Analysis of rents in Sydney shows that local residents are benefiting from the lockout laws, thanks to new entertainment hubs and nightlife.