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The removal of the cap on the number of people able to attend outdoor performances opens the way for festivals to take place this summer and indoor gigs will also be allowed, but with stricter regulations

The removal of the cap on the number of people able to attend outdoor performances opens the way for festivals to take place this summer and indoor gigs will also be allowed, but with stricter regulations

The removal of the cap on the number of people able to attend outdoor performances opens the way for festivals to take place this summer and indoor gigs will also be allowed, but with stricter regulations

The live music sector has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic, with performers unable to take part in any gigs since the first lockdown more than a year ago.

But at last, the Executive has hit the right note by signalling that the sound of music can again fill the air from Monday. The removal of the cap on the number of people able to attend outdoor performances opens the way for festivals to take place this summer and indoor gigs will also be allowed, but with stricter regulations.


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