Music

Farewell: Chalk Farm's iconic Lock Tavern is set to change hands at the end of this month. (Image: Ewan Munro, Flickr)

Iconic Camden music venue changes hands

By Emily Hawkins

Famous Camden venue the Lock Tavern is set to change hands at the end of this month, with new owners pledging that the pub will continue its showcasing of live music.

Play time: music expert and former licensee Ethan Allen advised delegates on holding events

MA500: top tips on holding live music events

By Nikkie Sutton

Music maestro Ethan Allen gave delegates at last month (May)'s MA500 meeting in Liverpool, his top tips on how best to use live music in their venues:

Music can lead to customers shouting to have a conversation

Bar talker

Licensees discuss the importance of music in pubs

By MA

Following research that nearly 80% of people have left a pub or a café early because of the level of noise in the venue, licensees discuss the benefits and perils of music in the pub.