'Forced out': one of Covent Garden's oldest music venues faces eviction from developers

Eviction threat for award-winning music venue

By Stuart Stone

The Roadhouse, one of the oldest live music venues in Covent Garden, London, faces eviction if planning permission is given to developers looking to revamp the site.

Hare and Hounds: Managing director Adam Regan talks about his Birmingham pub. Image by Wanye Fox Photography.

My Pub: Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

By Georgina Townshend

Around 10 years ago Adam Regan and his partners rescued the Hare & Hounds from disrepair. Since then, acts such as Ed Sheeran and Ellie Goulding have graced the pub – helping it to win Best Entertainment Pub at last year’s Great British Pub Awards....

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:

Coming up: the next MA500 meeting will be in Liverpool on 18 May

Music in pubs: playing to win

By Nikkie Sutton

Music maestro Ethan Allen will be giving delegates the benefits of his expertise in helping pubs tap into live music at the next MA500 meeting on 18 May in Liverpool. He shares some of his top tips ahead of the event. Nikkie Sutton reports. 

Fabric: slammed as a


Fabric “could re-open” after drug-deaths closure

By Daniel Woolfson

Talks are underway to re-open iconic London nightclub Fabric, which closed earlier this year following the drug-fuelled deaths of two teenagers, The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.