“This is a serious abuse of police powers that we’ll be challenging in public, in parliament and in the courts.”
“There’s nothing more Sydney than a laboriously-planned, spectacularly-presented event getting muted by noise complaints.”
A judge has sided with police on the matter.
“This week a Marrickville live music lounge was in discussions with police about whether they were permitted to have a mirror ball up.”
“It was about supporting a community initiative that we are passionate about.”
To cater for the “altered character” of Kings Cross since the lockouts came into effect.
“We are appalled.”
“It’s just sad, really. And slightly ironic.”
“He was unable to play his set.”
Do you remember the good old days?
“Yet another iconic live music venue suffocated by Sydney’s irrational lock-out laws and frivolous noise complaints.”
A tale of two cities.
Yep, the sun was still up.
“The current regulatory climate in Sydney and the inherent challenges therein have made it unsustainable.”
“It’s like Stoner Sloth all over again!”
“It is not only the concert[s]… it’s the post-event noise of patrons leaving the premises drunk and disorderly, late at night, which affects our sleep and wellbeing as residents.”
The NSW Government has told the venues to keep operating under lockout schedules.