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Live music under threat as small venues close

Coldplay, Muse, Ed Sheeran - they may all sell out huge stadiums, but they all started out playing in tiny venues.

Such places are now under threat, and closing all round the country.

In London, 40 percent of small music venues have shut in the last decade.

Colin Paterson reports.

  • 19 Oct 2015
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