Independent label Whities has changed its name to AD 93.
Nic Tasker, who founded Whities back in 2014 as a sub-label of Young Turks, said in a statement that the change from Whities to AD 93 would be immediate.
On Twitter, Tasker explained the origins of the name Whities, a play on YTs (Young Turks), had been introduced when the label became independent in 2017.
A campaign has been launched to stop Brixton market mainstay, Nour, from eviction by its landlord.
Texan property developer Taylor McWilliams, who also DJs under the name Taylor HK and is part of DJ trio Housekeeping, bought the legendary Brixton Village and Market Row for £37.25 million in 2018.
Now, amid the coronavirus pandemic and despite a three month rent holiday, Nour has been served with an eviction date of 22nd July from McWilliams.
A socially distanced music venue is opening in London later this year.
One Night Records, set to launch in October, will serve as an "immersive music event and venue", with all aspects of One Night Records designed to adhere to social distancing guidelines. According to the website, masks must be worn at all times on site, increased ventilation has been built into the venue, and drinks and food will be ordered from a 'drive-thru'.
The Jazz Cafe in London has launched a crowdfunding campaign to save the space from permanent closure.
The Camden venue, which marks its 30th anniversary in 2020, has been closed for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and expects to be shuttered for a further six months as a minimum.
Though generating no income, Jazz Cafe’s overheads remain at £31,000 per month, so the venue is now asking for public donations to ensure the doors won't stay closed forever.
London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé has appealed to local council authorities to suspend licence fees and late night levy fees for hospitality businesses for 12 months in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
London club FOLD has offered NHS use of its space amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
North London club FOLD, which is currently closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19, announced that the club had been registered to be considered for potential clinical or non-clinical use by the NHS. This means the venue could be used for general office and NHS administration work, as well as critical or specialist care.
A London nightclub will transform into a food warehouse to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the government-advised social distancing practices, which will impact vulnerable members of the community, London nightclub Studio 338 has revealed plans to transform its venue space.