All fans of live music should get behind this petition [no matter that the writer has trouble with his English - 'innumerate' instead of 'innumerable'. Doh. Ed.]
It calls on the government to block those moving into premises near pre-existing live music venues from objecting to noise from said venues.
At the moment, just one complaint from a nearby nimby can close down a pub or club, taking away someone's livelihood and reducing live entertainment opportunities for bands and fans alike.