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Death Knell of the Live Music Capital of the World
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, June 12, 2009

Many Austinites have been stewing over sound ordinances, and it looks like things are coming to a full boil. The “initial laws”:http://www.nonoise.org/lawlib/cities/austin.htm, in 1994, were written with a reasonable intent to keep noise pollution to a minimum. They were eventually tweaked to include specific rules about decibel levels, and “recent changes”:http://www.austinsound.net/2009/04/16/did-city-council-surreptitiously-screw-live-music-in-austin/ went so far as […]