Nightclub given music ban

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First published in News

A STOCKTON Heath nightclub was banned from playing music after being caught playing Mark Morrison hit Return of the Mack without a licence.

Aries Night Club’s owners Mytoncorp Ltd were handed the ban by one of the country’s top judges at London’s High Court.

Mr Justice Henderson imposed the ban after hearing music was played there when the proprietors did not hold a current licence from music royalties collectors Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL).

And in addition to the ban he also ordered the company, which was not represented in court, to pay £1,790 in legal costs.

A PPL inspector visited the premises, on Grappenhall Road, and heard music including Fine China by Chris Brown and Good Feeling by Flo Rida on November 22 last year.

PPL wrote to the venue to tell them it was infringing copyright and invited them to purchase a licence.

But the management had not gone on to buy the licence.

PPL spokesman Nazneen Nawaz said: "Public Performance licences are issued by PPL to hundreds of thousands of businesses and organisations from all sectors across the UK who play recorded music to their staff or customers and who therefore require a licence by law.”

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9:34am Thu 27 Mar 14

Brick Bazooka says...

Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints. Brick Bazooka
  • Score: 18

10:04am Thu 27 Mar 14

old-codger says...

Brick Bazooka wrote:
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Ahhh, The good old day,s.
[quote][p][bold]Brick Bazooka[/bold] wrote: Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.[/p][/quote]Ahhh, The good old day,s. old-codger
  • Score: 0

11:05am Thu 27 Mar 14

arthur thomas says...

They deserve the music ban for playing such atrocious music in the first place
They deserve the music ban for playing such atrocious music in the first place arthur thomas
  • Score: 13

1:20pm Thu 27 Mar 14

warrington_biker says...

Lets hope Aries Night Club’s owners Don't Look Back In Anger ..
Lets hope Aries Night Club’s owners Don't Look Back In Anger .. warrington_biker
  • Score: 0

3:14pm Thu 27 Mar 14

GRUMPY PARENT says...

old-codger wrote:
Brick Bazooka wrote:
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Ahhh, The good old day,s.
Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free!
[quote][p][bold]old-codger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brick Bazooka[/bold] wrote: Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.[/p][/quote]Ahhh, The good old day,s.[/p][/quote]Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free! GRUMPY PARENT
  • Score: 6

6:51pm Thu 27 Mar 14

Brick Bazooka says...

GRUMPY PARENT wrote:
old-codger wrote:
Brick Bazooka wrote:
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Ahhh, The good old day,s.
Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free!
Showboat on Thursdays. £5 entry, 50p drinks, over 40 divorcee ladies free.
[quote][p][bold]GRUMPY PARENT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old-codger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brick Bazooka[/bold] wrote: Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.[/p][/quote]Ahhh, The good old day,s.[/p][/quote]Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free![/p][/quote]Showboat on Thursdays. £5 entry, 50p drinks, over 40 divorcee ladies free. Brick Bazooka
  • Score: 8

8:20pm Thu 27 Mar 14

old-codger says...

GRUMPY PARENT wrote:
old-codger wrote:
Brick Bazooka wrote:
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Ahhh, The good old day,s.
Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free!
Oh my poor head, Please don't remind me :):):)
[quote][p][bold]GRUMPY PARENT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old-codger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brick Bazooka[/bold] wrote: Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.[/p][/quote]Ahhh, The good old day,s.[/p][/quote]Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free![/p][/quote]Oh my poor head, Please don't remind me :):):) old-codger
  • Score: 0

9:49am Sat 29 Mar 14

Freeborn John says...

GRUMPY PARENT wrote:
old-codger wrote:
Brick Bazooka wrote:
Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.
Ahhh, The good old day,s.
Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free!
Ah, the World, the nightclub where it was rumoured you could get chucked out for dancing on the fightfloor, happy days.
[quote][p][bold]GRUMPY PARENT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old-codger[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brick Bazooka[/bold] wrote: Last time I heard Return of the Mack being played in a night club I was in the Mississippi Showboat supping 50p pints.[/p][/quote]Ahhh, The good old day,s.[/p][/quote]Anyone remember The World, it was always a toss up between going their or the Showboat, except when Showboat were doing the £20 all drinks free![/p][/quote]Ah, the World, the nightclub where it was rumoured you could get chucked out for dancing on the fightfloor, happy days. Freeborn John
  • Score: 1

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