Last night, local gig organiser and writer Brian Gomez posted an account of the ongoings in Merdekarya, a space we’ve all came to know and love as the place to host your gigs.
Though, like most establishments in the entertainment industry during the pandemic, we haven’t seen much going on these days, and here’s why:
As most of you know by now, The Live Bar has been shut down by MBPJ. Dono till when.
Here’s what happened:
— Merdekarya (@merdekarya) February 17, 2022
Brian shares how MBPJ (Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya), has been one of their most regular visitors and how their entertainment license can now be renewed after two years since the pandemic started.
“…to which I responded, ‘Bang, saya nak peluk bang, tapi takut kena saman tak ikut SOP’ to which they laughed and then went their merry way.”
And then this happened:
So we applied to renew our license. On Dec 28, we got a notice saying…