License for Playing Music in a Restaurant

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License for Playing Music in a Restaurant/Public Event

  • It is a  crime to play music in private, public or commercial place without proper copyrights or license.

  • Subject to the Copyright Act of 1957, it is mandatory for all those who play Pre-recorded music in the form of Gramophone Records, Music cassettes or CDs or Radio or TV or Audio-visual etc. for non-private purpose or in public places and/or commercial establishments and/or non-commercial establishments, to take license before playing music.

  • Accordingly, any communication or presentation of Indian or International music for non-Private purposes or in Public Places or Commercial Establishments such as Restaurants,Hotels, Discotheques, Cinema Halls, Mall etc., or non-commercial establishments such as campus etc.have to obtain a License.

Any activity where the music is played without a license constitutes an Infringement of copyright under The Copyright Act of 1957. Such violation of copyright is Cognizable & Non-bailable offense, attracting heavy Penalties.

Types of licenses for playing music

The value of music is unique. Music is everywhere around us like on the radio, Internet, clubs, night-clubs, discos,casinos, gyms, in films, bars, television, offices, malls, restaurants, hotels, concerts, shows, events, festivals, airplanes, and taxis etc. Recordings of music are manufactured, sold, and distributed on a large scale. Various type of licenses is required to play music for different purposes.

  1. Radio License: - To play music on any private FM, or radio stations owned by Government or any community radio station.

  2. Public Performance (Background) Music License: - This license is used to play background music in public performances.

  3. Public Performance (Events) License: - This license is used to play music in public events like shows, promotions, DJ parties, fashion shows etc.

  4. Public Performance (Temporary Embodiment / Storage / Transfer) License: -  Examples of this category of licenses are storage of songs by DJs on DJ systems; storage on computer servers by aggregators for onward transmission, Sound equipment service-provider etc.

How to obtain a license for playing music

The license for playing music can be obtained by making an application in the prescribed format along with the payment fee.

To get more detailson Fee, Procedure, Documents etc. and also to apply for a music license, please connect team Corpseed at 9999008018 or info@corpseed.com

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