Analyses | Leisure, culture and arts | 2016-10-31 | HKEJ

The ‘Hidden Agenda’ behind running live houses in Hong Kong

The city’s popular live house Hidden Agenda was evicted for violating land lease agreements as the Government has been stepping up a crackdown on the illegal uses of industrial spaces. As a nurturing ground for indie music, live houses based in industrial buildings have yet to deal with rising rents and licensing challenges to stay alive.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.