Outdoor music and entertainment coordators continue to be challenged with how to maximize participant enjoyment without increasing complaints. This is particularly important when the event is located inside city limits or close noise-sensitive locations such as hospitals and nursing homes.
Music events and festivals can bring large profits into the cities that host them and entertainment for the people who want to participate. But when the energy and excitement of these events produce unwanted noise for the rest of the community, event coordinators can get strapped with heavy fines and in some cases, the event or activity may be temporarily shut down until the noise is mitigated. In fact, a plan of noise mitigation is often required before event licenses will be approved.Read more →