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Old 5th January 2020
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Originally Posted by Sombrerogrande View Post
So a venue owner has to make arrangements with every licensing entity OK.
But does anybody have an idea, ballpark, about what might be charged?
Most venues pay annually for what is called a blanket fee. This gives them a year worth of playing any music from that rights org for the entire year. Think of it like Netflix compared to buying or renting a Blue Ray disk from a shop. For a performance venue, it makes a lot of sense. Pay the blanket fee, be done until next year.

Something like releasing a record with one cover, or producing a movie or commercial, it would make more sense to go with individual an license.