Glasgow Landlord Appeal For Property
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
A SCOTS man who hosted hundreds of free underground music gigs in his own flat is to have his premises shut down over noise levels.
Douglas Robertson, 59, turned a former ground-floor shop into Sound House – a venue that local unsigned bands could play to fans.
He has even hosted Rob Morsberger from Canadian rockers Crash Test Dummies who had a massive 90s hit with the legendary hit ÔMmmMmmMmmÕ.
The Edinburgh man will now host his last show on New YearÕs Eve in the cityÕs Royal Park Terrace but maintains the nightspot is just somewhere to Òeat and sleepÓ as he makes no money from it.
But the council are set to pull the plug on the old rocker to protect the neighbouring Òresidential propertiesÓ – despite not clarifying what the reasons were.
Mr Robertson, who works as a photographer by day, is able to host the gigs nearly every night