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Ibiza Rocks Hotel's Music Activities Suspended: Report

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Ibiza Rocks on October 13, 2011 in Ibiza, Spain.

All musical events at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel have been temporarily suspended due to the hotel's failure to adhere to local bylaws.

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According to reports, on Wednesday (Sept. 21), the City Council reported that the suspension is in motion because the hotel did not satisfy noise and vibration regulation conditions. The hotel had also changed the stage location and blocked the emergency exit from being used -- another factor contributing to the suspension as the San Antonio hotel is known for hosting live dance music events that attract large crowds. 

The ban was set in place on Sept. 14 and will continue until conditions are met. 

Billboard Dance has reached out to representatives from Ibiza Rocks Hotel for comment.

UPDATE: "The current situation is not about noise, it’s about paperwork. We have been operating within the legal limits set by the national and european regulations all summer and will continue to do so next summer with our continued weekly event programme", Ibiza Rocks Hotel CEO Andy McKay said. "We have been working collaboratively with the authorities to remedy any issues as we only wish to operate activities that comply with all local and national laws.  We have now presented the updated paperwork to the town hall and as soon as they rubberstamp it, music will will back in the hotel as normal."

Billboard Dance will continue to update as new information about the suspension becomes available.