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Music festivals go upscale and corporate

When music festivals first started, gatherings at Woodstock in the US, and the UK’s Isle of Wight and Glastonbury were countercultural affairs imbued with a hippy spirit. Read more ...
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Who Books Concerts? 

“As record sales have evaporated over the last decade and a half, and streaming-service revenue has thus far failed to make up the difference, musicians (especially up-and-coming ...
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How music festivals make money

Why are so many festivals popping up? Because music festivals are big business. Coachella is the most profitable festival in the U.S. Last year it sold 158,000 tickets and pulled in ...
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