Posts tagged 'concert business':
Last year was a painful reminder of the mortality of the music industry’s biggest acts. And sadly, it’s just the beginning. Fifty percent of last year’s top 100 grossing acts are over 50 years old. So what will happen to the concert business when they’re no longer around? And what role will music festivals play in the concert business of the future? In this episode of Musonomics, Larry Miller speaks with a representative from The Wall Street Journal and Forbes about the future of the live music industry and rock’s demographic crisis.
Many experts are reporting that the US economy is weak. Some have even suggested that we are in a recession which could have a ripple effect around the world. However, it has always been my opinion that no matter how tight consumers get with their hard-earned dollars, they still need to be entertained. I'm not talking about playing video or card games with friends or family. And, watching a ballgame or the movie of the week on television isn’t exactly what I’m referring to either. I'm talking about putting on some nice clothes, getting out of the house for a few hours, and spending some money to see a local venue. So, I ask the question "is the concert promotions business recession proof?"
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