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The fans strike back

Interesting piece from today’s Times about the slump in concert attendances for such hoary old dinasours as Elton John, George Michael, the Rolling Stones and Barbra Streisand. It seems Irish concert-goers aren’t the only ones up in arms about high …

Thu, Jun 28, 2007, 10:15

   

Interesting piece from today’s Times about the slump in concert attendances for such hoary old dinasours as Elton John, George Michael, the Rolling Stones and Barbra Streisand. It seems Irish concert-goers aren’t the only ones up in arms about high ticket prices. However, unlike Irish fans who simply shell out for the shows and then moan about it, fans elsewhere are actually going elsewhere with their cash.