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State of the live music nation

The increasing importance of the live music industry is certainly the music business tale of the year. However in Ireland and elsewhere, the huge growth in the number of live shows has not been accompanied by a similar rise in …

Fri, Nov 2, 2007, 10:30

   

The increasing importance of the live music industry is certainly the music business tale of the year.

However in Ireland and elsewhere, the huge growth in the number of live shows has not been accompanied by a similar rise in sold-out shows.

On the contrary, many shows are struggling to sell tickets and some promoters have been over-ambitious in their expectations for certain acts.

We’re currently seeking the views of readers on the state of the live music nation. From high ticket prices to the sheer quantity of shows, have your say here.