#TBT: The One Thing That Always Works for Live Entertainment

Happy #TBT. To celebrate, we’re sharing an oldie-but-goodie post from Jim: You Won’t Find the Future by Polishing the Past. As I’ve written before, it’s looking like a difficult summer for the folks who make money selling and performing concerts. Typical of the commentary is this piece in the New York Post, which I’ll excerpt a bit of below: “Some are blaming the low demand for tickets on the weak economy and prices that are simply too high for the public …

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Country Music Festivals Are Booming … But For How Long?

Jim’s post, Festival Bubble? How Not to Be a Victim, came to mind when reading Angela Bunt’s SeatGeek article, The Best Country Music Festivals in 2015: Everything You Need to Know. She states: “nearly all of the festivals featured on this list are either brand new or in their infancy.” In his post, Jim comments on a nicely written and revealing piece by Grayson Haver Currin about the rise and perhaps eminent fall of the summer music festival. Jim hopes to …

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