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Artist Managers Put Gig Tickets Straight On Rip-Off Resale Sites, BBC Finds

An investigation by the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Show has found that - as you might have guessed if you've bought gig tickets recently - some artist management companies whack them straight onto high-priced resale sites like GetMeIn and Seatwave at vastly inflated prices. Read More >>

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Music Tourists, Coming Over Here and Listening to Bands, Help Add £3.7bn to the Economy

A report into the outdoors-going music habits of the nation has revealed that an incredible 27.7 million people attended live music of some sort in the UK last year, an increase on the previous year's numbers partly fuelled by a 16 per cent rise in overseas music tourists coming here to listen to bands in our clubs, pubs and stadiums. Read More >>

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Bruce Springsteen’s Aborted Hard Rock Calling Gig Had Nothing to do With Health and Safety

Well here's a turn up for the books. The Health and Safety Executive has spoken out -- don't blame H&S, it had nothing to do with the curfew that cut off Bruce Springsteen and Sir Paul McCartney in their prime at the Hyde Park gig last Saturday. What the hell? Read More >>