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  1. Jan 2021
    1. A three-day general admission pass to Coachella, which has been postponed from spring to fall this year, is $430 before fees


    2. they are pivoting to producing events online in the coming weeks and months — movie live streams followed by virtual Q & As, including a weekly movie club.

      Turning everything to virtual livestreams to make some type of money

    3. You raise the money that you need to put on your festival, and then you put on your festival and you have to start all over again

      A cycle

    4. With just one tug of a string — just one cancellation or postponement of a festival that might take up to a full year to prepare for — it can all fall apart.

      It can have a dramatic change

    5. Hundreds of thousands of people attend the conference each year, bringing with them hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue to Austin.

      Need money to continue the festival

    6. In early March, the massive multimedia festival held in Austin, Tex. was canceled by city officials just a week before it was scheduled to


    1. For Digital Mirage, a virtual electronic music festival first held in early April, the performers, including Kaskade, A-Trak and Flosstradamus, played for free, while viewer donations raised $300,000 for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.

      Also a chance to raise money for funds/charities

    2. The country’s largest concert promoter, Live Nation, which furloughed 20 percent of its staff as part of a $600 million cost-cutting effort, has been aggregating artists’ free livestreams on its website, and planning for more highly produced fan-less concerts that could generate revenue through advertising or ticket sales.

      More alternatives made for fans to enjoy music while artist and company make lost money

    3. In April, Pollstar estimated that worldwide ticket revenue would tumble by about 75 percent, or $8.9 billion if concerts didn’t return in 2020.

      Crazy of how much money you can lose very quickly

    4. On July 7, Topeka livestreamed a “front row experience” for a Jason Isbell show, during which 150 fans paid $100 per stream to see and be seen by Isbell, mimicking some of the interactive qualities of a real concert. The event was recorded and will be offered later to more than 2,000 fans at $25 a ticket on July 23.

      Still sometimes have to pay per view for the company

    5. Since the concert industry shut down in mid-March, the livestream has become ubiquitous.

      Finding alternatives to still have concerts.

    6. Nearly 10,000 fans watched her 30-minute performance on Pitchfork’s Instagram, for free.

      Wow thats a lot! :))