How Festivals Shape Cities

From Coachella, Glastonbury, and Stagecoach to Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, and Ultra, music festivals clearly play a role in the economies of cities. They bring in huge numbers of tourists and revenue, attract large audiences, create significant platforms for musicians, and help to build city brands.

Jonathan R. Wynn—a sociologist […]

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MUSIC CANADA Releases “Live Music Measures Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario”

Music Canada has released “Live Music Measure’s Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario” today at a special launch held in Toronto.

“What we have now,” said Music Canada Live Board Chair Jesse Kumagai, “owing incredible thanks to Music Canada for their initiative, is a snapshot that confirms what we’ve all suspected for years – […]

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Ontario’s Developing A New Culture Strategy

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports spends about $800 million annually and wants to hear from stakeholders in a series of town hall meetings in 11 cities starting next Tuesday in Barrie and ending in Windsor on December 3rd.

Discussion points include:

What is the Ontario government doing […]

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