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Fields & Yields: Weighing up the 2024 festival season

With the northern hemisphere's summer well underway, Gordon Masson learns about the triumphs and tragedies of this year's festival season

By Gordon Masson on 16 Jul 2024


Arena fever: New venues in the global pipeline

In this opening chapter from the Global Arenas Guide 2024, IQ details some of the venues scheduled to launch in the near future

By IQ on 10 Jul 2024


This Life on Tour: On the road with Take That

After selling out venues for more than 30 years, the band's current outing is only enhancing their status. IQ reports

By Gordon Masson on 03 Jul 2024


Strength in numbers: How firms are diversifying the workforce

Wasserman Music, AEG Worldwide, Oak View Group and Pure Represents discuss their strategies and ambitions for fostering greater DEI

By Gordon Masson on 20 Jun 2024


Living La Vida Local: Latin America market report

IQ visits some of the diverse territories that make up the vibrant, ever-expanding Latin American tour circuit

By Adam Woods on 17 Jun 2024


A rave new world: Electronic music report 2024

DJ Mag editor-in-chief Carl Loben takes a look at the key numbers and trends that are shaping the global electronic music scene

By IQ on 10 Jun 2024


Touring entertainment’s top trends for 2024/25

From competitive socialising to recreational fear, IQ examines what's hot and what's not in the world of touring entertainment

By Oumar Saleh on 05 Jun 2024


The Solutionist: Anna Sjölund’s 25 years in live

Having made a name for herself as one of the industry's most reliable and quick-thinking promoters, Sjölund is embarking on a new era of her career...

By Lisa Henderson on 30 May 2024


Jung at Heart: Switzerland market report

IQ talks to professionals in Switzerland’s thriving industry, amid a fierce battle for headline acts, for our latest market focus

By Adam Woods on 16 May 2024


Country State of Mind: The rise of country music

Country music is now everywhere, with acts appearing on mainstream festival stages and selling out arenas around the planet, as IQ reports

By Gordon Masson on 14 May 2024