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IQ Magazine

IQ is the essential resource for the international live music business, publishing news, features, analysis & comment covering the global concert and festival businesses.

IQ Magazine complements our daily news coverage and award-winning editorial, with deeper analysis, longform features, market reports, new signings & comment.

IQ Magazine is read and referenced by the world’s leading promoters, booking agents, venue operators and festival organisers.

The print version is circulated to around 4,000 individuals and companies in more than 70 countries. Online, the magazine reaches a global audience of 20,000 live entertainment professionals.

IQ Magazine is currently published monthly and available to read in print and digitally with any IQ subscription.

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Latest issues

IQ Magazine - Issue 113
Issue 113
  • Coldplay on Tour
  • Lucy Dickins - 25 Years in the Biz
  • Market Report: Sweden
  • Metal Under the Microscope

Comment: Prof Chris Kemp on Crowd Behaviour Mental Health with Lynne Maltman Your Shout: "How Do You Keep Cool When the Going Gets Tough?"

IQ Issue 112 - Pride Issue
Issue 112
  • Pride Takeover Issue 2022
  • Valuing the Pink Pound
  • Market Feature: Latin America
  • Roskilde Celebrates 50 Years

Comment: Nix Corporan on Providing Safer Places for Queer Acts & Fans Hatice Arici on the Cancellation of Istanbul's Pride Celebration Your Shout: "Who's the Best Queer Act You've Seen Live?"

IQ Issue 111
Issue 111
  • The Long Tale of Coda
  • Market Report: Switzerland
  • ILMC 34: The Report
  • Solving the Supply Chain Crisis

Comment: Lorenz Schmid details Germany's first climate-neutral arena Theo Quiblier urges us all to share our failures Your Shout: "Which artist or band is your greatest festival discovery?"

Issue 110
  • ILMC 34 Agenda
  • Market Focus: The Gulf States
  • FullSteam Agency at 20
  • Phil Bowdery Celebrates 50 Years in the Biz

Comment: Semyon Galperin on the conflict in Ukraine Why the Ukraine industry will thrive - Alona Dmukhovska Marie Lindqvist on investing in the future

IQ Magazine Issue 109
Issue 109
  • KJK Celebrates 60 Years
  • ILMC's In-Person Comeback
  • The Great Refund Debate
  • Family Shows Back on the Road

Comment: Craig Stanley Talks Brexit Blues Healing from the pandemic with Lina Ugrinovska Your Shout: "What's the Weirdest Place You've Watched a Gig?"

Issue 108
  • 10 Thing Learned from the Pandemic
  • The Gaffer: Phay Mac Mahon
  • Covid Mitigation
  • Omicron Cancellations

Comment: BACK in the Saddle with Suzi Green Ric Salmon Talks Live-streaming with The Smile Your Shout: "What's the Best Showcase You've Ever Seen?"

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