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IQ Magazine

IQ is the essential magazine for the international live music business, publishing news, features, analysis and comment for those operating in the global concert and festival businesses.

The print version of IQ Magazine is circulated to around 4,000 individuals and companies in more than 70 countries; it is also distributed online and digitally, reaching a global audience of 20,000 live entertainment professionals. The core subscribers are the world’s leading promoters, booking agents, venue operators and festival organisers.

IQ is produced by the International Live Music Conference (ILMC), the foremost meeting place for live music professionals worldwide. ILMC provides an annual platform for vital discussion and debate, while IQ continues that forum year-round.

IQ is available via a nominal annual subscription fee. To subscribe, click here.


Previous issues

IQ Magazine Issue 76
  • ILMC 30 - The Agenda
  • ITB at 40
  • Four Decades of DEAG
  • Market Focus: Belgium

Comment: Ian Taylor: The Psychology of Ticket Pricing Festival Trends with Katie McPhee Thomas Ovesen on the Middle East Music Branding GDPR

IQ Magazine Issue 75
  • ILMC 30 Launch Issue
  • Market Report: Austria
  • The Gaffer Award 2017
  • European Festival Report 2017

Comment: Audrey Guerre and Live DMA Network Safe Gigs for Women with Sarah Claudine Simeon Pranger's Strategic Mindset Central Eastern Europe with Márton Náray

IQ Magazine - Issue 74 cover
Issue 74
  • Phil Rodriguez - La Vida Loca
  • Market Focus: Canada
  • IFF 2017 - In Review
  • Visas and Immigration

Comment: Claire Singers Encourages Diversity in the Live Biz Live Music on Ice - Oliver Hoener Phil Mead's Lessons in Live Cathal Furey - Fan-filming at Concerts Arena Planning with Paul Cheetham

IQ Magazine Issue 73 cover
Issue 73
  • Mike Greek at 50
  • Market Focus: Norway
  • Green Field Innovations
  • Transport & Travel

Comment: How Streaming Has Changed the Industry MP Michael Dugher and the Small Venues Circuit Creating a Successful Event with Victor Cobos

IQ issue 72
Issue 72
  • Hans Zimmer on Tour
  • Market Focus: Switzerland
  • Live Streaming
  • Family Entertainment

Comment: The Internet for DIY Artists - Sean Goulding Venue Security with Chris Kemp & Dr Pascal Viot Reality Cheque - Hayley Brady & James Balfour Festival Luxury with Sarah Woodhead

Issue 71
  • ILMC 29 - Full Report
  • A Decade of WME London
  • Herman Schueremans - The Belgian Pioneer
  • Market Focus: Ireland

Comment: London's Night Czar Amy Lame Talks City Dudu Sarr on Live Music in Africa A Look at the Indian Market with Nerm Helping Young Music Makers with Give A Gig Week

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