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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

Promoters Report ’22
  • An indispensable guide to the industry’s leading promoters and touring territories.
  • Highlighting the world’s leading promoters

Comment: Summaries of the 40 top live music markets Dedicated editorial on key trends and developments Unique interviews and insight

Issue 116
  • Tour of the Year: Ed Sheeran
  • The Gaffer 2022: Nicole Massey
  • Market Feature: Spain
  • NEW FEATURE: The Architects

Comment: James Fieldhouse talks Mergers & Acquisitions #FestivalsWithoutBarriers with Suzanne Bull MBE Taylor Swift – A Consumer Perspective by Tim Chambers

Ticketing Report ’22
  • Global guide to the event ticketing biz
  • 40+ markets profiled
  • 200+ companies
  • NFTs & collectables

Comment: The Latest Ticketing Tech Mark Yovich: The Global Perspective Making Memories Beyond The Concert

Issue 115
  • The Cure on Tour
  • Arnaud Meersseman: 20 Years in Music
  • Market Focus: Germany
  • The Metaverse

Comment: Paul Newman: The Greener Ticket Annabella Coldrick On The Challenges Faced By The Business Agony Aunty Alex Hardee Dispenses His Sage-Like Wisdom

Arena Guide ’22
  • 60+ Markets Profiled
  • 600+ Arena Directory
  • Strategically Important Data

Comment: Unique Comment & Insight New Arena Profiles EAA Welcome Words

Issue 114
  • Stadium Report 2022
  • 35 Years of Di & Gi
  • Green Guardians 2022
  • Market Focus: Italy

Comment: Sarah Slater on a record-breaking summer Paul Reed talks past, present & future of the festival sector IFF Report 2022

    Our other publications

    Global Promoters Report

    Highlighting the world’s leading promoters & the 40 top markets they operate in.

    International Ticketing Report

    The definitive annual guide to the global live entertainment ticketing business