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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 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

IQ Magazine Issue 70 cover
Issue 70
  • Best in Show 2016
  • Market Focus: The Middle East
  • 25 Years of Alex Hardee
  • ILMC 29: The Agenda

Comment: Martin Holmes on event security Jo Dipple warns against complacency Collaboration between European events A reminder from Beckie Sugden about the importance of music

Issue 69
  • Bastille on Tour
  • ILMC 29
  • The Gaffer 2016: Bill Leabody
  • Annual Festival Report

Comment: Ivana Dragila - A matter of perspective Matthew Covey - US artist visas DIYing the music industry Chantal Bolzern on co-operation

IQ Magazine
Issue 68
  • Luger Celebrates 25 Years
  • Touring Exhibitions
  • Laura Pausier on Tour
  • Market Focus: Poland

Comment: Anita Debaere Gets Organised Rahul Kukreja on Malaysia Judith Clumpas Talks Arena Design Funding with Vanessa Reed

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