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Things are different at Canada’s outdoor summer music festivals. Blues legend Taj Mahal hobnobs with local fishermen. Baby boomers in Birkenstocks have rap conversion experiences thanks to Shad or K’Naan. The Arcade Fire lead mass sing-a-longs, and bands jam all... Read more →


There is a breed of performing arts venues that holds a special place in the American cultural landscape. Grand Performances (Los Angeles), Stern Grove Festival (San Francisco), and SummerStage (New York City) use unique public spaces to provide public access... Read more →


Here’s a fact that all artists and those who support them should remember: Merchandise matters. Big time. In fact, if you’re an emerging or mid-level artist, you’ll likely find that merchandise sales at shows make up one of your most... Read more →