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Perfect storm for UK music festivals

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 02:45

July 19 - Bad weather, the Olympics and an over-saturated market are brewing the 'perfect storm' for UK music festivals, as many events struggle to sell out. Amy Gardner reports from Latitude festival.

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It's the way this team has since records began. Its multi hundred -- coastal -- twenty. -- just -- to be summer without some music festival quite. But 2012 is heading into the traffic still the festival's. As the weather a sluggish economy and paint the saturated markets. Mean many of the UK 700 plus events pertaining to sellout. But we can tickets cost increase to 200 pounds since they -- come squeezed and another event. Managing director festival republic explains that he appetites just isn't -- -- was -- my -- today. People that would have gone 2345. Festivals during the course of -- back and there are lots of people doing that. And then they began to wanna say. Until the facts organizes the naming competition from the Olympics to reduced to months. Custom previous -- justice finally -- attention twelfth but several of the festivals including cellist and some big -- counseled. The reality is it's taken a substantial amounts of money answer people's pockets and and the many. Don't know all of them would be festival does -- lots of them will be -- I think there's no doubt that. It has affected tickets say -- you know we in other sectors of the entertainment industry. Doesn't look like -- you take on the competition by helping other experiences. Like comedy sometimes tense but good enough it's always. International. Authorities. About. It never really. The majority of the big festivals -- sit. Seems to pick their -- that that based on the topple CN and the things that sell the most about them and what's actually. Appealing to the Ponzi you do like to go Sevastopol small it's about weekend with a family in its -- to help. The -- look at a lot of scored once against it's while it's not that. -- -- as it happens it will be artistic content nuts cheese but tells us the crowds -- big names. -- -- -- -- -- -- unwise to place knowing audiences away from the UK markets with cheap tickets and guaranteed sunshine. You're -- -- to the British market for all of us plus expenses -- today -- and I already aggressively marketing. I get there in terms of making it easy to -- to fly. Nice guy and obviously I come off the -- Not many people will be -- and stay behind to see and avoid the weather. And at my house funds isn't is this seems really is nice upstate to see life come -- Poseidon. Amy got them right -- it.

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Perfect storm for UK music festivals

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 02:45