Another Sign That There Might be Too Many Festivals–In the UK, Anyway

It’s been a tough couple of years for festivals in Europe, specifically in the UK where poor ticket sales have sunk a number of events.

The latest casualty is the Isle of Man Festival, which was set for next weekend.  Despite booking Primal Scream Johnny Marr and a number of other well-regarded names, the origanizers opted to cancel the gig rather that run up big losses.

More at the BBC.  Thanks to John for pointing this out.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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