Let’s take a census of Canadian concert attendance so far.

Ticketmaster has just released some data about Canadians attendance at concerts to this point in the year.

No surprise here: Toronto leads the country with 31% of national attendance at gigs.

  1. Toronto
  2. Vancouver
  3. Montreal
  4. Calgary
  5. Edmonton
  6. Hamilton
  7. Winnipeg
  8. Ottawa
  9. Quebec
  10. Oshawa

And what kind of shows are we going to? Rock, mostly.

  1. Rock/Pop
  2. Alternative Rock
  3. Country
  4. Heavy Metal
  5. Comedy
  6. Pop
  7. Adult Contemporary 
  8. R&B
  9. Rap/Urban
  10. Latin

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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