More people are attending live music events in the US than ever before, according to figures featured in the IMS 2019 Business Report.
Festivals showed the highest year-on-year increase of attendees in the country last year, going from 18% in 2017 to 23% in 2018. 52% of the polled US population said that had attended a live music event in 2018, according to data obtained by Nielsen.
New security measures are to be put in place at live music venues around the world following the attacks at Bataclan concert hall in Paris.
As the NY Times reports, global concert giant Live Nation announced on Saturday that it would impose tighter security measures at its venues, and other industry representatives are expected to follow their lead.
Objekt has announced his first-ever audiovisual liveshow, for London's Islington Assembly Hall on 12th September.
The Berlin-based artist and DJ, playing Poland's Unsound Festival this October, will structure the show around his fantastic 2018 album 'Cocoon Crush' as well as choice cuts from his back-catalogue.