Music Festival Insolvencies: What Happens When the Music Stops?

37 ABI Journal 48 (No. 4 April 2018)
April 2018

John Fiero reviews the issues in recent bankruptcy cases of festival promoters. "The music festival business is like a bright, shiny object to the neophyte festival promoter. Yet the road to a sustainable, successful festival business is littered with the detritus of underfunded, ill-conceived or overleveraged business plans. The ultimate success of Bottlerock and the reorganization of SFX Entertainment tells us that once you have a product with an acknowledged audience, you have something to reorganize."

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