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The beat goes on at music festivals

They have witnessed a boom in recent years; it is the only area of the industry that is seeing a lot of growth
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 05:50
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ROCKING GOOD TIME: Coachella, often considered the tastemaker of US music events, opens on Friday in the southern California desert at the start of the busiest season yet for festivals.

Los Angeles

THE music industry has faced more than a decade of financial woes but in one area business is soaring - festivals.

Music festivals have witnessed a boom in the past few years, with new events proliferating that cater to every taste and region in what has become a vital