Music History

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by Alan Cross


Tracking 20 Years of Ticket Prices at a Toronto Indie Venue

Cameron Gordon of Completely Ignored did a little research on how much ticket prices have risen for gigs at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace, a legendary place to see up-and-coming bands. (Hey, Nirvana played there once.) And while it’s still possible to see a show for a reasonable price, inflation has played a factor–not to mention how falling music sales revenue has had to be replaced by higher ticket prices.

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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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