Live biz prepares for life without the old guard

James Hanley

“We’re still producing great artists,” say top execs as heritage acts start to retire from touring

Leading live executives have backed the business to continue to prosper, despite some of rock and pop’s most enduring artists calling time on their touring days. 

Black Sabbath exited the live arena in 2017, Elton John and Paul Simon have both announced retirement plans and Neil Diamond was forced to retire due to ill health earlier this year. 

With the death of Tom ...

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