Live entertainment revenue hit AUS $1.479 billion (approx. £839m) in 2013, with contemporary music events accounting for 42.5% of ticket sales.
The figures come from Live Performance Australia in its Annual Ticket Attendance & Revenue Survey report, with the revenue representing the highest since the survey began.
Overall ticket sales were up 22.7% from AUS $1.205bn to AUS $1.479bn, with total attendance rising 10.2% to 17.93m. The average ticket price in the territory was up 7.8% to AUS $92.16 (£51.57)....
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