Live performance industry outperforms retail, again

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Madeleine Dore

Live performance industry outperforms retail, accommodation and retail trade reporting $1.51 billion in revenue and 18.54 million in attendance in 2014.

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Despite a drop in the average ticket price and reported lower consumer confidence, the live performance industry today  celebrates its strength.

National research conducted by Live Performance Australia (LPA) released today reveals the industry contributes $1.51 billion to the Australian economy and 18.54 million in attendance in 2014 – outperforming retail trade, accommodation and food services.’

About the author

Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator