The live concert business is the music industry’s biggest source of revenue, now that digital music is available for download. The New Yorker summarizes...

The live concert business is the music industry’s biggest source of revenue, now that digital music is available for download. The New Yorker summarizes a few of the most important current issues in ticketing industry. The following areas are discussed: the proposed merger between Ticketmaster and LiveNation, the secondary ticketing market, and experiences of consumers who were redirected from Ticketmaster to TicketsNow when attempting to purchase Springsteen tickets.