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FYF Fest is cancelled. What does this mean for the music festival market?




Festivalgoers during day 3 of FYF 2017 on July 23, 2017 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California.
Festivalgoers during day 3 of FYF 2017 on July 23, 2017 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California.
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The sun is out and festival season is here. Unfortunately, LA-based FYF Fest won't be seeing any daylight this year.

FYF Fest announced its cancellation on Sunday. It was planned to be held in July at Exposition Park with Janet Jackson and Florence + the Machine headlining the festival.

We examine whether this exit reflects an overcrowding in the music festival circuit— and whether concertgoers are experiencing festival fatigue.

Guests:

Todd Martens, reporter covering music, video games and other interactive entertainment for the Los Angeles Times; he tweets @Toddmartens

Amy X. Wang, music business reporter for Rolling Stone; she tweets @amyxwang

 



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