As the Warped Tour plans its finally jaunt in 2018, founder Kevin Lyman is speaking out about a lack of youth participation in concerts and festivals. “Last summer, I saw this real change where 14-17-year-olds stopped really coming to live shows,” he said during NAMM, according to an article by the OC Register’s Kelly Fadroski. “If we don’t get those kids out of their houses and to live shows, they become 18-21-year-olds that don’t go to shows.”
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Dave Brooks has over 15 years experience as a writer, including eight years as the Managing Editor of Venues Today. He started Amplify in 2014 to give the industry its own voice and turn up the volume on live entertainment.
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