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IQ is the essential resource for the international live music business, publishing news, features, analysis & comment covering the global concert and festival businesses.

IQ Magazine compliments our daily news coverage and award-winning editorial, with deeper analysis, longform features, market reports, new signings & comment.

IQ Magazine is read and referenced by the world’s leading promoters, booking agents, venue operators and festival organisers.

The print version (temporarily halted due to COVID-19) is circulated to around 4,000 individuals and companies in more than 70 countries. Online, the magazine reaches a global audience of 20,000 live entertainment professionals.

IQ Magazine is currently published monthly and available to read digitally with any IQ subscription, or in its premium print format for a small additional charge. To subscribe, click here.


Previous issues

IQ Magazine Issue 94
Issue 94
  • Agents of Change
  • Covid Testing Solutions
  • Q&A With Michael Chugg
  • Hungarian Music Export Feature

Comment: Italian Singer-Songwriter Elisa on her Recent Tour Joe Frankland Talks Equality Your Shout: "What's the strangest superstition you've encountered?"

IQ 93
Issue 93
  • Highlights from the iFF
  • Market Health: Czech Republic
  • New Bosses 2020
  • Unsung Hero: MVT's Clara Cullen

Comment: Annabel Coldrick Talks Licensing & Live-streams Tallinn Music Week's Helena Sildna on TMW 2020 Your Shout: Who is the Most Famous Person, Outside of Music, That You Have Met?

IQ Magazine: Issue 92
Issue 92
  • iFF Agenda
  • Live-streaming During Covid
  • Diversity in the Live Music Industry
  • Unsung Hero: The Clapham Grand's Ally Wolf

Comment: Exit Festival's Dušan Kovačević on Social Activism Beverley Knight Talks Socially Distanced Concerts Your Shout: What's your most prized possession... ever?

IQ91 Cover
Issue 91
  • Covid Kit Essentials
  • Finance During the Pandemic
  • The Associations Helping Us Fight Coronavirus
  • Unsung Hero: Fabian Müller

Comment: Judith Clumpas & the Local Industry in New Zealand Michael Kill Talks Dance Music During Covid Your Shout: What's the funniest practical joke...

Issue 90
  • The Green Guardians Guide 2020
  • Laura Marling’s Historic Live-Streamed Shows
  • India Market Report
  • New Signings & Rising Stars

Comment: Alexandra Ampofo: Employers must follow through following Black Out Tuesday Macky Drese: Are traditional concerts a thing of the past? Kendall Ostrow: Time to Consider TikTok & more...

Issue 89
  • Coronavirus Special Report
  • Ossy Hoppe’s Big Birthday Surprise
  • Market Report: The Gulf States
  • ILMC 32 Review

Comment: Mike Malak's tips for home working & shutdown opportunities Tamsin Embleton: Dealing with stress, anxiety and uncertainty Tim Thornhill: Insuring the Unknown Melanie Eselevsky: View from a New Boss

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