For better or worse, the global explosion of festivals has altered the live-music eco-system. This ground-breaking discussion will explore the volatility of the 2017 festival season and examine how event proliferation has affected traditional touring and the long-term health of the music business. Moderated by Lee Anderson with Paradigm, this panel includes Corrie Christopher Martin with Paradigm, Josh Moore from Bowery Presents, Nick Farkas with Evenko, Rich Schaefer from LoyalT Management, and Stacy Vee with Goldenvoice.