Pollstar

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Pollstar
Categories Trade magazine
Frequency Weekly
First issue  1981 (1981-month)
Country  United States
Based in Fresno, California
Language English
Website www.pollstar.com
ISSN 1067-6945

Pollstar is a trade publication for the concert tour industry.[1] It gets its information primarily from the agents, managers and promoters who produce concerts.[2]

Founded in 1981 in Fresno, California, Pollstar essentially purloined the format pioneered by Performance Magazine, founded a decade earlier in Ft. Worth, Texas. Pollstar won a war of attrition with Performance, which abruptly ceased publication in 1999.

Today, Pollstar has an office in London and correspondents in six countries. Pollstar is a member of the Associated Press (AP). Its subscribers receive the weekly magazine and access to its online databases.[1]

Pollstar once held an annual award ceremony to honor artists and professionals in the concert industry.[3][4][5]

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