Gay Mercader Pt. 2

Continuing where they left off, Spanish concert promoter legend Gay Mercader and Pollstar’s European correspondent tackle the Spanish live market.
– Gay Mercader

It was only after dictator Franco had passed away in the ’70s that business started taking off, as rock music became increasingly socially acceptable.

It still took The Rolling Stones, though, to save the day.

They also talk about the economic crisis of 2008, and why Mercader stayed out of the festival business for the most part.