One might guess that the real problem in music is the quality of the artists and the recording industry - not the peer to peer file sharing....
Also, I had some forensic scientist confirm that it is a microphone. (Shudder)
LOS ANGELES (AP) - North American concert attendance declined nearly 12 percent in the first half of 2005 despite the first drop in average ticket prices in a decade.
Fans purchased 14.5 million tickets to the top 100 concert tours from January to June, according to Pollstar, the industry trade magazine.
The tours generated $730.9 million in gross receipts, a decline of 17.2 percent from last year.