Music tourism generates £663m in London

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Music tourism generates £663m in London

Festivals are more than just heading to Victoria Park and letting your hair down - they're also hugely important to the tourist industry. 

That's according to a new report out today by Oxford Economics and UK Music - who have taken a closer look at the huge growth in this sector in recent years. 

And it's not small change either - music tourism generated £663 million in London alone last year.

James Murtagh-Hopkins from UK Music - the umbrella organisation that looks after the collective interests of the industry - explains more. 

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