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Does Chicago have too many music festivals? 

Lollapalooza’s ticket sales have slowed, and Reggae Fest and Chicago Open Air are canceled—are these the growth pangs of a healthy but crowded ecosystem, or is a crash on the way?

To launch a music festival, you have to capture the attention of a public that's already flooded with festival announcements. In this regard, and only in this regard, the first and final Fyre Festival succeeded. On April 27, 2017, throngs of…

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