Live Links: Rock Concert Sales Plunge, Forcing Promoters Into Discounts

Here are today’s live music headlines:

:: Rock concert sales plunge forcing promoters into discounts. [Guardian UK]

:: Ariel Pink to kick off the new year at “Rock & Roll Circus” at Lincoln Center. [Brooklyn Vegan]

:: Patti Smith celebrated her 64th birthday at Bowery Ballroom last night. [Brooklyn Vegan]

:: The Roots ring in 2011 at their sold-out show at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. [Village Voice]

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