Venue owners and artists on the importance of events like Burnley Live for town

“The busiest weekend I've ever had. And I've been here over 20 years.”

Burnley Live has numerous goals. To bring more people into the town. To showcase the incredible abundance of musical talent we have. To increase exposure for venues and businesses. To stimulate the local economy.

This year’s event ticked all four boxes. And some. It didn’t happen overnight, and growing the event won’t happen by chance either. Burnley Live needs more businesses to lend support, more venues to come aboard, and even more artists to shine.

Burnley deserves a huge, flagship town centre event to rival that of others across the region. And if the views of venue owners and artists following this year’s festival are anything to go by, it’s on the right track:

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