Updated---Common concerts: by the numbers

Paid attendance and government costs.

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Updated with new figures 17 March, 6:18pm

Country Rocks 2008 (Keith Urban)
Paid attendance: 11,853
City loans: $950,000.
City loan money paid back: $950,000
City in-kind contributions: $300,000

Paul McCartney
Paid attendance: 26,504
Loan from province to pay McCartney’s upfront fee: $3.5 million
NS Dept of Tourism for advertising: $300,000
NS Dept of Economic Development, forgiven loan to TCL: $300,000
Loans from city: As yet unknown.
City in-kind contributions: $150,000

KISS
Paid attendance: 21,420
City loans: $2.4 million
City loan money paid back: $2.4 million
City in-kind contributions: $150,000

Country Rocks 2010 (Alan Jackson)
Paid attendance: 10,009
City loans: $700,000
City loan money paid back: $540,450
City loan money not paid back: $159,550
City in-kind contributions: $100,000

Black Eyed Peas
Paid attendance: 8,362
City loans: $1.7 million
City loan money paid back: $1.5 million
City loan money not paid back: $200,000
City in-kind contributions: $100,000

For The Coast's complete coverage of the Common concert financing scandal, click here.

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