February 1, 2012 8:00 AM

Heavyweight acts figure to make 2012 a big concert year

Music fans are already exhibiting a healthy appetite for concert tickets in the first month of 2012, which is putting the year on track to be another strong one at the box office — and perhaps a record-setting one. It’s a reflection, concert industry veterans say, of an improving economy as well as a powerhouse slate of performers who will be touring this year.

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