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Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

More than 900,000 people attended Musikfest 2012, according to ArtsQuest officials.

Musikfest, the United State's largest free music festival, took place Aug. 3 - 12, with 515 performances by 318 performers on 15 stages. This year's festival included free concerts on 14 of the 15 stages, the largest number of free stages in the event's 29-year history.

More than 48,000 people attended the 10 concerts at the Sands Steel Stage, Musikfest's only ticketed venue, where Boston,...