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What difference, if any, is there between "Live concert" and "Concert"? As far as I know, 99% of concerts are "live", as opposed to being virtual. Is "Concert" more commonly associated with classical music, with "Live concert" used for other genres such as rock?

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    It does seem like a pragmatic (zest-adding) usage rather than a semantically loaded one. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 30 '16 at 22:09
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In the context of a radio or TV program the qualifier "live" would indicate a live broadcast of the concert (as opposed to a replay). The term "live" is also applied to recordings of actual concerts (as opposed to recordings done in a studio). In general, though, the qualifier "live" in front of "concert" would seem redundant.

  • I guess you never went to a Dead concert... – Jim Mack Oct 1 '16 at 2:32

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