An Interview with Electric Castle

Electric Castle will host its sixth edition this July, returning to the fifteenth century Transylvanian monument from which it derives its namesake with a characteristically eclectic cast of international talent. Amongst other auspicious factors,...

An Interview with Positive Vibration

Positive Vibration – the UK Festival Award-winning celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage – will return to Liverpool's Baltic Triangle in June for a weekend of music, art, food, and cultural appreciation. Insights spoke...


An Interview with Wrong Festival

If the mainstream musical landscape is akin to a climate-controlled domed city, then the bands populating Wrong Festival's line-up are the irradiated mutants scavenging beyond its facade, wholly unconcerned with the sterility and sanctuary...

The Crowd Connected 2017 Festival Insights infographic

The average festivalgoer walks over four miles a day, makes more than three trips to food and drink outlets and spends 45 minutes in sponsor activations. That’s according to analysis Festival Insights has been...

And the winners of the UK Festival Awards 2017 are…

The UK Festival Awards held its 14th edition on November 30 at Troxy, London. The sold out ceremony saw hundreds of the UK's key organisers and suppliers come together to celebrate the collective successes...

The UK Festival Awards 2017 shortlists

The UK Festival Awards – set to host its 14th edition on November 30 at Troxy in London – has revealed all of its shortlists for 2017. They are as follows... The Innovation Award Bearded Theory...

An Interview with Visa at Boardmasters

This year’s partnership between Visa and Boardmasters marked a significant first for each party. For the former, the collaboration amounted to its debut on the UK festival circuit, and for the latter: the first...

An Interview with Second Screen

Niall Green founded the app development company Second Screen in 2014 out of his dissatisfaction with the disconnect between audiences and artists at live events. The platform's primacy of social interactivity over sales prospects...

Boardmasters

In its grand return to two of Newquay’s most idyllic locations from August 9 – 13, Boardmasters’ 12th edition continued to establish the festival as the UK’s preeminent celebration of surf lifestyle and music....

An Interview with DGTL Festival

With international incarnations in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo and Tel Aviv, the DGTL Festival brand is widely becoming synonymous with innovation due to its predilection for emerging technology, high-end production, underground electronic music, and...