Roskilde Festival

Proudly emblazoned on posters around the expansive Roskilde Festival site were the words 'non-profit since 1972'. In my comprehensive conversation with the festival's Head of Corporate Communications, Christina Bilde – in which we discussed...

The Garden Party

Since emerging a decade ago, it's no secret that The Garden Party has been a champion of predominantly electronic music in Leeds, comprising a core collective of promoters and a number of rotating members...


Jean-Louis Brossard and Béatrice Macé to receive the EFA Lifetime Achievement Award

On Wednesday January 13 2016 the annual European Festival Awards will see one of France’s most distinguished event organising duos receive the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, presented by Yourope. Jean-Louis Brossard and Béatrice Macé have been...

In Conversation with Gareth Cooper of Broadwick Live

Encompassing music, culture and travel under its umbrella, the Global-partnered Broadwick Live is a multifaceted mainstay of the festival circuit whose portfolio has dramatically increased in scope over the last year. Its flagship festivals...

An Interview With Pure Groove Sound Systems

Despite the music ostensibly remaining the primary reason most people attend music festivals, there's often a painful lack of attention given to the quality of onsite sound systems. This is especially true for large...

An Interview with Outlook & Dimensions

Over a couple of consecutive weekends each September, Outlook & Dimensions repurpose a 19th century Croatian fort into a temple for all things danceable. Finishing off the festival season with a resounding one-two punch,...

UK Festival Awards & Conference 2015: In Photos

Photos courtesy of Sara Bowrey / Peter Corkhill

An Interview with 356 Entertainment

Owing to its reliably beautiful climate, ease of access, and the hosting of festivals from dance music's most renowned brands, the auspicious archipelago of Malta is fast becoming one of the world's hottest destinations...

An Interview with Peppermint Bars

If the body is a temple, then the average festival-goer must have a borderline pathological penchant for desecration. Whether you treat festivals like the modern equivalents of Sodom and/or Gomorrah or just like to...

An Interview with Strawberries & Creem

Strawberries & Creem will host its fifth edition on June 16 in Cambridge, with sets from T-Pain, David Rodigan, Kojo Funds, Ghetts, Shy FX, Madam X, Heidi and more. Insights spoke with Preye Crooks,...