Kanye West Confirmed to Headline Glastonbury; White People Get Mad on Facebook

Glastonbury has upset thousands of middle-aged, middle-class Britons with the announcement that Kanye West will headline its Pyramid Stage on Saturday June 27. Desperate to make their displeasure and ignorance known, many 'fans' of...

Amsterdam Dance Event Part II

NETHERLANDS: Between throwing morally reprehensible shapes to Nosaj Thing in Melkweg, discovering that Dutch diets consist solely of toasties, loping through the Red Light District stealing eye contact from prostitutes, and winning the ADE...


Gaywise Festival

UK: Not that they’re required to be, but it’s rare that festivals are concerned with anything beyond purveying good vibes and raking in inordinate amounts of dollar. Environmentalist initiatives are becoming increasingly common,...

An Interview with Big Chief Tipis

UK: As a sixteen year old débutante I attended my first ever Leeds Festival, ending up camped on a hillside with a fortunately close buddy on what felt like an 85% gradient. We spent...

The UK Festival Awards & Conference 2014

UK: Following a record-breaking response and an impossible level of caffeine intake on our part, the sold-out UK Festival Awards and Conference respectively celebrated and incisively analysed the state of the UK festival industry,...

The European Festival Awards to return on January 13

NETHERLANDS: Following its sold-out sixth edition in January, the European Festival Awards – presented in association with Yourope and Eurosonic Noorderslag – will return on January 13 2016 to celebrate the successes of Europe’s...

An Interview with Full Fat

It's a cliché by this point to talk about the festival market being saturated, which I do unashamedly further down this piece, but that's because it's largely rooted in truth. Assuming logistical provisions have...

An Interview with the Surplus Supper Club

UK: The Surplus Supper Club is an ethical event catering business spearheaded by FareShare South West, the award-winning charity that redistributes in-life, surplus food in an attempt to aid vulnerable people and curb rampant...

Field Day

Field Day took over East London's Victoria Park on June 3 for a truncated single-day showcase that featured sets from the likes of Run The Jewels, Flying Lotus, Slowdive, Dr John Cooper Clarke, Death...

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...