Beat-Herder announces details for 2017 edition

UK: Beat-Herder will return to Lancashire from July 14 - 16, and has announced the upcoming edition's first details. Throughout the independent event's 12-year history, it has united the subcultures of dance music throughout...

ID&C launches 2017 Grass Roots Festival Bursary

UK: Event wristband provider ID&C has launched its 7th annual Grass Roots Festival Bursary, giving small-to-medium festivals in the UK a chance to receive £2500 worth of security wristbands and credentials. More than 50 festivals...


First details unveiled for Brighton Music Conference

UK: Brighton Music Conference has revealed the first panels and speakers for its fourth edition. The two-day conference will take place at Brighton Dome and various venues from April 27 - 28. BMC will welcome...

Sound City+ launches 10th anniversary edition

UK: Internationally renowned music industry conference Sound City+ is celebrating its 10th anniversary on May 26 with a host of high profile speakers from across the industry, and as ever promises an intensive packed...

Lowlands announces line-up for 25th edition

NETHERLANDS: A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise has added a bunch of new names to its 25th anniversary edition, including Bastille, Cypress Hill, London Grammar, Michael Kiwanuka, Architects, Billy Talent, Future Islands, Glass Animals, Nina...

Sónar Hong Kong reveals the line up of its inaugural edition

HONG KONG: Sónar will launch its first edition in Hong Kong on April 1, featuring six stages of music at the Hong Kong Science Park. The festival will present an extensive program of live...

Forecastle Foundation conservation donations edge on $100,000 in 2016

USA: The Forecastle Foundation, the nonprofit environmental activism arm of the Forecastle Festival, has marked a record fundraising effort in 2016, with $99,000 in donations to conservation projects both local and global. Supported projects...

BBC Radio 1 to broadcast live from Hideout Festival

CROATIA: On June 30, BBC Radio 1 will once again partner with Hideout Festival for a Friday night broadcast as part of Radio 1’s summer festival coverage. Transmitting live from the event, Radio 1...

Tramlines Festival announces biggest line-up yet

UK: Tramlines – Sheffield’s inner-city music festival – has unveiled the line-up for its 2017 edition, which will take place from July 21 - 23. Headline acts include iconic indie band The Libertines, legendary...

Kendal Calling sells out in record-time; plans to go virtual with Google Maps

UK: Having recently confirmed six headliners for this year’s festival, as well as an extensive supporting line-up, Kendal Calling has now announced that the festival has sold out its 25,000 tickets for the 12th...