Festival Vision: 2025 reaches £25k funding goal, creates stretch target

UK: Since its launch on June 11, Festival Vision:2025's crowdfunder has reached 100% of its initial £25k target, having received support from Festival Republic, Nordic Wristbands and a number of other UK companies and...

Festival Vision: 2025 launches crowdfunder for more sustainable events industry

UK: The Festival Vision: 2025 initiative has launched a crowdfunding campaign that hopes to raise £25k in order to publish a second edition of its sustainability-centric The Show Must Go On Report. Providing comprehensive,...


Amsterdam Dance Event announces France as 2019 focus country

NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam Dance Event has appointed France as its main focus country for 2019. In addition to multiple events across ADE’s extensive conference and festival programme, a major part of 2019's proceedings will be the...

Primavera Sound announces new editions in Los Angeles and Benidorm

USA: Primavera Sound concluded its 19th edition in Barcelona with the announcement of a new incarnation in Los Angeles, taking place from September 19 - 20 2020 in the county's State Historic Park. The...

BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live has revealed the first details of its sophomore edition, set to return to London's Tobacco Dock from October 31 - November 2. Once again the event will consist of...

Les Dunes Electroniques returns to Tunisian Star Wars location this September

TUNISIA: Following a three-year hiatus, Les Dunes Electroniques will make its comeback in September to Ong Jmel, situated on the brink of Tunisia’s southern desert and globally recognised as the setting of Luke Skywalker’s...

Industry report reveals extent of UK festival diesel emissions

UK: With diesel emissions becoming an increasing public health concern, World Environment Day on June 5 was focused on air pollution. In conjunction, the sustainability management company Hope Solutions – alongside power management specialists...

Distractions summit to explore shared future of music and technology

UK: Presented by Sound City, Manchester International Festival and FutureEverything, Distractions will host its first summit in Manchester this July. Set to explore undiscovered intersections between entertainment and technology, the weekend will comprise talks,...

Getting Festivalgoers Onboard With Environmental Messages

*This article is part of Insider Insights' Sustainable Summer series, in which we dedicate half of our monthly output to guidance on decreasing the environmental impact of festivals. Joss Ford is the Founder of Enviral,...

Event Genius delivers record breaking cashless weekend

UK: The early May bank holiday weekend saw Event Genius record its busiest ever cashless weekend, becoming the first UK company to service four cashless events simultaneously, across two countries. By using Event Genius Pay,...