Marcato announces new line-up of products for festivals

CANADA: The global festival industry has professionalised at an incredible rate, and trend watchers like ​The New York Times, Huffington Post​, and ​Forbes Magazine​ seem to agree. The impact of this professionalisation has been...

PRS for Music Announces Tariff Review of Festivals and Concerts

UK: PRS for Music has today announced that it will be running an eight-week consultation on the terms of its Popular Music Concerts Tariff (‘Tariff LP’). The tariff is applied to ticketed live popular...


Bestival Part II

UK: In our second and final instalment of this year’s Bestival coverage, we discuss the ways some of the festival’s sponsors integrated their brands - from concept-driven paint parties to a gig atop a...

The European Festival Market Report 2014

EUROPE: Ahead of the European Festival Awards and Eurosonic Nooderslag in Groningen (NL) next week, the former has released the European Festival Market Report for 2014. The data comes courtesy of the 2014 European...

Skiddle announces partnership with Safe Gigs For Women

UK: Skiddle, the UK’s biggest event guide & ticketing outlet, has announced that it will be partnering with Safe Gigs For Women, working together to combat sexual harassment and assault at live music events. The...

Primavera Sound announces new venue with Bowers & Wilkins and Bacardi

SPAIN: The fast approaching next edition of Primavera Sound has expanded its already impressive programme by offering 18 hours of top quality electronic music per day in a new setting, which under the name...

Willowman announces new activities for 2016

UK: Willowman Festival has announced a bunch of new activities for its 2016 edition, including a 1950s style funfair for children, willow weaving, and the building of a Kundalini structure that will be symbolically...

Colour Sound celebrates 10 years with Field Day

UK: UK Lighting and visuals rental company Colour Sound Experiment recently celebrated 10 years of being a main technical supplier to Field Day – one of London’s premier and most popular urban music events,...

Hand hygiene specialist TEAL launches Streetwash range for festivals

UK: To provide a helping hand to street food vendors at both large festivals and smaller local events, TEAL Patents – the leading manufacturer of portable hand washing solutions that require no access to...

The Ticket Factory joins forces with TeamRock for new selling platform

UK: National ticketing agent The Ticket Factory has announced a new partnership with rock and metal powerhouse TeamRock. The exclusive partnership deal will give The Ticket Factory unrivalled access to rock, metal and prog...