Nozstock announces non-musical programme

UK: Nozstock has just announced its vibrant and diverse collection of arts, theatre, performance, workshops and food and drink highlights taking place this summer, as the festival enters its 17th year in July. Set on...

Adlib enjoys a summer full of festivals

UK: Liverpool-based sound, lighting and AV supplier Adlib is celebrating a highly successful summer of festivals. Here’s a roundup of a few of the highlights from this season: Creamfields Lighting The company has been involved with various...


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...

Mary Anne Hobbs to host UK Festival Awards 2016

UK: The UK Festival Awards – set to take place at The Roundhouse in London on November 28 – has revealed that the host of its 13th edition will be international DJ, radio presenter...

Midas spurs Jockey Club Live to record number of dates

UK: Temporary power specialist Midas provided for a record number of Jockey Club Live shows this summer. In the sophomore year of a three-season contract with Symphotech, which manages production for Jockey Club Live,...

Snowsports festival Groove Cairngorm to return February 2017

UK: Groove Cairngorm will return for its second outing from February 24 - 25 2017, hosted in partnership with CairnGorm Mountain Ltd. Launched last year as the UK’s first resort based snowsports festival, Groove...

GOAT Festival heads to Goa in January

INDIA: GOAT Festival, a brand new boutique music and arts festival, is heading to Indian shores in January 2017. The three-day festival is to be held on Ashvem beach, which is hidden away in...

Daniel Panaitescu named as recipient of European Festival Awards’ Lifetime Achievement accolade

NETHERLANDS: The European Festival Awards has announced that the Lifetime Achievement accolade for its upcoming edition will be posthumously awarded to Daniel Panaitescu of Sziget Festival. Working on Sziget since its inception, Panaitescu was responsible...

Skiddle reports a record-breaking 2016

UK: Primary ticketing agent Skiddle has released details on its successes throughout 2016. After a period of almost 18 months of detailed research, debate and self-examination, the company unleashed its new branding in September...