First events announced for Sheffield Doc/Fest

UK: Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced the first confirmed events for its 2016 festival, set to take place from June 10 - 15. Included in the first reveal is Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next,...

Gigantic partners with mental health charity Roy Stone Foundation

UK: National ticketing agency Gigantic has pledged its support to help raise awareness of mental health related conditions in musicians by teaming up with the Roy Stone Foundation. The charity was set up in...


Allen & Heath Pump Up the Sound at South by Southwest

USA: Allen & Heath consoles were the foundation of the entire sound reinforcement and sound streaming systems from the British Music Embassy venue at Latitude 30, the home of British music at SXSW. At the...

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...

Body&Soul unveils Tree Haus stage

IRELAND: Curated by HomeBeat Events, Body&Soul's newly announced Tree Haus stage will host cutting edge contemporary Irish culture and music, from folk to electronica. The stage's line-up will include My Tribe Your Tribe, Carriages,...

ILMC & MIC launch Live Data Agency

UK: The teams behind Media Insight Consulting (MIC), the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) and IQ Magazine have announced the launch of the Live Data Agency, a joint venture specialising in big data analysis,...

Brescia Summer Festival utilises Outline sound system

ITALY: Since its debut edition in 1997, Brescia Summer Festival has hosted artists as renowned as David Bowie, Joe Cocker, Elton John, Bob Dylan and Neil Young. This year’s headliners at the event, staged...

Monegros Festival Transforms Into the Groove Parade in 2015

SPAIN: From July 17 - 18, the Monegros desert in Spain will see the return of the Groove Parade. The original desert music festival will make its comeback this summer, rebranded from the Monegros...

Boomerang comes full circle for Fineline

UK: Bristol-based lighting and visual specialists Fineline continued their busy summer / autumn event season by supplying lighting, LED screens and rigging to Boomerang Hickstead, a brand new two-day music event staged at the...

Uno Village’s new open-air venue in Malta to host festivals this summer

MALTA: Uno Village in Malta has been acquired by the 356 Entertainment Group, an experienced team that hopes to 'return it to its former glory in 2016 and beyond'. From Solomun to Bob Sinclar,...