Festicket receives $4.6m investment from creative specialists Edge

UK: Festicket, the world's largest platform for music festival experiences, has received $4.6 million in funding from creative specialists, Edge Investments. Edge’s investment follows a pivotal year for Festicket, which closed the year with an...

Avolites powers headline lighting and video at Outlook and Dimensions

CROATIA: Avolites control consoles and Ai media servers powered beat-perfect visuals across Outlook and Dimensions, two of Croatia's leading dance music festivals, seamlessly merging lighting and video to immerse and enthral the crowds of...


INmusic Festival to present unique homage to Bowie and Tesla

CROATIA: Zagreb's INmusic festival is set to build a one of a kind festival stage in tribute to David Bowie and Nikola Tesla, which will be operating within a 100ft tall construction replica of...

Insomnia Festival next in line for We Are Europe

NORWAY: From October 27 - 29, Insomnia Festival will run for the 15th time in Tromsø. As part of the We are Europe programme, the Norwegian event will invite Reworks Festival, Reworks Agora (Thessaloniki,...

PlayPass festival clients shine in the European Festival Awards

EUROPE: PlayPass – the European RFID and cashless payments provider – has congratulated a number of its festival partners that took home trophies at last week’s European Festival Awards. These include: Hörstmann Unternehmensgruppe (Germany), winners of...

Fresh Island announces boat parties

CROATIA: This year at Fresh Island boat parties will set sail each day, taking revellers on a voyage along the Adriatic with a soundtrack provided by some of hip-hop's finest DJs and crews. This...

Farr Festival announces new stage and new license

UK: Farr Festival has revealed its new main stage for 2017, dubbed The Factory. The 'super-size' stage comprises 52 shipping containers arranged into a rectangle formation that will accommodate an audience of 2500. The...

Tale of Us, Binkbeats and More for Inaugural Lost Village Festival

UK: Jaymo & Andy George have announced a raft of new artists to be included in the inaugural Lost Village festival (May 23 - 24) with Tale of Us added as additional headliners. Other...

Kambe Events to run waste management workshop

UK: On March 11, the sustainable events organisation Kambe Events and waste management experts Resource Futures are inviting the event and catering professionals to join them at a waste management workshop in Birmingham. Kambe Events...

Download Festival makes major site improvements

UK: Download Festival has announced major improvement plans for the 2017 festival. New drainage systems, alternative traffic routes, improved disabled access, a 400 strong ‘Dog Squad’ to aid festival-goers, and a stage relocation are...