Latitude Reveals Massive 2015 Line-Up

UK: Latitude has announced the line-up for its 10th edition, set to take place from July 16 - 19 in Henham Park, Suffolk. Included in the colossal announcement are Portishead, alt-J, Jon Hopkins, SBTRKT,...

UK Music releases report on festivals’ economic impact

UK: UK Music - a campaigning and lobbying group for the recorded and live music industries - had published Wish You Were Here 2015 – an economic study that reveals the vast contribution of...


Hog consoles drive Alfa Future People EDM festival

RUSSIA: EDM Festivals have mushroomed in popularity and scale over the past few years, branching out into a truly global phenomenon. Recently, Russian EDM fans gathered en masse to groove at the Alfa Future...

Culturebox to stream Sónar performances

SPAIN: The Barcelona edition of Sónar will collaborate with French platform Culturebox this year to live stream over 35 full performances at the festival, as well as providing an on demand service for selected...

Over 100 Acts Join Great Escape Line-Up; Great Day Out Announced

UK: The Great Escape, Europe’s biggest festival for new music, will return to Brighton from May 14 - 16 to transform the city into a mecca for emerging talent. Now in its 10th year,...

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...

PlayPass announces summer cashless partnerships

UK: PlayPass' latest collaboration with PayPal saw the successful deployment of cashless payments at Amsterdam Open Air Festival, making it the second year the RFID specialist made the event fully cashless. This time round,...

Arcadia Live closes deal with Austrian venue Ottakringer Arena Wiesen

AUSTRIA: Arcadia Live has announced that it has closed a five-year deal with the Bogner Veranstaltungs GmbH concerning an exclusive cooperation for the Ottakringer Arena Wiesen venue in Austria, which will celebrate its 40th...

Sound City opens artist applications for Zandari Festival and MU:CON in South Korea

UK / South Korea: Sound City has announced that applications are now open for artists to apply to showcase at Zandari Festival and MU:CON, South Korea’s most important industry events. South Korea is...

Reeperbahn Festival shows to go ahead despite fire

GERMANY: In the early morning hours of September 8, the western open-air stage at Spielbudenplatz on the Reeperbahn burned down, fortunately without causing harm to anyone. However, the stage has been an essential part...