DICE launches Girls Music Day

UK: DICE has announced the inaugural Girls Music Day, which aims to inspire more young women to get involved in music. The day of workshops, lectures and discussions will be held at London's Sonos...

The Ticket Factory says ticket touting is leaving venues to clean up the mess

UK: July 14 marked the launch of FanFair Alliance – a new campaign which will see artists, managers and trade bodies lobby the government to clamp down on ticket touting. Stuart Cain, managing director...


DGTL Barcelona welcomes 35,000 attendees for third edition

SPAIN: DGTL Barcelona's third edition took place from August 11 - 12 in the city's Parc del Fòrum, and welcomed 35,000 revellers for an especially environmentally conscious outing. With a 5,000 increase in attendees,...

Mysteryland releases vinyl sampler with Dave Clarke

NETHERLANDS: In collaboration with Dave Clarke Presents, Mysteryland has released an exclusive vinyl sampler featuring artists from its 2016 line-up. The sampler showcases artists playing on Sunday August 28 at Dave Clarke’s hosted stage ‘Dave...

Shockout announces phase one line-up for inaugural edition

UK: The brainchild of Hospitality and The Blast, the Bristol based festival Shockout has announced the first wave of acts for its debut 2018 edition, set to take place at The Bath & West...

Details revealed for Extrema Outdoor

BELGIUM: The 5000-capacity Extrema Outdoor (XOBE) will once again transform Belgium into the entrepôt of electronic music on July 9, and has announced many of its acts, club partners and details. For over twenty years,...

The Ticket Factory says industry must clean up its act or risk losing consumer...

UK: This week saw The Culture, Media and Sport Committee meet for a one-off evidence session into ticket touts and the problem of using software to harvest tickets from primary sellers' online sites and...

Rainforest World Music Festival utilises d&b’s V-Series

MALAYSIA: The Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Malaysia, is renowned for placing grassroots Malaysian world music on the same stage as well known stars. During each afternoon, cultural workshops take place combined with...

First details revealed for inaugural Hope & Glory Festival

UK: Liverpool will host a new festival this summer with the inaugural Hope & Glory, bringing a range of music and art to the city centre's St. George’s Hall. To launch the event, the...

The Nation’s Biggest and Best Festival Guide

Skiddle.com/festivals - the nation's biggest and best festival guide. Skiddle is now the busiest primary ticket agency in the country, with recent Alexa stats showing an increase in traffic which puts it above Ticketmaster, See...