Parklife holds tributes for victims of Manchester Arena attack

UK: As Parklife prepared to welcome The 1975 to headline its main stage on June 10, screens were lit up with the words ‘We Stand Together’ as part of a tribute to the victims...

Cambodian Authorities Force Cancellation of Inaugural kaZantip Festival

CAMBODIA: Citing the prevention of 'indecent tourism' as their motive, Cambodian authorities have allegedly denied access to the bridge leading to the venue of kaZantip's Cambodian debut. Set to take place from February 18...


New names revealed for Nozstock

UK: Nozstock has announced the second wave of acts for its 18th edition, set on a picturesque working farm in Herefordshire. With its first round of artists already released, including Jurassic 5, Gentleman’s Dub...

Skiddle’s F100 – Unlocking the issues at the heart of festival promoters

In previous instances of Festival Insights we’ve caught up with some of the things UK ticketing website Skiddle can offer to the festival industry at large. These have involved utilising their Festival Guide, the...

Powerful Thinking calls for sustainable power suppliers

UK: In 2017, Powerful Thinking launched
 the Sustainable Power Supplier programme – an online resource for event organisers that connects innovative suppliers with a growing community of festivals committed to smart energy management. The...

Triple E branches out for Greenpeace at Glastonbury

UK: Triple E has supplied a ModTruss centrepiece for the Greenpeace Field at Glastonbury Festival. Commissioned by Factory Settings and designed to highlight the Greenpeace campaign to protect forests, the 20m tree 'comes alive'...

LD Travis Shirley lights main stage of Electric Forest Festival

USA: The annual Electric Forest Festival featured jam band and EDM music across five stages at the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan from June 23 – 26, as well as a wide array of...

Pukkelpop and Disco Naïveté to present official showcase evening at SXSW

USA: For the third time, Pukkelpop and Disco Naïveté will collaborate on a showcase at this year's South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Just like last year they’ll be hosting an official showcase in...

Crew Nation set up to help fund live music crews

Live Nation has set up a new charitable fund to help support concert crews who have found themselves out of work due to the coronavirus epidemic. Crew Nation is a global relief fund set up for live music...

Topher Secures Traffic Management and Security Contract for Chalke Valley History Festival 2015

UK: The Chalke Valley History Festival (CVHF), set to take place from June 22 - 28 2015, has joined the growing number of British boutique festivals that have selected Topher as its traffic and...