Faith No More, Marilyn Manson and More for Graspop Metal Meeting

BELGIUM: Faith No More and Marilyn Manson are amongst the newly announced names for Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place from June 19 - 21 in Dessel, Belgium. Also confirmed for Graspop Metal Meeting...

Full Metal Mountain to Launch in 2016

AUSTRIA: Full Metal Mountain - the new, 3,000 capacity music and winter sports festival - will make its March 2016 debut in the ski area of Nassfeld. “Full Metal Mountain combines something that fits together...


SSE Hire Uses Soundcraft Vi6 at Cambridge Folk Festival

UK: The Cambridge Folk Festival - one of the longest running folk festivals in the world - recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, drawing an audience of approximately 10,000 people. Taking advantage of this historical...

Submission Guidelines

WORLDWIDE: As you're hopefully aware, our Insider Insights newsletter is now in full swing, and although we've already received an overwhelming response we're always looking for submissions on a rolling basis. The weekly newsletter...

An Interview With Nutickets

UK: Touted as a 'complete event platform', Nutickets' app addresses as many needs of the festival organiser as possible without being hyper-sentient and having Scarlett Johansson's voice. Already working with Ultra South Africa, Holi...

The UK Festival Awards & Conference 2014

UK: Following a record-breaking response and an impossible level of caffeine intake on our part, the sold-out UK Festival Awards and Conference respectively celebrated and incisively analysed the state of the UK festival industry,...

An Interview With Marcato

CANADA: I’m sure we can all agree that admin work is somewhat akin to the Sixth Circle of Hell, and this must be especially true for the lucid nightmare that is festival organisation. Traditionally,...

An Interview With Architects of Air

UK: Although it makes up a relatively small portion of the company’s remit, Architects of Air’s presence at festivals provides punters with a reprieve from 360 degrees of bodies and noise. Their ‘luminaria’ are...

Gaywise Festival

UK: Not that they’re required to be, but it’s rare that festivals are concerned with anything beyond purveying good vibes and raking in inordinate amounts of dollar. Environmentalist initiatives are becoming increasingly common,...

An Interview with Big Chief Tipis

UK: As a sixteen year old débutante I attended my first ever Leeds Festival, ending up camped on a hillside with a fortunately close buddy on what felt like an 85% gradient. We spent...