Malasimbo marks ninth year with new site and Funktion-One sound

PHILIPPINES: The latest edition of Malasimbo festival presented a mixed programme of music, arts and culture from March 1 - 2, and featured Funktion-One sound throughout its 5,000-capacity site. Its organiser Miro Grgic takes...

The Ticket Factory wins at Outstanding Attitude Awards

UK: The Ticket Factory has won the ‘Ticketing Without Barriers Award – Ticketing / Tech Company’ at the Outstanding Attitude Awards 2019. The Outstanding Attitude Awards, run by disability focused charity Attitude is Everything,...


PlayPass appoints Steve Jenner as UK Managing Director and confirms more cashless festivals

UK: PlayPass has strengthened its UK operations to address intensifying demand for its award-winning NFC technology, promoting Steve Jenner to the role of Managing Director for the UK and Ireland. Jenner, who joined the...

Coda Agency and AGF launch Green Artist Rider

UK: In response to growing interest and requests from its artists, Coda Agency has partnered with A Greener Festival to provide a Green Artist Rider. The Green Artist Rider has been developed to assist...

BPM Festival goes cashless as part of 5-year ticketing deal with Event Genius

PORTUGAL: BPM Festival has signed a five-year deal that sees it join a growing list of festivals choosing to go cashless with Event Genius. The deal sees the world-famous electronic music showcase take advantage of...

Citizen Ticket introduces new charity initative and organiser features

UK: Blockchain ticketing startup Citizen Ticket has unveiled a host of new features now available on its platform, including the option for organisers to select a charity to which CT will donate 50% of...

Parklife reveals details of 2019 Green Pledge

UK: Ahead of its 10th anniversary edition this summer, Parklife will once again enforce its Green Pledge scheme, in the hopes of reducing the event’s environmental impact. Looking to improve several key areas of the...

Women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events

UK: Skiddle has revealed that women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events. Over the past five years, women have grown their market share of overall ticket sales by 22%....

A Greener Festival reveals winners for inaugural international awards

UK: A Greener Festival hosted its first ever International AGF Awards on March 5, and crowned festivals from eight countries across three continents as winners. The ceremony took place at the Royal Garden Hotel...

Eurosonic Noorderslag to focus on Switzerland in 2020

NETHERLANDS: Eurosonic Noorderslag has announced that its annual 'focus country' for 2020 will be Switzerland, in cooperation with Swiss Music Export. Jean Zuber, of Swiss Music Export, said: “The Swiss music scene is thrilled to...