Primavera Sound embraces UN’s 17 objectives for a better world

SPAIN: Primavera Sound has joined 193 countries of the United Nations to adopt 17 objectives designed to work towards gender equality, eradicating poverty, ensuring prosperity for all, and protecting the planet. The commitment is...

Bournemouth’s Arts by the Sea Festival partners with Dorset Mind and Bournemouth University

UK: Bournemouth’s arts and culture festival, Arts by the Sea, has announced two key partnerships for its ninth instalment. The mental health charity Dorset Mind and Bournemouth University will feature at the newly announced...


The Cure to curate Pasadena Daydream Festival

USA: The Cure will headline and curate Goldenvoice's new Pasadena Daydream Festival, set to take place at the Rose Bowl on August 31 and featuring performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, The Joy...

Meyer Sound brings spatial technology to Moogfest

USA: Meyer Sound returned to Durham, North Carolina from April 25 – 28 for its second year as the Official Sound Partner of Moogfest, the festival that brings together the most visionary and creative...

Extinction Rebellion to curate area at Kendal Calling

UK: Environmental activists Extinction Rebellion will participate in a unique collaboration with Kendal Calling this July, curating an area at the festival that focuses on raising awareness around climate change, species extinction, and engaging...

BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live will return to London’s Tobacco Dock from October 31 – November 2. Following three days of talks, panels, performances and masterclasses last year, the event once again hopes to...

Timber Festival granted ID&C’s festival bursary

UK: ID&C, the provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has announced Timber Festival as the winner of its 2019 Grass Roots Festival Bursary and recipient of the £2500 grant. The Timber Festival...

AVA Belfast announces conference line-up

UK: AVA Festival has announced the first wave of names for its free conference programme on May 31 at Belfast’s Metropolitan Arts Centre. Heading back to its home city for its fifth anniversary, AVA...

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...

Skiddle expands to new London office

UK: Skiddle has invested in new office space in London following a record year of growth. The new premises will be staffed by a dedicated London team, hired specifically to focus on growth in...