Skiddle finds that over 25% of young people think mobile phones should be banned...

UK: The events and ticketing agent Skiddle has conducted research into young people's attitudes towards phone usage at gigs. According to its research, over a quarter of young people (27%) think that mobile phones...

A Greener Festival wins the Green Apple Award 2017

UK: A Greener Festival, the not for profit organisation committed to helping festivals and events to minimise their environmental impact around the world, has won the Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign...


Weezevent secures long term contract with Gin Festival

UK: The ticketing and cashless provider Weezevent has won the account to provide the Gin Festival with its unique solution on a long-term deal. The Gin Festival is the largest growing event in the...

TRNSMT to return in 2018 across two weekends

UK: TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2018 and will extend its music offering across two weekends. The main festival weekend will take place over three days from June 29 - July...

Slam Dunk Festival South changes sites; first acts revealed

UK: Slam Dunk Festival is set to return for its biggest year to date in 2018 and has announced that Slam Dunk South will now take place at Hatfield Park, having outgrown its former...

Attitude is Everything releases DIY Access Guide

UK: Attitude is Everything, the UK’s leading authority on live music accessibility for deaf and disabled people, has published a new DIY Access guide – presenting a series of cheap and simple tips to...

Arcadia to host 10th anniversary show in London

UK: The festival phenomenon Arcadia has announced its biggest standalone event yet, taking place in London from May 5 - 6 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The two-day event will see the iconic 50-tonne, fire-breathing...

Rapture Electronic Music Festival returns during Miami Music Week 2018

USA: After a hugely successful festival launch during Miami Music Week in 2017 – with headline acts that included Andhim, Art Department, Ellen Allien, Hernan Cattaneo, Rodriguez Jr., Steve Lawler, and tINI – Rapture...

Oasis Festival announces dates for fourth edition

MOROCCO: Oasis Festival has confirmed its return to Marrakech next year, taking place from September 14 - 16, 2018. Now in its fourth year, Oasis Festival aims to bring a truly unique cultural experience...

Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold to headline Download

UK: Download Festival has unveiled Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold as two of the three headliners for its 2018 edition, set to take place from June 8 – 10 in Donington Park, Leicestershire. No stranger...