Primavera Sound announces new editions in Los Angeles and Benidorm

USA: Primavera Sound concluded its 19th edition in Barcelona with the announcement of a new incarnation in Los Angeles, taking place from September 19 - 20 2020 in the county's State Historic Park. The...

BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live has revealed the first details of its sophomore edition, set to return to London's Tobacco Dock from October 31 - November 2. Once again the event will consist of...


Les Dunes Electroniques returns to Tunisian Star Wars location this September

TUNISIA: Following a three-year hiatus, Les Dunes Electroniques will make its comeback in September to Ong Jmel, situated on the brink of Tunisia’s southern desert and globally recognised as the setting of Luke Skywalker’s...

Industry report reveals extent of UK festival diesel emissions

UK: With diesel emissions becoming an increasing public health concern, World Environment Day on June 5 was focused on air pollution. In conjunction, the sustainability management company Hope Solutions – alongside power management specialists...

Distractions summit to explore shared future of music and technology

UK: Presented by Sound City, Manchester International Festival and FutureEverything, Distractions will host its first summit in Manchester this July. Set to explore undiscovered intersections between entertainment and technology, the weekend will comprise talks,...

Getting Festivalgoers Onboard With Environmental Messages

*This article is part of Insider Insights' Sustainable Summer series, in which we dedicate half of our monthly output to guidance on decreasing the environmental impact of festivals. Joss Ford is the Founder of Enviral,...

Event Genius delivers record breaking cashless weekend

UK: The early May bank holiday weekend saw Event Genius record its busiest ever cashless weekend, becoming the first UK company to service four cashless events simultaneously, across two countries. By using Event Genius Pay,...

UK’s summer music festivals become £100m headline act for drink suppliers

UK: According to new research on festivals from out-of-home food and drink research company CGA, the UK’s summer music events make up a valuable part of the new ‘third space’ for drinks companies, with...

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...