Festival Vision:2025 reveals full programme for The Showman’s Show

UK: The annual Vision:2025 conference will take place at The Showman's Show on October 17, hoping to increase the momentum of festival industry communities working together to create more sustainable events. The conference, hosted by...

Event Genius and Jika Jika deliver Northern Ireland’s first ever cashless festival

UK: This August, Jika Jika Festival marked its debut event by hosting Northern Ireland’s first ever cashless festival with the help of Event Genius Pay. Set across two days in Derry at the picturesque Ebrington...


2000trees enjoys fully cashless success with PlayPass

UK: 2000trees, the latest UK festival to go 100% cashless using RFID technology, has proclaimed the move a great success and credits its new system, provided by PlayPass, with improving the customer experience along...

First edition of London Music Conference to take place this October

UK: The first ever London Music Conference will take place from October 11 - 13 and will educate on, engage with and explore a wide range of dance music topics via a series of...

Festicket demonstrates rise in overseas festival attendance

UK: Festicket, the world’s largest online booking portal for music festivals, has shared its annual industry findings as the summer season draws to a close. As a leading retailer of international live music experiences,...

Mariana Sanchotene named as new Director of Amsterdam Dance Event

NETHERLANDS: As of October 1, Mariana Sanchotene will be the new Director of the Amsterdam Dance Event foundation. She succeeds Richard Zijlma, who together with Buma Cultuur director Frank Helmink, is still responsible for...

Shambala makes strides towards becoming disposables free by 2020

UK: Shambala festival, taking place from August 23 - 26, is launching a first of its kind reusable plate service as part of its ambition to be completely disposables free by 2020. One of...

PlayPass secures €1.9 million capital funding from Newion Investments

WORLDWIDE: PlayPass, a global market leader in RFID and cashless payment technology for the live events industry, has secured €1.9 million in its latest round of capital funding. Since being founded in 2012, the award...

Sound City announces Becky Ayres as new MD

UK: Sound City has appointed Rebecca Ayres as the new MD of its eponymous city based festival and all of its associated projects around the world. The news follows on from the festival and...

Roskilde Festival celebrates launch of partnership with Meyer Sound

DENMARK: Roskilde Festival 2018 marked the first year of a multi-faceted partnership with Meyer Sound, attempting to create a new paradigm in large scale festival sound as well as launching pillar programs in education...