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...

Elrow Town London reveals main stage theme for 2018

UK: Following a sold-out debut edition, Elrow Town London has revealed the main stage theme for its return on August 18 2018. Elrow's vibrant Brazilian jungle carnival theme, Sambodromo do Brasil, will take centre...


Matt Ephgrave joins Festicket as Chief Operating Officer

UK: Matt Ephgrave – alumnus of ticketscript, YPlan and Seatwave – has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at Festicket, and will oversee all daily operations including global customer service, fulfilment, account management and campaign...

ESNS announces keynote interview with Harvey Goldsmith

NETHERLANDS: ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) has confirmed that its 2018 conference will host a keynote interview between legendary English rock promoter Harvey Goldsmith and renowned British journalist Allan McGowan. Goldsmith is widely recognised and highly respected...

LCD Soundsystem and Björk confirmed for All Points East

UK: Presented by renowned promoter Goldenvoice, the new London based festival All Points East has announced that its debut edition will be headlined by Brooklyn dance-rock heroes LCD Soundsystem, Icelandic superstar Björk, and Urban...

Shockout announces phase one line-up for inaugural edition

UK: The brainchild of Hospitality and The Blast, the Bristol based festival Shockout has announced the first wave of acts for its debut 2018 edition, set to take place at The Bath & West...

Bestival announces dates and theme for 2018

UK: Bestival has announced that its next edition will celebrate 250 years of Circus, and will take place on the Lulworth Estate from August 2 - 5 2018. Festival organiser Rob da Bank said: “Yes...

PlayPass expands team; elected ‘Most Promising Business of the Year’ by Flemish Government

BELGIUM: RFID technology provider PlayPass has been awarded the ‘Most Promising Business Of The Year’ accolade by the Flemish Government, in recognition of its rapid international growth. Flemish Minister of Work, Economy, Innovation and...

New festival Timber to launch in the National Forest next year

UK: The National Forest Company and Wild Rumpus – the promoters behind Just So Festival – have announced a new festival for 2018 called Timber. Taking place over three days from July 6 -...

Ground Control, Broadwick Live & FGH Security cycle coast to coast to raise funds...

UK: This week’s Festival Congress, AIF’s annual flagship event for independent festival promoters, saw team members from Ground Control, Broadwick Live and FGH Security present a cheque of £11,700 to Attitude is Everything CEO...