JBL’s VTX Series powers performances at Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street

USA: JBL's VTX Series line arrays recently helped JHE Production deliver the highest quality live sound at Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street, presented by Coca-Cola. The 22nd annual festival was held in conjunction...

The Winter Social adds Maceo Plex, Art Department and more

UK: Following on from last month’s line-up announcement that included Nic Fanciulli, Maya Jane Coles, Nina Kraviz, Guy Gerber and Âme, The Winter Social has now revealed the second wave of acts set to...


A Greener Festival Conference to discuss sustainability, social division and censorship

UK: With just two weeks to go until A Greener Festival and the ILMC’s Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI9) at London’s Royal Garden Hotel, the full line-up of speakers and sessions has been...

Rob da Bank to Receive ‘Outstanding Contribution to Festivals’ Accolade at the UK Festival...

UK: On Monday December 1, the 11th annual UK Festival Awards will see one of the industry’s most recognisable faces, Rob da Bank, receive the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Festivals’ award, at The Roundhouse in...

Nile Rodgers to bring Fold Festival to the UK

UK: Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger, and guitarist Nile Rodgers brings his FOLD festival to the UK for three days in June. Curated and produced by Rodgers, FOLD Festival is a celebration spanning every popular...

Latitude appoints new talent buyer

UK: Festival Republic has announced that Natasha Haddad is stepping down from a full time role with the company to a consultancy position after four years with Latitude Festival so that she can spend...

Nepalese group ‘absconds’ from festival show

A NEPALESE choir due to sing at a Cornish festival are believed to have "absconded" from a UK airport, according to organisers. Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival said the 10 singers were missing when...

The Cribs to headline LeeFest

UK The Cribs will headline LeeFest in South London this July, joining Frightened Rabbit and Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip at the top of the festival’s music bill. The homegrown event, run by Lee...

Muhammad Ali’s Rumble in the Jungle to be commemorated with twin festival

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO / USA To mark the 40th Anniversary of the Rumble In The Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, an international, not-for-profit festival called CONGO14 is being organised. Taking...

Big Green Coach wins Festival Supplier Award for sustainability

UK: Big Green Coach, the largest UK events travel company, was named ‘Green Supplier of the Year’ at last week’s Festival Supplier Awards. The accolade recognises BGC's sustainable practices, services and improvements with The...