Elrow and Eventbrite announce new partnership

WORLDWIDE: Eventbrite and elrow have signed a multi-year ticketing partnership. The agreement will see Eventbrite handle the ticketing needs of the more than 100 shows and festivals under the elrow brand, which attract over...

Sonisphere UK Cancels 2015 Event

UK: Citing over-saturation as the primary cause, the organisers of the UK's Sonisphere festival have announced the cancellation of 2015's event. Ostensibly competition from similar UK festivals such as Download and the high cost...


Quantum creates new multi-sensory effect for events

UK: Brands, events, conferences and exhibitions now have the opportunity to connect with their audiences through taste, with the launch of Multi-Sensory FX from Quantum. The immersive effect synthetically replicates any flavour, from the latest...

IMS Ibiza announces a further 20 speakers

SPAIN: The International Music Summit, a three-day educational summit held annually in Ibiza, has announced a new wave of speakers for this year’s event. IMS, heralded as ‘the TED of music conferences’, has been...

Visit St.Pete/Clearwater partners with Boardmasters

UK: Visit St.Pete/Clearwater partnered with Boardmasters this year as the festival's first ever destination sponsor. The tourist board promoted its Florida destination at the long standing popular surf and music festival with a unique...

Isle of Wight Festival to dedicate Main Stage to Jimi Hendrix

UK: With only a week to go until The Isle Of Wight Festival opens its gates to the public, festival bosses have announced that this year’s festival will be a celebration of the 45th...

Gigantic celebrates 10 years in ticketing business

UK: Industry professionals, friends and family joined ticketing company Gigantic in Nottingham last week to celebrate a successful decade in business. The landmark anniversary was also marked by Gigantic becoming a finalist in two...

Tramlines Festival announces first wave of acts

UK: Tramlines, Sheffield’s award-winning inner-city music festival, has announced the first wave of artists for its 2016 event, which will take place across multiple venues and outdoor stages in the city’s centre from July...

Marcato announces new line-up of products for festivals

CANADA: The global festival industry has professionalised at an incredible rate, and trend watchers like ​The New York Times, Huffington Post​, and ​Forbes Magazine​ seem to agree. The impact of this professionalisation has been...

Martin Audio systems populate all stages at BST Hyde Park

UK: Appearing at British Summer Time Hyde Park for the fourth consecutive year, Martin Audio’s flagship MLA PA delivered its best performance ever thanks to the new system optimisation created by its Display prediction...