The Cure to curate Pasadena Daydream Festival

USA: The Cure will headline and curate Goldenvoice's new Pasadena Daydream Festival, set to take place at the Rose Bowl on August 31 and featuring performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, The Joy...

Meyer Sound brings spatial technology to Moogfest

USA: Meyer Sound returned to Durham, North Carolina from April 25 – 28 for its second year as the Official Sound Partner of Moogfest, the festival that brings together the most visionary and creative...


Extinction Rebellion to curate area at Kendal Calling

UK: Environmental activists Extinction Rebellion will participate in a unique collaboration with Kendal Calling this July, curating an area at the festival that focuses on raising awareness around climate change, species extinction, and engaging...

BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live will return to London’s Tobacco Dock from October 31 – November 2. Following three days of talks, panels, performances and masterclasses last year, the event once again hopes to...

Timber Festival granted ID&C’s festival bursary

UK: ID&C, the provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has announced Timber Festival as the winner of its 2019 Grass Roots Festival Bursary and recipient of the £2500 grant. The Timber Festival...

AVA Belfast announces conference line-up

UK: AVA Festival has announced the first wave of names for its free conference programme on May 31 at Belfast’s Metropolitan Arts Centre. Heading back to its home city for its fifth anniversary, AVA...

Powerful Thinking calls for sustainable power suppliers

UK: In 2017, Powerful Thinking launched
 the Sustainable Power Supplier programme – an online resource for event organisers that connects innovative suppliers with a growing community of festivals committed to smart energy management. The...

Skiddle expands to new London office

UK: Skiddle has invested in new office space in London following a record year of growth. The new premises will be staffed by a dedicated London team, hired specifically to focus on growth in...

PlayPass confirms more cashless UK festivals and extends capabilities

UK: PlayPass has announced a number of festival partnerships for 2019, including the 10,000-capacity Lakefest, the three single-day Smoked & Uncut festivals, and the inaugural London Dessert Festival. Others already confirmed to make their cashless...

Absen supplies LED screens to Chile’s Viña del Mar International Song Festival

CHILE: Considered ‘the largest Latin event in the world’, the Viña del Mar International Song Festival has been held annually during the third week of February in Viña del Mar, Chile. Started in 1960,...