IFF sells out six weeks in advance of first edition

UK: The International Festival Forum (IFF) has sold out six weeks in advance of its first edition. The new event, produced by the International Live Music Conference (ILMC), has confirmed that over 300 music...

StubHub launches ‘virtual view’ for event seating

USA: StubHub, the online ticketing marketplace, has launched a new 'virtual view' feature at Houston’s NRG Stadium and San Francisco’s AT&T Park, allowing prospective ticket-buyers to visually preview particular seats via their phone screens...


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...

Yamaha consoles deliver SLX at the National Student Drama Festival

UK: April saw the 61st National Student Drama Festival (NSDF) take place at the University of Hull, forming part of the city’s UK City Of Culture celebrations. Rental company SLX provided a range of...

Flying Lotus, The Roots and more for North Sea Jazz

NETHERLANDS: North Sea Jazz – the largest indoor festival in the world – has confirmed more artists for its 2016 edition, set to take place in Rotterdam from July 8 - 10. First ...

TSG called in to safeguard 200,000 at ‘biggest cultural event’

UK: The Great Dorset Steam Fair (GDSF) has commissioned enforcement specialist TSG to patrol and protect its primary areas this summer, working alongside existing security arrangements. Organisers moved Great Dorset Steam Fair back a week...

Electric Forest 2016 to include female-only campsite

USA: As reported by Mixmag, the Michigan-based Electric Forest festival has announced a new campsite exclusively for the use of women. The Women's Group Camp will be available as a 'safe space' for female...

Powerful Thinking launches Festival Industry Green Survey 2017

UK: The not-for-profit festival sustainability group Powerful Thinking is calling on event organisers to take part in the annual Festival Industry Green Survey 2017. The survey will help Powerful Thinking track the industry’s progress towards...

CT supplies screens for T in the Park

UK - For the Scottish festival’s first stint at Strathallan Castle, Creative Technology (CT) supplied four of the T in the Park stages with screens.   T in the Park attracts 85,000 music fans per day to...

We Are FSTVL creates ‘airfield of dreams’ with MLA and Capital Sound

UK: Specialists in delivering high octane sound for international EDM events, Capital Sound returned to the award-winning We Are FSTVL site at Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Upminster over May Bank Holiday, fielding their premier...