PlugGO to supply UK festival market with branded portable chargers

UK: Following market-leading success in Europe and the USA last year, PlugGO are bringing their revolutionary branded portable charging service to the UK festival market this summer, having already signed-up some of Britain’s most...

Summerfest unveils plans for new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage

USA: U.S. Cellular and Milwaukee World Festival officials have announced a new 10-year agreement that will demolish Summerfest's existing U.S. Cellular Connection Stage and replace it with a new, larger stage and an enhanced...


Wildfire Adventure Camp – ‘The World’s First Questival’ – to Debut this June

UK: The very first Wildfire Adventure Camp will occur from June 19 - 21, inviting 'only the curious' to experience its immersive, multi-faceted and experiential proceedings that promise to revolutionise - or at least...

Iberian Festival Awards now open for entries

PORTUGAL / SPAIN: The Iberian Festival Awards has announced that the application process for its debut edition is now open. All festivals, companies, brands, promoters, concessions or other entities eligible for entry into one...

A$AP Rocky Heads 30 New Additions to the Sónar Barcelona Line-Up

SPAIN: Global hip-hop star A$AP Rocky has been announced as a new addition to Sónar Barcelona, along with Squarepusher, Seth Troxler, Scuba, RL Grime, Mumdance & Novelist, Bomba Estereo, Tiga (live) and Double Vision,...

Primavera Sound embraces UN’s 17 objectives for a better world

SPAIN: Primavera Sound has joined 193 countries of the United Nations to adopt 17 objectives designed to work towards gender equality, eradicating poverty, ensuring prosperity for all, and protecting the planet. The commitment is...

Sinead O’ Connor to Headline First Ever WOMAD Chile

CHILE: WOMAD will take place in Chile for the first time in 2015. Sinead O’Connor will headline the three-day open-air world music festival, set to take place in the Recoleta District of Santiago in...

Zendo Project launches $50,000 campaign to expand festival services

WORLDWIDE: Psychedelic harm reduction service the Zendo Project has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to expand its presence at events. The campaign, which ends July 23, has already raised 25% of its $50,000...

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...

HebCelt’s ban on plastics wins government backing

UK: HebCelt Festival is banning single-use plastics from its site this year as it steps up a drive to make the event as environmentally friendly as possible. The action – announced during Green Arts...