Harman’s Martin Professional at ULTRA Music Festival: Creating a Show in an Urban Core...

USA At this year’s ULTRA Music Festival, Harman’s Martin Professional lit the night with an array of lighting fixtures, including the RUSH 5x5 Strobe, RUSH MH2, RUSH PAR1, MAC III Profile, MAC Viper, MAC...

Bandit Lites provides lighting for Hangout Music Festival

USA: Bandit Lites recently supplied the lighting for Alabama's Hangout festival, which took place May 15 - 17 and featured sets from Foo Fighters, Beck, the Zac Brown Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Skrillex, My Morning...


Beardyman, The Computers and more for Lemonfest

UK: Lemonfest is a one-day music festival taking place in the heart of Devon at Newton Abbot’s Racecourse every summer, with live music and DJs across six stages. Now moving into its seventh year,...

Bandit Lites illuminates Forecastle Festival

USA: Bandit Lites continued its summer of festivals with the Forecastle Music Festival, an event produced by Hadden Hipsley of Lambda Productions that drew 60,000 music and arts fans to Louisville’s waterfront from July...

Serious Stages awarded three year contract with Forest Live

UK: Serious Stages has been awarded a further three-year contract to supply staging and ancillary structures to Forest Live, building on its longstanding relationship with the summer concert programme. Established in 2001, Forest Live is...

Liverpool Biennial Announces Autumn Programme

UK Liverpool Biennial has announced a programme of activity throughout September and October including a performance project entitled The Companion. The Companion - in collaboration with artist and writer Angie Keefer - will form...

FFS, James Bay and More for Lowlands

NETHERLANDS: Lowlands festival - scheduled to take place August 21 - 23, in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands - has added FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks), James Bay, Limp Bizkit, Rudimental, The Maccabees, Jeugd van Tegenwoordig,...

Pharrell and The 1975 added to Radio One Big Weekend bill

UK Pharrell and The 1975 have been added to the line-up for Radio 1's Big Weekend. They join previously announced acts Rita Ora and Paolo Nutini on the bill for the festival. The station's flagship event...

Arab campaigners protest against festival

POLITICAL ACTIVISTS in Morocco tried to have the country's Mawazine Festival banned, describing it as a symptom of the country's corruption and cronyism. In the past, religious conservatives criticised the eight-day event for being decadent,...

Martin Audio MLA keeps Pistoia Blues going strong after 35 years

USA: Dating back to 1980, when legendary names like BB King, Muddy Waters, Fats Domino, and John Lee Hooker were among headliners at the inaugural Pistoia Blues festival in Tuscany, this remains one of...