Parklife reveals details of 2019 Green Pledge

UK: Ahead of its 10th anniversary edition this summer, Parklife will once again enforce its Green Pledge scheme, in the hopes of reducing the event’s environmental impact. Looking to improve several key areas of the...

Women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events

UK: Skiddle has revealed that women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events. Over the past five years, women have grown their market share of overall ticket sales by 22%....


A Greener Festival reveals winners for inaugural international awards

UK: A Greener Festival hosted its first ever International AGF Awards on March 5, and crowned festivals from eight countries across three continents as winners. The ceremony took place at the Royal Garden Hotel...

Eurosonic Noorderslag to focus on Switzerland in 2020

NETHERLANDS: Eurosonic Noorderslag has announced that its annual 'focus country' for 2020 will be Switzerland, in cooperation with Swiss Music Export. Jean Zuber, of Swiss Music Export, said: “The Swiss music scene is thrilled to...

Nicolas Winding Refn to collaborate with Black Deer Festival

UK: Black Deer Festival has joined forces with Nicolas Winding Refn – the director responsible for Bronson, Drive, and The Neon Demon – to bring a unique cinematic experience to the festival this summer,...

Fourth annual Industry Green Survey results released

UK: Powerful Thinking's fourth annual Industry Green Survey shows that more event organisers are embedding sustainability into their operations and getting savvy with waste and energy in 2018. 70 events took part in the...

Extinction Rebellion to hold ‘Spring Uprising’ festival to train 1,000s in direct action

UK: From March 16 - 17 in Bristol, the climate action collective Extinction Rebellion will put on its first ever festival of activism and music – dubbed ‘Spring Uprising’ – at which up to...

Standon Calling chooses Weezevent UK as its new cashless provider

UK: Standon Calling has enlisted Weezevent as the cashless provider for its upcoming edition, set to take place from July 25 - 28 in Hertfordshire. The 15,000-capacity festival will be headlined by Rag’n’Bone Man, Wolf...

Latitude launches ‘art caravan’ competition

UK: Latitude Festival has teamed up with Will Hardie, the master craftsman behind Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and Shed of the Year, plus the creative minds behind Electric Picnic festival’s Trailer Park, to launch...

AVA reveals full London conference programme

UK: AVA Festival has revealed additional names for its free conference programme at London's Printworks venue on March 15. The conference will offer insights into the music & arts industry from artists, agents, labels...