Titan Super Quad projectors light up Open Beatz Festival

GERMANY: Open Beatz Festival is an annual electronic music event in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that features not only a dazzling array of DJs and musicians, but an even more impressive audiovisual experience. It is the...

Amsterdam Dance Event reveals dates and international plans

NETHERLANDS: The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), one of the world’s leading events for electronic music, will take place from October 18 - 22 2017. The organisers are expecting around 375,000 national and international visitors...


Forecastle Foundation conservation donations edge on $100,000 in 2016

USA: The Forecastle Foundation, the nonprofit environmental activism arm of the Forecastle Festival, has marked a record fundraising effort in 2016, with $99,000 in donations to conservation projects both local and global. Supported projects...

Jamiroquai, Imagine Dragons and more for Colours of Ostrava

CZECH REPUBLIC: Colours of Ostrava Festival, set to take place from July 19 – 22 in the Czech Republic, has announced more acts for 2017. Included in the announcement are Jamiroquai, Imagine Dragons, Norah Jones,...

BPM Festival reveals dates and location for Portuguese debut

PORTUGAL: After spearheading a decade of esteemed showcases in Mexico’s Playa Del Carmen, BPM Festival has revealed the date and location for its very first European edition in Portugal this September. Set to welcome...

We Are FSTVL sells out

UK: With its fifth birthday celebrations set for May 26 – 28, We Are FSTVL has sold out. However, in anticipation of reaching capacity, the festival has reached an agreement to expand the site...

Day splits and more artists revealed for Afropunk LDN

UK: Afropunk LDN has revealed the day splits and additional artists for its second edition, set to take place at The Printworks from July 22 - 23. New names joining the line-up are The Internet,...

Vero makes Mexican debut at Corona Sunsets

MEXICO: Corona Sunsets returned to Tulum, Mexico on June 17 for a daylong programme of electronic dance music in idyllic surroundings. The festival saw the country’s first outing for Vero – Funktion-One’s vertically arrayable...

UK Festival Awards reveals details for 2017 edition; opens application process

The UK Festival Awards has announced that its 14th edition will take place on November 30 2017 at its new home of The Printworks in London. The completely revitalised event comes with a considerably lower...

Sound City returns to Liverpool city centre; announces dates for 2018

UK: Sound City, the award-winning metropolitan festival of live music and arts, will take place from May 5 - 6 2018. Returning to its roots, the festival will move back to Liverpool city centre...