Material partners with start up LISNR to drive brand partnerships in UK and Europe

USA: The Material Group has signed a partnership deal with US-based tech start up LISNR to drive the growth of the business in the UK and Europe. LISNR, which won a Gold Lion for...

Festicket raises $6.3 million in Series-B round

UK: Festicket, Europe’s largest online platform for music festival experiences, raised $6.3 million in a round of investment led by Lepe Partners and existing investors pan-European VC firms Wellington Partners, PROfounders, and Playfair Capital....


Utopium lights Grillstock Festival

UK: Utopium lit up Grillstock Festival as it returned to Bristol Harbourside for a weekend of meat, music and mayhem from July 2 - 3. This year’s Grillstock Festival boasted performances from The Fratellis, The...

d&b announces new advisory board to develop strategic growth

GERMANY: Leading loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik has announced the creation of a new advisory board which has been appointed to support the strategy implementation process at d&b. Areas of focus include the continuation of...

Sound Development’s debut raises £2790 for charity

UK: The inaugural Sound Development conference, presented by U+I and Sound Diplomacy, took place on September 6. The conference was reportedly a huge success, with over 150 attendees. All proceeds went to charity, with...

Jeff Kreinik joins StreetTeam as VP of Live Entertainment for North America

USA: StreetTeam, the peer-to-peer sales software for live entertainment, has announced that it has hired event marketing specialist Jeff Kreinik as VP of Live Entertainment for North America. Formerly Head of Festivals at TicketFly...

Henley Festival announces 2017 dates

UK: Henley Festival has announced that it will return to its riverside setting in Henley-on-Thames from July 5 – 9. Fresh off the back of winning the UK Festival Awards' Headline Performance of the...

A Greener Festival announces 2016 European and US award winners

NETHERLANDS: A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced all 25 winners of the Greener Festival Award since the scheme's relaunch in 2016. An awards ceremony for winners was held at EPIC during Eurosonic Noorderslag, in...

Beat-Herder announces details for 2017 edition

UK: Beat-Herder will return to Lancashire from July 14 - 16, and has announced the upcoming edition's first details. Throughout the independent event's 12-year history, it has united the subcultures of dance music throughout...

Hospitality returns to Finsbury Park
 for second festival

UK: After debuting its flagship festival last summer, the worldwide independent drum and bass brand Hospitality will return to the capital for the second Hospitality in the Park on September 23. Last year's inaugural...