VME watches MLA fly at Edinburgh’s first open air dance fest

UK: Manchester based service provider VME and its sister event company Creation Live provided sound reinforcement for Edinburgh's first outdoor dance festival, FLY Open Air, on September 24. A 3,000-capacity semi-circular amphitheatre, set within Princes...

Aphex Twin to headline Field Day in UK festival exclusive

UK: Field Day has named its first headliner for 2017 as Aphex Twin, whose performance at the event will be a UK festival exclusive. The musical icon will play his first UK show in...


England’s Medieval Festival reveals details for 25th anniversary celebrations

UK: East Sussex's Herstmonceux Castle will play host to over 15,000 visitors this August Bank Holiday weekend for the 25th anniversary of England's Medieval Festival. The festival features demonstrations, a moonlit cinema, realistic battle...

Sound City+ launches 10th anniversary edition

UK: Internationally renowned music industry conference Sound City+ is celebrating its 10th anniversary on May 26 with a host of high profile speakers from across the industry, and as ever promises an intensive packed...

The Ticket Factory celebrates a year of partnership with Nimbus Disability

UK: As venues and individuals are getting involved with Disabled Access Day across the UK, The Ticket Factory is celebrating one year of partnership with Nimbus Disability. The Ticket Factory launched the partnership with...

Download Festival makes major site improvements

UK: Download Festival has announced major improvement plans for the 2017 festival. New drainage systems, alternative traffic routes, improved disabled access, a 400 strong ‘Dog Squad’ to aid festival-goers, and a stage relocation are...

Red Bull TV to live stream Primavera Sound

SPAIN: Primavera Sound will return to Barcelona's Parc del Fòrum from June 1 - 3, and for the second consecutive year its main concerts will be live streamed by Red Bull TV, which in...

TSG called in to safeguard 200,000 at ‘biggest cultural event’

UK: The Great Dorset Steam Fair (GDSF) has commissioned enforcement specialist TSG to patrol and protect its primary areas this summer, working alongside existing security arrangements. Organisers moved Great Dorset Steam Fair back a week...

Parklife raises over £75,000 for local charities

UK: One month after the conclusion of its eighth edition, Parklife Festival has announced that it has raised a total of £75,164 for charity this year. Beneficiaries include the Parklife Community Trust Fund,...

Dance For One Meter launches global rainforest protection project

WORLDWIDE: Dance For One Meter (D41M) – an organisation dedicated to combatting rainforest deforestation through partnerships with festivals, nightclubs and events – has launched its global campaign. By simply attending a D41M partnered event,...