Spoon, Jessy Lanza and more for Bilbao BBK Live

SPAIN: Bilbao BBK Live has expanded on its line-up for 2017 with Austra, Cage The Elephant, Circa Waves, Jessy Lanza, Spoon, The Orwells, The Lemon Twigs and more. The newly confirmed acts will join...

elrow announces debut festival

SPAIN: Spanish show creators elrow have announced their debut festival edition named elrow Friends & Family, a one-day event set to take place on July 15 at the beachfront location of Salou in Spain. elrow...


The xx to launch Night + Day Festival in Iceland

ICELAND: The xx are set to bring the latest in their highly acclaimed Night + Day series to Iceland this July. Night + Day has travelled from Lisbon to Berlin, and most recently to...

FME gears up for 15th anniversary edition

CANADA: The Festival de musique émergente en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (FME) has released details for its 15th anniversary edition, taking place from August 31 - September 3 in the Canadian city of Rouyn-Noranda. Nearly 70 artists...

Arena Group to list shares on London Stock Exchange

UK: Arena Group, the international turnkey event design and delivery business, has announced that it will be listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange. The company is raising a total of approximately £60...

Symphotech aids expansion of Scarborough Open Air concerts

UK: Event sound monitoring and health and safety expert, Symphotech, was brought in to help Scarborough Borough Council expand its successful Open Air Theatre summer concerts this year. Working with promoter Cuffe & Taylor, the...

New Star Events’ Orbit cements Concrete & Grass

CHINA: Star Events introduced a 22m Orbit and two V-towers to the Chinese market in September, providing the Main Stage and support structures at Concrete & Grass, a two-day music festival in Shanghai. Star...

Slam Dunk Festival South changes sites; first acts revealed

UK: Slam Dunk Festival is set to return for its biggest year to date in 2018 and has announced that Slam Dunk South will now take place at Hatfield Park, having outgrown its former...

Faith No More, Marilyn Manson and More for Graspop Metal Meeting

BELGIUM: Faith No More and Marilyn Manson are amongst the newly announced names for Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place from June 19 - 21 in Dessel, Belgium. Also confirmed for Graspop Metal Meeting...

Skiddle reports most successful year to date with 30% growth across business

UK: Event guide and ticketing outlet, Skiddle, has experienced its most successful year to date, reporting a 30% increase in turnover, gross ticket sales of £60 million, and a record-breaking 3.5 million tickets sold...