LIMF announces London showcase event

UK: Liverpool International Music Festival's award-winning LIMF Academy has announced details of a special London showcase event to take place on April 27 at Proud Galleries, offering a chance for industry folk and London-based...

Eventbrite launches free public events drive

UK: Self service ticketing and registration platform Eventbrite is running a touring exhibition of free British and Irish events that have taken place over the past fifty years. Free: Celebrating Free Events For All...


Leopard leads pack of Meyer Sound systems powering Savannah Music Festival

USA: For the second year in a row, Georgia’s Savannah Music Festival is an all-Meyer Sound event, with sound systems reinforcing all five venues for amplified music. With more than 100 performances scheduled through...

Details revealed for Cheltenham Jazz Festival

UK: Cheltenham Jazz Festival has confirmed the final line-up for its 20th anniversary, with British DJ and presenter Jo Whiley to host the ‘BBC Introducing’ showcase and Leo Green’s ‘Sounds of the ’50s’ capping...

StubHub launches ‘virtual view’ for event seating

USA: StubHub, the online ticketing marketplace, has launched a new 'virtual view' feature at Houston’s NRG Stadium and San Francisco’s AT&T Park, allowing prospective ticket-buyers to visually preview particular seats via their phone screens...

Sónar+D 2016 announces its programme of talks, featuring the opening lecture by Brian Eno

SPAIN: Sónar+D – the 4th International Congress of Digital Culture and Creative Technologies – will take place from June 16 - 18 in parallel to Sónar by Day, and will feature more than 50...

One week left until Caprices Festival

SWITZERLAND: The 13th edition of Caprices Festival commences in a week at the Valais ski station, with acts such as Maceo Plex, Ricardo Villalobos, KiNK, Âme, Rødhåd, and Sven Väth set to perform from...

ID&C offers £2500 Grass Roots Festival Bursary

UK: Festival accreditation supplier ID&C has launched its 6th annual Grass Roots Festival Bursary, which sees small-to-medium UK festivals apply for the chance to receive £2500 worth of security wristbands, passes and lanyards. The bursary...

The Great Escape adds over 100 new artists to line-up

UK: The Great Escape has revealed another 100+ artists who will be joining its line-up from May 19 – 21, where over 450 performers will transform the seaside town of Brighton into a bastion...

Skiddle responds to pessimistic forecasts of UK nightlife

UK: The UK's Office for National Statistics recently announced that it has removed nightclub entry fees from its Retail Prices Index, a litany of goods and services examined to determine inflation. Many commentators, including...