An Interview with Festival Safe

Founded by Jon Drape of Broadwick Live, Festival Safe is a website that acts as a centralised hub for all manner of generally applicable festival safety information. It's one of those concepts that seems...

An Interview with Quinton Campbell

Quinton Campbell won AVA Festival's Emerging Producer competition back in 2016, which awarded him a slot on a compilation with Extended Play Recordings, plus artist development and mentoring, a feature on the Feel My...


DHP Family Buys Into Bearded Theory

DHP Family have announced a partnership with leading alternative independent music festival Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering. The coming together of two huge names in the Midlands heralds an exciting...

2019 UK Festival Awards – Applications are now open

The application process for the UK Festival Awards 2019 has now opened. The Awards will return to the Troxy in London on December 5th for a third consecutive year and promises to end the...

Texan Taskforce Publishes Astroworld Report

The Texas Task Force on Concert Safety (TFCS), which was launched in the wake of last year’s tragedy during Travis Scott's set at Astroworld Festival in Houston, has released its...

European Festival Awards 2014 Winners Announced

EUROPE: Europe’s best music festivals, artists and promoters of 2014 were revealed at the 6th annual European Festival Awards, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterpoort in The Netherlands, crowning the opening night of...

HebCelt Pioneers Locally Produced Green Hydrogen

International music festival, HebCelt, has announced its 25th anniversary event will be significantly powered by locally-produced green hydrogen. The Islands Stage in the main arena area will use the...

Government Publishes Response to Spiking Report, NTIA & UKDSA Comment.

The Home Affairs Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report on spiking. The report warned that spiking would remain an invisible crime unless more was done to improve...

Bluedot

One of the coolest German words that we lack a direct equivalent for is Gesamtkunstwerk, roughly defined as a 'universal work of art'. Distinct from a masterpiece, it instead denotes a piece of work...

Amsterdam Dance Event Part I

NETHERLANDS: Wandering between the myriad venues involved in the Amsterdam Dance Event prompted two recurring questions. The first being ‘Where am I right now?’ owing to the copy and pasted canals that I still...