Arena Group appoints new Chief Operating Officer

UK: As part of the company’s commitment to ongoing expansion, Arena Group has welcomed John Farrell to the senior management team as the new Group COO. Arena Group continues to grow both organically and through...

Henley Festival announces partnership with BBC Music

UK: This year's Henley Festival – set to take place from July 5 - 9 – will partner with BBC Music to showcase upcoming local artists and under-the-radar talent. BBC Music will...


Tramlines utilises Gigantic’s ticketing solution

UK: Gigantic has developed a 'queue-busting solution' for Tramlines Festival, which will attract tens of thousands of festival-goers to Sheffield from July 21 - 23. The festival's 2017 edition boasts a revitalised site and its...

DGTL Barcelona welcomes 35,000 attendees for third edition

SPAIN: DGTL Barcelona's third edition took place from August 11 - 12 in the city's Parc del Fòrum, and welcomed 35,000 revellers for an especially environmentally conscious outing. With a 5,000 increase in attendees,...

Eurosonic Noorderslag confirms second wave of acts

NETHERLANDS: The emerging talent festival Eurosonic Noorderslag has released its second wave of acts, putting the spotlight on musical talent from Denmark, the focus country for the 32nd edition of the festival. The 15...

Weezevent secures long term contract with Gin Festival

UK: The ticketing and cashless provider Weezevent has won the account to provide the Gin Festival with its unique solution on a long-term deal. The Gin Festival is the largest growing event in the...

Coachella Announces Colossal Line-Up

USA: Coachella – or the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival if you're not into the whole brevity thing – has announced its entire 2015 line-up, featuring headliners AC/DC, Drake and Jack White. The...

Latitude launches ‘art caravan’ competition

UK: Latitude Festival has teamed up with Will Hardie, the master craftsman behind Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and Shed of the Year, plus the creative minds behind Electric Picnic festival’s Trailer Park, to launch...

Distractions summit to explore shared future of music and technology

UK: Presented by Sound City, Manchester International Festival and FutureEverything, Distractions will host its first summit in Manchester this July. Set to explore undiscovered intersections between entertainment and technology, the weekend will comprise talks,...

AVA Festival & Conference enlists former ADE director Richard Zijlma

UK: AVA Festival has teamed up with former Amsterdam Dance Event director, Richard Zijlma, who will help shape the programme of its upcoming London conference in March 2020. Over the course of six years, AVA...