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FOMO festival goes into liquidation leaving creditors in $5 million hole

One of Australia's biggest music festivals has gone into liquidation, leaving nearly $5 million owing to creditors. FOMO, which this year brought mega-acts Brockhampton and Lizzo to Australia and...

Hay Festival goes ahead online with £350k donations

Organisers "absolutely" feared the Hay Festival might not go ahead due to coronavirus, its director has said. The 33rd edition of the literary event, usually held in Powys, will...

US court reverses decision to dismiss lawsuit against Coachella’s restrictive radius booking clause

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the decision by a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the organisers of Coachella over their alleged violation of anti-trust law...

The Festival Buyer’s Guide 2020

Like everything, right around the world, this issue of the Festival Buyer’s Guide (FBG) comes to you through the fog of COVID-19, the coronavirus. We’ve...

Continental Drifts wins Best Production & Site Management Team

Continental Drifts are the proud winners of the 2019 Festival Supplier Award for Best Production and Site Management team. We’re thrilled to get this recognition and want to take the...

BVEP elects 2 vice chairs

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has announced the election of Nick Morgan as vice chair and the re-election of Dr Caroline Jackson as vice chair. Nick Morgan...

International AGF Awards 2020 announce shortlist of Worlds Greenest Festivals

The not-for-profit organisation, A Greener Festival, has announced the shortlists for the 2nd International AGF Awards which shines a light on the leading festivals striving to reduce waste and emissions, and enhance equality and ecosystems. Awards...

Festicket reveals festivals’ favourite artists from 2019

Festicket, a leading festival experience platform, has compiled a list of its 2019 “Festival Heroes” - those artists that have appeared at the most festivals in the past year. 

eps wins best crowd/pit barrier supplier at Festival Supplier Awards

eps was named best crowd/pit barrier supplier at this year’s Festival Supplier Awards. An accolade attributed to the successful delivery of its GIGS Barricade across many major festivals in 2019. eps worked...

Hip-hop festival giant Rolling Loud launches in Portugal with Event Genius by Festicket

The world’s biggest hip-hop festival, Rolling Loud, has revealed it will come to Europe for the first time ever this summer and will partner with Event Genius by Festicket, taking advantage of...