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Festival Insights NEWS: Event Genius live-streaming service, Festicket Live partners with Clubbing TV

Event Genius have partnered with the music and lifestyle TV channel Clubbing TV to further develop their online streaming platform Festicket Live. The new partnership will bring together Clubbing TV’s…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Over 90% of UK festival-goers feel confident attending a live event this year

With the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown and ongoing vaccination programme offering hope to millions of people across the nation, an end to restrictions has never felt more tangible. No…
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Festival Insights NEWS: UNUM festival reveals first headliners for 2021

UNUM Festival 2021 is guaranteed to go ahead from June 3rd to 7th with the backing of the Albanian Ministries of Tourism, Environment, and Health. The gorgeous open air festival…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Every music festival will likely have an App by 2025

The music industry has digitalised over the years, shifting towards streaming, social media, and apps. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these tools proved to be essential for connecting with fan communities…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Event Genius gains foothold in Australia

Event Genius has begun to make inroads into the Australian festival market with some of the country’s most revered and established music festivals putting pen to paper making the Festicket…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Europe’s clubbing elite choose Event Genius

Some of Europe’s most revered and established clubbing events, festivals and venues have put pen to paper to make Event Genius their primary ticketing and event technology partner. The legendary…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Unum Festival returns for 2021 as Albanian government approves use of rapid testing

Unum Festival is to return to the gorgeous beaches and pine forests of Shenghin on the Albanian Riviera from June 3rd to 7th 2021. After careful discussions with the Ministry…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Clubbing TV announces clubbing.live, a new interactive live streaming platform

Over the last 10 years, Clubbing TV has successfully produced and broadcast more than 1500 hours of live streams from all around the globe. From studios, clubs, roof tops and…
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It’s (almost) official – indoor gigs are dead…

It’s pretty much official. As long as the Covid social distancing rules stay in place live music is pretty much dead – at least as far as indoor events are…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Concert touring industry unites to launch COVID-19 working guidance

Download the full guide Professionals from across the global concert touring industry have joined forces to form the PSA Tour Production Group (PSA TPG), in order to provide a unified…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Festival-goers offer lifeline to organisers as majority plan to re-book tickets for next year

An overwhelming majority of festival-goers who have received refunds on their tickets for 2020 say they will rebook tickets for next year, new research commissioned by UK Festival Awards and Brothers Drinks reveals. Before…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Putting Festival Sustainability Back on the Agenda

Chris Johnson serves as the co-founder, Operations Director and Sustainability Lead for award-winning festival Shambala as well as the co-founder of Powerful Thinking, the UK’s event industry Think-Do Tank on Sustainable Energy…
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Festival Insights NEWS: EVENTS 4 COVID 19 – North West latest

The Covid19 virus had a devastating impact on the events industry and its suppliers in the North-West. Many companies have had to postpone or cancel their events and the industry…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Insights from the nighttime industry on COVID-19

These are incredible times. With such times, there are understandably many vital questions. As many in government, the media and commentators have put forward, rather than there being ‘the answer’…
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Festival Insights NEWS: People Powered UK launched to support NHS

People Powered UK was formed to provide support to the NHS, including in ITUs (intensive treatment units) where the need is greatest, to relieve pressure on the health service and…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Events 4 COVID-19 launched to support during pandemic

‘Events 4 Covid 19’, based in the North West aims to connect event industry resources to support those on the frontline by lending their equipment and expertise to health workers…
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Festival Insights NEWS: AIM launches immediate access crisis fund for independent music contractors

AIM has launched a support fund aimed at contractors and freelance workers in the independent music industry whose source of income has been severed without warning due to lost work in April…
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Festival Insights NEWS: IMPALA launches website to map COVID-19 support for music sector

Following the publication of its ten point COVID-19 crisis plan last month, IMPALA has now launched a new website offering an overview of action being taken across Europe to address the impact…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Crew Nation set up to help fund live music crews

Live Nation has set up a new charitable fund to help support concert crews who have found themselves out of work due to the coronavirus epidemic. Crew Nation is a global relief fund…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Grass Roots Music Fund Launched

A fund to support artists, venues and production companies hit by Coronavirus cancellations launched 31/03/2020, inviting music fans and related companies to support the grass roots music community decimated by…
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Festival Insights NEWS: The Important Features of Festival Security

Mark Peck is the Managing Director at Stage Event Security, a specialist SIA-accredited security firm in Ipswich that delivers a range of services throughout the Suffolk region, including security for…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Montreux Jazz Festival to release over 50 concerts to stream for free

SWITZERLAND: Montreux Jazz Festival has announced the exclusive digital release of more than 50 concerts from its 54-year history. Thirty-five performances are now available to stream in full free of charge here. Fans will have the…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Viberate collates list of cancelled and postponed festivals

WORLDWIDE: With festival postponements and cancellations being announced across the world, Slovenia-based music data company Viberate has collated a comprehensive list of Sick Festivals that they are updating daily. The service monitors around 5,000…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Bournemouth festival launches ‘Arts By The Sea At Home’ campaign

UK: Bournemouth’s annual arts and culture festival, Arts by the Sea, has launched a colouring competition to help keep kids entertained at home during school closures across the UK. Aspiring young artists…
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Festival Insights NEWS: #VirtualPint initiative launches to aid vulnerable venues

UK: #VirtualPint — a new fundraising initiative helping fans to support vulnerable UK music venues, theatres and pubs — has launched in response to the unprecedented challenge faced by venues…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Rolling Loud and Afro Nation festivals donate funds to Algarve Biomedical Center

PORTUGAL: Event Horizon, the promoter behind Rolling Loud Portugal and Afro Nation, has made a contribution to help fund new ventilation machines and self-protection materials for medical staff which will…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Night Time Industries Association calls for government to freeze economy

UK: The Night Time Industries Association has released an open letter calling for the government to ‘freeze’ the economy, and provide more clarity on compensatory provisions available to the sector.…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Why Fan Engagement is Now More Important Than Ever

Luis Sousa is the Marketing Director at Festicket, the world’s largest platform for music festival experiences. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to gather pace, each day represents a step further…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Pol’and’Rock Festival organisers launch online platform to assist vulnerable citizens

POLAND: To offer assistance to some of Poland’s most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation — organisers of Pol’and’Rock Festival — have launched…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Music Venue Trust urges enforced temporary closure of music venues

UK: The Music Venue Trust has penned an open letter to Boris Johnson and launched a petition that both demand the temporary closure of grassroots music venues. The organisation claims…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Glastonbury Festival is cancelled | Festival Insights

Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (10323651u) UK: The organisers of Glastonbury Festival have announced the cancellation of its forthcoming edition — which was set to take place from July 24…
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Festival Insights NEWS: What Is ‘Atmosphere’ – and How Can You Help Create It at Your Event?

John Drury is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Sussex. His research focus is crowds and collective behaviour. He has published nearly 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, most of…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Festicket launches flexible ticket to assuage consumers’ COVID-19 concerns

WORLDWIDE: With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all live music professionals are on day-to-day crisis management to address festival cancellations, customer safety, travel bans and a loss in customer confidence.…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Creative Industries Federation responds to new COVID-19 recommendations

UK: Responding to the UK government’s announcement on March 16 advising that members of the public should avoid social gatherings, Caroline Norbury, CEO of the Creative Industries Federation and Creative…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Coachella and Stagecoach postponed due to coronavirus concerns

Photo credit: Louis van Baar USA: At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities, Goldenvoice has rescheduled Coachella and Stagecoach festivals due to concerns surrounding the…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Download Festival announces major site improvements for 2020

UK: Download Festival has announced major site improvement plans for its upcoming edition, set to take place from June 12 – 14 in Donington Park, Leicestershire. The festival’s Village area has…
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Festival Insights NEWS: An Interview with CrowdCore | Festival Insights

Launched in 2017, CrowdCore is an all-in-one event management platform made for organisers, promoters and venues, helping them to build their brand, sell tickets online, and provide a seamless digital…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Boomtown introduces new district for 2020

Photo credit: Scott Salt UK: Boomtown will introduce a new district to its site this year, entitled Forgotten Valley, that ‘brings together ancient spiritual ways mixed in with modern-day aspirations’. Positioned…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Event Genius Pay to make debut in Americas

USA: Festicket’s cashless RFID POS system, Event Genius Pay, will make its debut on the American continent with back-to-back music festivals in March 2020. Fans at SXM Festival, Saint Martin and Afro…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Green Events & Innovations Conference reveals full agenda

Photo credit: Romain Bassenne UK: The Green Events & Innovations Conference has revealed the full agenda for its upcoming 12th edition on March 3. Organised by A Greener Festival in partnership with…
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