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Festival Insights NEWS: This is not a rehearsal: Live music sector commits to reaching net zero by 2030

The UK’s live music sector has today launched a sweeping industry campaign to deliver climate action, as it sets out its commitment to reach net zero emissions by the year 2030. The campaign, fronted by LIVE Green – the sustainability arm of live music umbrella trade body LIVE, builds on significant efforts across the sector…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: GOOD LUCK to all of the Grassroots Music Venues opening their doors today to #Re…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Source GOOD LUCK to all of the Grassroots Music Venues opening their doors today to #ReviveLive 🙌 GMVs have been working hard to create Covid Secure environments for artists and audiences to welcome back live music once again 🤟 Check out http://musicvenuetrust.com for more info MORE…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: Help the UK’s live music industry to #ReviveLive by filling out this short surve…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Source Help the UK’s live music industry to #ReviveLive by filling out this short survey about your live music habits! 🍻 By taking part, you’ll be helping our sector to plan its recovery and get back to normal as quickly as possible 👉 bit.ly/2QmkkQ2 MORE RECENT…
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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 and keeping businesses afloat; especially in the heavily-impacted festival industry. As live events will finally start to make a comeback, optimizing online communication efforts and…
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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 and keeping businesses afloat; especially in the heavily-impacted festival industry. As live events will finally start to make a comeback, optimizing online communication efforts and…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: Co-op and Everybody Belongs Here presents #MusicFeeds The at-home music festiva…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Source Co-op and Everybody Belongs Here presents #MusicFeeds 🎶 The at-home music festival to help fight food poverty 💛 Over 40 artists performing over TWO nights 🙌 28th – 29th Jan 2021 🎉 Grab tickets NOW 👉 musicfeeds.org MORE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS [custom-facebook-feed id=345404387254 number=4] MORE RECENT…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: If you haven’t heard… we’ve won FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR for the 2020 Music Week Awa…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Leeds Festival Source If you haven’t heard… we’ve won FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR for the 2020 Music Week Awards 🏆 Thank you to everyone who helped make Leeds 2019 the best yet! 🥂 MORE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS [custom-facebook-feed id=345404387254 number=4]

READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: Get ready to celebrate Leeds Festival with BBC Music From Friday 28th – Sunday 3…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Leeds Festival Source Get ready to celebrate Leeds Festival with BBC Music 🙌From Friday 28th – Sunday 30th August head to BBC iPlayer, BBC Sounds, TV and Radio as they dive into the #RandL archive 🤘 Ft. Foo Fighters, Billie Eilish, AJ Tracey & MORE 🎶…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: The live music industry is projected to lose at least 60% of jobs, with the sect…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Leeds Festival Source The live music industry is projected to lose at least 60% of jobs, with the sector hit hard by the collapse of live music, touring and festivals. Our industry needs your help. Please share and show your support. #LetTheMusicPlay MORE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS [custom-facebook-feed…
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READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL NEWS: Today, Leeds Festival has come together with the rest of the UK music industry t…

Latest Festival Flyer update from Reading and Leeds Festivals Leeds Festival Source Today, Leeds Festival has come together with the rest of the UK music industry to show support for #LetTheMusicPlay, a campaign highlighting the crisis faced by the live music sector. Join us and share a photo of you at your last live show…
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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 of the pandemic on the music sector. It can be found here: https://www.impalamusic-covid19.info/  “The aim of our mapping is to promote best practices and co-ordination in…
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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 set up for live music crews, powered by Music Forward Foundation, a charitable 501c3 organization, that will be administering the fund. Live Nation has committed…
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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 the shutdown. The Grass Roots Music Fund is appealing for donations from fans and larger companies to support people whose income has been devasted by…
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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 that failing to do so will result in the ‘permanent closure and loss of hundreds’ of venues throughout the UK. The letter asserts that Johnson…
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Festival Insights NEWS: What Evolving Technologies and Trends Mean for Music Event Communities

Richard Zijlma is the former Director of Amsterdam Dance Event, where over two decades he helped develop it into the pre-eminent festival & conference for electronic music. He is currently working to curate AVA events throughout 2020, including the forthcoming editions in London and Belfast. Back in the day, I was the guy that tried…
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Festival Insights NEWS: London Music Conference | Festival Insights

Photo credit: Isabella Lewis From January 30 – February 1, London Music Conference hosted over 70 workshops, demos, talks and panels to help emerging electronic artists engage with and break into the music industry, with the event’s accompanying showcase festival providing a discovery platform for fans. Beyond the walls of the legendary Fabric nightclub in…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Tess Partners with mental health charity Music Support

UK: Creative event safety specialist Tess has partnered with Music Support, to further enable the mental health charity’s ambitious training program, and further its work with individuals in the UK music industry suffering from mental, emotional and behavioural health issues. Tess director, Simon James, commented: “With three decades working in live events I have too many personal experiences…
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Festival Insights NEWS: BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

Photo credit: James North UK: BBC Music Introducing Live has revealed the first details of its sophomore edition, set to return to London’s Tobacco Dock from October 31 – November 2. Once again the event will consist of panels, masterclasses, and networking sessions, with top BBC DJs on hand to offer their advice to those…
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Festival Insights NEWS: 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, panels, new music showcases, and additional content. Liverpool’s music and arts festival, Sound City, will feature in the Distractions programme on…
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Festival Insights NEWS: UK’s summer music festivals become £100m headline act for drink suppliers

UK: According to new research on festivals from out-of-home food and drink research company CGA, the UK’s summer music events make up a valuable part of the new ‘third space’ for drinks companies, with over £100m spent on alcohol at festivals each year. The exclusive CGA research reveals that some 7.4 million people have visited…
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Festival Insights NEWS: BBC Music Introducing Live to return in October

Photo credit: James North UK: BBC Music Introducing Live will return to London’s Tobacco Dock from October 31 – November 2. Following three days of talks, panels, performances and masterclasses last year, the event once again hopes to be the definitive event for those considering a career in the music industry. The forthcoming edition promises…
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Moovin FESTIVAL NEWS: Boutique beat: 20 of the best UK music festivals for 2019

Latest Festival Flyer update from Moovin Moovin Festival Source Thanks The Guardian for mentioning Moovin Festival as one of the best Boutique music festivals for 2019 x https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/apr/20/20-best-uk-music-festivals-countryside-boutique-2019 Boutique beat: 20 of the best UK music festivals for 2019 Our pick of this summer’s smaller festivals features cool sites in the countryside, as well as…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events

UK: Skiddle has revealed that women are buying a record number of tickets to live music events. Over the past five years, women have grown their market share of overall ticket sales by 22%. In 2018, female music lovers out-purchased men by 13% on average. Music festival tickets are where women are most dominant. In…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Rainforest World Music Festival utilises d&b’s V-Series

Photo credit: Andy Kho MALAYSIA: The Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Malaysia, is renowned for placing grassroots Malaysian world music on the same stage as well known stars. During each afternoon, cultural workshops take place combined with lectures on ethno-musical topics, jamming sessions and breakout gigs, and then in the evening the main performances…
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Festival Insights NEWS: The Evolution of the Australian Dance Music Scene

EMC Executive Producer Jane Singo has been involved in the live events industry for almost 25 years, having worked as a dancer, event promoter, manager, and agent before starting work with EMC back in 2012. Initially curating and hosting a delegation from Asia to attend EMC, Jane was given the reins of Conference Programmer before…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Brighton Music Conference announces dates and venue change

UK: Brighton Music Conference has announced a change in venue for its sixth year. BMC19 will take place at the British Airways i360 beachfront complex from April 24 – 27, following its most successful year to date in 2018. BMC19 will feature various talks, seminars, panels and workshops, as well as a specialised ‘Demo Zone’…
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Festival Insights NEWS: BBC Music Introducing Live partners with Spotify

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live ‘18 has announced a new a partnership with Spotify. Spotify will host the Discovery Theatre at BBC Music Introducing Live ‘18, which takes place at Tobacco Dock this November. Spotify will be hosting live versions of some of their original podcasts – including Who We Be TALKS_ – Secret Genius…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Astronomical levels of stress in the music industry, new survey shows

UK: Over 80% of people working in the music industry are suffering with continuous levels of stress, anxiety and depression, a new survey by Skiddle has revealed. The survey of over 520* promoters, venue owners and event organisers has revealed that 82% of industry professionals have suffered with stress, 67% said they had anxiety and…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Electronic Music Conference reveals programme for 2018

AUSTRALIA: Sydney’s Electronic Music Conference – set to take place from November 12 – 17 – has revealed its programme for 2018. Covering all facets of electronic music business and culture, the Conference will include keynotes, In Conversations, workshops, masterclasses, breakout sessions and networking events from November 14 – 15. Combined with the event will…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Ben Howard to headline BBC Music Introducing Live

UK: BBC Music Introducing Live has announced that singer-songwriter, musician and composer Ben Howard will be bringing his mercurial blend of folk and rock music to London’s Tobacco Dock for an intimate headline performance on November 8, with support from Marika Hackman. Ben Howard’s crossover of wistful folk and indie rock caught the attention of…
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Festival Insights NEWS: First edition of London Music Conference to take place this October

UK: The first ever London Music Conference will take place from October 11 – 13 and will educate on, engage with and explore a wide range of dance music topics via a series of networking events, discussion panels and parties featuring the industry’s most esteemed professionals from around the world. In all there will be…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Savannah Music Festival enlists Meyer Sound LEO for latest edition

Photo credit: Elizabeth Leitzell USA: The 17-day Savannah Music Festival – touted as the largest music-oriented arts event in Georgia – draws audiences from all 50 states and many European countries. The 2018 edition wrapped up in mid-April, and for the fourth consecutive year all amplified music venues — featuring a varied mix of jazz,…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Adamson supplies China’s ISY Music Festival

CHINA: Some of the biggest names in EDM – including Martin Garrix, Tiesto, and Afrojack – performed at China’s ISY Music Festival from March 2 – 3, held at Haitang Bay Beach in Sanya. The festival’s main venue was outfitted with an expansive E-Series sound system from Adamson, who also kept the artists in the…
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Festival Insights NEWS: The Future is Now: How Blockchain is Already Transforming the Music Industry

Jason Roberts is the co-founder and CEO of HelloSugoi. In June 2017, he launched the world’s first blockchain-based event ticketing platform. He is also the co-founder of the popular ‘Real World Blockchain’ Meetup. As an active educator and community builder, Jason has facilitated numerous public speaking engagements on the topic of blockchain and event ticketing,…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Rapture Electronic Music Festival returns during Miami Music Week 2018

USA: After a hugely successful festival launch during Miami Music Week in 2017 – with headline acts that included Andhim, Art Department, Ellen Allien, Hernan Cattaneo, Rodriguez Jr., Steve Lawler, and tINI – Rapture Electronic Music Festival will return to the historic Virginia Key Beach Park on March 22, 2018. The multi-stage festival – which…
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Festival Insights NEWS: APG’s Uniline Compact powers moZ’aïques World Music Festival

FRANCE: Created in 2010 by the city of Le Havre in France, the world music festival moZ’aïques is now firmly established as a major event on the regional music scene – taking over the stunning Les Jardins Suspendus site every summer in the middle of a former military fort overlooking the city. 40 concerts were…
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Festival Insights NEWS: BBC Music Introducing and PRS Foundation support new talent at Amsterdam Dance Event

NETHERLANDS: For the first time ever, BBC Music Introducing and PRS Foundation will host a showcase at Amsterdam Dance Event, set to take place from October 18 – 22. Four artists have been selected to perform by the two organisations: James Orvis, Rachel Collier, KVASIR, and Prospa. The showcase will take place at Chicago Social…
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READING FESTIVAL NEWS: Reading and Leeds 2017 – 2017, Reading and Leeds Festival – BBC Music

Latest update from Reading Festival 🚨 Last few days to watch the Reading ’17 highlights! 👀: po.st/BBC17 Reading and Leeds 2017 – 2017, Reading and Leeds Festival – BBC Music All the highlights from this year’s festival! Source

Festival Insights NEWS: Cato Music celebrates 16th anniversary

UK: Cato Music, a Production Park company, recently celebrated its 16th birthday with a burlesque-themed party at The Mill, its large-scale production rehearsal facility in Wimbledon, south-west London. As the music industry’s only full-service tour production company, Cato has spent the last 16 years catering for the rental, rehearsal, transport and storage needs of production…
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Festival Insights NEWS: AIF urges further investigation into Live Nation’s increasing dominance of UK’s live music sector

UK: Fresh concerns about Live Nation’s dominance of the UK’s live music market have been raised by the Association of Independent Festivals [AIF]. It follows the publication of new AIF research that shows the US-promoter is fast-approaching a 25% market share of all UK festivals over a 5,000 capacity. At present, Live Nation either owns…
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