Music

Showsec’s new ventures with Music Plus Sport

The increasing popularity of large-scale concerts are bringing music and sport together with companies Showsec and Music Plus

PPL and PRS for Music join to co-host stage at Handmade

The two music licensing organisations are set to co-host Handmade festival’s second stage on 29-30 April. The partnership

The Great Escape partners with BBC Music

The Great Escape festival (TGE) has announced a new partnership with BBC Music. The festival which takes place

Festival on the Wall cancelled

  The Northumberland music event, Festival on the Wall, has been cancelled with organisers citing ‘operational difficulties’. The

House of Lords votes to strengthen anti-ticket tout laws

House of Lords members voted in favour of an amendment in the Digital Economy Bill to strengthen consumer

Gorillaz create AR for Duetsche Telekom

Duetsche Telekom’s Electronic Beats has partnered with the Gorillaz for an augmented reality (AR) experience that took place

Global adds Victorious and Hideout to portfolio

Major acquisitions in the UK festival marketplace are continuing apace. After last week’s announcement of Live Nation’s Isle of Wight Festival acquisition, Global has also expanded its festival portfolio, buying majority stakes in Victorious Festival and Hideout. Now the second-largest festival operator in the UK, Global’s portfolio includes Snowbombing, Festival No. 6, the Rewind Festivals,

No show from Viagogo at ticket abuse hearing

Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo were expected at a ticket abuse hearing this morning (21 March) in the House

Sound City+ announces conference talks

The international music industry conference Sound City+ has announced a string of high-profile guests, talks and panels to

NOEA launches Futures Forum white paper

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) and GL events have released the industry’s first-ever white paper concerned with