Music

Manchester Arena concerts postponed

Concerts held at Manchester Arena have been postponed after last month’s attack, which killed 22 people. Radiohead were

Petition launches against ticket touts in Spain

The petition, organised by the president of the Bruce Springsteen fan club in Spain, Joan Colet, has been

AIF announces talent to showcase at independent festivals

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has partnered with booking agencies to match emerging artists with their member

Soul Crusade fails for festivalgoers

Soul Crusade Festival in Southend Essex left attendees waiting “hours” for headliner Soul II Soul to arrive on stage on Saturday night. The organisers of the festival were then forced to cancel the event early due to a power failure. The organisers of the Soul Crusade Festival took to its Facebook page to announce the

Live Nation to offer refunds for UK ticket holders

Singer Ariana Grande’s tour promoter, Live Nation, has reportedly announced refunds for UK ticket holders. Grande’s Dangerous Woman tour was suspended earlier this week following the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday night (22 May), which killed 22 people and injured 116. Due to the attack, the UK government has raised the terror threat level

Vodafone UK sponsors Hideout Festival

Media and entertainment group Global has revealed Vodafone as the headline sponsor of Hideout Festival. The sponsorship of

Amazon launches intimate gig experiences

Amazon has announced Prime Live Events, a programme of intimate shows with exclusive access of bands and artists

‘Metro mayors’ predicted to boost regional music

UK Music has welcomed the election of six new ‘metro mayors’ as an important opportunity to boost the

‘Overwhelmed’ organisers cancel Fyre Festival

Boutique event Fyre Festival set to take place 28-30 April and 5-7 May, held in The Bahamas with ticket prices ranging from £450 – £250,000, was cancelled on the first day after it was stricken by bad weather and headliner cancellations. Headliners Blink 182 announced via Twitter that they would not be attending the event, claiming

CMA investigates Live Nation’s stake in the Isle of Wight festival

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating Live Nation’s stake in the Isle of Wight festival. The investigation comes after the announcement last month that Live Nation had taken a majority stake in the festival, as part of a new investment agreement via LN-Gaiety (Live Nation Gaiety Holdings Ltd) with Live Nation to work