Red Bull close its studios and cutback on music

Reports claim Red Bull are to sell or shutdown their network of global record studios, as tensions within the company cause its music division to collapse. This comes from a whistleblower in Australia reporting to…

The impact on music festivals from Coronavirus in 2020

For anyone who loves the festival season – definitely us – 2020 has been a very sad year for live music, but just how deep is the impact of the global shutdowns? The heat of…

Songkick report “175 million music fans annually” on their platform

According to a recent press release from the company, Songkick currently help 175m fans find concerts of their favourite artists near them. The concert discovery service helps users track their favourite artists playing gigs near…

Glastonbury festival warns they’ll “seriously go bankrupt” if they cancel 2021

2020 has been a devastating year for live music and festivals around the globe and a world favourite warns that a repeat could kill their livelihood. It’s been a circular news cycle the past few…

Are you going to Glastonbury this weekend? Tune in from home

We’re all missing festivals right? The season is upon us and everything is shut down. Well thankfully, Glastonbury is here all weekend long and you can tune in now! The good ol’ BBC are here…

Coachella and Stagecoach are now offering full refunds for 2020

After 2 of the US’ biggest festivals cancelled any 2020 plans they’re offering customers a ticket to next year or limited time refunds. Last week festival organisers announced the plans for Coachella and Stagecoach music…

Coachella festival announces plans for a return

Along with Stagecoach Music Festival, Coachella have announced their return after cancelling this years festivals due to COVID-19. Coachella will be returning next year – at least, that’s the plan for now. They had originally…

With most summer festivals being cancelled, get ready for virtual festivals

Wireless Connect and Electric Blockaloo are festivals due later this year, coming straight from your bedroom. With a huge amount of the population in lockdown, many artists have taken to social media to live stream…

Red Light Management’s gaming subsidiary partner with HyperX

Hit Command a subsidiary of Red Light Management, sign a partnership with gaming and eSports company HyperX, hoping to bridge the gap between gaming and music. The two companies will host a series of online…

EU provides guide for return to public life, concerts & festivals to be the last

The EU have outlined guidelines for member states to return to normality but unfortunately live music will be the last to return. A new document released by the European Union provides a “roadmap to lifting…