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…

Live Nation’s boss gives up his $3m salary to help the company cut costs

Not all bosses and big earners are bad, as Live Nation’s CEO & President has proved as the company aims to slash $500m in costs for the year. Live Nation, as a purveyor of live…

Track whether festivals are cancelled with ‘Sick Festivals’

We’re seeing many of the world’s biggest festivals get cancelled or put on hold as Coronavirus grips the world. So many it can be hard to track. Thankfully, music data company Viberate have launched a…

YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Facebook, SiriusXM and Tidal donate to the Recording Academy’s COVID-19 fund to help music professionals

MusiCares Foundation, the non-profit charity from The Recording Academy, has received “millions” of dollars from music services to help artists and other music professionals affected by COVID-19. The fund provides up to $1000 each to…

Coronavirus will cancel gigs and festivals

As the China-born virus spreads around the world it’s starting to make an impact on events and could be damning as festival season approaches. The Coronavirus has become an international discussion as it hops from…

The Great Estate is one of Cornwall’s most vibrant and liveliest festivals (Review)

In the middle of Cornwall, once a year Scorrier House opens it’s gates up for an entire weekend. What entails is more than your average affair of big acts and campsite communities. The Great Estate…

Tinder’s ‘Festival Mode’ is for hooking up at festies

Have you ever felt like hooking up with someone at a festival isn’t easy enough? Well Tinder have a new Festival Mode regardless. Tinder is the famous swiping app where you flick right or left…

Find your perfect festival from your tastes with Spotify and Festicket

The perfect festival for you is out there with the greatest combination of all your favourite acts, and with the new Festival Finder you can find yours with the click of a button. Spotify have…

Spotify and SXSW team up offering new music discovery, playlists and “Special Experiences”

Spotify have joined up with the SXSW music festival to offer a bunch of curated and enhanced music opportunities as well as some special opportunities with SXSW artists. The South-by-Southwest Music Festival are introducing their…