festivals

Parklife: Keep the Boutique Fires Burning

The behemoth of the festival world, Glastonbury, returns this year but in its fallow year, smaller, alternative events attracted music lovers in their droves. Jim Ottewill dons his wellies and pitches up his tent to learn how the world of indie festivals is booming…

In Print: M71

Dido // Indie Festivals // Psych // Nainita Desai // The Stranglers // Paula Temple // Mara Simpson // Octavian // Black Midi // Housewives // Caterina Barbieri // Jenn Kirby // Lucy Schafer

Artist and band festival application guide

With an ever-growing number of events in the calendar it can be an overwhelming process, so we’ve compiled a handy guide to UK and international festivals taking artist submissions…

Playlist: Beat-Herder Festival 2018

Ahead of this year's electronic extravaganza, Beat-Herder co-founder Nick Chambers gives us a preview, including Soulwax, Ibibio Sound Machine, Orbital and Lindstrom.

New PRS live music tariff now agreed

The Copyright Tribunal has just agreed PRS for Music’s new live music tariff for venues and festivals, following three years of negotiations between the collecting society and the live industry.