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Thousands return to UK dance floors as restrictions officially lift

Restrictions in the UK have officially lifted, and thousands are returning to the dance floor after more than 16 months. As social distancing requirements are removed, club-goers are still asked to show proof of either a negative COVID test or full vaccination in order to gain entry. Full capacity festivals are also marking their return […]

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Pasquale Rotella shares updates for upcoming events, confirms Beyond Wonderland SoCal 2021 lineup and dates

Just two weeks after Pasquale Rotella hosted an EDC Las Vegas-geared Reddit AMA, the Insomniac founder and CEO has shared an update regarding the company’s events including the official lineup and dates for Beyond Wonderland SoCal. Returning to the NoS Events Center in San Bernardino, California on August 27 and 28, some of dance music’s […]

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Live Nation has booked twice as many shows for 2022 as it did in 2019

Live Nation, the world’s largest live event and ticketing company, has reported that concert and festival ticket demand has upsurged and is selling out at a historic record pace with COVID-19 vaccines becoming more available across the globe. On a conference call with investors on May 6, President and CEO of Live Nation, Michael Rapino, […]

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Live Nation has booked twice as many shows for 2022 as it did in 2019

Live Nation, the world’s largest live event and ticketing company, has reported that concert and festival ticket demand has upsurged and is selling out at a historic record pace with COVID-19 vaccines becoming more available across the globe. On a conference call with investors on May 6, President and CEO of Live Nation, Michael Rapino, […]

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Insomniac forges ahead with EDC Las Vegas 25th anniversary in May

After being forced to cancel Electric Daisy Carnival’s flagship Las Vegas event in 2020, Nevada state officials have approved Insomniac‘s plan to move forward with EDC Las Vegas’s May 21 – 23, 2021 dates.  The announcement comes shortly after Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella shared an official update to his Instagram stating that Insomniac had submitted a robust safety plan to the state of […]

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England announces plans for nightclub and event reopenings starting June 21

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that nightclubs and festivals will be able to reopen starting June 21, giving UK citizens hope for a resume to normality over the summer. Johnson announced the decision as part of a comprehensive roadmap outlining England’s reopening plan, and the government also intends to give large events the go-ahead […]

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Every American who wants a COVID-19 vaccine will be able to get one by June 2021, says Pfizer

Pfizer announced it’s second deal with the U.S. government in which they will provide an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, along with orders for another vaccine made by Moderna. The additional 100 million doses will cost the government $1.95 billion. Under its new deal, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech will provide […]

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Every American who wants a COVID-19 vaccine will be able to get one by June 2021, says Pfizer

Pfizer announced it’s second deal with the U.S. government in which they will provide an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, along with orders for another vaccine made by Moderna. The additional 100 million doses will cost the government $1.95 billion. Under its new deal, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech will provide […]

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Every American who wants a COVID-19 vaccine will be able to get one by June 2021, says Pfizer

Pfizer announced it’s second deal with the U.S. government in which they will provide an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, along with orders for another vaccine made by Moderna. The additional 100 million doses will cost the government $1.95 billion. Under its new deal, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech will provide […]

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Kraftwerk to headline Playground Festival 2021

Kraftwerk will headline Playground Festival, topping the bill for 2021’s event. The Glasgow festival returns next year, running July 30 – August 1, at Rouken Glen Park. The three-day festival commonly hosts a mix of established and new acts, though the first crop of talent announced comes with a heavy dose of venerated clout—as Underworld, […]

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Kraftwerk to headline Playground Festival 2021

Kraftwerk will headline Playground Festival, topping the bill for 2021’s event. The Glasgow festival returns next year, running July 30 – August 1, at Rouken Glen Park. The three-day festival commonly hosts a mix of established and new acts, though the first crop of talent announced comes with a heavy dose of venerated clout—as Underworld, […]

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How to Celebrate Diwali

Diwali, a five-day-long “festival of lights” that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, began yesterday. The holiday emerged from the Hindu religion, but has become a cultural event around the world. We could all use a little celebration of triumph over evil, right now.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Stream Movies From This Year’s NYFF and TIFF

After six months of virtual work, school, happy hours, graduations, weddings, funerals and “vacations,” a lot of us are longing to experience even the most mundane parts of our pre-COVID lives. Spending three hours stuck in an airport terminal with spotty wifi and overpriced soggy sandwiches because of a delayed…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Live Nation CEO forecasts a ‘robust outdoor summer season’ in 2021

Some music industry players are offering hopeful perspectives for a feasibly safe summer festival season in 2021. Now, whether Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino’s optimism comes from a place of altruism or desperation remains to be seen after the concert promotion titan recently reported a staggering near 100 percent loss in revenue. Though, despite steep […]

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Live Nation CEO forecasts a ‘robust outdoor summer season’ in 2021

Some music industry players are offering hopeful perspectives for a feasibly safe summer festival season in 2021. Now, whether Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino’s optimism comes from a place of altruism or desperation remains to be seen after the concert promotion titan recently reported a staggering near 100 percent loss in revenue. Though, despite steep […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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New survey claims 82% of concertgoers ready to return to live events

Since the music and live events industry effectively shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both organizers and attendees have scrambled to adjust to the new normal imposed by socially distant measures. Now, a new survey conducted by Festicket confirms the collective itch of attendees to return to events. The festival platform surveyed over […]

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What’s the Best Outdoor Event in Your City?

In New York we’ve got Shakespeare in the Park, the Mermaid Parade, the weekly Smorgasburg food court, the Socrates Annual, Summer Streets, Rooftop Films, and my favorite, the annual Brooklyn Book Festival at Borough Hall. Albuquerque has a hot air balloon festival. Pittsburgh has the Three Rivers Regatta. Rochester,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Association of Independent Festivals aims to ban single-use tents

With bans of single-use plastics such as straws and bags becoming more common around the world, it only makes sense that this would extend into the festival and event sphere. With approximately 250,000 tents abandoned at UK festivals every year, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is looking to take action with a ban on […]

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