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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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Australian music fans and lawmakers clash over festival scene

In response to several deaths at local music festivals attributed to drug overdoses, the Australian New South Wales government has decided to buckle down on festival regulations with costly new measures that have caused the an uproar among the Aussie music scene. New South Wales’ live music market is the biggest in the country and […]

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Solomun’s Diynamic Records is launching a new festival

Founded in 2006 by Solomun and Adriano Trolio, the German powerhouse label Diynamic has undeniably positioned itself amongst the globe’s top imprints. With Diynamic festivals in Amsterdam, Berlin, and Brazil, along with two weekly residencies on Ibiza, Solomun’s events have become synonymous with a DIY techno attitude and their sold-out showcases across the world. Now the Hamburg-based record […]

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This Flask Will Get Through Security, but We Didn’t Tell You That

Drink responsibly, and also discreetly. Rabbit’s great-looking, $10, no metal flask is dishwasher safe and holds 7.25 ounces. The quality is really surprising relative to the price- perfect for those music festivals you kids are all going to these days.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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What to Say When an Interviewer Wants You to Talk About Yourself

Job interviews are notoriously stressful. While you can’t really prep for every single question an interviewer is going to hit you with, there are a few questions you can prepare yourself for that will likely set the tone for the remainder of that hour-long interview. The first question someone is likely to ask you:…Read more… […]

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Live Nation offers access to over 90 festivals with exclusive ‘Festival Passport’

Using a lottery approach to their latest project, Live Nation Entertainment has just announced a never-before seen “Festival Passport” – giving access to over 90 music festivals around the world throughout the rest of 2017. Including massive events like EDC Las Vegas, Creamfields, and Electric Forest, Live Nation will release one thousand exclusive passes May […]

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A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high as $250,000, the young and rich signed up for passage to the doomed…Read more… […]

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