Festicket’s Event Genius Platform Expands With Australia Festival Deals
Festicket’s Event Genius is expanding its presence in the Australian festival marketplace with primary ticketing deals with several music festivals, the company announced this week. The system, promoted as an “end-to-end ticketing, cashless, and event management platform” has inked deals with Lost Paradise, Wildlands, and For The Love for... Read more
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Spiked Again by California Health Officials
For the second straight year, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Public health officials announced the postponement on Friday, issuing an order barring the events from taking place in April as planned due to the ongoing spike... Read more
Glastonbury Festival 2021 Cancelled as Organizers Look to 2022 Return
For the second straight year, there will be no Glastonbury Festival, organizers reveled in a website post Thursday. The ongoing COVID pandemic led organizers to officially call off the annual summer fete, which normally occurs in June. “With great regret, we must announce that this year’s Glastonbury Festival will... Read more
WE Fest Announces Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, FGL as Headliners
Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton have been announced as headliners for the 2021 WE Fest, scheduled for early August in Minnesota. The festival “sat out” 2020 amid the COVID pandemic, but is slated to return with a full lineup beyond the three country headliners already announced.... Read more
Zac Brown, Carrie Underwood to Headline Twin Cities Summer Jam in July
Minnesota’s Twin Cities Summer Jam – billed as the largest music festival in the state – is planning its comeback for summer 2021. The festival, along with so many others, was called off amid COVID fears in 2020, but is scheduled to go off in July, with tickets on... Read more
Rolling Loud 2021 Pushed from February to May Dates
Rolling Loud will take place on May 7-9, 2021, organizers announced this week, moving the festival back from its initial postponement plan for a February event. Organizers say that “99 percent” of the original lineup is still scheduled to attend despite the shuffle of dates. Planed for May of... Read more
Hank Williams, Jr., Sam Hunt Headline Delaware State Fair 2021 Lineup
Organizers of the Delaware State Fair announced the concert lineup planned for its 2021 edition, bringing a wide spectrum of artists to the multi-day event. The event, which was shut down due to COVID restrictions in 2020, is scheduled to open its entertainment events on July 22 and run... Read more
Glastonbury Festival May Employ “Massive Coronavirus Testing” in 2021
After seeing the planned 50th anniversary Glastonbury Festival pushed to next year by the coronavirus pandemic, organizers are exploring every avenue for holding the 2021 edition, including massive testing for the virus. The annual event in England is scheduled for June, but uncertainty regarding how the pandemic will impact... Read more
Wisconsin Festival Owners File Bankruptcy After COVID Cancellations
The organizers of a pair of festivals planned for the summer of 2020 have filed for bankruptcy protection, leaving fan refunds hanging in the balance. Hypervibe, organizers of the planned Country USA and Rock USA festivals in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, filed for Chapter 7 protection due to their inability to... Read more
Save Our Stages Fest to Support Venues Planned for Oct 16-18
A full bill awaits music fans this weekend as the Save Our Stages Fest will run live streamed performances from Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18. The event, put on by the National Independent Venue Association, “aims to generate significant awareness, advocacy and donations for the NIVA Emergency... Read more