FlipTix Announces Partnership With Stage Left Entertainment
The mobile technology company FlipTix has announced a partnership with the live event company Stage Left Entertainment to allow concertgoers to “flip” their tickets if they leave a show early. According to FlipTix, 30 percent of attendees leave a show early, which means fans have the ability to gain... Read more
Stagecoach Festival 2019 To Feature Jason Aldean, Sam Hunt, & Luke Bryan
California’s country music festival, Stagecoach, has just revealed its 2019 lineup, featuring headlining acts Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, and Jason Aldean. The three-day festival, set to take place from April 26 through April 28, will be held at the Empire Polo Field in Indio California, just like Coachella. Friday,... Read more
NY Global Citizen Festival Ends In Panic, Police Refute Reports Of Shooting
Concertgoers left Central Park in a panic this past Saturday after hearing a loud noise which some believed to be gunshots at the Global Citizen Festival. When a loud noise erupted at the show, people began sprinting for cover, jumping fences, and trampling one another, witnesses said. While some... Read more
Festicket Aims To Bring Platform To North American Market
The music festival platform Festicket is bringing their operations to North America, and has just announced a new president to take over affairs in the U.S. Festicket, which offers bookings, packages, and information for festival fans around the world, provides booking options, accommodations, and festival essentials to concertgoers. Since... Read more
Missouri’s LouFest 2018 Cancelled Due To Financial Concerns
This weekend’s LouFest in St. Louis’s Forest Park has been cancelled just days before the event due to financial concerns. The two-day festival, which was supposed to take place from September 8 to 9, will not proceed as planned. T-Pain, Robert Plant, and Modest Mouse were among the acts... Read more
Boston’s Rock The Roots Music Festival Cancelled Without Explanation
A one-day music festival was slated to be held this weekend in Boston, but was abruptly cancelled without an explanation, leaving fans infuriated. Rock The Roots, sponsored by Angry Orchard, was supposed to feature indie-rock acts Young the Giant, Milky Chance, and New Politics at the show on Saturday.... Read more
Idaho Rockfest Cancelled, Company Sued For Not Paying Broker Fees
Idaho Rockfest is being sued by a Tennessee entertainment agency for not paying a broker’s fee, ultimately causing the festival to be cancelled. Todd Hutchison of Hutch Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Ron Heyrend of EKR Entertainment and Productions Inc. last Wednesday. The suit alleges that Heyrend owed the... Read more
Phish’s Curveball Festival Abruptly Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns
Torrential rains over the past week in Watkins Glen, New York, led to Phish’s annual three-day fest to be cancelled, with organizers citing safety concerns. The Curveball festival, which was slated to kick-off today, was expected to draw in more than 30,000 fans to Watkins Glen’s Finger Lakes Village.... Read more
Hundreds Injured After Platform Collapses At Spain’s O Marisquiño Festival
While concertgoers gathered around to see a rap artist at O Marisquiño Festival in Vigo, Spain this past Sunday night, part of the wooden platform collapsed, injuring more than 300 people. During rapper Rels B’s first song on stage, he told the crowd to jump, and suddenly, the wooden... Read more
New York’s The Meadows Festival Cancels 2018 Run After Permit Issues
This year’s The Meadows Festival in Queens, New York has been pulled due to permit issues, organizers of the event announced this past weekend. The festival, slated to take place this September, made the announcement in a statement on the festival’s website. “After careful consideration, we have decided to... Read more