The pandemic continues to cause serious changes in plans, especially in the big events sector. This time the bad news comes from the Netherlands, where the government has decided to push the dates for banning multiple-day festivals further forward. This is already the second year of trying to save the summer without success. In early July, a few weeks after
We are all eager to go back to festivals, dance, and listen to music at unhealthy loud volumes after the terrible last year and a half due to the pandemic. New York City is ready to return to normal as they are planning a 60,000 people festival in the lung of the concrete jungle, Central Park. According to New York Mayor
Undoubtedly, it has been an incredibly hard year for venues and anyone working in the live entertainment industry due to the pandemic. Now, venue owners in the United States are running into roadblocks accessing relief money that is made available to them to overcome a year's lockdown. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant offers over $16 billion in grants to closed venues
EDM's resident jokester Dillon Francis returned to live shows recently with his first set since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic last year. The show took place at The Marc in San Marcos, Texas and featured a variety of his biggest hits along with some new music. The addition of the new material was rumored among fans of the producer,
Ever since the pandemic began, music fans up and down the UK have been waiting for the opportunity to return to the dance- floor. For much of the last year, the thought of being at a festival, surrounded by strangers, united by music, seemed like a distant dream. Although the pandemic has wreaked havoc worldwide, its effects have varied country
Singapore will begin holding non-distanced shows as soon as April 24, 2021. Singaporeans can rejoice as the return of mass live music is in the very near future. The Singaporean government will begin allowing up to 750 attendees inside a closed space or arena under the condition that they must provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Each
Glastonbury is widely recognised as one of the biggest festivals in the United Kingdom, and even the world, but this year, middle aged women in straw hats and indie kids will need to find somewhere new to let off their creative freedom, because Glastonbury 2021 is cancelled. With hoards of British residents continuing to ignore lockdown rules with a concerning
Coachella could come back to Coachella Valley in the fall this year, according to the mayor of Palm Springs, CA. The two-week-long festival is notorious for drawing hundreds of thousands of attendees to gather for a wide range of acts in the middle of Coachella Valley in California. The festival is known for its eclectic art, performances, and if you're lucky,
2020 has been a horrific year for the events industry, with the festival calendar being completely decimated by the pandemic. Unfortunately, the bad news continues to come in, and the latest casualty of the pandemic is Tomorrowland Winter 2021. With the 2020 edition having also been cancelled, fans were looking forward to attending the festival in 2021, but now it
With 2020 completely devoid of major festivals and club nights, the pandemic has hit the electronic music industry harder than most, with live events facing continuous cancellations and postponements throughout the course of the COVID-plagued year. However, in the only way it knows, the dance community has hit back strongly, finding new ways to rave safely from the comfort of
The American State of Arkansas will be the first one to take the brave step to organise and hold the first concert since COVID-19 started the gigantic amount of event cancellations that has taken over the scene these past couple of months. Being in a turning moment in our scene with most festivals cancelling or being forced to postpone their events
Saudi Arabia has bought $500 million worth of stake in Live Nation. With the current pandemic hitting the entertainment industry hard and many companies forcing to close, or suspend their main money-maker such as concerts or festivals, Live Nation may have just been saved thanks to the Saudi Arabian government. The Saudi Arabian Investment Fund completed the transaction on Monday, acquiring
Defqon.1 Primal Energy, the 2020 edition of Q-Dance' most famous and biggest hardstyle festival in the world, which was scheduled to take place on June 26-28th in Biddinghuizen, has officially been postponed to 2021 after the measures adopted by the local Dutch government extending the ban of major public events until September 1st due to the COVID-19 concerns. This past Tuesday, The Netherlands'
As the pandemic brings busy touring schedules to a halt, DJs are returning to their studios to rustle up new music. That seems to be exactly case for dance music behemoth Martin Garrix as he has revealed in an interview with Tomorrowland. The young Dutchman would have been performing shows at EDC Las Vegas, Hurricane Festival and Southside Festival in the next few
Popular Ibiza-resident DJ and producer Darius Syrossian has sent fans of the white isle into meltdown today, after using Google Translate to assist in making sense of a statement issued by the Ibiza local government and tourism board. The document, which confirms plans to essentially cancel May/June/July for all tourist visitors to Ibiza this year, also states that a 'limited'