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'
The organizers of Burning Man have announced that this year's festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and instead, a virtual festival will be staged for the 80,000 people who were due to gather in the Nevada desert at the tail-end of this summer. A dream event for sellers of sun lotion, Burning Man's USP has long been
Over in the United States, album sales have plummeted amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic and figures show they are lowest they have been in over 60 years. Although you might still think the numbers are pretty high, only an estimated 1.52 million albums were sold during the week starting March 19th, according to entertainment media brand Billboard. They have recognised that both
The iconic London club Studio 338, has announced plans to transform its space into a food warehouse designed to aid the vulnerable during this chaotic coronavirus pandemic. As a result of government advice, social restrictions have been put in place which will hinder the freedom of vulnerable members of our community. To combat this, the head of Music and Events at