Terror scare at Rock am Ring caused by spelling error

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorA terror scare at Germany’s Rock am Ring was actually the result of a simple typo, police revealed in a recent statement.German police ordered a full evacuation...

5 Reasons We Love Chicago Blues Festival

BY: ROSS GARDINER, Intellitix ContributorThe city of Chicago has one of the most thriving summer festival scenes in the United States. On any given weekend, neighborhoods will be brought together in...

IMS Releases Annual Electronic Music Business Report, EDM Still Big Draw For Festivals

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the International Music Summit (IMS), an annual symposium in Ibiza with electronic music industry biggest players. The event featured keynotes and panels from Pacha...

More Than Music: How to Market a Destination Music Festival

The boom in music festival culture over the last five years has pushed more and more young people to shun traditional vacationing on a secluded beach with a paperback in favor...

Aloompa Co-Founder Drew Burchfield Explains the Real Reasons Why Festivals Should Have Apps

It’s a much harked generational slur that young people these days are documenting the moment instead of living in it. Although a sea of lighters does look a lot more epic...

10 Summer Fests We’re Hyped About

We’ve barely just recovered from last year’s festival season, but considering how quickly this year’s players are approaching, it’s time to buckle up. As the festival industry further cements itself as...

MASTERCLASS: StreetTeam Co-Founder Explains the Immense Value in Turning Fans into Advocates

One thing that should never be forgotten in the event industry is that festivals are social gatherings for groups of people. Your event isn’t 50,000 individuals, it’s more like 5,000 groups...

7 Festivals with an Eco-Friendly Focus

BY: BROCK MARTIN, Sales Development RepThe carbon footprint for a festival is pretty sizable. When you consider all of the infrastructure, the travel, the garbage and the methane released from 30,000...

MASTERCLASS: Everfest’s Eamon Armstrong on How to Build Communities at Festivals

One crucial element that the world's most iconic and influential festivals share in common is the communities that they have built around the event. These essential bonds that are formed at...

MASTERCLASS: Decibel Founder Sean Horton on How to Throw an Inner City Festival

Running a festival in a city is an entirely different beast than taking over a field in a rural area. The number of potential obstacles—ranging from angry neighbors to unresponsive mayors—can...

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