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5 Reasons We Love Chicago Blues Festival

By Milan Malivuk June 12, 2017
The city of Chicago has one of the most thriving summer festival scenes in the United States. On any given weekend, neighborhoods will be brought…

5 Ways Lightning in a Bottle is Leading the Way for Sustainable Festivals

By Milan Malivuk June 2, 2017
Last weekend in central California, Lightning in a Bottle undertook its 12th edition. With approximately 20,000 people attending every year, LIB has become the centerpoint…

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

By Milan Malivuk May 11, 2017
Aloompa is blazing this trail. Founded in 2009 by young entrepreneurs Drew Burchfield, Kurt Nelson, and Tyler Seymour, Aloompa was developed in reaction to the…

Masterclass: Steve Lieberman of SJ Lighting On What it Takes to Step Up Your Festival Production

By Milan Malivuk May 11, 2017
It’s not enough to have a lineup and some beer anymore. People need to be blown away. The bar has continued to move higher over the…

How to Make Volunteers the Lifeblood of Your Festival

By Milan Malivuk April 26, 2017
Staff Pro, smaller festival staff rosters are often powered by volunteers. Most festivals, though, use some mix of professional staff and volunteer workers to run…

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

By Milan Malivuk April 7, 2017
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…

Ibiza's Fiesta de la Primavera Deploys Intellitix's Access Control and Cashless Systems

By Milan Malivuk March 20, 2017
Fiesta de la Primavera is a celebration of spring that includes more than 15 live music performances, gastronomic workshops, art exhibitions, holistic workshops, food and…

Life on the Road: The Festival Guy™ Shares the Secrets He’s Learned from Attending 112 Festivals

By Milan Malivuk March 13, 2017
FestEVO and publishing The Festival Thrower’s Bible. Tucker’s become a staple on the US festival scene and his energy his infectious when you meet him on…

What Your Music Festival Can Learn From a Beer Festival

By Milan Malivuk March 7, 2017
Utah Beer Festival, Left Hand Brewing's Hops and Hand Rails, and America On Tap have blazed the trail, I sat down with my colleague, Justin Moffatt, to…
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