COVID-19 could deal the UK’s small festivals a fatal blow.
It may seem like the festival season has just finished, but tickets for Glastonbury 2017 have already been on sale and sold out within an hour of release. But it’s a shame a website traffic jam left many customers with a bitter taste in their mouths.
Emily Rawson got her first taste of DJing as a teenager, dabbling with her friend’s set of decks, which prompted her to get her own set. That £150 investment has grown into flourishing nightlife operation Supa Dupa Fly, and Rawson is about to launch the brand’s debut music festival – skipping the UK scene for sunny Santorini.
Noticed that your website has experienced a surge in popularity to the point that it's ready to have a meltdown? Using the bustling event industry as a guideline, here's how to manage the increased interest when your web traffic finds itself experiencing an online rush hour.
Over the last few years we’ve seen more and more musicians fight for their royalty payments, conscious that the advances in digital technology has led to a shift in the buying habits of many consumers. Why buy an album for £10.99 when you can buy the track you really want for 99p?
Vision Nine, the British events firm behind surf, skate and music festival Boardmasters, has secured a £5m events firm as part of the government-backed Enterprise Investment Scheme to continue growing the demand for live lifestyle events.