Burning Man is set to apply for a new permit granting permission to hold the festival in Black Rock Desert for the next 10 years.
The event has taken place in the same spot for the past 27 years, but from 2019 will once again need to renew its permit from the Bureau of Land Management.
Beginning in 2019 and taking over a year to complete, Burning Man will undergo an environmental impact evaluation — a document which as grown from a single page back in 1991, to 343 pages in 2012.
DIRTYBIRD Campout's East Coast weekender has confirmed dates and the first phase of its lineup for next year, which includes the bossman himself, Claude VonStroke, Chicago house legend Marshall Jefferson, Hessle Audio big gun Pearson Sound, low slung pair &Me and Adam Port, and Life & Death's DJ Tennis.
Ultra Music Festival 2018 tickets are now on sale as the event gears up for its 20th anniversary edition this coming March.
A new report conducted by leading festival travel platform, Festicket, has found that more and more people are going music festivals and they're travelling further afield in search of their perfect festival experience.
Festicket boasts it's the world's leading festival travel platform with over 1 million users and therefore has a lot of insight into how festival trends are changing.
Deadmau5 went B2B with Eric Prydz at Electric Zoo 2017, the New York dance festival which took place last weekend at Randall's Island Park.
A number of UK festivals, including giant double-event Reading and Leeds, have announced plans to introduce safe drug testing spaces for punters this summer.
Head of Live Nation subsidiary Festival Republic, Melvin Benn, who also organises Latitude, V Festival, Wireless, told the Press Association he is being "very proactive" and expects “between six and 10 festivals" to take part this year if he gets the go-ahead from West Yorkshire Police and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC).
Live Nation will begin selling a $799 “festival passport” on 22nd May at 10 a.m. PST. The pass provides general admission access to 90+ global festivals.
There was a time when festivals were homogeneous beasts - a few tents in a green field was the most you could expect. These days, locations are diverse and exciting, providing an opportunity to enjoy dance music in unique spaces.
This month, to celebrate the upcoming festival season, we showcase some of our favourite unique and incredible festival locations…
New legislation introduced yesterday (3rd April) in the UK has banned the use of flares and other pyrotechnic devices at festivals across the nation.
Those prosecuted under Section 134 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 for possession of pyrotechnics at any “qualifying musical event” in England or Wales may have to pay a fine and/or could be sentenced to up to three months in prison.