Tools. Audience Republic: Sell more tickets for your event
Audience Republic was established in 2016, three years after founder and CEO Jared Kristensen had lost $20k at a low-selling event he had put on. After three more years of organising various events, he realised that he was...
March 19, 2020
Music Tectonics conference returns to Los Angeles this October
The Music Tectonics Conference is returning for its second year in Los Angeles this October. Organised by music/tech PR firm Rock Paper Scissors, the event will take place on 27-28 October, with a focus on the innovations...
February 18, 2020
Deezer is turning its playlists into live music events
Deezer is taking three of its biggest genre-based playlist brands – Rocket, Popstar and Certified – and turning them into a series of invitation-only live events in small venues. The series kicks off in Paris tomorrow...
February 18, 2020
Artist Akon confirmed for a keynote slot at Midem 2020
Reed Midem has announced the latest keynoter for its Midem conference in Cannes this June. Artist Akon will be talking about his career so far, his collaborations with a host of artists, and how he sees the globalisation...
February 3, 2020
PRS conference on AI – 17th October 2019
PRS for Music is hosting an event on 17th October at its London offices on AI and music and what it will mean for music creation as well as royalty payments. PRS Explores: Artificial Intelligence – Melody + The Machine...
October 15, 2019
BPI to hold event exploring intersection of music and esports
The crossover between music and esports is something Music Ally has been interested in for some time now. British music-industry body the BPI is too: it’s holding an event to explore the topic on 24 October in London. Hosted...
October 3, 2019
Festivals ticket’n’travel firm Festicket buys Event Genius
Festicket is the company that sells tickets AND travel to festivalgoers, currently working with more than 2,000 events worldwide. It’s just announced an acquisition that it hopes will fuel its next stage of growth. Festicket...
August 27, 2019
YouTube to host ‘Lover’s Lounge’ live event for Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift’s new album ‘Lover’ drops on 23 August, and she has teamed up with YouTube for a live-streamed event the day before called ‘Lover’s Lounge (Live)’. It’ll see Swift performing a new track from the...
August 16, 2019
Shesaid·so reveals plans for ‘female-first’ music conference
Music industry women’s network Shesaid·so is celebrating its fifth anniversary by announcing a new conference called MEETSSS. The organisation is describing it as “the first female-first, music-forward conference”...
July 3, 2019
Apple to hold ‘Up Next’ performances at stores in US and Europe
We’ve been reporting regularly on emerging artists given Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ seal of approval. Now the company is expanding the program with plans for a series of live performances in Apple Stores in the US and...
July 2, 2019
Bad Bunny and Nicky Jam on board for Spotify Viva Latino gig
Spotify’s efforts to take its big playlist brands into the physical world continue. On 30 August, it will hold the latest in its ‘¡Viva Latino! Live’ series of concerts, based on its flagship Latin playlist. Bad Bunny...
June 11, 2019
FastForward conference reveals latest round of speakers
The latest FastForward music-industry conference will take place in Amsterdam on 14-15 February, and curator Media Insight Consulting has announced a wave of new speakers for the event. They include keynotes from Sofar Sounds...
January 21, 2019