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
Events Marketing Manager – Kobalt – London
Joining a growing, global marketing team in our first ever events focused role, you will help us create a better music industry as well as bring it into the digital age by taking complete ownership of Kobalt and AWAL’s...
May 2, 2018
Senior Manager, International Events & Insight – Media Insight Consulting – London
Senior Manager, International Events & Insight – Media Insight Consulting – London Moorgate, Central London, UK SOC Code: 2429 Salary: £38,000-44,000 p.a. Job Description London-based boutique research...
July 27, 2017
Account Manager – Openstage – London
Sourcing, building, managing, supporting events and projects built under the Openstage platform. Managing and developing accounts, to maximize turnover and profit. Hitting personal targets and contributing to overall profitability,...
June 2, 2017
Twitter’s Project Lightning will curate tweets from events
Twitter is working on something big called Project Lightning, which is due to make its debut within the social network’s mobile apps later this year. BuzzFeed got the first details: “Project Lightning will bring event-based...
June 19, 2015
Snapchat could have made $800k from Coachella ‘live story’
A year ago, Snapchat launched a feature called Live Stories that involved aggregating photos and videos from specific events, including music festivals. Now the company has been talking about how popular those stories are....
June 18, 2015
Republic Records and VH1 team up for livestreamed battle-of-the-bands
Here in the UK, the image of battle-of-the-band events tends to be sticky-floored venues, small cash (or beer) prizes, and a lot of AWFUL bands. Suffice to say, that’s not quite the case for a new partnership between...
July 4, 2014