2 Chainz Just Bought a Music Festival. His Advice To Entrepreneurs: Take Chances!
A3C has been around for 15 years and now draws an annual 30,000 attendees. It was sold earlier this year to The Gathering Spot and Paul Judge Media Group, and after months of discussion, 2 Chainz joined the ownership group as well. He’ll take an active role in the festival, helping to curate speakers and performers (as well as serving as this year's closing keynote).
The 7 Best Moments From Global Citizen Festival 2019
This year's Global Citizen Fest also celebrated a wide array of music, as legendary acts Queen and Carole King performed timeless classics while K-pop stars NCT 127 and H.E.R. brought a more current flair. But it was evident that every act who took the stage -- whether they were performing or presenting -- were there to send a message.
Music festival pods repurposed as Hurricane Dorian shelters
After Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas in early September and left nearly 70,000 people homeless, the CEO of company that organizes music festivals decided he had a way to help. Pasquale Rotella, who heads up the Los Angeles-based Insomniac, sent staff and luxury camping tents to Abaco to provide shelter for the hurricane victims, according to Reuters.
Travis Scott’s Second Astroworld Festival Set for Houston on Nov. 9
While no lineup has been announced, Scott will curate and return as the headliner. Last year performers — including Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Gunna, Metro Boomin and Virgil Abloh — were announced just hours before the festival began
Malvern festival donates more than three tonnes to food bank
More than three tonnes of essentials and goodies ranging from tins of soup and toothbrushes to cuddly toys and sweets have been donated to one of the UK’s largest single food bank collections.
Visitors to the Malvern Autumn Show in Worcestershire took along enough food, drink and toiletries to fill more than 100 crates.
JBL Plans To Work With Even More Artists For Future Music Festivals
Brand activations dominate many music festivals. Unless it’s done right, these experiences can sometimes feel forced and unnecessary. Typically festival goers are left with free products many will never use again, while others simply free load off food samples or air-conditioning. To avoid in-genuine connections with their target audience, JBL went all in and created their very own musical experience.
Area 51 hoax morphs into weekend music festival
The music kicked off weekend events — inspired by an internet hoax to “see them aliens” — that Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee said had drawn perhaps 1,500 people to two tiny desert towns.
Augmented Reality for a Music Festival
Raketamedia has just delieverd an AR case for a "New Wave" Music Festival in Sochi, Russia. Augmented Reality visuals were added live during broadcasting of 5 performances of the TV show.