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GEI Summer Series: Boom Festival shares secret to 20-year success

Boom Festival arts manager Artur Mendes talks to AGF's Claire O'Neill about the creation, development and future of the Portuguese festival

By IQ on 05 Aug 2020


IQ Focus: Tech pros chart a way forward for concerts

The Technology of a Pandemic welcomed panellists from across the business to discuss the solutions helping live music bounce back from the Covid shutdown

By IQ on 31 Jul 2020


Over 1m fans pay to attend virtual Tomorrowland

Belgian EDM giant Tomorrowland welcomed 150% more festivalgoers than usual this year with its pay-per-view virtual edition, Tomorrowland Around the World

By IQ on 28 Jul 2020


Indie promoters talk challenges, post-corona recovery

Hosted by leading agent Emma Banks, The State of Independence: Promoters welcomed five indie promoters to discuss the unique challenges posed to their sector by Covid-19

By IQ on 17 Jul 2020


Eason Chan plays to empty Hong Kong Coliseum

The local star played a charity show to support industry charity HKLPPIA, as Clockenflap confirmed it would again not take place this year

By IQ on 13 Jul 2020


IPM Says! returns with second virtual panel

“It ain't all Doom & Gloom!”: The sequel saw five new guests join Carl AH Martin to map out a positive way forward for the event production sector

By IQ on 02 Jul 2020


Crosstown launches virtual concert platform

Crosstown Live aims to offer artists and booking agents a high-quality, low-fuss way to take advantage of the surge of interest in music live streams

By IQ on 24 Jun 2020


Barcelona venue to reopen…with concert for plants

The Liceu will livestream a performance of Puccini's ‘Crisantemi’ otherwise enjoyed solely by members of the "vegetable kingdom"

By IQ on 18 Jun 2020


Biggest billing of the summer? Exit unveils 2020 line-up

Amelie Lens, Nina Kraviz and Robin Schulz are among those performing at Exit Festival in August, as the festival prepares to run at half its usual capacity

By IQ on 16 Jun 2020


Debut IPM Says! panel highlights live’s resilience

Production experts, agency and venue professionals took to the virtual stage for the first virtual ILMC Production Meeting panel, IPM Says!, available to watch back now

By IQ on 09 Jun 2020