Yours & Owls Festival Organisers Say Industry Is Working in a “Lottery System” After 2021 Event

The organisers of Yours & Owls Festival have talked about the added stress that came with putting together this year’s event amid the coronavirus pandemic and resultant restrictions. The Wollongong festival successfully took place over the weekend with a lineup that included the likes of Tones and I, Hockey Dad and many more. Wth a COVID-safe plan that meant punters […]

Tribeca Festival Will Open With ‘In the Heights’

The Jon M. Chu-directed film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning Broadway musical is set to hit theaters and, for 31 days, HBO Max, like the rest of Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate, on June 11. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Tribeca for a city-wide takeover of In the Heights,” Chu said in a statement. “New York, and specifically Washington Heights, […]

Fyre Festival Ticket Holders Win $7,220 Each in Class-Action Settlement

Nearly four years after an infamous festival that was billed as an ultraluxurious musical getaway in the Bahamas left attendees scrounging for makeshift shelter on a dark beach, a court has decided how much the nightmare was worth: approximately $7,220 apiece. The $2 million class-action settlement, reached Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York between […]

New Zealand Drug Experts Slam Australian Government’s Response To Music Festival Deaths

Last week, New Zealand’s health minister confirmed that the NZ Government will permanently legalise pill-testing at music festival’s across the country, in a move praised by health experts, like pill-testing organisation Know Your Stuff NZ. The harm minimisation strategy has been trialled at a few Aussie festivals, including Groovin’ The Moo in Canberra back in 2019. Seven festival goers presented […]