Jess has run Really Good Bars since 2010. Prior to that she ran the bars at a range of original boutique festivals including The Big Chill and Green Man. She has always chosen to work with independent festivals believing passionately in the importance of independence in a growing corporate market. RGB has always put local suppliers, environmental concerns and sustainable initiatives at the core of their business. They currently work with several AIF members including End of the Road, 2000trees, ArcTanGent and Fire in the Mountain, but in recent years has also run the bars for festivals such as Bluedot, Standon Calling and The Long Road, as well as a selection of smaller underground parties for the Hydra and Field Maneuvers.
One of the highlights of last year’s AIF Congress was 2000Trees director Brendon Herbert’s talk about boldly going cashless with RFID for the first time, which was a shot of confidence for a fresh wave of progressive independent festivals that embraced the technology this year, among them Bluedot and Black Deer. This panel, chaired by […]
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