2000trees announce more bands!

2000trees announce more bands!

15 Feb 2015

    2000trees have just announced a bunch more bands for their killer 2015 lineup as well as the return of their Golden Ticket competition which you could win if you buy a ticket in the next few days! Joining Deaf Havana this July is The Xcerts, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Twilight Sad, Turbowolf, The Amazing Snakeheads, Feed the Rhino,…


Bestival's Summer Of Love - First acts announced!

Bestival’s Summer Of Love – First acts announced!

15 Feb 2015

Bestival have just unveiled this year’s theme and their first instalment of the lineup for 2015. It’s all about the Summer Of Love and The Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran, Underworld, Tame Impala and The Jacksons are just SOME of the massive names set to bring the love this summer. Rob da Bank says: “We’re taking it right back to our…


Farr Festival announces first wave of acts

Farr Festival announces first wave of acts

27 Jan 2015

AIF member Farr Festival has today revealed the first wave of artists to perform at the tastemaker festival in 2015. Amongst the announced artists is Erol Alkan who will be making his Farr Festival debut, along with Heidi, Gerd Hanson, Leon Vynhall, Tamo Sumo, Pender Street Steppers, Mr Ties, Ghost Culture, Romare, Mr Tophat & Art Alfie, Mr Beatnick and…


Isle of Wight Festival - the story so far

Isle of Wight Festival – the story so far

13 Jan 2015

The Isle of Wight Festival is now in its 14th year, and offers 12 stages of live music over a June weekend. Highlights include big main stage headliners, acoustic sets, DJ performances and up-and-coming talent showcases, alongside a variety of additional entertainment and activities such as the Bohemian Woods, Intoxicated Tea Rooms and Hipshaker. Check out Isle of Wight Festival…


AIF and its festivals join plea to Government to crack down on secondary ticketing

AIF and its festivals join plea to Government to crack down on secondary ticketing

12 Jan 2015

This weekend, AIF and its festivals joined 80 leading representatives of the music, sport and theatre industries to call on the Government to offer greater protection to fans by allowing an amendment to a clause in the Consumer Rights Bill. The clause would force secondary ticketing sites to be more transparent. The signatories in the open letter, published on The…


Blissfields collaborative video 2014

Blissfields collaborative video 2014

09 Jan 2015

At Blissfields 2014, for the second year running, DocTent ran a collaborative film making project. They worked with festival goers, performers and staff to capture moments from their weekend on their mobile phones and cameras, and put it all together into this one unique record of the event. This is the festival captured from many different perspectives, giving us a…


LeeFest to take a break in 2015

LeeFest to take a break in 2015

08 Jan 2015

AIF Member LeeFest is to take a year off in 2015 before moving to a new, bigger site in 2016. Headlined in 2014 by the likes of Frightened Rabbit and The Cribs, the festival has grown in size in it’s 8 years from a party in organiser Lee Denny’s back garden to a 2500 capacity weekender with camping. Upon confirming…


Deer Shed Festival 6 is Up In The Air

Deer Shed Festival 6 is Up In The Air

05 Jan 2015

AIF member Deer Shed Festival has announced it’s 2015 theme as ‘Up In The Air’. The event will take place on 24th-26th July, at Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire. Festival organiser Oliver Jones said: “Rockets, star gazing, aeroplanes, helicopters, weather, broom sticks, birds, balls and balloons, yes balloons of every description known to man….. It’s a rare moment when we…


AIF hits 50 members!

AIF hits 50 members!

09 Dec 2014

AIF this week announced new members Isle of Wight Festival, Farr Festival, Eisteddfodd Genedlaethol Cymru and Fire in the Mountain, taking the current membership up to 50. The 75,000 capacity Isle of Wight Festival is one of Britain’s largest and most successful festivals, and was headlined in 2014 by Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Biffy Clyro and Kings of Leon. It…


Larmer Tree releases first tier of tickets tomorrow

Larmer Tree releases first tier of tickets tomorrow

08 Dec 2014

Larmer Tree Festival, returning on the 15th-19th July 2015, is releasing it’s first tier of ticket sales tomorrow, Tuesday 9th December at midday. Following the incredible demand for the Super Early Bird tickets on sale after the 2014 event, Larmer Tree Festival are releasing a limited number of tickets at TIER 1 before Christmas, alongside the introduction of a deposit…


Barn on the Farm announces ticket release

Barn on the Farm announces ticket release

02 Dec 2014

Barn on the Farm, 3rd – 5th July 2015, Gloucestershire Award winning and truly independent music festival, AIF member Barn on the Farm has today released tickets for 2015’s festival. Showcasing some of the finest emerging musicians, Barn on the Farm has in previous years seen Brit Award winning Ed Sheeran, Ben Howard and Bastille play to an intimate crowd…