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…


WATCH: Curating a Festival Panel at The Festival Congress 2014

WATCH: Curating a Festival Panel at The Festival Congress 2014

20 Nov 2014

Rob da Bank (Bestival), Martin Elbourne (Glastonbury), Katch Holmes (Knockengorroch), Ivan Milivojev (Exit Festival). Moderated by Bethan Elfyn (BBC Radio Wales).


Secret Garden Party announces theme for 2015

Secret Garden Party announces theme for 2015

18 Nov 2014

AIF member The Secret Garden Party has announced its theme for 2015, called ‘Childish Things.’ Festival director Fred Fellowes talks about the concept behind the ‘Childish Things’ theme: “Why are we encouraged so much to grow up and leave, what adults call, the best days of our lives? Not that we needed that much encouragement; we spent our time hurtling…


Secret Garden Party 2014

Secret Garden Party 2014

17 Nov 2014

Have you ever wondered what Secret Garden Party is really all about? Music? Comedy? Arts? Ridiculous amounts of sheer FUN? Check out 2014’s event here.


The Proclaimers to headline Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2015

The Proclaimers to headline Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2015

10 Nov 2014

Scotland based AIF member Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, today announced that The Proclaimers will headline 2015’s event (August 6 -8 2015; Beauly, Inverness-shire). The iconic double act will be returning to the festival exactly ten years after headlining it previously in 2005. Following success with the hit stage musical-turned-movie based on the music of The Proclaimers, Sunshine On Leith, next…


2000trees to launch deposit scheme for tickets

2000trees to launch deposit scheme for tickets

03 Nov 2014

AIF member 2000trees has teamed up with GoCardless to launch a monthly payment scheme for tickets. Tickets can now be purchased over 8 monthly instalments of either £9.50 (2-day ticket) or £11.50 (3-day ticket). Organiser of the award-winning supporter of underground music festival, Simon Maltas said: “Everyone knows small, independent festivals are the best place to enjoy a relaxing, intimate…


End of the Road 2014

End of the Road 2014

29 Oct 2014

This great fan-made video displays the highlights of End of the Road festival this year perfectly: Take us back to summer!


Thanks to all who attended The Festival Congress!

Thanks to all who attended The Festival Congress!

21 Oct 2014

Wow! What an incredible first year we’ve had. We’d like to say a big thank you to all the delegates, speakers, staff, sponsors, exhibitors, DJs, bands, hosts, curators, and anyone who helped or took an interest in this huge coming together of Independent Festivals in Cardiff. Not only was the event a complete sell out, but the quality of panels…


We Are FSTVL partners with Eventbrite

We Are FSTVL partners with Eventbrite

12 Oct 2014

2 day dance/drum ‘n’ bass festival and AIF member We Are FSTVL has signed a long term ticketing partnership with Friend of AIF, Eventbrite. Reece Miller, Director at We Are FSTVL commented: “We Are FSTVL for myself and the team has been a runaway success with its 2013 & 2014 sell-out shows and 2015 is showing early signs of selling…