New Wikis, Europe's Burning Man and further updates, it's the daily news round-up!

If you are based the UK and due to head to a festival this summer be sure to check out the UK Festivals Meetup Group make some friends or introduce to some friends to fellow festy fans! Be sure to spread the word  Here is your news for today!


  • PORTUGAL Good news if you are thinking of attending Portugal's Boom Festival, Online tickets have been extended until August 3rd. If you consider yourself to be a spiritual person, then we would recommend checking this festival out. For some it has been nicknamed "Europe's Burning Man"
  • SERBIA More has been added to the multi-genre legend that is Exit Festival
  • UK We have a new exciting wiki created for The Exhibition Road Show, a major culture and science festival taking place over the first nine days of the Olympic Games, commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
  • UK Russell Kane joins the comedy offerings of Tim Minchin, Greg Davis and Milton Jones at UK's Larmer Tree Festival. Music highlights for the festival also include Paloma Faith, Levellers,Jools Holland.
  • UK Good news if you're thinking of attending Portugal's Boom Festival, Online tickets have been extended until August 3rd.
  • UK Organiser of Bestival have launched the online feature MY BESTIVAL, a brand new feature on the Bestival website which enables you to curate your own personal Bestival line up, and then share it with all your friends!
  • UK Here's another new wiki for a mini-festival set to take place at London Pleasure Gardens. It's Secretsundaze Go Bang!
  • UK Nozstock adds Phil Kay to the Comedy banter!



  • UK Appearing at various festivals over the summer period, BBC Introducing and AIF have given 19 artists the chance to play at various UK festivals, some will even get the chance to open the main stages! If you are interested in seeing which artists have made the cut, and/or are curious to find out where you could catch these recommended acts, click here.
  • UK Don’t forget to take advantage of our growing UK Festival Meetup Group, New friends are to be made every day!
  • UK Want to win a pair of tickets to attend an exciting new UK Festival? Check out the details here