Some of the leading music industry bodies have shared a supplementary guide for festival organisation in 2021.
As the music industry finds new ways to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the Events Industry Forum, Association of Independent Festivals, and Association of Festival Organisers has joined forces with Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and Public Health England (PHE) to create the guide for festivals in the future.
The full line-up for next year's Junction 2 has been revealed.
Having had to postpone this year's outing due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual London festival is set to return for its fifth edition on 4th-5th June 2021.
As well as replicating the entirety of 2020's line-up for next year, Bambounou, Esa and Jossy Mitsu have joined Friday's bill, while Saturday welcomes new additions Deena Abdelwahed, Sam Bangura and Samuel Deep.
Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis says the festival is "very much aiming" to take place in June next year.
Despite Michael Eavis recently stating he thinks a return in 2021 is "wishful thinking", Emily took to Twitter this past weekend to clarify that there were no intentions to postpone next year's edition to September, as some rumours had suggested.
An outdoor music event will take place at Alexandra Palace in August.
Scheduled to take place on bank holiday weekend on the 30th August, the new event, UNLOCKED, will provide a socially-distanced festival experience for music fans.
The daytime event will run from 2PM until 8PM, with an AV set from DJ Yoda, as well as a performance from Norman Jay MBE, and more to be announced. Socially-distanced queues and hygeine rules will be implemented, with the venue allowing a maximum capacity of 60%.
Outdoor gigs, festivals and theatre shows will be able to take place in England from tomorrow (11th July), the government has confirmed.
Open-air events will be allowed to take place as long as they have "a limited and socially distanced audience" Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said yesterday in a press briefing.
The UK’s first “socially-distanced festival” is scheduled to take place later this month.
Gisburne Park Pop-Up will take place between July 11th and August 30th in Lancashire, UK, and is expected to welcome 24,000 guests over their eight-week schedule of events.
Alongside family activities like film screenings and food events, adults-only Party in the Park will take place each Friday and Saturday throughout July and August, with the likes of Jonas Blue, Sam Divine and Shapeshifters all slated to perform on the banks of the river.
Northern Ireland’s first socially distanced music festival is set to take place in August.
Coming from the organisers behind Stendhal Festival in Limvady, Unlocked is set to take place across two weekends in the Summer, and will be the first socially distanced event of its kind in Northern Ireland.
Hardstyle festival Defqon.1 will host a three-day virtual festival later this month.
The festival, which was scheduled to take place in the Netherlands, have revealed the virtual edition of Defqon.1 will go ahead from the 26th to the 28th June, with 80 artists performing across three days.
The virtual festival will include key parts of Defqon.1 including The Gathering and POWER HOUR, and will be available to stream via the Q-DANCE website.
A new report suggests that the majority of people would feel comfortable attending a music event soon after coronavirus restrictions were lifted.
The report, which has been published by Festicket, suggests that 82% of festivalgoers would feel comfortable returning to live music events within one to six months of lockdown being lifted. The report is based on a survey of over 110,000 participants from the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
Belgian festival Tomorrowland have shared that preparations for the 2020 summer festival are "ongoing".
Following the global coronavirus pandemic, which forced Tomorrowland to cancel the winter edition of the festival, alongside other huge events like Ultra Abu Dhabi & Miami, as well as Snowbombing, organisers have assured fans that the festival, as it stands, intends to go ahead.