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Lynks to headline the new DIY Now & Next Tour, DIY visits M For Montreal, plus new music partnerships with Focusrite & The Great Escape
All the latest brand and music partnership with DIY music magazine this week. DIY launches the new DIY Now & Next Tour with Kilimanjaro DIY is taking Lynks and Vlure on tour in 2023 Ever since Lynks saw off our Hello 2020 live series with a bang …
It’s late November but festival season still rages in Lisbon at Super Bock em Stock.
The sun shines in November on the City of Lisbon for the Super Bock Super Rock em Stock festival Where else could you see buzzy artists like Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard and WH Lung play in a mainline railway station, against the stunning backdrop of a …
Estrella Galicia shows commitment to music, food, sustainability and great beer at their recent London event
Son Estrella Galicia (the premium beer's music brand) returned to London's Hackney venue Paper Dress Vintage for a second time this year for an exciting taste of Spanish nightlife. London's Paper Dress Vintage hosted the Son Estrella Galicia event Multi media platform DIY magazine were …
It might be cold but it’s very cool at M for Montreal
Landing in a snow storm (and the plane having to stop to let the snow plough through) was soon eclipsed by the warm welcome afforded to delegates and artists at this relatively unexplored showcase and networking festival by the UK and European music industry. Welcome …
DIY kicks off 2023 partnership with the Great Escape with sell out TGE FIRST FIFTY gig
Headliners Dinner Party at the Moth Club, Hackney, London The Great Escape returns to Brighton for May 2023, but fans didn't have to wait that long to get their new music fix. On 15 November, eight venues across East London played host to some of the …
FREENOW, Groover, Roland/BOSS, Converse and Jaegermeister choose DIY for marketing campaigns
DIY is becoming a key platform for brands to connect with audiences through artists. The 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW exceeds expectations LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 18: The 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW at the Eventim Apollo, London on 18 October, 2022 in …
DIY 2023 festival partnership pack is now available to download
We are thrilled to say that 2022 was our busiest summer yet! Alongside long term partnerships with Pohoda, The Great Escape, Mad Cool, SXSW, Open’er, and Reeperbahn Festival, 2022 saw a record number of festivals use DIY to market their events including many new launches, …
Despite Government led economic chaos and an RMT national rail strike, DIY and Kili presents Made Me Like It festival exceeds expectations.
Jesse Joe Stark plays the Courtyard Theatre at the Made Me Like It festival Pressure ..what pressure! As the last week of September heralded in market and £ Sterling currency meltdown due to the new Tory Government "not so mini" budget, and the RMT union …
DIY kicks of 2023 festival partnership season with Wide Awake and The Great Escape
First off, DIY renews its partnership with Wide Awake for the second year Returning to London’s Brockwell Park on 27th May, Wide Awake festival have announced the first wave of names for their 2023 edition. Announced today, Gilla Band, Osees, Arooj Aftab, Sunset Rollercoaster, Ty Segall, A Place …
DIY partnership with Reeperbahn Festival continues to build
2022 saw the seventh year of partnership between the festival and the DIY team. After the hybrid pandemic event Reeperbahn festival was back with a vengeance with well subscribed panels and talks and a completely sold out Saturday finale attracting locals as well as delegates …
DIY brings live stage and spoken word events to 2022 Reeperbahn Festival partnership.
DIY is once again appointed media and marketing partner to the world famous Reeperbahn Festival for the seventh year running, building its relationship from media partner to adding a live stage and, in 2022, introducing "DIY in conversation" to the spoken word programme. The programme …
DIY AND BOSS ARE TEAMING UP FOR FREE EVENT IN THE LOOP – EXPLORING THE ART OF LOOPING
DIY Magazine , BOSS loop stations and Roland Europe team up for masterclass event partnership DIY and BOSS are teaming up for one-off event In The Loop next month, exploring the art of looping! Taking place at Studio9294 in Hackney Wick on 13th October, the …
DIY partnered Andalucia Music Forum – the new “Riviera” stylish gathering for music industry professionals.
On September 5, the opening of the first edition of Andalucía Music Forum took place in the beautiful Spanish city of Malaga. An event that was born with the intention of becoming a benchmark cultural and networking event within the national and international music industry. …
DIY supports new music forum Anadalucia Pro and Spanish emerging artists through the Spanish Wave initiative
DIY is delighted to attend the International Music Industry Forum in Southern Europe, where international and local professionals will meet with artists and future professionals in beautiful Málaga before Andalucia BIG festival. ​ The event will include two days of networking and TED talks, panels, …
Bimini is on the cover of DIY August Magazine
Ever since bursting into cultural consciousness back in early 2021 when they took the second series of Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK by storm, Bimini has become a true force to be reckoned with. From becoming Next Model Management’s first ever non-binary signing, through to performing live …
FREE NOW kick off Music Venues Trust support with intimate gig at Peckham Audio
Public Sector Broadcasting take to the stage at Peckham Audio Working with the new Mercury Prize sponsor FREE NOW, as brokered by Big group, DIY will be embracing the brand’s commitment to supporting small British venues and emerging music artists, not just through the Mercury Prize …
Big group, on behalf of FREE NOW, appoints DIY as a media partner to the 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW
2022 sees the Mercury's with a new sponsor – FREE NOW Working with the new sponsor FREE NOW, as brokered by Big group, DIY will be embracing the brand’s commitment to supporting small British venues and emerging music artists, not just through the Mercury Prize …
Two weeks, five countries, five festivals. DIY expands its European partnerships.
It has been a busy start to the summer festival season for the DIY team as it adds more European client festivals to its roster. As part of our marketing and media partnerships we have been on the ground at Open'er (Poland), Mad Cool (Spain), …
DIY to partner with Kili presents for new EC1 London Festival “Made me like it”
Kili Presents, in partnership with DIY Magazine launches a brand new, multi venue music festival in East London this Autumn. Hot off the back of DIY Alive festival and the announcement of the (Omnicrom) postponed DIY Class of 2022, Yard Act headlined, tour (in conjunction …
SON Estrella Galicia returns to the UK with music partnership with Paper Dress Vintage
SON ESTRELLA GALICIA IS THE MUSICAL ARM OF THE FAMILYOWNED, INDEPENDENT ESTRELLA GALICIA BEER BRAND  DIY has not had the opportunity to meet up with the SON Estrella Galicia international and music team since they sponsored The DIY Class of 2019 at House of Vans, …