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Sébastien Martinez

Music festival lover since my youngest age. Every year I'm trying to go to some more events, from France to Hungary passing by Spain or Belgium. I'm a French guy living in Spain, studying music industry, and trying to discover every day some new things. And most of the time listening to all kinds of music 🙂
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Aids Awareness Month: Solidays, a festival that changes the world

December is HIV/AIDS Awareness month to draw attention to another disease that has affected the world for years. Since 1999, Solidays festival lends a hand to fight this disease’s. As a tribute...

The optimism is back: French festivals believe they will return in 2021

France & 2020 were not a great combination. The country suffered badly from the pandemic this year, and as a result festivals were cancelled. Now, however, the optimism is back. All eyes...

Who are the final 2 headliners of Mad Cool 2021?

This morning, Mad Cool announced 27 new names for its 2021 edition. However, the organisation also said that 13 artists are still missing. To be exact, two more headliners will be announced...

Spanish festival Flamenco on Fire went ahead during the pandemic: “People were thankful”

In a year like 2020, all the focus is on which festivals are cancelled. However, some events díd went ahead. Flamenco on Fire in Spain is one of them, respecting all the...

France vs Covid: Rock en Seine’s new format and Garorock’s “fête sa rentrée”

A year without festivals is a weird year. But like Spain saved some events (Tomavistas and Flamenco on Fire), France did too. Two of the biggest festivals in the country found a way...

Despite two (!) earlier cancellations, Tomavistas 2020 is finally going ahead

This year, we all watched festivals getting cancelled. Most of them were postponed to next year, but there are some warriors in Europe. Some festivals tried everything to survive, changing their format...

Mad Cool 2021: an overview of the biggest rumours

Summer festivals would not be as exciting without several months to speculate about which artists will take the stage next year. At Festileaks we always keep an eye out for rumours. In this...

Will there be two Hellfest weekends in 2021?

As most festivals are rescheduling for 2021, great surprises are coming with it. And what if Hellfest Festival had two editions in 2021? So far, the only official festival dates are 18,...

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