Eco Music Festival Design – Part 1

Students,

You need to research and pretend you are a consultant for a famous music group that wants to green up their tour. Here is a list of organizations to start your research:

Organizations or initiatives working with musicians and industry to promote environmental issues:

– 10:10 Campaign (UK)
– All At Once/Jack Johnson Initiative (USA)
– Artful Change (UK)
– Artists Project Earth (UK)
– Climate Neutral Network (UNEP)
– Fieldcore (International)
– Greenpeace (UK)
– Green Train Project (USA)
– Hard Rain Project (Global)
– MUSE Musicians United to Sustain the Environment (USA)
– MUSE Musicians United for Safe Energy (USA)
– Music for Acton (USA)
– Music for Relief (USA)
– Rock the Earth (USA)
– Save the Earth Artrock Auction (USA)
– WWF (International)

Who are the groups concerned with music?

– Musicians/Bands/Music Groups
– Record Companies/Record Labels
– Music Industry Organizations, including those focusing on the environment
– Festival and Live Music Event Producers
– Music venues
– Instrument and equipment manufacturers
– Audience
– Regulating, Licensing and Funding Bodies
– Solutions providers
– Tour Promoters and Managers
– Booking Agencies
– Sponsors
– Environmental campaigns and related NGOs
– Music Media Outlets

The following is a list of music festivals which have taken an active role in reducing the environmental impacts and/or in promoting environmental messages:

2000 Trees Festival, UK AIM Festival, Iceland Bestival, UK
Big Chill, UK
Big Day Out, Australia
Big Green Gathering, UK BluesFest, Australia
Bonnaroo, USA
Boom Festival, Portugal Burning Man, USA
Canal Street Festival, Norway Clearwater Festival, USA CO2PENHAGEN Festival, Denmark
Corinbank Festival, Australia Croissant Neuf Summer Picnic, UK
Das Fest, Germany
Download, UK
Electric Picnic, Ireland
Falls Festival, Australia Frequency Festival, Austria
Fuji Rock Festival, Japan Glastonbury Festival, UK Golden Plains Festival, Australia
Green Apple Festival, USA Greenfest, Australia
Hanoi Sound Stuff, Vietnam High n Dry Festival, Australia Hove Festival, Norway Ilosaarirock Festival, Finland Kokua Festival, Hawaii
Lake of Stars Festival, Malawi Latitude Festival, UK
Live Earth (international) Lollapalooza, USA
Lovebox Weekender, UK Lowlands Festival, Netherlands Meredith Music Festival, Australia
Meredith Music Festival, Australia
National Folk Festival, Australia Øya Festival, Norway
Paleo Festival, Switzerland Peats Ridge Festival, Australia Phish Festival, USA
Pink Pop, Netherlands Provinssi Rock, Finland Rainforest World Music Festival, Malaysia
Reeding/Leeds, UK Rheinkultur, Germany
Rock Party, Sweden Roskilde Festival, Denmark Rothbury Festival, USA ROTHBURY Festival, USA Ruis Rock, Finland
Sarawak Rainforest Festival, Malaysia
Shambala Festival, UK
South by Southwest, USA Southbound Festival, Australia Splore Festival, New Zealand Summer Sundae Weekender, UK
Sunrise Celebration, UK
The Big Tent Festival, UK
The Green Apple Festival, USA The Green Man Festival, UK Think Green-World Music Festival, USA
Waverock Weekender, Australia
WOMAD, UK
Woodford Folk Festival, Australia
York Green Festival, UK

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