[The Guardian] | Boom in small music festivals put punters at risk, experts say

Michael Baker, events coordinator of the UK festival awards and editor of Festival Insights said “greed and poor planning” can be a problem among some of the smaller festivals, which can fail if they “get too big for their boots” by attempting to grow too fast. (...) Baker said: “People have a lot of knee-jerk reactions to drugs and how no one should take them and those who do get what they deserve, but I consider what the Loop do as being pretty undeniable in terms of its positive effect. I would like to see that rolled out to all festivals.” [Read more]