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XLIVE Interview Series – Tyler Fey, Feyline

This week on the XLIVE Interview Series we sat down with Tyler Fey, a partner at Feyline.  Tyler’s father, Barry, founded Feyline in 1967, and worked with some of the greatest musicians in the history of rock & roll.  Barry was the first person to ever bring Led Zeppelin to North America, and worked with […]

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XLIVE Interview Series - Stephanie Llamas

XLIVE Interview Series – Stephanie Llamas, SuperData

  This week we had the privilege to sit down with Stephanie Llamas, VP, Research and Strategy and Head of Immersive Technology Insights at SuperData. Stephanie is an augmented and virtual reality expert who oversees research design and products across all digital gaming and interactive media segments for the company.  Here’s what she had to […]

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XLIVE Interview Series – Chad Montgomery, Big Texas Beer Fest

  We sat down with Chad Montgomery, Co-founder of the Big Texas Beer Fest, to learn the ins and outs of creating an extraordinary adult beverage experience.   With the 2018 event approaching at the end of March, Chad was kind enough to share some insights he’s picked up from holding a beer festival convening 120 […]

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XLIVE Interview Series - Tucker Gumber - FestEvo

XLIVE Interview Series – Tucker Gumber, FestEvo

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series, we sat down with Tucker Gumber AKA The Festival Guy, founder and CEO of FestEvo to talk all things music festivals, his new book, and how FestEvo makes festival-goers better at festival’ing.  Here’s what he had to say! Tell us a little about how you become ‘The […]

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Nate Eckman XLIVE Interview

XLIVE Interview Series – Nate Eckman, Ultimate Media Ventures

  We had the chance to sit down with Nate Eckman, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Office of Ultimate Media Ventures. We discussed the growing partnerships with esports clubs, the newly released franchise models for various esports titles, and the love of video games. How did you get into the space? Were you always a gamer […]

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Traditional Sports and Esports

Inside Esports, the Fastest Growing Spectator Sport in the World

  Since the invention of video games in mainstream culture in the 1970’s, video games have become so common that one in seven people play video games every day worldwide. Throughout the years video gaming has transitioned from a form of entertainment for dedicated gamers to a mass medium that millions of people engage in […]

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XLIVE Interview Series -- Ryan Kruger

XLIVE Interview Series – Ryan Kruger, The RKET Group

  This week on the XLIVE interview series, we sat down with Ryan Kruger, president of the RKET Group.  We wanted to discuss an upcoming event Ryan is producing, the Vujaday Music Festival.  Vujaday is a collaboration between a group of veteran Toronto based event producers, and will hold the inaugural festival April 4-8 in […]

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John Petrocelli - XLIVE Interview Series

XLIVE Interview Series – John Petrocelli, Bulldog DM

  This week we sat down with John Petrocelli, CEO of Bulldog DM to talk all things live streaming and how it’s changing the live event landscape.  John has a deep understanding of digital music, having created Prince’s digital strategy that earned Prince a Webby Award, a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Billboard Award […]

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ChipConley FestX Awards

Inaugural FestX Awards Honor Festival Industry’s Best at XLIVE 2017

  As the festival industry’s most prolific players convened in Las Vegas this week for the annual XLIVE Conference, their events vied for the first annual FestX Awards presented by Everfest and XLIVE. The ceremony, hosted by festival guru Chip Conley, took place at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Tuesday, December 12, highlighting the best established and up-and-coming worldwide festivals. […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Dennis Vigo, Choose 2 Rent

We had some time to catch up with Dennis Vigo, president & founder of Choose 2 Rent. We chatted about how emerging technologies are impacting the live event market, their newest product – Evosk and his affinity for singing Rihanna with his sister. Tell us a little about Choose 2 Rent, your role, and some […]

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XLIVE Interview Series: Seth Sheck, Access Event Solutions

We had the opportunity to speak with Seth Sheck, CEO of Access Event Solutions. He shared with us some of lesson learned, the unique offerings and capabilities of Access Event Solutions, and the many brands and properties they have worked with over the years. Seth, tell us a little about Access Event Solutions and some […]

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