PITCHFORK Festival Data Tool

Pitchfork crunched some numbers on the lack of diversity both in gender and musicians at major festivals

Thanks for this incredible resource Pitchfork – some interesting info and tools for comparing festivals.

One of the more depressing ones from our perspective was the “all male” vs “all female” comparison. WE REQUIRED TWO SCREEN SHOTS JUST TO FIT ALL THE “ALL MALE” ACTS – in comparison to the “all female” page. And there is no space for artists who don’t conform to the gender binary.

Here is the article, and here is a visualisation tool for analysing the gender make up for festivals.