• ‘an astounding and diverse line-up’

    The Line of Best Fit
  • Olaf Furniss (Wide Events CIC, Scotland)

    Olaf Furniss is the co-founder of Wide Events, which hosts the Wide Days international music convention (Edinburgh from 1-3 May 2024). The company is also spearheading Scotland’s music export activities and in 2022 launched an initiative to develop collaborations with music professionals in Mexico.
    An expert in music tourism, Olaf organised the world’s first international conference to bring together the two sectors and last year launched The Music Tourist podcast.
    As a journalist, his work has been carried by the BBC, The Guardian, The Scotsman and IQ. He is also co-writer of Scotland On Sunday’s Under The Radar column, which focuses exclusively on emerging Scottish artists.