The Big Chill, which celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in 2009, is the latest addition to the Festival Republic stable that also includes UK festivals Glastonbury, Latitude and Reading and Leeds
The Big Chill will be co-produced by Festival Republic and the existing Big Chill team from the Festival Republic offices, with Big Chill co-founder Katrina Larkin and her team re-locating to Bow Street from September29.
Larkin will remain creative director of the festival. She explains, "It's a great opportunity for The Big Chill, following arguably our best festival to date. It means support for Big Chill all year-round and allows us to concentrate on what we do best - creating amazing festivals without compromise."
Festival Republic is co-owned by Live Nation and Gaiety Investments.