GOAT Music targets festival tourists with new Goa event

James Hanley

GOAT Music founder Dave Gaydon said the British public’s appetite for travel inspired him to launch the company’s new festival in India.

Goa’s Ashvem Beach will host the inaugural GOAT Festival from January 27-29, when acts will include Gilles Peterson, Dope St Jude and Yussef Kamaal. The multi-genre event will feature two main stages alongside three alternative performance spaces.

“We’ve identified a gap in the market for a more quirky, European-style festival like Secret Garden Party or Wilderness,” Gaydon tells ...

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