Skip to main content

The organizers of Croatia's Circus Maximus music festival are not only bringing a massive lineup to the table for its 2021 edition, but also hoping to change the way festivals are organized and ticketed.

Utilizing a financial concept called DAO (or Distributed Autonomous Organization), Circus Maximus will put the power in the hands of the its attendees. According to a press release, DAOs run through rules encoded in smart contracts, and can be organized around common goals or interests.

In this instance, a DAO will be applied to the festival in conjunction with cryptocurrency and new technologies to allow the community to determine venue location, performers, budget distribution, and more for future iterations. 

Croatia's Circus Maximus Festival.

Croatia's Circus Maximus Festival.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Spring Awakening night time

Spring Awakening Music Festival Postpones 10-Year Anniversary to 2023

The Chicago-based dance music event faces another unfortunate setback.

World Club Dome 2022 2

Steve Aoki, Lost Frequencies & Robin Schulz To Headline World Club Dome Malta Island Edition 2022

The beloved festival has finally made its return to the Mediterranean islands.

Spotify

Spotify Previews NFT Galleries on Artist Profiles

Select Spotify users were treated to a surprising new feature while browsing Steve Aoki's profile.

Dynamically priced, transferrable NFT tickets will be issued for Circus Maximus festival as a cryptographic token enabled by an ERC1155 smart contract on the xDai chain. What that means is the in-app checkin feature will allow the purchaser to receive the NFT (non-fungible token) as a permanent digital proof of purchase, and subsequently give that person the opportunity to be a part of the DAO in the future. 

Circus Maximus organizers have tapped headliners Da Tweekaz, Regard, Brennan Heart, and Imanbek, among others, as the festival rears its head for what they hope to be a game-changing year. 

Circus Maximus will be held at Noa Beach Club on Croatia's Zrce Beach on August 8th, 2021. Digital NFT tickets can be found here. Cash purchase options are also available. 

Related

Kygo

Kygo Announces New Oceanfront Music Festival In Croatia

The Croatian edition of Palm Tree Music Festival will take place on the Adriatic island of Pag and feature Nora En Pure, Don Diablo and more.

hard summer

Calvin Harris to Headline Debut HARD Summer Festival In Croatia

The festival is set to take place at the scenic Ċ½njan Beach in Split.

Screen Shot 2022-01-28 at 12.22.37 PM

Exclusive: The Chainsmokers to Headline First-Ever NFT-Gated Art and Music Festival, Afterparty

The Kid LAROI will also headline the inaugural Afterparty festival, which will take place at Las Vegas' immersive AREA15 venue.

Defected Croatia

Armand Van Helden, Gorgon City, More to Perform Defected Croatia 2021

Defected returns to the beautiful shores of Croatia this summer.

618e90d19f150b7863378793_DancingRavers

Rave On: World's First Decentralized EDM Festival Planned for 2022

Prospective attendees can purchase one of 10,000 custom NFTs, which unlock rewards like rave apparel and exclusive airdrops.

BSH ISLAND FESTIVAL

Croatia's BSH Island Festival Set to Welcome Around 4,000 Attendees Next Month

The Croatian festival is set to host performances from ARTBAT, Honey Dijon, Paco Osuna, and more.

alesso

Alesso to Perform at World's First NFT Art and Music Festival

Dreamverse is part NFT gallery, part music festival in a one-of-a-kind hybrid physical and digital experience.

gareth emery

Gareth Emery to Host New Curated Music Festival, Metropolis

The new festival will take place at New York's Brooklyn Mirage in July.