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The Best Music Festivals Still to Come in the UK this Summer
With the sun still firmly shining, on the streets of the UK you can generally see faces everywhere of people who can’t quite believe what’s going on. As we’re experiencing the best weather in decades, Brits all over the country are scratching their heads as to how they can celebrate the sunshine and make the most of it.
One of the best things about summer is of course music festivals, and you’d be mistaken if you think you’d missed the majority of them already. If you want to get out there, enjoy great music and some amazing sun, we’re here to help. Here are some of the best music festivals that are still to come in the UK this summer.
When: June 28, July 3/4/5
Where: Finsbury Park, London
Who’s there: Drake, Avicii, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Mary J Blige, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Stromae, Labrinth, Jessie J, Clean Bandit
Get your skates on or miss out on a chance to be at Wireless this year to see some of the world’s greatest names in hip hop, RnB and dance.
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When: July 10/11/12
Where: Strathallan Castle, Perthshire, Scotland
Who’s there: Kasabian, David Guetta, Sam Smith, Avicii, The Libertines, The Script, Noel Gallagher, The Prodigy, Stereophonics, Rudimental, Fatboy Slim, Hot Chip, Gorgon City, Jessie Ware, Alt-J, George Ezra, Jamie T
Scotland’s biggest music festival is back for its 22nd year as one of the most popular ones in the UK, showcasing the biggest rock, pop and dance acts on the planet. Think it’s a bit far for you? Why not fly there! We have got some great deals that are well worth checking out.
When: August 22/23
Where: Hylands Park, Chelmsford
Who’s there: Calvin Harris, Kasabian, Stereophonics, Sam Smith, The Script, Olly Murs, Ellie Goulding, Hozier, Courteeners, Paloma Faith
A must for the mainstream fans, V Festival is one that always has the biggest names at the top of the chart each and every year. With a massive dance and party atmosphere, this one is a must for pop lovers.
When: August 28/29/30
Where: Daresbury Estate, Halton
Who’s there: The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Tiësto, Avicii, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Eric Prydz, Paul Van Dyk, Sub Focus, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Skream
Easily the most notorious dance festival in the UK (and one of the main ones in the world), Creamfields is home to some DJ global superstars for 3 days, along with some more underground spinners who are set to make their mark.
When: September 11/12/13
Where: Robin Hill Country Park, London
Who’s there: The Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran, Tame Impala, Underworld, Jungle, Jurassic 5, Future Islands, The Jacksons, Madlib, Four Tet, Flying Lotus, Sleaford Mods, Fat White Family, Kate Tempest, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy
If you missed out on Glastonbury this year, Bestival is as close an alternative as you’re going to get, though it’s an incredible festival in its own right. Catering to music fans across the varied spectrums, along with alternative tents, crafts and arts tents, this one is a must if you want something a bit different with your music.