2017 U.K. Festival Guide

2017 U.K. Festival Guide

England my England – QRO’s U.K. Festival Guide returns! Our North American Festival Guide is bigger than every for the eleventh year in a row. And now we go back to where the mother tongue began, to take on the little country that oh-so-could, Great Britain! See last year’s U.K. Festival Guide

Updated continuously throughout the year with new acts, dates, festivals & coverage

 

 

 


April & May

Drill – Leeds

What: Drill – Leeds
Where: Leeds, England, U.K.
When: April 21-23
Who: Wire, Shobaleader 1, Azores, Immersion, and more to be announced
Why: Post-punks Wire throws a festival.
Web: drillfestival.com/leeds

 

Live at Leeds

What: Live at Leeds
Where: Leeds, England, U.K.
When: April 29
Who: Rag’n’Bone Man, Slaves, White Lies, Wild Beasts, Nothing But Thieves, DMA’s, Jagwar Ma, Temples, The Pigeon Detectives, and more
Why: Venues across Leeds are Live. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.liveatleeds.com

 

Handmade

What: Handmade
Where: Leicester, England, U.K.
When: April 29-30
Who: Frightened Rabbit, Twin Atlantic, British Sea Power, Pulled Apart By Horses, Honeyblood, and more
Why: Leicester gets Handmade.
Web: handmadefestival.co.uk

 

The Great Escape

What: The Great Escape
Where: Brighton, England, U.K.
When: May 18-20
Who: Slaves, Rag’n’Bone Mane, Betty Who, Busty & The Bass, Cherry Glazerr, Dan Croll, Diane Birch, Hannah Georgas, The Japanese House, The Moonlandingz, Youngblood, and more
Why: Get away from it all with the new music showcase that is The Great Escape.
Web: greatescapefestival.com

 

Liverpool Sound City

What: Liverpool Sound City
Where: Liverpool, England, U.K.
When: May 25-28
Who: The Human League, John Cale, Metronomy, The Kooks, The Cribs, The Kills, Slaves, Peaches, Carl Barat, White Lies, Local Natives, !!!, The Japanese House, and more
Why: The home of The Beatles is Sound City.
Web: www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk

 

Dot to Dot

What: Dot to Dot
Where: Manchester, Bristol & Nottingham, England, U.K.
When: May 26-28
Who: Sundara Karma, Amber Run, The Growlers, Cherry Glazerr, and more
Why: Manchester-to-Bristol-to-Nottingham – connect the Dot to Dot. Read & see more in our 2015 recap from Nottingham here
Web: www.dottodotfestival.co.uk

 

BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend

What: BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend
Where: Hull, England, U.K.
When: May 27-28
Who: Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lorde, Kasabian, Imagine Dragons, Shawn Mendes, Galantis, The Chainsmokers, alt-J, Biffy Clyro, Emeli Sande, Clean Bandit, Charli XCX, Christine & The Queens, Rita Ora, Little Mix, Stormzy, Rag’n’Bone Man, HAIM, The Amazons, JP Cooper, James Arthur, Plan B, Zara Larsson, Anne-Marie, Blossoms, Life, Mura Masa, Sean Paul, B∆stille, and many more
Why: The biggest free ticketed event in Europe, BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend this year heads to Hull.  Read & see much more in our recap here
Web: www.bbc.co.uk/events/eppp6q

 

Slam Dunk

What: Slam Dunk
Where: Birmingham, Leeds & Hatfield, England, U.K.
When: May 27-29
Who: Enter Shikari, Don Broco, Bowling For Soup, Less Than Hake, Reel Big Fish, Deaf Havana, Against Me!, The Bronx, The Ataris, The Maine, Memphis May Fire, and more to be announced
Why: Slam Dunk gets in the hoop in Leeds, Birmingham, and Hatfield.
Web: www.slamdunkmusic.com

 


June

Wychwood

What: Wychwood
Where: Cheltenham, England, U.K.
When: June 2-4
Who: Buzzcocks, OMD, The Levellers, Billy Bragg, Jesus Jones, Beans On Toast, and more to be announced
Why: Which way to Wychwood? See much more in our 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.wychwoodfestival.com

 

Camden Rocks

What: Camden Rocks
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 3
Who: The Damned, The Rifles, Milburn, Carl Barat, The Ruts DC, Anti Nowhere League, The Urban Voodoo Machine, and more to be announced
Why: Camden area of London rocks hard.
Web: camdenrocksfestival.com

 

Field Day

What: Field Day
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 3
Who: Aphex Twin, BEAK>, Death Grips, Flying Lotus, Kevin Morby, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Moderat, Mura Masa, Nicolas Jaar, PC Music, Run the Jewels, Sinkane, Slowdive, Thee Oh Sees, Whitney, and more to be announced
Why: Victoria Park’s Field Day makes Hackney a whole lot more liveable.
Web: fielddayfestivals.com

 

Vantastival

What: Vantastival
Where:
Dundalk, Ireland
When:
June 3-4
Who: The Riptide Movement, Kila, and more to be announced
Why: Have a Vantastival. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.vantastival.com

 

Isle of Wight

What: Isle of Wight
Where: Isle of Wight, England, U.K.
When: June 6-11
Who: Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, David Guetta, Run DMC, Kaiser Chiefs, Rag’n’Bone Man, The Pretenders, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Example, The Kooks, B∆stille, George Ezra, Clean Bandit, Imelda May, The Vamps, Texas, Nothing But Thieves, The Strypes, and more to be announced
Why: In 2002, the massive Isle of Wight Festival was revived for the first time since 1970 (when it out-drew Woodstock), and is one of the biggest today.
Web: www.isleofwightfestival.com

 

Download

What: Download
Where: Donington, England, U.K.
When: June 9-11
Who: System of a Down, Biffy Clyro, Aerosmith, Prophets of Rage, A Day To Remember, Alter Bridge, Five Finger Death Punch, AFI, Steel Panther, Mastodon, Pierce the Veil, Sum 41, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Good Charlotte, Coheed & Cambria, Opeth, Baroness, Kvelertak, Clutch, Ministry, Suicidal Tendencies, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Simple Plan, Sleeping With Sirens, The Story So Far, Touché Amoré, The Devil Wears Prada, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and more to be announced
Why: Download the hard rock.
Web: www.downloadfestival.co.uk

 

Bushstock

What: Bushstock
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 10
Who: To be announced
Why: Events around Sheperd’s Bush in London.
Web: www.bushstock.co.uk

 

Parklife Weekender

What: Parklife Weekender
Where: Manchester, England, U.K.
When: June 10-11
Who: The 1975, Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest, Jess Glynne, Two Door Cinema Club, Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Stormzy, Damian Marley, George Ezra, London Grammar, Flying Lotus, Chaka Khan, Above & Beyond, Rag’n’Bone Man, Anderson .Paak, Little Dragon, Sampha, Mua Masa, Danny Brown, Pete Tong, Skream, Jagwar Ma, and more
Why: Take the weekend and go to the park for this electronic festival. Parklife!
Web: parklife.uk.com

 

Glastonbury

What: Glastonbury
Where: Pilton, England, U.K.
When: June 21-25
Who: Foo Fighters and more to be announced
Why: Coming in full-force this year, with five days, putting all other festivals to shame (on any continent), Glastonbury’s what the likes of Coachella & Bonnaroo wish they could be. U.K. still does festivals the best. Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

 

Body & Soul

What: Body & Soul
Where: Clonmellon, Ireland
When: June 23-25
Who: Metronomy, Lambchop, Vitalic, Sleaford Mods, La Femme, Songhoy Blues, Hundred Waters, A Tribe Called Red, and more to be announced
Why: Bring your Body and Soul to Ballinlough Castle.
Web: bodyandsoul.ie

 

Sea Sessions

What: Sea Sessions
Where: Bundoran, Ireland
When: June 23-25
Who: The Coronas, Primal Scream, Sigma, Foy Vance, Badly Drawn Boy, Penrose, and more to be announced
Why: Have some Sessions by the Sea. See more in our 2016 photo gallery here
Web: seasessions.com

 

British Summer Time

What: British Summer Time
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 30 – July 9
Who: Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Pixies, Stevie Nicks, Blondie, Rancid, Elbow, Martin Garrix, Tears For Fears, Gogol Bordello, The Lumineers, Tove Lo, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Hives, White Lies, The Living End, Beach Slang, SWMRS, Sunflower Bean, and more to be announced Read more in our preview here
Why: Enjoy British Summer Time in Hyde Park.
Web: www.bst-hydepark.com

 


July

British Summer Time

What: British Summer Time
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 30 – July 9
Who: Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Pixies, Stevie Nicks, Blondie, Rancid, Elbow, Martin Garrix, Tears For Fears, Gogol Bordello, The Lumineers, Tove Lo, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Hives, White Lies, The Living End, Beach Slang, SWMRS, Sunflower Bean, and more to be announced Read more in our preview here
Why: Enjoy British Summer Time in Hyde Park.
Web: www.bst-hydepark.com

 

Community

What: Community
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 1
Who: Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Wombats, Slaves, Nothing But Thieves, Redfaces, and more to be announced
Why: Finsbury Park has a Community.
Web: communityfestival.london/poster

 

Blissfields

What: Blissfields
Where: Winchester, England, U.K.
When: July 6-8
Who: The Cinematic Orchestra, Metronomy, Sundara Karma, The Japanese House, and more to be announced
Why: Head to Vicarage Farm in Winchester from some Bliss(fields).
Web: blissfields.co.uk

 

 

2000 Trees

What: 2000 Trees
Where: Gloucestershire, England, U.K.
When: July 6-8
Who: Slaves, Nothing But Thieves, Jamie Lenman, Pulled Apart By Horses, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Black Foxxes, and more to be announced
Why: A line-up studded with buzzing U.K. bands & more.
Web: www.twothousandtreesfestival.co.uk

 

Godiva

What: Godiva
Where: Coventry, England, U.K.
When: July 7-9
Who: The Stranglers, The Darkness, and more to be announced
Why: Three-day free, ticketless, family-friendly festival with only some stuff that you want to see.
Web: www.godivafestival.co.uk

 

Wireless

What: Wireless
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 7-9
Who: Chance the Rapper, Bryson Tiller, Skepta, Rae Sremmurd, The Weeknd, Nas, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Tyga, Yuna, Young Thug, Flatbush Zombies, and more to be announced
Why: Finsbury Park in London welcomes a mostly mainstream, mostly dance, and many Americans for a weekend of Wireless.
Web: www.wirelessfestival.co.uk

 

Latitude
What: Latitude
Where: Southwold, England, U.K.
When: July 13-16
Who: Mumford & Sons, The 1975, John Cale, The Divine Comedy, Glass Animals, Goldfrapp, Grandaddy, The Horrors, Mavis Staples, The Very Best, Japanese House, Placebo, Fatboy Slim, Jack Garratt, Ride, SOHN, The Head and The Heart, Mount Kimbie, Sylvan Esso, The Radio Dept, Kaleo, Lisa Hannigan, BEAK>, Temples, Kevin Morby, Sunflower Bean, and more to be announced
Why: Suffolk’s Sunrise Coast welcomes another great line-up to Latitude. See much more in our 2011 photo gallery here
Web: www.latitudefestival.co.uk

 

Lovebox

What: Lovebox
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 14-15
Who: Frank Ocean, Chase & Status, Jamie xx, Jess Glynne, Solange, Annie Mac, Rag’n’Bone Man, Sampha, and more to be announced
Why: Victoria Park holds a two-day Love(box)-in.
Web: loveboxfestival.com

 

Beat-Herder

What: Beat-Herder
Where: Lancashire, England, U.K.
When: July 14-16
Who: Sleaford Mods, Trentemøller, Toots & The Maytals, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Milky Chance, The Sugarhill Gang, Dub Pistols, Factory Floor, Stereo MC’s, John Hopkins, Skream, and more to be announced
Why: Beats are herded in Lancashire country. Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.beatherder.co.uk

 

Longitude

What: Longitude
Where: Dublin, Ireland
When: July 14-16
Who: The Weeknd, Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, Skepta, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Jack Garratt, Glass Animals, Kaytranada, Mac Miller, Kaleo, Dua Lipa, Milky Chance, The Very Best, and more to be announced
Why: England’s Latitude Festival (see above) stretches across to Dublin as Longitude.
Web: www.longitude.ie

 

 

The Secret Garden Party

What: Secret Garden Party
Where: Cambridge, England, U.K.
When: July 20-23
Who: Crystal Fighters, Metronomy, Toots & The Maytals, Wild Beasts, Peaches, Jagwar Ma, The Moonlandingz, Deap Vally, All Them Witches, and more to be announced
Why: An estate, including Georgian farm house, hosts the unusual Secret Garden Party for the last time.
Web: www.secretgardenparty.com

 

Deer Shed

What: Deer Shed
Where: North Yorkshire, England, U.K.
When: July 21-23
Who: Teenage Fanclub, Kate Tempest, The Divine Comedy, King Creosote, Honeyblood, Jesca Hoop, and more to be announced
Why: A kid-friendly festival at Baldersby Park – whose theme this year is ‘The Wilder Wild’.
Web: www.deershedfestival.com

 

Truck

What: Truck
Where: Steventon, England, U.K.
When: July 21-23
Who: The Libertines, Franz Ferdinand, The Vaccines, The Wombats, Slaves, Maxïmo Park, Nothing But Thieves, Twin Atlantic, Jagwar Ma, Sundara Karma, British Sea Power, and more to be announced
Why: Truck delivers the Anglo for its twentieth year. Read & see much more in our 2013 recap here
Web: truckfestival.com

 

 

Tramlines

What: Tramlines
Where: Sheffield, England, U.K.
When: July 21-23
Who: The Libertines, All Saints, Metronomy, Toots & Maytals, Blaenavon, Cate Le Bon, Omar Souleyman, The Pharcyde, Twin Atlantic, We Are Scientists, and more to be announced
Why: Of course the English would combine a music festival with their love of trains twice – thankfully no longer on the same weekend… See more in our 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.tramlines.org.uk

 

Splendour

What: Splendour
Where: Nottingham, England, U.K.
When: July 22
Who: Kaiser Chiefs and more to be announced
Why: Nottingham’s Wollaton Park holds a Splendid little festival. Read and see more in our recap here
Web: www.splendourfestival.com

 

Cambridge Folk

What: Cambridge Folk
Where: Cambridge, England, U.K.
When: July 27-30
Who: Jake Bugg and more to be announced
Why: The U.K. has folk festivals, too – and a good one in Cambridge Folk. Read much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk

 

Camp Bestival

What: Camp Bestival
Where: Dorset, England, U.K.
When: July 27-30
Who: Madness, Brian Wilson, Mark Ronson, All Saints, Reverend & The Makers, Kate Nash, Skinny Lister, Right Said Fred, Mexrrissey, Dub Pistols, and more to be announced
Why: The “baby sister” of Bestival (see below), Camp Bestival hosts some older acts and some newer electronica at Lulworth Castle.
Web: www.campbestival.net

 

 

Kendal Calling

What: Kendal Calling
Where: Cumbria, England, U.K.
When: July 27-30
Who: Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Franz Ferdinand, Frank Turner, Tinie Tempah, Brian Wilson, Seasick Steve, Slaves, Frightened Rabbit, Circa Waves, Nothing But Thieves, Example, Kate Nash, Reverend & The Makers, Field Music, Blaenavon, Example, Mexrrissey, and more to be announced
Why: The lake district is calling… See much more in our 2013 photo gallery here
Web: www.kendalcalling.com

 

Y Not

What: Y Not
Where: Derbyshire, England, U.K.
When: July 27-30
Who: Stereophonics, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Clean Bandit, Jake Bugg, Slaves, Maxïmo Park, Feeder, Nothing But Thieves, Example, Twin Atlantic, Sundara Karma, Kate Nash, Pulled Apart By Horses, and more to be announced
Why: Why not Y Not? Why not indeed… See more in our 2015 photo gallery here
Web: www.ynotfestivals.co.uk

 

Indietracks

What: Indietracks
Where: Ripley, England, U.K.
When: July 28-30
Who: The Wedding Present, Cate Le Bon, Joanna Gruesome, The Wave Pictures, and more to be announced
Why: Of course the English would combine a music festival with their love of trains twice – thankfully no longer on the same weekend…
Web: www.indietracks.co.uk

 


August

Belladrum Tartan Heart

What: Belladrum Tartan Heart
Where: Inverness, Scotland, U.K.
When: August 3-5
Who: Franz Ferdinand, Sister Sledge, KT Tunstall, and more to be announced
Why: That’s pretty far north…
Web: www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk

 

Rebellion

What: Rebellion
Where: Blackpool, England, U.K.
When: August 3-6
Who: Bad Religion, Pennywise, Good Riddance, Leftover Crack, Teenage Bottlerocket, and more to be announced
Why: The punks (including ska-punks) come to Blackpool – but it’s the older bands who still do it best.
Web: www.rebellionfestivals.com

 

Indiependence

What: Indiependence
Where: Cork, Ireland
When: August 4-6
Who: Manic Street Preachers, The Coronas, Tom Odell, Sigma, Frank Turner, and more to be announced
Why: Declare your Indie-pendence.
Web: indiependencefestival.com

 

Hope & Glory

What: Hope & Glory
Where: Liverpool, England, U.K.
When: August 5-6
Who: Haçienda Classical, The Fratellis, Tom Chaplin, Reverend & The Makers, and more to be announced
Why: Hope & Glory come to Liverpool.
Web: hopeandgloryfestival.co.uk

 

Lake Fest

What: Lake Fest
Where: Gloucestershire, England, U.K.
When: August 10-14
Who: Feeder, Imelda May, Wilko Johnson, Alabama 3, and more to be announced
Why: Have a Fest by the Lake.
Web: lakefest.co.uk

 

ArcTanGent

What: ArcTanGent
Where: Bristol, England, U.K.
When: August 17-19
Who: Explosion In the Sky, Tesseract, Converge, Future of the Left, and more to be announced
Why: The cutting edge of loud comes to Bristol. Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.arctangent.co.uk

 

Green Man

What: Green Man
Where: Brecon Beacons, Wales, U.K.
When: August 17-20
Who: PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams, Future Islands, The Shins, Michael Kiwanuka, Sleaford Mods, Thee Oh Sees, Lambchop, Angel Olsen, Conor Oberst, Daniel Johnston, Liars, Julian Cope, BADBADNOTGOOD, Jon Hopkins, Fruit Bats, This Is the Kit, Field Music, Hurray For the Riff Raff, Timber Timbre, Wolf People, Sunflower Bean, Aldous Harding, Big Thief, Happyness, and more to be announced
Why: Head to Glanusk Park in Wales because Green Man is totally saving your life right now, bro.
Web: www.greenman.net

 

Beautiful Days

What: Beautiful Days
Where: Devon, England, U.K.
When: August 18-20
Who: Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Levellers, Frank Turner, The Sisters of Mercy, Public Service Broadcasting, The Waterboys, Therapy?, Songhoy Blues, New Model Army, Stiff Little Fingers, Glen Matlock, and more to be announced
Why: What a Beautiful Day(s)…
Web: www.beautifuldays.org

 

V

What: V Festival
Where: Chelmsford & Staffordshire, England, U.K.
When: August 19-20
Who: Pink, Jay Z, Rudimental, Pete Tong, Ellie Goulding, Craig David, Jess Glynne, Stormzy, George Ezra, Emeli Sandé, Jason Derulo, Madness, Steve Aoki, Sean Paul, Dizzee Rascal, Sigma, Clean Bandit, Gorgon City, The Wombats, The Vamps, The Wailers, and more to be announced
Why: The Virgin Group gives double your festival, in both Hylands Park & Weston Park, simultaneously, as artists play one park on Saturday, and the other on Sunday. See more in our Staffordshire 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.vfestival.com

 

Shambala

What: Shambala
Where: Northamptonshire, England, U.K.
When: August 24-27
Who: To be announced
Why: A varied & green line-up.
Web: www.shambalafestival.org

 

LeedsWhat: Leeds
Where: Leeds, England, U.K.
When: August 25-27
Who: Kasabian, Eminem, Muse, HAIM, Blossoms, Marshmelo, Halsey, Major Lazer, Korn, Flume, B∆stille, Two Door Cinema Club, You Me At Six, Fatboy Slim, Bear’s Den, Danny Brown, Dillon Francis, Jimmy Eat World, At the Drive In, Everything Everything, Flatbush Zombies, Frank Carter, Glass Animals, Grouplove, Migos, Sundara Karma, The Black Lips, The Pretty Reckless, Charli XCX, Milky Chance, Phantogram, and more to be announced
Why: Indie meets mainstream at co-festivals Leeds & Reading (see below) with a stacked line-up. Read & see much more in our 2011 recap here
Web: www.leedsfestival.com

 

Moovin'

What: Moovin’
Where: Manchester, England, U.K.
When: August 25-27
Who: Roy Ayers, Black Grape, Roni Size, Mr Scruff, and more to be announced
Why: A varied & green line-up.
Web: www.moovinfestival.com

 

Reading

What: Reading
Where:
Reading, England, U.K.
When: August 25-27
Who: Kasabian, Eminem, Muse, HAIM, Blossoms, Marshmelo, Halsey, Major Lazer, Korn, Flume, B∆stille, Two Door Cinema Club, You Me At Six, Fatboy Slim, Bear’s Den, Danny Brown, Dillon Francis, Jimmy Eat World, At the Drive In, Everything Everything, Flatbush Zombies, Frank Carter, Glass Animals, Grouplove, Migos, Sundara Karma, The Black Lips, The Pretty Reckless, Charli XCX, Milky Chance, Phantogram, and more to be announced
Why: Indie meets mainstream at co-festivals Leeds & Reading (see above) with a stacked line-up.
Web:
www.readingfestival.com

 

Greenbelt

What: Greenbelt
Where: Prestbury, England, U.K.
When: August 25-28
Who: To be announced
Why: An arts, faith and justice festival.
Web: www.greenbelt.org.uk

 

End of the Road

What: End of the Road
Where: Salisbury, England, U.K.
When: August 31 – September 3
Who: Father John Misty, Mac DeMarco, Band of Horses, Lucinda Williams, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Ty Segall, Real Estate, Parquet Courts, Perfume Genius, Alvvays, Foxygen, Car Seat Headrest, Jens Lekman, Deerhoof, Gold Panda, Sinkane, Margaret Glaspy, Japanese Breakfast, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Tasseomancy, Shovels & Rope, and more to be announced
Why: The start of September sees the End of the Road.
Web: www.endoftheroadfestival.com

 


September & November

End of the Road

What: End of the Road
Where: Salisbury, England, U.K.
When: August 31 – September 3
Who: Father John Misty, Mac DeMarco, Band of Horses, Lucinda Williams, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Ty Segall, Real Estate, Parquet Courts, Perfume Genius, Alvvays, Foxygen, Car Seat Headrest, Jens Lekman, Deerhoof, Gold Panda, Sinkane, Margaret Glaspy, Japanese Breakfast, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Tasseomancy, Shovels & Rope, and more to be announced
Why: The start of September sees the End of the Road.
Web: www.endoftheroadfestival.com

 

Bingley Music Live

What: Bingley Music Live
Where: Bradford, England, U.K.
When: September 1-3
Who: Manic Street Preachers and more to be announced
Why: The City of Bradford Council holds an affordable fest. Read & see much more in our 2016 recap here
Web: www.bingleymusiclive.com

 

Electric Picnic

What: Electric Picnic
Where: Stradbally, Ireland
When: September 1-3
Who: To be announced
Why: Ireland lights up thanks to Electric Picnic.
Web: www.electricpicnic.ie

 

Moseley Folk

What: Moseley Folk
Where: Birmingham, England, U.K.
When: September 1-3
Who: To be announced
Why: Folk & more comes to Moseley Park.
Web: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

 

Bestival

What: Bestival
Where: Isle of Wight, England, U.K.
When: September 7-10
Who: The xx, A Tribe Called Quest, Pet Shop Boys, Justice, Dizzee Rascal, Little Dragon, Rag’n’Bone Man, Danny Brown, Laura Mvula, Jamie T, DJ Shadow, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Anni Mac, and more to be announced
Why: The biggest truly indie festival is still the Bestival.
Web: www.bestival.net

 

Festival No. 6

What: Festival No. 6
Where: Portmeirion, England, U.K.
When: September 7-10
Who: Bloc Party, The Flaming Lips, Mogwai, The Cinematic Orchestra, Wild Beasts, Rag’n’Bone Man, Laura Mvula, Hercules & Love Affair, Jagwar Ma, and more to be announced
Why: The home of The Village from The Prisoner – including a real-life castle – welcomes Festival No. 6. But can you ever leave?…
Web: www.festivalnumber6.com

 

Shiine On Weekender

What: Shiine On Weekender
Where: Butlin’s Minehead Arena, England, U.K.
When: November 10-13
Who: Happy Mondays, The Wonder Stuff, The Farm, The Wedding Present, Pop Will Eat Itself, and more to be announced
Why: Shiine on, Weekender.
Web: www.bigweekends.com/the-weekends/specialist-music-weekends/shiiine-on-weekender.aspx

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