2019 U.K. Festival Guide

England my England - QRO's U.K. Festival Guide returns!...
2014 U.K. Festival Guide

2019 U.K. Festival Guide

England my England – QRO’s U.K. Festival Guide returns! Our North American Festival Guide is bigger than ever. 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

 

 

 


May

Liverpool Sound City

What: Liverpool Sound City
Where: Liverpool, England, U.K.
When: May 3-5
Who: Mabel, Loyle Corner, Shame, The Magic Gang, and more
Why: The home of The Beatles is Sound City.
Web: www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk

 

Live at Leeds

What: Live at Leeds
Where: Leeds, England, U.K.
When: May 4
Who: Sundara Karma, Tom Grennan, Metronomy, Drenge, Kate Tempest, Sam Fender, The Sherlocks, and more
Why: Venues across Leeds are Live. Read and see much more in our recap here
Web: www.liveatleeds.com

 

Handmade

What: Handmade
Where: Leicester, England, U.K.
When: May 5
Who: Metronomy, The Futureheads, The Sherlocks, Ibibio Sound Machine, Black Honey, MONO, and more
Why: Leicester gets Handmade.
Web: handmadefestival.co.uk

 

The Great Escape

What: The Great Escape
Where: Brighton, England, U.K.
When: May 9-11
Who: Lewis Capaldi, Kara Marni, Easy Life, Maisie Peters, Alex Lahey, Anna Calvi, Big Wild, Charly Bliss, Donna Missal, and more
Why: Get away from it all with the new music showcase that is The Great Escape.
Web: greatescapefestival.com

 

Dot to Dot

What: Dot to Dot
Where: Manchester, Bristol & Nottingham, England, U.K.
When: May 24-26
Who: Crystal Fighters, Jordan Rakei, Swim Deep, 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

 

All Points East

What: All Points East
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: May 24 – June 2
Who: The Chemical Brothers, The Strokes, Christine & The Queens, Bring Me the Horizon, Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver, Hot Chip, The Raconteurs, James Blake, Primal Scream, Interpol, Metronomy, Leon Bridges, Architects, Mac DeMarco, Jon Hopkins, Johnny Marr, Maribou State, Spiritualized, Run the Jewels, Parquet Courts, First Aid Kit, Dizzee Rascal, Fat White Family, Kamasi Washington, Little Dragon, John Grant, Nothing But Thieves, The Vaccines, Jarvis Cocker, Beach House, Danny Brown, The Tallest Man On Earth, Courtney Barnett, Dermot Kennedy, Idles, Julien Baker, Kurt Vile, Anna Calvi, Princess Nokia, Alice Glass, The Nude Party, Toro y Moi, Bob Moses, Jade Bird, Snail Mail, and many more
Why: A new and very impressive festival comes to London’s Victoria Park for a whole week. See more in our 2018 photo gallery here
Web: www.allpointseastfestival.com

 

BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend

What: BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend
Where: Middlesbrough, England, U.K.
When: May 25-26
Who: Miley Cyrus, The 1975, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons, Bring Me the Horizon, Anne-Marie, Billie Eilish, Charli XCX, Future, Jess Glynne, Khalid, Lewis Capaldi, Sam Fender, Sigala, Vampire Weekend, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Ellie Goulding, Pale Waves, Rita Ora, Sean Paul, Sigrid, Two Door Cinema Club, and more
Why: The biggest free ticketed event in Europe, BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend this year heads to Stewart Park. Read & see much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: www.bbc.co.uk/events/e4q9hn

 

Slam Dunk

What: Slam Dunk
Where: Leeds & Hatfield, England, U.K.
When: May 25-26
Who: All Time Low, New Found Glory, NOFX, Bad Religion, Less Than Jake, Boston Manor, Bullet For My Valentine, Glassjaw, Story of the Year, and more
Why: Slam Dunk gets in the hoop in Leeds and Hatfield. Read & see much more in our 2018 recap of Slam Dunk Birmingham here
Web: www.slamdunkmusic.com

 

The Ends

What: The Ends
Where:
Croydon, England, U.K.
When:
May 31 – June 2
Who: Nas, Wizkid, Damien Marley, De La Soul, Nipsey Hussle, and more
Why: Lloyd Park brings The Ends to the start of the summer.
Web: www.theendsfestival.co.uk

 

Vantastival

What: Vantastival
Where:
Dundalk, Ireland
When:
May 31 – June 2
Who: King Kong Company, Afro Celt Sound System, Wallis Bird, David Keenan, and more
Why: Have a Vantastival. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.vantastival.com

 

Wychwood

What: Wychwood
Where: Cheltenham, England, U.K.
When: May 31 – June 2
Who: The Stranglers, ABC, Scouting For Girls, Craig Charles, Bez, and more
Why: Which way to Wychwood? See much more in our 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.wychwoodfestival.com

 


June

All Points East

What: All Points East
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: May 24 – June 2
Who: The Chemical Brothers, The Strokes, Christine & The Queens, Bring Me the Horizon, Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver, Hot Chip, The Raconteurs, James Blake, Primal Scream, Interpol, Metronomy, Leon Bridges, Architects, Mac DeMarco, Jon Hopkins, Johnny Marr, Maribou State, Spiritualized, Run the Jewels, Parquet Courts, First Aid Kit, Dizzee Rascal, Fat White Family, Kamasi Washington, Little Dragon, John Grant, Nothing But Thieves, The Vaccines, Jarvis Cocker, Beach House, Danny Brown, The Tallest Man On Earth, Courtney Barnett, Dermot Kennedy, Idles, Julien Baker, Kurt Vile, Anna Calvi, Princess Nokia, Alice Glass, The Nude Party, Toro y Moi, Bob Moses, Jade Bird, Snail Mail, and many more
Why: A new and very impressive festival comes to London’s Victoria Park for a whole week. See more in our 2018 photo gallery here
Web: www.allpointseastfestival.com

 

Vantastival

What: Vantastival
Where:
Dundalk, Ireland
When:
May 31 – June 2
Who: King Kong Company, Afro Celt Sound System, Wallis Bird, David Keenan, and more
Why: Have a Vantastival. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.vantastival.com

 

Wychwood

What: Wychwood
Where: Cheltenham, England, U.K.
When: May 31 – June 2
Who: The Stranglers, ABC, Scouting For Girls, Craig Charles, Bez, and more
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 1-2
Who: Frank Turner, Deaf Havana, New Model Army, Ash, Wheatus, The Wonder Stuff, Carl Barat, Pretty Vicious, Richie Ramone, and more
Why: Camden area of London rocks hard. Read & see much more in our recap here
Web: camdenrocksfestival.com

 

Field Day

What: Field Day
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 7-8
Who: Skepta, Jorja Smith, Actress, Diplo, Bonobo, Black Madonna, Deerhunter, Earl Sweatshirt, HAELOS, Erol Alkan, Julia Holter, JUNGLE, Kelly Lee Owens, Pusha-T, Seth Troxler, Sinkane, Todd Terje, and more
Why: Victoria Park’s Field Day makes Hackney a whole lot more liveable.
Web: fielddayfestivals.com

 

Parklife Weekender

What: Parklife Weekender
Where: Manchester, England, U.K.
When: June 8-9
Who: Cardi B, George Ezra, Solange, The Streets, Migos, Khalid, Disclosure, Major Lazer, Christine & The Queens, Nas, Chase & Status, Mark Ronson, Mura Masa, JUNGLE, Kaytranada, Blossoms, Pusha-T, Annie Mac, Earl Sweatshirt, and more
Why: Take the weekend and go to the park for this electronic festival. Parklife!
Web: parklife.uk.com

 

Isle of Wight

What: Isle of Wight
Where: Isle of Wight, England, U.K.
When: June 13-16
Who: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra, Biffy Clyro, Fatboy Slim, Richard Ashcroft, Courteeners, Lily Allen, Jess Glynne, James, B∆stille, Madness, Anne-Marie, Sigrid, DMA’s, Rick Astley, KT Tunstall, Haçienda Classiçal, Sam Fender, Sigala, Miles Kane, Idles, Mystery Jets, and more
Why: Head to the Isle of Wight – if it’s not too dear.
Web: www.isleofwightfestival.com

 

Download

What: Download
Where: Donington, England, U.K.
When: June 14-16
Who: Def Leppard, Slipknot, Tool, Slash, Die Antwoord, Smashing Pumpkins, White Snake, Trivium, Lamb of God, Rob Zombie, Halestorm, Slayer, Skindred, Enter Shikari, Municipal Waste, and more
Why: Download the hard rock.
Web: www.downloadfestival.co.uk

 

Body & Soul

What: Body & Soul
Where: Clonmellon, Ireland
When: June 21-23
Who: Modeselektor, The Blaze, Santigold, Princess Nokia, Kate Tempest, Dream Wife, Soak, and more
Why: Bring your Body and Soul to Ballinlough Castle.
Web: bodyandsoul.ie

 

Sea Sessions

What: Sea Sessions
Where: Bundoran, Ireland
When: June 21-23
Who: Sigrid, Clean Bandit, Two Door Cinema Club, Sugar Hill Gang, and more
Why: Have some Sessions by the Sea. See more in our 2016 photo gallery here
Web: seasessions.com

 

Community

What: Community
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: June 30
Who: The Kooks, Blossoms, Don Broco, The Hunna, Kate Nash, Gerry Cinnamon, Seal Girls, SWMRS, The Amazons, Blaenavon, and more
Why: Finsbury Park has a Community.
Web: communityfestival.london

 


July

Godiva

What: Godiva
Where: Coventry, England, U.K.
When: July 5-7
Who: Levellers, Feeder, Busted, The Twang, The Selecter, and more
Why: Three-day family-friendly festival.
Web: www.godivafestival.com

 

Longitude

What: Longitude
Where: Dublin, Ireland
When: July 5-7
Who: A$AP Rocky, Chance the Rapper, Cardi B, Future, Aminé, Anne-Marie, Brockhampton, Denzel Curry, Flatbush Zombies, H.E.R., Joey Purp, Lil Uzi Vert, Rae Sremmurd, Vince Staples, and more
Why: England’s Latitude Festival (see below) stretches across to bring American hip-hop to Dublin’s Marlay Park as Longitude.
Web: www.longitude.ie

 

Wireless

What: Wireless
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 5-7
Who: Cardi B, Travis Scott, A$AP Rocky, Migos, Future, Rae, Tory Lanez, Lil Uzi Vert, Ella Mai, Young Thug, Tyga, and more
Why: Finsbury Park in London welcomes American hip-hop for a weekend of Wireless.
Web: www.wirelessfestival.co.uk

 

British Summer Time

What: British Summer Time
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 5-14
Who: Celine Dion, Florence & The Machine, Robbie Williams, Barbara Streisand, Lionel Richie, The National, Black Eyed Peas, Lykke Li, Keane, Khruangbin, Texas, Blood Orange, Feeder, Aldous Harding, Let’s Eat Grandma, and more
Why: Enjoy British Summer Time in Hyde Park. See more in our 2018 photo gallery here
Web: www.bst-hydepark.com

 

2000 Trees

What: 2000 Trees
Where: Gloucestershire, England, U.K.
When: July 11-13
Who: Frank Rutner, You Me At Six, Deaf Havana, While She Sleeps, Flogging Molly, Skinny Lister, Rolo Tomassi, Every Time I Die, Therapy?, and more
Why: A line-up studded with buzzing U.K. bands & more.
Web: www.twothousandtreesfestival.co.uk

 

Lovebox

What: Lovebox
Where: London, England, U.K.
When: July 12-13
Who: Chance the Rapper, Solange, Four Tet, Brockhampton, H.E.R., Action Bronson, Kaytranada, Annie Mac, Lizzo, and more
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 12-14
Who: Rudimental, Groove Armada, Basement Jaxx, The Sugarhill Gang, Dub Pistols, Skream, and more
Why: Beats are herded in Lancashire country. Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.beatherder.co.uk

 

Latitude
What: Latitude
Where: Southwold, England, U.K.
When: July 18-21
Who: George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Lana Del Rey, Underworld, Neneh Cherry, Sigrid, Cat Power, Khruangbin, Anna Calvi, Pale Waves, Baxter Dury, Walking On Cars, Primal Scream, Slaves, MØ, Gomez, and more
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

 

Penn Fest

What: Penn Fest
Where: Buckinghamshire, England, U.K.
When: July 19-20
Who: Craig David, Suede, Happy Mondays, Peter Doherty, Miles Kane, Jax Jones, Peter Hook, Goldie, Scouting For Girls, and more
Why: A Big Fest in The Big Park.
Web: www.pennfest.net

 

Tramlines

What: Tramlines
Where: Sheffield, England, U.K.
When: July 19-21
Who: Two Door Cinema Club, Courteeners, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Manic Street Preachers, Johnny Mar, Rag’n’Bone Man, Annie Mac, Doves, Happy Mondays, Reverend & The Makers, Miles Kane, Circa Waves, Lewis Capaldi, Drenge, Peter Hook & The Light, The Futureheads, Jade Bird, The Japanese House, Good Cop Bad Cop, Sports Team, and more
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 photo gallery here
Web: www.tramlines.org.uk

 

Splendour

What: Splendour
Where: Nottingham, England, U.K.
When: July 20
Who: Manic Street Preachers, The Specials, Rag’n’Bone Man, All Saints, and more
Why: Nottingham’s Wollaton Park holds a Splendid little festival. Read and see more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.splendourfestival.com

 

Deer Shed

What: Deer Shed
Where: North Yorkshire, England, U.K.
When: July 26-28
Who: Anna Calvi, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Ezra Furman, The Wedding Present, Sunflower Bean, Steve Mason, Gruff Rhys, Lucy Rose, and more
Why: A kid-friendly festival at Baldersby Park.
Web: www.deershedfestival.com

 

Truck

What: Truck
Where: Steventon, England, U.K.
When: July 26-28
Who: Wolf Alice, Foals, Two Door Cinema Club, Slaves, Nothing But Thieves, Johnny Marr, You Me At Six, Don Broco, Public Service Broadcasting, Idles, Kate Nash, Shame, Lewis Capaldi, The Futureheads, Palace, The Japanese House, Fatherson, and more
Why: Truck delivers the Anglo for its twenty-first year. Read & see much more in our 2013 recap here
Web: truckfestival.com

 

Camp Bestival

What: Camp Bestival
Where: Dorset, England, U.K.
When: July 25-28
Who: Nile Rodgers & Chic, Jess Glynne, Annie Mac, The Human League, The Wailers, Ash, Morcheeba, Goldie, Black Grape, Lewis Capaldi, Nina Nesbitt, and more
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 25-28
Who: Courteeners, Doves, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Manic Street Preachers, Orbital, Years & Years, Tom Jones, Rival Sons, Miles Kane, Gomez, The Fratellis, Idles, KT Tunstall, Dermot Kennedy, Mystery Jets, Badly Drawn Boy, The Subways, Nina Nesbitt, The Joy Formidable, Dream Wife, Blood Red Shoes, Beans On Toast, Arkells, and more
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 25-28
Who: Elbow, Two Door Cinema Club, Foals, Franz Ferdinand, You Me At Six, Wolf Alice, Don Broco, Happy Mondays, Echo & The Bunnymen, Miles Kane, Idles, Dermot Kennedy, White Lies, Kate Nash, Reverend & The Makers, The Subways, Band of Skulls, Lucy Rose, Sunflower Bean, and more
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 26-28
Who: Kero Kero Bonito, The Orielles, Stealing Sheap, Tracyanne & Danny, and more
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 1-3
Who: Jess Glynne, CHVRCHES, Elbow, Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Tom Odell, Glasvegas, The Coral, Hawkwind, Richard Thompson, Lucy Rose, The Selecter, and more
Why: That’s pretty far north…
Web: www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk

 

Cambridge Folk

What: Cambridge Folk
Where: Cambridge, England, U.K.
When: August 1-4
Who: Calexico and Iron & Wine, Amadou & Mariam and Blind Boys of Alabama, Lucinda Williams, José González, Nick Mulvey, Graham Nash, Richard Thompson, The Unthanks, Gruff Rhys, Tunng, and more
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

 

Rebellion

What: Rebellion
Where: Blackpool, England, U.K.
When: August 1-4
Who: The Descendents, FEAR, Flipper, Spear of Destiny, The Casualties, The Stranglers, Dead Boys, Leftover Crack, The Subhumans, Cock Sparrer, The Exploited, Cockney Rejects, The Damned, The Skids, The Professionals, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Dwarves, DOA, C.J. Ramone, and more
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 2-4
Who: B∆stille, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Biffy Clyro, Gavin James, Nothing But Thieves, Lew Capaldi, The Undertones, and more
Why: Declare your Indie-pendence.
Web: indiependencefestival.com

 

Lake Fest

What: Lake Fest
Where: Gloucestershire, England, U.K.
When: August 8-11
Who: Kaiser Chiefs, Happy Mondays, James, and more
Why: Have a Fest by the Lake.
Web: lakefest.co.uk

 

ArcTanGent

What: ArcTanGent
Where: Bristol, England, U.K.
When: August 15-17
Who: Meshuggah, Battles, Cult of Luna, Carpenter Brut, 65daysofstatic, Daughters, Caspian, and more
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 15-18
Who: Four Tet, Father John Misty, Idles, Sharon Van Etten, Broken Social Scene, Stereolab, Amadou & Mariam, Maribou State, Khruangbin, Car Seat Headrest, Whitney, Big Thief, Richard Thompson, Aldous Harding, Gwenno, Lee Fields, Durand Jones, and more
Why: Head to Glanusk Park in Wales because Green Man is totally saving your life right now, bro.
Web: www.greenman.net

 

Cotton Clouds

What: Cotton Clouds
Where: Lancashire, England, U.K.
When: August 16-18
Who: Peter Hook & The Light, Ash, Alabama 3, The Wailers, Reverend & The Makers, Tim Burgess, and more
Why: Head to Saddleworth Cricket Club for some Cotton Clouds. Read & see more in our recap here
Web: www.cottoncloudsfestival.com

 

Beautiful Days

What: Beautiful Days
Where: Devon, England, U.K.
When: August 16-18
Who: Skunk Anansie, Ziggy Marley, Levellers, The Stranglers, Sleaford Mods, Ash, The Black Seeds, Peter Hook & The Light, Beans On Toast, Songhoy Blues, This Is the Kit, Chali 2nz, and more
Why: What a Beautiful Day(s)…
Web: www.beautifuldays.org

 

ShambalaWhat: Shambala
Where: Northamptonshire, England, U.K.
When: August 22-25
Who: Idles, and more to be announced
Why: A varied & green line-up.
Web: www.shambalafestival.org

 

LeedsWhat: Leeds
Where: Leeds, England, U.K.
When: August 23-25
Who: Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, A Day To Remember, Royal Blood, Blossoms, Frank Carter, The Wombats, Anderson .Paak, The Distillers, You Me At Six, Lil Uzi Vert, Charli XCX, Enter Shikari, Twin Atlantic, B∆stille, Mura Masa, CHVRCHES, Billie Eilish, Sundara Karma, Circa Waves, PVRIS, Hayley Kiyoko, The Story So Far, Bowling For Soup, and more to be announced
Why: Indie meets mainstream at co-festivals Leeds & Reading (see below) with a stacked line-up. See more in our 2017 photo gallery here
Web: www.leedsfestival.com

 

Moovin'

What: Moovin’
Where: Manchester, England, U.K.
When: August 23-25
Who: Soul II Soul, 2manydjs, Morcheeba, Big Daddy Kane, Lee Scratch Perry, Ozomati, Nightmares On Max, Soul Clap, Chali 2na, Dub Pistols, and more to be announced
Why: Get Moovin’.
Web: www.moovinfestival.com

 

Reading

What: Reading
Where:
Reading, England, U.K.
When: August 23-25
Who: Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, A Day To Remember, Royal Blood, Blossoms, Frank Carter, The Wombats, Anderson .Paak, The Distillers, You Me At Six, Lil Uzi Vert, Charli XCX, Enter Shikari, Twin Atlantic, B∆stille, Mura Masa, CHVRCHES, Billie Eilish, Sundara Karma, Circa Waves, PVRIS, Hayley Kiyoko, The Story So Far, Bowling For Soup, 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 23-26
Who: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Lucy Spraggan, Fantastic Negrito, Gregory Alan Isakov, SOAK, Russel Brand, Paul Mason, and more
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 29 – September 1
Who: Beirut, Metronomy, Michael Kiwanuka, Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett, Jarvis Cocker, Sleaford Mods, Low, Deerhunter, Parquet Courts, Mitski, Cate Le Bon, Baxter Dury, Daniel Avery, Wire, Cass McCombs, BEAK>, serpentwithfeet, Let’s Eat Grandma, Yves Tumor, Steve Gunn, Jade Bird, and more to be announced
Why: The start of September sees the End of the Road.
Web: www.endoftheroadfestival.com

 

Bingley Weekender

What: Bingley Weekender
Where: Bradford, England, U.K.
When: August 30 – September 1
Who: James, Doves, Ocean Colour Scene, IDLES, Tom Grennan, Echo & The Bunnymen, Billy Bragg, Circa Waves, James Walsh, Fickle Friends, Miles Kane, and more
Why: After the ending of Bingley Music Live (QRO 2018 recap), Bingley Weekender more than picks up the slack. Read & see more in our recap here
Web: www.bingleyweekender.co.uk

 

Electric Picnic

What: Electric Picnic
Where: Stradbally, Ireland
When: August 30 – September 1
Who: Florence & The Machine, Hozier, The 1975, Billie Eilish, Christine & The Queens, Dermot Kennedy, Four Tet, James Blake, Jarvis Cocker, Jess Glynne, Róisín Murphy, The Streets, Years & Years, Courtney Barnett, Echo & The Bunnymen, Metronomy, Michael Kiwanuka, Miles Kane, Mitski, MØ, Parquet Courts, Sam Fender, G Flip, Let’s Eat Grandma, Kero Kero Bonito, SASAMI, serpentwithfeet, Yves Tumor, and more 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: August 30 – September 1
Who: Don McLean, Jake Bugg, Public Service Broadcasting, The Zutons, Richard Thompson, Lucy Rose, Peggy Seeger, Tunng, Israel Nash, and more
Why: Folk & more comes to Moseley Park.
Web: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

 


September & November

End of the Road

What: End of the Road
Where: Salisbury, England, U.K.
When: August 29 – September 1
Who: Beirut, Metronomy, Michael Kiwanuka, Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett, Jarvis Cocker, Sleaford Mods, Low, Deerhunter, Parquet Courts, Mitski, Cate Le Bon, Baxter Dury, Daniel Avery, Wire, Cass McCombs, BEAK>, serpentwithfeet, Let’s Eat Grandma, Yves Tumor, Steve Gunn, Jade Bird, 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: August 30 – September 1
Who: To be announced
Why: The City of Bradford Council holds an affordable fest. Read & see much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: www.bingleymusiclive.com

 

Electric Picnic

What: Electric Picnic
Where: Stradbally, Ireland
When: August 30 – September 1
Who: Florence & The Machine, Hozier, The 1975, Billie Eilish, Christine & The Queens, Dermot Kennedy, Four Tet, James Blake, Jarvis Cocker, Jess Glynne, Róisín Murphy, The Streets, Years & Years, Courtney Barnett, Echo & The Bunnymen, Metronomy, Michael Kiwanuka, Miles Kane, Mitski, MØ, Parquet Courts, Sam Fender, G Flip, Let’s Eat Grandma, Kero Kero Bonito, SASAMI, serpentwithfeet, Yves Tumor, and more 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: August 30 – September 1
Who: Don McLean, Jake Bugg, Public Service Broadcasting, The Zutons, Richard Thompson, Lucy Rose, Peggy Seeger, Tunng, Israel Nash, and more
Why: Folk & more comes to Moseley Park.
Web: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

 

Shiine On Weekender

What: Shiine On Weekender
Where: Butlin’s Minehead Arena, England, U.K.
When: November 15-19
Who: Lightning Seeds, Embrace, The Wonder Stuff, Cast, Steve Mason, Reverend & The Makers, Pop Will Eat Itself, Jesus Jones, Swervedriver, Bez & Rowetta, 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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