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All the latest news and announcements festivals for festivals across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Tickets for festivals are also available.

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YANA You Are Not Alone Festival, March 30th At Jimmy’s/Night & Day/Whiskey Jar

Saturday afternoon and Northern Quarter was alive with people. Guitar and flight cases were lined up outside venues alongside gig goers being told to take their drinks back.  The reason was the sold out and stellar line up of YANA Festival the one dayer raising money for Manchester MIND a cause clearly close to the hearts of performers and attendees alike In the words of organiser Ben Taylor “It was down… Keep Reading

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Louder Than Life Returns To Louisville With Its Biggest Year Yet!

  Louder Than Life Returns To Louisville With Its Biggest Year Yet Featuring Guns N’ Roses And More To Be Announced April 8 The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Set For September 27, 28 & 29 At Festival’s New Home Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center Tickets On Sale April 8 At 9:00 AM ET Starting At $69.50   Quintessential rock band Guns N’ Roses, notorious for… Keep Reading

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Macclesfield Festival 2019

Return of the Macc… The FOTF festival season countdown has well and truly begun and the next one on our radar is Maccslefield Fest : July 20th 2019. Headlining this years one-day musical bonanza will be British icons Soul II Soul, spreading their mantra of a happy face, a thumpin’ bass for a lovin’ race and god knows we could all do with a bit of that at the moment.… Keep Reading

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Leeds and Reading: Sunday and Saturday Reading Day Tickets SOLD OUT!

Don’t say we didn’t warn you how incredible this year’s Leeds and Reading Festival was shaping up. Well, we have the proof now tickets because not only have day tickets for Sunday at Reading Festival sold out – so have Saturday day tickets. This year’s Leeds and Reading festival really is an unmissable August bank holiday event. Fortunately, weekend tickets and Friday day tickets, when The 1975 will headline the… Keep Reading

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Kendal Calling New Editions! Plus the FOTF Guide to the Dino-tastic theme……

The 2019 Kendal Calling line up continues to announce additions to its already colossal line up with festival favourites Don Brocco, Reverend And The Makers and The Pigeon Detectives being added to the bill. But the success of Kendal Calling doesn’t just lie with the savvy curation which expertly mixes of cutting edge break through acts alongside sing along nostalgia bands, its the atmosphere, the crowd, the comedy and all… Keep Reading

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2000trees Festival 2019 Reveals Even More Amazing Acts

Included in today’s announcement are As It Is, The Skints, Cancer Bats, Pulled Apart By Horses, and Vukovi who will be joining headliners Frank Turner, You Me At Six, and Deaf Havana at Upcote Farm in July. 2000trees Festival organiser and main man James Scarlett talking about this year’s festival said “I’m very proud of the Trees line up this year and I think the thing getting me most excited… Keep Reading

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You Are Not Alone Festival Preview March 30th

You Are Not Alone Festival (YANA) is a multi-venue festival taking place across three venues in Manchester, Night & Day Cafe & Jimmys (18+) & The Whiskey Jar is (14+) in aid of non-profit mental health charity Manchester Mind. The aim behind Mind is twofold. The first is provide support and advice to anyone suffering, as one in four of us will experience mental health problems at some point in… Keep Reading

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When Music Meets Politics Merthyr Rising Preview 24th – 26th of May

So here’s the first of a few articles on some of the lesser known festival gems that have been popping up over the UK over the last five and have more to offer than your average weekend dancing while plastered in wellies…. Merthyr Rising is a music, arts and ideas festival that celebrates working class culture and resistance at the birthplace of the red flag. The very nature of politics,… Keep Reading

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Chicago Open Air Returns With a Hard Hitting Lineup

This spring brings another must-see event from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents On Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, Chicago Open Air Presents a massive stadium show with headlining sets from chart-topping acts including System Of A Down, Tool, The Cult and Ghost, plus more appearances from today’s biggest hard rock and metal artists. The event is co-produced by Live Nation and will take place at SeatGeek Stadium (formerly Toyota Park) in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago. Looking at this lineup… Keep Reading

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Kendal Calling: Ones To Watch…

My initial reaction to the 2019 Kendal Calling line up mainly revolve around the exhilaration at dancing fantastically badly in my polka dot wellies to Nile Rogers & Chic after enough fruity cider to both rot my teeth and send me into a full blown alcoholic fuelled arms in the air crescendo of “Good Times” in Lowther Park. My second reaction was to re listen to every single Doves tracks… Keep Reading

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More Acts Announced For Tramlines 2019

The already outstanding lineup has just got even better With big acts such as; Two Door Cinema Club, Nile Rodgers, Doves, and Happy Mondays already announced for this years Sheffield based festival, it didn’t really seem like the lineup could get much better. But then the second wave was announced. Joining the above artists are a wide range of indie gods, guitar genies, and some of the best songwriters around… Keep Reading

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Cotton Clouds 2019

Things are hotting up for Cotton Clouds as festival season approaches It may seem like the festival season is ages away, but in just a matter of months, Saddleworth Cricket Club will become home to Cotton Clouds Festival for it’s third year, and the lineup is looking great. This festival may be one of the newest in the UK, but it’s certainly gaining a reputation as one of the best,… Keep Reading

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2000Trees Festival 2019: Latest Line-Up Announcement

We have a big soft spot for 2000Trees. Who we kidding … we love 2000Trees … even before their latest awesome line up announcement? Plus the latest wave of bands includes the final main stage headliner. Joining Frank Turner on Thursday, You Me At Six on Friday will be Deaf Havana on the Saturday. Tom Ogden, Deaf Havana drummer explained why this festival will be extra special for him “Personally… Keep Reading

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Pennfest 2019

Final Line Up Now Confirmed Friday 19th July And Saturday 20th July 2019  DON’T FORGET THE INTRODUCING STAGE featuring a diverse selection of exciting local and upcoming artists. Camping will be available on site from Friday 19th July – Sunday 21st July, offering the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns. There will be free hot showers in the campsite plus the option to book pre-pitched tents with CAMPLITUDE. Children will again… Keep Reading

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