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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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Tramlines Festval 2017

So this weekend saw the return of Tramlines festival hit Sheffield. A three day inner city music festival. The line-up consists of national and local artists with headliners this year such as The Libertines, Toots and the Metals, All Saint, The Coral, Kano and We are Scientists.   Now in its 9th year the festival seems to ramp up it game and attract bigger names every year. The festival takes place at… Keep Reading

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Happy Mondays added to Kendal Calling lineup

Happy Mondays added as surprise special guests in association with with Amazon music. Kendal Calling has been named as UK’s best small festival by Skiddle. Famed for bringing the best musical acts to the beautiful Lake District and selling out in record-breaking time year upon year, Kendal Calling adds another accolade to its name as popular events and ticketing agent, Skiddle, crowns Kendal Calling as the ‘UK’s Best Small Festival’… Keep Reading

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Pitchfork Music Festival Coming To Chicago This Weekend!

Don’t Forget!!  Pitchfork Music Festival Returns to Union Park this weekend! In its 12th year Pitchfork Music Festival brings some amazing musicians to Chicago over the course of the three days.  With headliners LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, and Solange you don’t want to miss a single day. You also won’t want to miss some of my personal favorites that I can’t wait to see. Madame Ghandi is going… Keep Reading

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FOTF Download Festival 2017 Review

Download.. the heaven for all metalheads, emo kids and those who seek refuge in the heavier side of music. Although I’m more used to head nodding than heading banging, for one weekend in a summery June, I find myself in midst of a sea of mosh pits, devil horns and the worst array of haircuts since Woodstock 69, and after a hungover, 4 hour coach journey, I find myself standing… Keep Reading

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Cotton Clouds  Is  Ready For Lift-Off This Summer. 

Taking place on 12th of August, the one-day extravaganza in Saddleworth (Greater Manchester) will host radiant performances from the likes of The Coral, The Sugarhill Gang, Nick Heyward, The Whip, PINS, Everly Pregnant Brothers, Clint Boon (DJ set) and many more. A brand new festival for 2017 conjured up from the blue-sky thinking of brothers Max & Rick Lees, this summer the pair invite you leave your troubles behind and… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks Festival 2017, London

13,785 steps, 250 bands, 24 venues, 1 ticket. Camden Rocks 2017 The heart of London’s music scene beat a powerful united rhythm on Saturday 3rd June as thousands came together to enjoy the sound and spectacle of the annual Camden Rocks Festival. On any given night in Camden you’re hard pressed to stand on the street and not hear live music free-wheeling down the pavement. The place is littered with… Keep Reading

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Manchester Gets A Big Slice of Festival, This September

Manchester’s leading Music media and event company, Slice of Nice Music and Events continue their passion and commitment to making new music and great music reach as many people across Greater Manchester as possible after securing a five year deal to host their very own music festival. “When we began four and half years ago we had a mission to deliver the full music experience to Manchester.” Says Slice of… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival Sunday 28th May

Continuing to blot out everything in favour of the music I headed back to Lechlade festival for a second day. Saturday had been a great day, what was in store today? Would it be as good, would it be better, all questions that were spinning around my mind as I entered the festival site, I’ll leave you to see what you think? I aimed to catch up with bands from… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks FOTF Top Picks Part 2

Last week we published Part One of our ‘Top Picks’ from this years’ Camden Rocks Festival – a festival that seems to grow incrementally year on year. Last year: 200 bands, 20 venues. This year 250 bands, 25 venues – all in one day, all on one (unbelievably good value) ticket. In the final days before the event on June 3rd, we hit you now with our Part Two picks. With… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival 2017

With the world in such disarray at the moment, it was great to be able to escape and Immerse myself totally in Music. Lechlade Festival is more than just Music though, and encompasses other attractions too, It was promoted as a family friendly festival, and included Live Music, DJ’s an array of various stalls and plenty of attractions to keep the children happy. With over 100 bands booked, the music available was diverse to… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks FOTF Top Picks Part 1

With Camden Rocks looking set to be bigger than ever this year with over 200 bands, here’s our FOTF Top picks. With Bands such as The Coral, Milburn and Carl Barrat and Reverend and the Makers toping the headline list, there are literally 100’s more that are a must see! All tickets to the fifth year event in 2016 sold out and 2017 looks set to be no different. £39.50 get… Keep Reading

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Tramlines 2017 Set To Be Biggest Yet

Organisers of the biggest event in Sheffield’s musical calendar – the annual inner-city music festival Tramlines – have unveiled the full lineup for its 2017 event. The festival will take place from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd July, with UK rap queen Lady Leshurr and dancehall duo The Heatwave among the final additions as well as breaking artists Ms Banks and Our Girl. The Libertines All Saints / Kano / Metronomy… Keep Reading

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Creamfields: BBC Music Introducing Launches First Dedicated Dance

BBC Music Introducing will be launching at Creamfields 2017, it’s first ever dedicated electronic stage, welcoming a selection of specially curated under-the-radar electronic artists from around the UK. We’re proud to welcome to Creamfields this year BBC Music Introducing, who will be hosting a stage at the festival for the first time. BBC Music Introducing have nurtured the careers of some of the world’s biggest artists including James Bay, Florence… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival Announces Full Line-Up

Lechlade Music Festival organisers have announced the full line line-up for the 3-day May event. Taking place in the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Lechlade on Thames over the bank holiday weekend from 26th to 28th May. The boutique festival boasts riverfront glamping, artisan ales and fabulous food in a country park setting alongside the River Thames. Now in its seventh year, the diversity of bands highlights the wide range… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival 2017, The 02, Leicester

Hand made festival returned for its annual shenanigans at the 02 in Leicester this weekend, spread over 3 days with a pretty full on 75 band strong line up. Friday night remains a pub and club night in various city locations, however Saturday and Sunday see the festival well and truly planted in the 02 Academy within the grounds of the Uni. City festivals seem to be on the rise… Keep Reading

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Gigantic Indie All Dayer 2017 At Manchester Academy

The return of Gigantic Indie All Dayer for a fourth massive volume. Better think again on scaling back your swelling record collection – as today, we are thrilled to announce the return of the festival that has always believed that bigger is better. We are delighted to reveal an all new line up of classic indie for 2017’s… GIGANTIC INDIE ALL DAYER VOL 4… A BIG, BIG LOVE… Renowned for… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival 2017 Announces Weekend Headliners

Lechlade Festival organisers have received a record number of applications from bands and performers for the 2017 music festival. Applications closed on 30th November with over 900 applications waiting to be considered by the festival team. “We listen to every single application,” said Festival Director Jennie Rainsford, “the team meet regularly over 4 months to listen to and watch the submissions, we call it our ‘Listening Lounge’ sessions. We pride… Keep Reading

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Music News: Cotton Clouds Festival 2017 Revealed

Announcing the arrival of an all-new festival that has its feet firmly off the ground… Get ready for:  Cotton Clouds Festival 2017. Featuring a stratospheric line up and set amidst the heavenly vista of the stunning Peak District National Park, Cotton Clouds is a wonderful new addition to the UK festival calendar. Taking place on 12th of August and boasting a bill that’s simply bursting with pop pedigree, the one-day extravaganza… Keep Reading

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Slam Dunk Festival 2017

THE GOSPEL YOUTH, OCEAN GROVE, VUKOVI, AREA 11, SYLAR, HOMEBOUND, CASEY AND MAKEOUT ANNOUNCED FOR SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL 2017 JOINING HEADLINERS ENTER SHIKARI PLUS BEARTOOTH, NECK DEEP, TONIGHT ALIVE, DON BROCO, AGAINST ME! AND MANY MORE ACROSS THE FESTIVAL MORE ACTS AND 6 MORE STAGE SPLITS STILL TO BE REVEALED **SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL SOUTH – SOLD OUT** SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL MIDLANDS – SATURDAY 27TH MAY – BIRMINGHAM, NEC SLAM DUNK… Keep Reading

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Hope & Glory 2017 Announces Ticket Payment Plan For Just £29.50

DO NOT miss out on the debut year of this festival! Hope & Glory 2017 is set to be one of the festivals of the year and its now easier than ever for anyone to go! From 6pm tonight (Thursday 23rd Feb 2017) you will be able to take part in the festivals payment plan for just £29.50. The festival will be taking place on the 5th & 6th August at Liverpool’s St… Keep Reading

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