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Beale Street Music Festival

Long distance information, give me Memphis Tennessee 

Best Kept Secret

Shhhhhh! It's a secret, sort of

Bestival

Fun and friendly bash on the Isle of Wight

Bestival Toronto

Bestival heads to Canada

Bondi Beachfest

The name's Bondi. James Bondi.

Bonnaroo

It means ‘good stuff’, apparently

British Summer Time

Like pop? Then pop your arse down on Hyde Park at BST.

Bunbury

Eclectic musical lineup comes to the Buckeye state.

Cactus Festival

A great festival. But with no pricks. 

Camp Bestival

Bestival’s family friendly little sister

Colours of Ostrava

Fun in a Factory! The Czech Republic's Colours of Ostrava returns for another year. 

Corona Sunsets

It's not for lemons. Unless they're in the bottle

Dot to Dot Bristol

All about unearthing hot new talent in Bristol, part of the three day Dot to Dot festival

Dot to Dot Manchester

All about unearthing hot new talent in Manchester, part of the three day Dot to Dot festival

Dot to Dot Nottingham

All about unearthing hot new talent in Nottingham, part of the three day Dot to Dot festival

Dour Festival

Nothing Dour about this Belgian fest

Dranouter

Folksy fun in Flanders 

Elderflower Fields

Family-focused festival in Sussex

Electric Forest

Enchanting arts festival in the forest

Electric Picnic

Ireland’s fun and friendly festival

Eurosonic Noorderslag

The second word doesn't mean what you're thinking

Festival Number 6

Funny name, fun festival

Firefly

If you go down to the woods…

Frequency

Austria tunes to the right Frequency. 

Glastonbury

The UK’s big one

Governor's Ball

Big fun in the Big Apple

Grape Festival

Rock, pop and indie in a Slovakian airport

Grillstock Bristol

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Grillstock London

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Grillstock Manchester

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Hangout Festival

Surf’s up for this cool beach festival

 

Henley Festival

Drink champagne by the river at Henley

iHeartRadio

Pop royalty in the city of sin 

IN Music Croatia

Fine pop and rock festival in the Croatian capital. 

Indietracks

Trains and tracks in Derbyshire

Into the Valley

Picturesque festival in a valley

Isle of Wight

Vintage fun on the UK island

Jersey Live

Big artists rock the small island

Lakefest

Family-centred little festival in the West

Leeds Festival

The big daddies of British rock festivals return

 

Les Eurockeennes

France's Glastonbury. By the lake. Très bien 

Lindisfarne Festival

What will I take with me to the North, it's the good North…

Liverpool International Music Festival

Like Football's coming home, but with music

Lokerse Feesten

An eclectic festival in Belgium 

Lollapalooza Berlin

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN GERMANY

Lollapalooza Chile

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN CHILE

Lollapolooza Argentina

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN ARGENTINA

Lollapolooza Brazil

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN BRAZIL

Lowlands

Head to Holland to party in a theme park

Lucca Summer Festival

A stunning month of big name shows in Tuscany

Lytham Festival

The Lancashire town of Lytham brings music and art to the good people of, er, well, Lytham

Mofo

Mofo — it almost writes itself

Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Gan dan tha toooon for some tuuuuunes (sort of)

No Tomorrow

Pop and dance in the Nottingham sunshine (fingers crossed)

NOS Alive

The sun's got his hat on in Lisbon

Outlines

We'll just give you a brief outline

Pinkpop

Rock out with the biggest bands in the world

Pukkelpop

You can't spell Pukkelpop without 'pop'. Or 'puk'. Or 'kel'

Reading Festival

The big daddies of British rock festivals return

 

Rewind Festival South

The ultimate 80s throwback festival

Rock For People - Hradec Kralove

Rock and roll in Central Europe

Rock In Rio, Las Vegas

Huge rock concert in Las Vegas

 

Rockaway Beach

A festival, in Butlins. Perfection.

Roskilde

Unmissable rock and arts festival in Denmark

 

Sasquatch!

A beautiful monster of a music fest

Secret Solstice

Who needs night-time? 

Sled Island

Canadian cool without the camping

 

Snowboxx

Pardon our French, but this looks bloody good (It's in France. That's the joke).

Somersault

Somersault tumbles into town for a weekend of fun and high jinks

Sonic Visions

A conference and a festival all at once. Double whammy!

Splore

Those kooky Kiwis sure know how to host an eco-rave on the beach

Sugar Mountain

Neither a mountain, nor made of sugar.

Summerfest

Supersized American festival will test your mettle

 

Sundown Festival

See the sun set on the summer in Norfolk

SuperBock SuperRock

A rock and roll extravaganza in Portugal

SXSW

Music industry annual shindig in Austin

Sziget

Like Django, but with a silent S. Or Z. We're not sure.

T in the Park

Scotland’s biggest festival is a solid affair

 

The Plot

Losing the plot, in a fun way

Tinderbox

Brand new festival in Denmark

Together the People Festival

Grammatically incorrect but exciting festival 

Transition Festival

Snowbombing has had a baby, and it's gonna grow up to be a stunner

Treasure Island

Find musical gold surrounded by the bay

Utopia Festival

Free fun on the Four Sisters Ranch

Vic Falls Carnival

Party next to the largest waterfall on earth

Wilkestock

Fun charity festival in Hertfordshire