Category Archives: Festival Guides

Festivals 2017 :: The Best Glastonbury Alternatives

Glastonbury tickets have sold out, leaving many would-be festival-goers resigned to recreating festival season in their gardens, and watching Radiohead rock the Pyramid Stage from the sofa.

If this sounds familiar, it’s time you consider the many alternatives to Glastonbury, for there is plenty of fun to be had outside of Worthy Farm! From Bristol’s new concert series and Primavera Sound in Barcelona to Suffolk’s family-friendly Latitude, there is no need to give up on summer just yet.

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Don’t Miss ‘This Feeling’ @ Kendal Calling 2017

After a mammoth year in 2016, putting on insane gigs up and down the UK and line-ups for the likes of Y Not Festival, Reading and Leeds Festival and Isle of Wight Festival, rock ‘n’ roll giants This Feeling & Jack Rocks have announced their first ever line-up at Kendal Calling.

The club night, known for kickstarting the likes of Blossoms and Cabbage, have teamed up with the House Party folks in the Cumbrian fields, to bring festival-goers some of the best up and coming bands around.

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Hackney Wonderland 2016 :: Ones To Watch

London promoters Cherry Cola are bringing back festival season to Hackney this weekend (15 – 16 Oct). Spread across five of East London’s hottest music venues, Hackney Wonderland 2016 offers the perfect opportunity for discovering your new favourite band.

Once exchanged for a wristband, your Hackney Wonderland 2016 ticket gets you access to Oval Space, Mangle E8, London Fields Brewery, The Pickle Factory and Sebright Arms. With each of these venues boasting a full, varied day of brilliant new music, make sure you check out our ‘ones to watch’…

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Best of 2016/17 Winter Music Festivals

With summer festival blues kicking in, we explore festivals coming up this winter to help you plan your post-summer fun! These festivals boast unbeatable lineups, unrivalled locations and fresh talent all just a short flight away from the UK.

The fun doesn’t have to stop just because the weather is cooling down! Whether you’re heading out to ADE in Amsterdam, Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen or Snowbombing in Austria, each of these festival hotspots guarantees the ultimate festival getaway.

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Neighbourhood Festival 2016 :: Ones to Watch

After an incredible summer of music up and down the country and across Europe, there’s no doubt when we say the festival blues have well and truly kicked in.

But thanks to the new kid in town, Neighbourhood Festival, we’re lucky enough to carry on the celebration of new and up and coming music – festival style – in no place other than Manchester.

If you were one of the lucky ones to get tickets for the sold out festival this Saturday, check out our ones to watch.

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Bestival 2016 :: 8 Hot New Acts

Bestival 2016 features headliners The Cure, Hot Chip, Major Lazer, Sean Paul and Wiz Khalifa. Pretty standard for a major festival. Study Bestival‘s lineup further, and you’ll find gems from genres far and wide.

A festival famous for inflatable churches, ambient forests, bouncy castles and love-bots, Bestival offers so much more than the music… But make sure you don’t miss these hot new acts performing across the weekend.

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