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We love shouting about festivals, and it’s even better when we have tickets to give away. Who doesn’t love free stuff? Festivals and artists we’ve collaborated with in the past include Kano, m83, Festival no.6, Glass Butter Beach, Sundown Festival and Camp Bestival (to name a few).

Good luck!

If you’re a festival or brand and would like to set up a competition with MFN, please contact hayley@musicfestivalnews.net

Win A Pair of Weekend Tickets to TRNSMT Festival 2017

Scotland’s newest music festival, TRNSMT, brings one of the summer’s most anticipated line-ups to Glasgow Green over 7th – 9th July and, thanks to festival organisers DF Concerts, we have a pair of weekend tickets to give away.

Headliners Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro are supported by an award-winning line-up including The 1975, Belle and Sebastian, Catfish and the Bottlemen, London Grammar, Rag’N’Bone Man, Twin Atlantic, Stormzy and more.

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Win a Pair of Weekend Tickets to bluedot Festival 2017

We teamed up with bluedot festival to offer one lucky reader the chance of winning a pair of tickets to this year’s festival.

Following the inaugural event last summer, packed with incredible performances from across the musical, arts, culture and science spectrum, bluedot with Ovo Energy is set to return bigger and better than ever before.

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Win A Pair of Weekend Passes to Glass Butter Beach 2016

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We’ve teamed up with Glass Butter Beach – the renowned wake, surf, music and beach lifestyle festival – to offer one lucky winner the chance of winning a pair of tickets to this year’s event.

Evolving out of an underground wakeboard event on Abersoch Beach, Glass Butter Beach takes place at Llanbedrog, Abersoch between 19 – 21 August, and has rapidly become the world’s largest wakeboard music festival. Fusing an exhilarating mix of live acts and DJs, with world-class wake-boarding & surfing and an alluring beach lifestyle.

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Win a Pair of Weekend Passes to Festival No. 6 2016

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A festival unlike any other, in a place like no other, Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture, taking place over the weekend of the 1-4 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Wales. And we have a pair of weekend passes to give away!

This year’s eclectic line-up includes Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Hot Chip, Bastille, C Duncan, Django Django, Echo & The Bunnymen, Frances, JP Cooper, Lucy Rose, Oh Wonder, Super Furry Animals, Temples, Broken Social Scene and more.

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Win a Pair of Tickets to M83 at o2 Academy Brixton

Having smashed festival season with sets at Glastonbury and Latitude, M83 has confirmed a one-off headline show at o2 Academy Brixton on Wednesday 23rd November. And we have a pair of tickets to give away!

JUNK is not just M83’s first studio album in half a decade; it’s also the follow-up to Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming – which, upon release in 2011, placed M83 in the direct current of the mainstream.

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Win A Pair of Tickets to Kano + Little Simz at o2 Academy Brixton

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At East London’s Lovebox Festival it seemed most of you were there for one artist. And we’re not talking about the headliner. We’re not talking about an act from the main-stage. We’re talking about Kano.

The love for Kano in London is crazy. And we know lots of you didn’t manage to get inside the tent at Lovebox. So, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Kano‘s headline show at o2 Academy Brixton on 7th October 2016, with support from the incredibly talented Little Simz.

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Win a Pair of Backstage Weekend Passes to the Social Festival 2016

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After many months of curating their most exciting line-up yet, The Social Festival 2016 have teamed up with MFN for a huge online competition. Get ready…

We’re giving away two BACKSTAGE weekend camping passes, £60 worth of drinks tokens, vinyl album from Paul Kalkbrenner, CD Album from Sasha AND free travel to and from the festival with Big Green Coaches.

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Win the Chance to DJ at MTV Crashes Coventry 2016

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Aspiring DJs are being given the chance to show off their skills on the decks alongside some of music’s biggest dance artists. MTV Crashes Coventry, a two-day music festival, arrives at the Ricoh Arena on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 and show organisers are giving one local DJ the opportunity to kick off proceedings on day two with a 30 minute set.

Day two of the festival is celebrating club anthems, and will feature performances from Pete Tong, Basement Jaxx, The Chainsmokers and Wilkinson. While day one sees the likes of the Kaiser Chiefs, Tom Odell, Sigala, Fleur East and Chase & Status take to the stage.

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Secret Garden Party 2016 Announces Prize Draw

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Thought the best party of the year couldn’t get any better? Well, it can! At this year’s Secret Garden Party, you have the chance to take your summer into top gear ahem with the chance to enter a prize draw and win a red Mercedes 190E that once belonged to the late, great Desmond Dekker. 

Forget the usual food hamper, a dusty bottle of sherry from the back of the larder, or even dinner for two at the local eatery, Secret Garden Party 2016 has a prize draw really worth winning.

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Win A Pair of Tickets to SKATERS @ Oslo, Hackney

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Not already head-over-heels in love with SKATERS? WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? Currently on tour with a certain Rat Boy, the band have become renowned for their youthful, creative, energetic guitar-laden post-punk – and we can’t get enough!

Skaters release Rock and Roll Bye EP on 13th May 2016 and have streamed The Loner, listen below:

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Win a Pair of Tickets to Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2016

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We love Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2016, and we know you do too. So, we’re giving away another pair of tickets! This time, we’re giving you the chance to WIN a pair of tickets to see Massive Attack, Young Fathers, Patti Smith, TV on The Radio, Warpaint & Ghostpoet (+ more TBA) on Friday 1st July 2016.

Mercury Prize winning Young Fathers are familiar to Massive Attack fans, the Edinburgh trio has supported the band on their recent European tour and will be joining them on stage at Hyde Park.

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Sound City 2016 Search for Ultimate Student Festival Team (Media)

One of our favourite music festivals and industry conferences has impressed us even further. As an independent platform, MFN knows exactly what it’s like to start with nothing but a dream. Liverpool Sound City 2016 are offering a budding music journalist the chance to interview some of the hottest bands around, capture live performances as they happen and broadcast their views to thousands of dedicated music fans.

This unique competition by Sound City 2016 offers students the perfect chance to break into the industry and take their first step onto the music media ladder.

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WIN a Pair of Tickets to Love Saves The Day 2016

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WIN a pair of tickets to Love Saves The Day, one of the UK’s coolest inner city festivals taking place at Eastville Park in Bristol over the bank holiday weekend of the 28th-29th May 2016. 

Love Saves The Day have lined up indie rock outfit Everything Everything, acclaimed electronic pop group Hot Chip, renowned grimes artists Dizzee Rascal and Stromzy, plus loads more – and we’re giving you the chance to be there!

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Win A Pair of Tickets to Barclaycard Presents British Summertime Hyde Park 2016

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WIN a pair of tickets to see Florence + the Machine, Kendrick Lamar, Jamie XX, Cat Power, Todd Terje & more at Barclaycard Presents British Summertime Hyde Park, Saturday 2nd July 2016.

Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park has lined up BRIT Award winners Florence + The Machine and Platinum-selling, multiple Grammy winner musician Kendrick Lamar in his ONLY UK festival performance this year and we’re giving you the chance to be there.

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Festival Fundraiser: 44 Tickets, 22 Festivals, 1 Important Cause

22 of the UK’s leading independent and grass roots festivals have come together with the aim of raising urgent funds and awareness for refugees in Northern France.

The festivals, which include BeatherderBestival, Beautiful Days, BoomTown Fair, Camp Bestival, Dimensions, Greenman, Kendal Calling, Love Saves the Day, Larmer Tree, Outlook, Secret Garden Party, Shambala, WOMAD, and many more, have all offered up a pair of festival tickets for the Ultimate Festival Prize Draw offering 22 lucky entrants the chance to win a pair of tickets to one of these incredible festivals for a donation towards the cause.

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Win Backstage VIP Tickets to Sundown Festival 2015

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The weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot this summer. We teamed up with the creative minds behind Norfolk‘s spectacular Sundown Festival to bring you one hell of a competition. We’re offering a fabulous opportunity for one lucky reader to win a pair of free VIP tickets to this year’s Sundown Festival, taking place from 4th – 6th September 2015 at Norfolk Showground.

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Win a Pair of Tickets to the UK Premiere of Danny Collins

Win a pair of tickets to the UK Premiere of Danny Collins with AL PACINO in attendance.

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A-List red carpet selfie alert! We’re very excited to offer Music Festival News readers the chance to attend the Hollywood style movie premiere of Danny Collins in London on Monday 18th May. Continue reading Win a Pair of Tickets to the UK Premiere of Danny Collins

Win A Pair of Weekend Tickets To Common People Festival 2015

A Grand Day Out from the Bestival Team.

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We teamed up with the Bestival crew to offer tickets to the first ever Common People Festival; a brand new two-day metropolitan adventure, set in the leafy, green surrounds of Southampton Common. Put together with love by the acclaimed Bestival family, there will be lashings of the team’s unique magic, mayhem and merriment unifying party lovers across the south coast and beyond, for a truck load of bank holiday high jinx this 23rd & 24th May.

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Win Tickets To The First Ever BL9 Music Weekender

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We’re giving away two pairs of tickets for BL9 Music Weekender – one pair for the Saturday, one pair for the Sunday.

The beautiful game makes way for a unique musical treat this June, as some of the biggest names in the music industry are set to kick start the inaugural BL9 Weekender at Bury FC’s Gigg Lane ground.

With headliners Happy Mondays and Razorlight confirmed, the festival brings music and entertainment to the heart of the local community. Staged over the weekend 13th-14th June, BL9‘s main stage is packed with fabulous live music including Coolio’s only UK appearance in 2015. Continue reading Win Tickets To The First Ever BL9 Music Weekender