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Festival low-down 2017

Festival low-down 2017
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Not sure which festival to head to this summer? Check our guide for the biggest festivals around!

May

Radio 1 Big Weekend: 27th-28th May
Kicking things off this festival season is, as always, Radio 1’s Big Weekend. This year Hull are lucky enough to be hosting Katy Perry, Kasabian, Lana Del Rey, Kings of Leon, Stormzy and many more over the weekend. Unfortunately, if you haven’t got a ticket already you haven’t much luck of getting one now. However, you can still join in on all the music madness via the Radio 1 live stream.

June

Download: 9th-11th June

With Biffy Clyro and Of Mice And Men among the line-up, this year’s Download festival is set to be a good one. Grab your tickets for the 3-day rock festival online now.

Glastonbury: 21st-25th June

Unsurprisingly the line-up for this year’s Glasto is already amazing. With the likes of Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Katy Perry and Stormzy among the big names, if you’re off to Somerset for this festival you are in for a treat. Unfortunately, if you didn’t already manage to bag yourself some tickets you’ll have to try again next year as it is sold out.

July

Wireless: 7th-9th July

This year’s Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London has got Chance The Rapper, Skepta and The Weekend already lined up. Get your tickets here.

Latitude: 13th – 16th July

So far The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes are among the famous names signed up to play Latitude this year. The Suffolk festival is always a popular one and with big names still left to be announced I’d advise you grab tickets while you still can! Get your tickets here.

Longitude: 14th-16th July

Take yourself on a little trip to Dublin this July for a weekend of music in Marlay Park and see the likes of Picture this, The Weekend and Mumford and Sons. Get your tickets here.

Lovebox: 14th-15th July

This year the 2 day East London festival has Frank Ocean, Jamie XX, Solange and Chase & Status on the line-up just to name a few. Get your tickets here.

August

Wilderness: 3rd-6th August

The festival for, “nomads and gastronomes. Rockers and roamers. Drifters and dreamers” have a line-up this year that includes Two Door Cinema Club, Grace Jones, Hudson Taylor Aurora and Sigrid. Get your tickets here.

V festival: 19th-20th August

Whether you go to the V in Hylands Park or Weston Park over the weekend you will be lucky enough to see Pink, Jay-Z, Ellie Goulding, George Ezra, Busted and many more. Get your tickets here.

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Reading and Leeds: 25th-27th August

If you’ve got nothing to do over the August bank holiday weekend and fancy seeing Kasabian, Eminem, Muse, HAIM, Oh Wonder and Halsey plus many more famous names, then grab yourself tickets to Reading or Leeds festival here.

Creamfields: 24th-27th August

Also taking place over the bank holiday weekend, to celebrate their 20th anniversary Creamfields have managed to book some big names that include The Chainsmokers, Diplo and Martin Garix. Get your tickets here.

 

September

Bestival: 7th-10th Sep

Finally, to bring the festival season to a close, this year’s magical Bestival will see the likes of The XX, Annie Mac, Jamie T and Laura Mvula perform. Get your tickets here.

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Ciara McGinley Journalism student at Kingston Univeristy, London

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