Month: February 2018

‘New V Festival’ for 2018 unveiled as RiZE Festival

An event unveiled today can certainly be deemed the new V Festival. Taking place at the same Chelmsford Hylands Park site in Essex as V Festival, and over the same August weekend, RiZE Festival has today been unveiled as a replacement for V Fest South. Liam Gallagher and Stereophonics are set to headline. James Bay, […]Read More

Boomtown Sold Out Incredibly Early for 2018

Boomtown tickets have sold out this evening, following a “Boomtown sold out soon!” warning posted on the festival’s social media accounts several hours ago. The festival takes place in late August, and selling out as early as February is a sure sign of the festivals continued success. Last year Boomtown sold out in early July, […]Read More

Reading & Leeds confirm more artists and stage splits

Reading & Leeds Festivals have today released an updated lineup poster, confirming more bands and also detailing the stages on which they will perform. Joining an already varied lineup are The Vaccines, Shame, The Horrors, and Slaves. They join a lineup featuring Wolf Alice, Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Courteneers, Sum 41, and Pendulum. See […]Read More

Liverpool’s Fusion Festival to return with David Guetta & Shawn

Fusion Festival will return to the banks of the River Mersey this September, with the Liverpool festival set to feature David Guetta & Shawn Mendes. The two-day event takes place over the weekend of September 1st – 2nd 2018, and will also feature appearances from Clean Bandit, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Zara Larsson, Sigala, James […]Read More

Expanded Block 9 & radical new Arcadia show for next

In an interview with NME, Emily Eavis hinted at several changes being made to the site during it’s 2018 fallow year, in preparation for the 2019 festival. Dance mecca ‘Block 9’ is set to be expanded, with Emily stating “we’re spreading out Block 9 a bit, giving them more space as they’ve got some pretty […]Read More

Glastonbury plastic bottle ban planned for 2019

With the festival in it’s regular fallow year for 2018, organiser Emily Eavis has spoke of plans for a Glastonbury plastic bottle ban at the 2019 festival during a conversation with BBC Radio 6 Music. Emily has recently spoken about plans for an expanded Block 9 area and radical new Arcadia show to come at […]Read More

Leeds Reading lineup receives mixed reception from fans

Leeds & Reading festivals have today released their 2018 lineup, featuring headline performances from Fall Out Boy, Kendrick Lamar, and Kings of Leon. They join a varied lineup featuring performances from Wolf Alice, Panic! At The Disco, Sum 41, Skepta, and Wretch 32. Reading’s closing Sunday night, and Leeds’ opening Friday night, will also include […]Read More

Franz Ferdinand & Friendly Fires join Festival No. 6 lineup

Festival No.6, perhaps Britain’s most beautiful festival, have today confirmed headline performances from Franz Ferdinand and Friendly Fires for the September 2018 event. The festival takes place in the Italian-styled resort village of Portmeirion, nestled on the Lynn Peninsula overlooking the beautiful Dwyryd estuary and the staggering peaks of Snowdonia. Already confirmed for this summer […]Read More

Eden Festival confirm headliners for 2018

Scotland’s largest community driven, not-for-profit festival have today unveiled this years headline acts, including a DJ set from Groove Armada. They join Submotion Orchestra and Peep Show superstar DJ Super Hans at the eclectic Scottish festival. Eden Festival returns to Raehill Meadows in Dumfries and Galloway over the weekend of June 7th – 10th. Now […]Read More