2014 Festival Guide - a round-up of UK, Ireland and International festivals

Recently updated: Download 2015, WOMAD, Liverpool Music Week, Good Times in the Park, Reading and Leeds, Creamfields, Global Gathering, NASS Festival etc

The 2014 festival season is now well in full swing, with Glasto, Download and Isle of Wight now having taken place, but with many more big, small, boutique and everything in-between choices available to you - many with tickets still available. Feast your eyes, below and grab tickets while you can.

All prices afgre exclusive of booking fees.

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Summer

The Summer Series
 

The Summer Series

The Summer Series (10th - 20th Jul) 2014's series at the Strand's lovely Somerset House will feature nights for Bastille (the day after Bastille day would you believe...), Kelis, Franz Ferdinand, Daughter, Kodaline, CHVRCHES, Little Dragon, Clean Bandit, Sam Smith, The Cat Empire and Agnes Obel. Tickets now sold out.

Truck
 

Truck Festival

Truck Festival (18th - 19th Jul) in Oxfordshire with White Lies, The Cribs, Peace, Maybeshewill, Canterbury, Slow Club, Stornoway, Kids in Glass Houses, Roots Manuva, Flyte, Itch, Swim Deep, My Darling Clementine, Julio Bashmore, Big Deal, Sam Duckworth, Cerebral Ballzy, Gabriel Minnikin, Jaguar Skills, Danny and the Champions of the World, Kevin Devine, The Twilight Sad, Chris T-T, Dodgy, Los Campesinos!, Blood Red Shoes, Ralfe Band, MC Lars, Andrew W.K. and more.

Latitude
 

Latitude

Latitude (17th - 20th Jul) Suffolk's festival will feature Groove Armada, Damon Albarn, Two Door Cinema Club, Röyksopp, Kelis, Jimi Goodwin, Haim, Drenge, Nils Frahm, Cass McCombs, X-Press 2, Agnes Obel, Booker T. Jones, Robyn, Metronomy, Midlake, Luke Sital-Singh, Mary Anne Hobbs, Anna Calvi, Josephine Foster, Phosphorescent, San Fermin, Marika Hackman, Goat, Willis Earl Beal, Outfit and many more.

Lovebox 2014
 

Lovebox

Lovebox (18th & 19th Jul) bak at Hackney's Victoria Park for another weekend of banging tunes, 2014 will feature Chase and Status, MIA, Annie Mac Presents..., ASAP Rocky, Bonobo, Crystal Fighters, Cyril Hahn, David Rodigan, Duke Dumont, Hannah Wants, Horse Meat Disco, Mount Kimbie, Sub Focus, Tensnake, The Horrors, Visionquest and more. Tickets now sold out.

GuilFest 2014
 

GuilFest

GuilFest (18th - 20th Jul) Back after a rest in 2013, Guildford's music festival will feature The Boomtown Rats, The Human League and Kool & the Gang as headliners, plus Roni Size, Public Service Broadcasting, The Skints, Soulfly, The Sugarhill Gang, Itch, Slim Chance, The Correspondents, Boney M, Kidnap Kid, The Other Tribe, Feed the Rhino, The Prelude and many more.

Beat-Herder 2014
 

Beat-Herder Festival

Beat-Herder Festival (18th - 20th Jul) in Lancashire with Happy Mondays, DJ Greg Wilson, Timo Maas, Mr Scruff, Bipolar Sunshine, Vitalic, The Bloody Beetroots, Vessels, Boney M, Wolf Alice, Koan Sound, Riva Starr and more. Tickets now sold out.

Shakedown
 

Shakedown Festival

Shakedown Festival (19th Jul) Brighton's dance one-dayer returns, with a line-up boasting Basement Jaxx, Groove Armada (DJ Set), Gorgon City, Jaguar Skills, Kidnap Kid, DJ EZ, MK, Blonde, B. Traits, DJ Zinc, Duke Dumont, Dismantle, Friction, Hannah Wants, Huxley, Lee Foss, My Nu Leng, Riva Starr, Wilkinson, Zane Lowe and more.

EssexFest
 

EssexFest

EssexFest (19th - 20th Jul) at Orsett Showground in Essex, near Grays, with with Joey Negro, DJ Slipmatt, Grooverider, Charlie Hedges, Heidi, DJ Phantasy, Frankie Cocozza, Wizkid, Charlee Drew, Shy FX, Uncle Dugs, Intensi-T, MK1, Misha B, Ghetts, ThePETEBOX and more. Fund-raiser for Prostate Cancer UK.

Ponty's Big Weekend
 

Ponty's Big Weekend

Ponty's Big Weekend (20th Jul) in Rhondda, Cynon, Taff with Sam Bailey, Union J, Rough Copy, Loveable Rogues, Damage, Hollywood Ending, Tich and more.

The Secret Garden Party
 

The Secret Garden Party

The Secret Garden Party (24th - 27th Jul) in Cambridgeshire with Fat Freddy's Drop, Public Enemy, Little Dragon, Clean Bandit, Maya Jane Coles, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Jagwar Ma, Sub Focus, Morcheeba, Bipolar Sunshine, Hercules and Love Affair, Foreign Beggars, KWABS, Rosie Lowe, Gorgon City, Wolf Alice, Deap Vally and more. Tickets now sold out.

WOMAD
 

WOMAD Festival

WOMAD Festival (24th - 27th Jul) in Wiltshire with Nitin Sawhney, Public Service Broadcasting, Snarky Puppy, Fat Freddy's Drop, Youssou N'Dour, Tunng, Kathryn Williams, DJ Greg Wilson, Melt Yourself Down, Mari Boine, Lucinda Belle, The Jolly Boys, Orleans Avenue, Trombone Shorty, Bassekou Kouyate, Hot 8 Brass Band, Alice Russell, Manu Dibango, 9Bach, Yaaba Funk, Congo Natty and more.

Global Gathering
 

Global Gathering

Global Gathering (25th & 26th Jul) Stratford-upon-Avon's EDM festival is back for 2014, featuring Chase and Status, David Guetta and Tinie Tempah on the Friday, The Prodigy, Alesso and more on the Saturday. Other acts across the weekend: Eric Prydz, Sub Focus, Jamie Jones, MK, Maya Jane Coles, New World Punx, Pretty Lights and many more.

Tramlines Festival
 

Tramlines Festival

Tramlines Festival (25th - 27th Jul) returns to Sheffield venues with a line-up boasting Katy B, The Cribs, The Gaslamp Killer, Gold Panda, Deap Vally, The Wedding Present, Public Enemy, Metalheadz, Annie Mac, Sister Sledge, Shift K3y, East India Youth, Lewis Watson, Benji B, Prince Fatty, We Were Evergreen, Bo Ningen, Toddla T, Sky Larkin, Shy Nature, Menace Beach, Kidnap Kid, Deap Vally, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Gaslamp Killer, Nicky Blackmarket, Peggy Sue, Denai Moore and more.

Maryport Blues Festival
 

Maryport Blues Festival

Maryport Blues Festival (25th - 27th Jul) in Cumbria with The Union, Coco Montoya, Ultimate Eagles, Danny Bryant, Eric Sardinas, Laurence Jones, Pat McManus, The Nimmo Brothers and more.

Audley End
 

Audley End 2014

Audley End 2014 (26th Jul - 3rd Aug) in Essex with Paul Weller plus a "The Greatest '80s Party...Ever" night with Heaven 17, Katrina and the Waves, Midge Ure, Johnny Hates Jazz, Tony Hadley, John Parr. The "Last Night Of Audley End Proms" finale features Camilla Kerslake, Laura Wright, Gardar Cortes and more.

Camp Bestival
 

Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival (31st Jul - 3rd Aug) The annual end of July Dorset shindig is back for another year, featuring James, Basement Jaxx, Peter Hook, De La Soul, Johnny Marr, Sinéad O'Connor, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, MNEK, Laura Mvula, Public Service Broadcasting, Steve Mason, Pop Will Eat Itself, The Skatalites, Chas and Dave, Courtney Pine, Joanne Joanne, CoCo and the Butterfields, Nick Mulvey, Beans On Toast, The Cuban Brothers, Rory McLeod, Ady Suleiman, Indiana, Markus Birdman, Denai Moore and more. Tickets cost £195 for adult weekend camping.

Kendal Calling 2014
 

Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling (31st Jul - 3rd Aug) in Cumbria with Happy Mondays, Suede, De La Soul, Tom Odell, Miles Kane, 2 Many DJs, Frank Turner, Razorlight, Reel Big Fish, Mr Scruff, Ella Eyre, Clean Bandit, The Heavy, Dub Pistols, Rae Morris, Catfish and the Bottlemen and more. Tickets now sold out.

Standon Calling
 

Standon Calling

Standon Calling (1st - 3rd Aug) Standon in Hertfordshire will welcome Frank Turner, Public Enemy and Maximo Park as headliners, along with Clean Bandit, Peace, Grandmaster Flash, TOY, Shapeshifter, The Heavy, Charli XCX, The Leisure Society, Ella Eyre and more. Tickets cost £119 for the weekend.

Y Not Festival
 

Y Not Festival

Y Not Festival (1st - 3rd Aug) Matlock's annual music festival will feature Dizzee Rascal, White Lies, Newton Faulkner, The First, The Fratellis, Nordic Giants, De La Soul, Razorlight, Reel Big Fish, Palma Violets, Turbowolf, The Blackout, Newton Faulkner, The Fratellis, British Sea Power, Post War Glamour Girls, Flyte, Ella Eyre, Bipolar Sunshine, Itch and more.

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley
 

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley (1st - 3rd Aug) in Herefordshire with The Skints, Roots Manuva, James Zabiela, DJ Craig Charles, Andy C, The Heavy, By The Rivers, Molotov Jukebox, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and more.

Cloudspotting
 

Cloudspotting Festival

Cloudspotting Festival (1st - 3rd Aug) in Lancashire with Sweet Baboo, Melt Yourself Down, Colorama, Kid Canaveral, Cate Le Bon, The Leisure Society, John Bramwell, Kiran Leonard, PINS, Laura J. Martin, Islet, Pictish Trail, Liz Green and more.

Lounge on the Farm
 

Lounge on the Farm

Lounge on the Farm (2nd Aug) Merton Farm in will once again host the annual one-dayer, with the 2014 line-up to feature headliners Fun Lovin' Criminals plus Peter Hook and The Light, The Ramona Flowers, Dub Pistols, Courtney Pine, CoCo and the Butterfields, DJ Format (DJ Set), DJ Yoda, Coves and more. Tickets cost £55.

Visions
 

Visions Festival

Visions Festival (2nd Aug) in London across multiple venues with Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Perfume Genius, Fat White Family, Dirty Beaches, Poliça, Eleanor Friedberger, Andrew W.K., Kiran Leonard, Flamingods, Arabrot, Deptford Goth, Josef Salvat, Jacco Gardner, Eagulls, Baths, Young Fathers and more

Phoenix Fringe
 

The Phoenix Fringe

The Phoenix Fringe (2nd - 9th Aug) in London with Al Murray, Frankie Boyle, Lee Nelson, Ed Byrne, Danielle Ward, Mike Wozniak, Andy Zaltzman, Alistair Barrie, Nick Helm, Keith Farnan, Aisling Bea, Brian Gittins, Gavin Osborn, Elis James, Joe Lycett, Tiernan Douieb and more.

Boardmasters
 

Boardmasters Festival

Boardmasters Festival (6th - 10th Aug) returns to Cornwall with Snoop Dogg, Roni Size, Chase and Status, 2 Many DJs, Reel Big Fish, Palma Violets, Peace, Bastille, DJ EZ, Duke Dumont, The Cribs, George Ezra, Bipolar Sunshine, Yuck, The Cuban Brothers, Saint Raymond, Dan Croll and more.

Bloodstock - Image: www.myspace.com/bloodstock
 

Bloodstock

Bloodstock (7th - 10th Aug) returns for 2014 with the first acts announced being: Megadeth, Emperor, Down, Saxon, Carcass, Hatebreed, Children of Bodom, Lacuna Coil, Crowbar, Amon Amarth, Prong, Primordial, Decapitated, Evil Scarecrow, Obituary plus more to be announced. Weekend camping tickets cost £130.

Beacons Festival
 

Beacons Festival

Beacons Festival (7th - 10th Aug) Back for another weekend of fun and music, 2014 will feature DARKSIDE, Daughter, Action Bronson, Jon Hopkins, The Fall, Daphni, Dixon, Erol Alkan, Nightmares On Wax, Jackmaster, Submotion Orchestra, Charli XCX, Joy Orbison, Daniel Avery and many more.

Rebellion Festival
 

Rebellion Festival

Rebellion Festival (7th - 10th Aug) returns to Blackpool once again, with enough punk, Oi! and hardcore to keep any fan happy. Just added are Cock Sparrer, The Damned, Ruts DC, Steve Ignorant, 999, Goldblade and TV Smith - joining NOFX, Killing Joke, Stiff Little Fingers, Biohazard, Slaughter and the Dogs, D.O.A., Reagan Youth and many more. Tickets cost £130 for the weekend, £35 for Thursday and £60 for Friday, Saturday or Sunday day tickets.

Wilderness
 

Wilderness

Wilderness (7th - 10th Aug) in Oxfordshire with Burt Bacharach, Jessie Ware, London Grammar, Mount Kimbie, Slow Club, Metronomy, Hozier, Gregory Porter, Submotion Orchestra, Jack Savoretti, Josh Record, Teleman, Chet Faker, Connan Mockasin and more.

Brecon Jazz Festival
 

Brecon Jazz Festival

Brecon Jazz Festival (8th - 10th Aug) in Brecon with Burt Bacharach, Laura Mvula, Gregory Porter, Zara McFarlane, Troyka, Loose Tubes, Don Weller, Christine Tobin, Dennis Rollins, Marius Neset, David Newton, Fapy Lafertin, The Big Chris Barber Band, Warren Vache, Jim Barber Trio and more.

Strawberry Fields Festival
 

Strawberry Fields Festival

Strawberry Fields Festival (8th - 10th Aug) in Leicestershire with Reverend and the Makers, DJ Yoda, The Twang, Goldie Lookin' Chain, The Rifles, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Simon and Oscar [Ocean Colour Scene], Mark Archer, a plastic rose, Jaymo and Andy George, Steve Lawler, Twisted Wheel, LostAlone, By The Rivers, JAWS, Dexters, The Struts, The Family Rain, Findlay, Coves, George Barnett, Young Kato and more.

Hideaway Music Festival 2014
 

Hideaway Music Festival

Hideaway Music Festival (8th - 10th Aug) in Oxfordshire with Big Country, Dreadzone, Alabama 3, Anttix, Republica, Megan Henwood, Charlie Dore, Eddie and the Hotrods, The Animals and Friends, Claire Nicolson, No Direction and more.

Hevy Fest
 

Hevy Fest

Hevy Fest (14th - 16th Aug) back for 2014 in Port Lympne, Kent with The Safety Fire, TesseracT, Iwrestledabearonce, Deez Nuts, Devil Sold His Soul, Oathbreaker, Monuments, Brutality Will Prevail, POLAR and more.

Green Man Festival - Image: www.greenman.net
 

Green Man Festival

Green Man Festival (15th - 17th Aug) The Brecon Beacons will be welcoming back this much-celebrated gathering, fresh from being hailed by The Observer as one of the Top 100 UK Brands. Confirmed for 2014 are: Beirut, Kurt Vile, First Aid Kit, Anna Calvi, Neutral Milk Hotel, Mercury Rev, Speedy Ortiz, Ry X, Fat White Family, Poliça, I Break Horses, Daughter, Sharon Van Etten, William Tyler and more. Tickets available.

Belsonic - Image: www.belsonic.com
 

Belsonic

Belsonic (15th - 22nd Aug) The Belfast festival has announced Example, Biffy Clyro, Kodaline, Queens of the Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, Tom Odell, Little Matador and more for 2014. Tickets on sale now

Jabberwocky
 

Jabberwocky Festival

Jabberwocky Festival (15th - 16th Aug) is brought to you by the guys behind ATP and Primavera festival. It takes place in London's Excel Centre, with Neutral Milk Hotel, deafheaven, Pissed Jeans, Caribou, Hookworms, Speedy Ortiz, The Growlers, I Break Horses, Iceage, Jesu, Kode 9, The Ex, Electric Wizard, Eaux, METZ, Chelsea Wolfe, Connan Mockasin, Panda Bear, Liars, Earth, Untold, Cloud Nothings, Kurt Vile and more.

Rewind South - The 80's Festival - Image: www.rewindfestival.com
 

Rewind South - The 80's Festival

Rewind South - The 80's Festival (15th - 17th Aug) in Oxfordshire with Level 42, Howard Jones, Bonnie Tyler, A Flock of Seagulls, The Boomtown Rats, Holly Johnson, Sister Sledge, Mike and the Mechanics, Wang Chung, Roland Gift, Thompson Twins and more

V Festival
 

V Festival

V Festival (16th - 17th Aug) The 2014 line-up includes the recently-added James Bay, James Arthur, Hoodie Allen, Neon Trees plus Justin Timberlake, The Killers, Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Lily Allen, Elbow, Bastille, Rudimental, Tom Odell, John Newman, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Katy B, Jason Derülo, Blondie, Rizzle Kicks, Miles Kane, Ella Eyre and more.

Flashback Festival
 

Flashback Festival

Flashback Festival (16th Aug and 13th Sep) in Worksop and Chelmsford. Worksop's Clumber Park (16th aug) will feature Billy Ocean, Kim Wilde, ABC, Jimmy Somerville, Midge Ure, Katrina and more. Chelmsford (13th Sep) features Billy Ocean, Heather Small, Marc Almond, ABC, Go West, Hue and Cry, From the Jam, T'Pau and Dr and the Medics.

Merthyr Rock 2014
 

Merthyr Rock

Merthyr Rock (17th Aug) returns to Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr Tydfill, with a line-up featuring Taking Back Sunday (UK festival exclusive), The Blackout, Anti-Flag, Reel Big Fish and more. Tickets cost just £25.

Greenwich Music Time
 

Greenwich Music Time

Greenwich Music Time (21st - 23rd Aug) Brand new for 2014, the line-up features Goldfrapp (Thursday), Russell Watson plus guest Kerry Ellis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Friday) and Jools Holland and his Rhythm 'n Blues Orchestra on the Saturday with guests Melanie C and Marc Almond. Tickets on sale now, starting from £29.50 (Goldfrapp), £30 (Jools Holland) and £35 (Russell Watson).

Reading Festival
 

Reading Festival

Reading Festival (22nd - 24th Aug) Just added to this year's line-up are former My Chemical Romance man Gerard Way, plus We Are Scientists, Maverick Sabre, Drowners, Little Matador, MO, MistaJam, King Charles, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Sunshine Underground, KWABS, My Nu Leng, Sivu, Saint Raymond and many more. All joining headliners Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Blink-182, plus Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and Nero. All joining The 1975, The Courteeners, Jake Bugg, Metronomy, You Me At Six, SBTRKT, Warpaint, Netsky, Annie Mac, Architects, ISSUES, Pusha T, Krept & Konan, Royal Blood, Hozier and many more. Tickets now sold out.

Leeds Festival
 

Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival (22nd - 24th Aug) Just added to this year's line-up are former My Chemical Romance man Gerard Way, plus We Are Scientists, Maverick Sabre, Drowners, Little Matador, MO, MistaJam, King Charles, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Sunshine Underground, KWABS, My Nu Leng, Sivu, Saint Raymond and many more. All joining headliners Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Blink-182, plus Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and Nero. All joining The 1975, The Courteeners, Jake Bugg, Metronomy, You Me At Six, SBTRKT, Warpaint, Netsky, Annie Mac, Architects, ISSUES, Pusha T, Krept & Konan, Royal Blood, Hozier and many more.

Creamfields 2014
 

Creamfields

Creamfields (22nd - 24th Aug) show once again why it's the UK's premier EDM festival, with a massive line-up including Avicii, Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Armin van Buuren, Fatboy Slim, Steve Angello, Eric Prydz, Tiësto, Annie Mac, Alesso, Above & Beyond, Laidback Luke, Paul Van Dyk, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz, Hardwell, Nervo, Sub Focus , Thomas Gold and hundreds more!

Galtres Parklands Festival
 

Galtres Parklands Festival

Galtres Parklands Festival (22nd - 24th Aug) in Yorkshire with Bellowhead, Levellers, Tricky, The Human League, Public Service Broadcasting, Morcheeba, Martin Stephenson, Beans On Toast, Chris Helme and more.

South West Four
 

South West Four

South West Four (23rd & 24th Aug) takes over Clapham Common over the August bank holiday weekend, with Above & Beyond, Alesso, Paul Kalkbranner, Jamie Jones, Sasha and more for the Saturday. Sunday features Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Marco Carola, Netsky, Maceo Plex, MK and more on the Sunday. Tickets cost £55 for the Saturday, £52.50 for the Sunday or £102.50 for both days.

Victorious Festival
 

Victorious Festival

Victorious Festival (23rd & 24th Aug) back for another year and this time on Southsea's seafront, the 2014 event will feature Dizzee Rascal, Seasick Steve, The Pigeon Detectives, Shed Seven, Naughty Boy, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Beans On Toast, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Swim Deep, Lucy Spraggan, Public Service Broadcasting, Counterfeit Beatles and more. Tickets cost just £15 per day for adults, £6 for kids and free for under-5s.

Bingley Music Live
 

Bingley Music Live

Bingley Music Live (29th - 31st Aug) back for another year, the 2014 line-up includes Pet Shop Boys, Example, Shed Seven, MNEK, Gaz Coombes, Chloe Howl, Coasts and many more.

Electric Picnic 2014
 

Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic (29th - 31st Aug) in Laois with Pet Shop Boys, Lily Allen, Simple Minds, Nile Rodgers, Outkast, Beck, Portishead, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Foals, Paolo Nutini, Chic, The Wailers, Jungle, Sohn, London Grammar, Laura Mvula, Annie Mac, Metronomy, The Stranglers, Temples, Omar Souleyman, White Denim, St. Vincent, Kaytranada, Flume, Bicep and more.

Rewind Festival North
 

Rewind Festival North

Rewind Festival North (29th - 31st Aug) in Cheshire with Level 42, Marc Almond, Toyah, T'Pau, Rick Astley, Billy Ocean, Holly Johnson, Mike and the Mechanics, Tony Hadley, Jimmy Somerville and more.

Sundown Festival
 

Sundown Festival

Sundown Festival (30th & 31st Aug) Announced for the 2014 edition of Norwich's music festival are Ellie Goulding, Chase and Status, Tinie Tempah, John Newman, Clean Bandit, with many more to be announced. Tickets on sale now.

The Big Feastival
 

The Big Feastival

The Big Feastival (30th & 31st Aug) Once again, Jamie Oliver's celebration of food and music will return to Alex James' Oxfordshire Churchill Heath Farm. The 2014 line-up is to be announced. 2013 featured music from Basement Jaxx, KT Tunstall, Rizzle Kicks, The Feeling, Norman Jay and many more. Proceeds to The Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. Early bird tickets cost £60/ £50 for Saturday/ Sunday adult day tickets or £100 for a combined adult ticket.

Blackpool Illuminations Festival
 

Blackpool Illuminations Festival

Blackpool Illuminations Festival (29th - 31st Aug) the annual switch-on event stretches over three days for 2014, featuring a free night hosted by Rock FM on the Friday, Thriller Live in concert plus Chicago on the Saturday and Rebecca Ferguson, Atomic Kitten, Liberty X, 911, Damage on the Sunday.

Autumn

Hell On Earth Tour
 

Hell On Earth Tour

Hell On Earth Tour (2nd - 4th Sep) in Bridgend, Derbyshire, London with Shadows Fall, The Acacia Strain, Unearth, Pay No Respect and more.

Bestival 2014
 

Bestival

Bestival (4th - 7th Sep) The 2014 edition looks like a cracker, featuring recent additions Public Service Broadcasting, MNEK, Bonobo, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip plus Outkast, Foals, Beck, Chic feat. Nile Rodgers as headliners plus Disclosure, Paloma Faith, Busta Rhymes, Major Lazer, London Grammar, Wild Beasts, Basement Jaxx, Sam Smith, Caribou, CHVRCHES, Laura Mvula, Candi Staton and more.

Festival No.6
 

Festival No.6

Festival No.6 (4th - 7th Sep) have added the final headliner, who are Pet Shop Boys, joining Beck and London Grammar plus Bonobo, Neneh Cherry, Steve Mason, Matha Reeves and the Vandellas, Temples, Peter Hook and the Light, Jon Hopkins, Jimi Goodwin, James Holden, The Undertones, Los Campesinos!, John Wizards, Cherry Ghost, Alexis Taylor, Julio Bashmore, Danny Krivit, Prosumer and more.

Long Division
 

Long Division Festival

Long Division Festival (12th - 14th Sep) in Yorkshire with Gruff Rhys, Roddy Woomble, The Wedding Present, I Like Trains, The Cribs, Post War Glamour Girls, Gilmore and Roberts, The Membranes, Summer Camp, Frankie and the Heartstrings, Beans On Toast, TOY, Islet, Bleech and more

OnBlackheath
 

OnBlackheath

OnBlackheath (13th & 14th Sep) new for 2014, Blackheath in south east London will host Massive Attack, Frank Turner, Aloe Blacc, Imelda May, Young Fathers, Levellers, Athlete, Joe Goddard [Hot Chip] - DJ Set, Slow Club, Gilles Peterson, Radiophonic Workshop, Stealing Sheep, Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs, The Wytches, Kid Wave and more across the two days. Tickets cost £57.50 per day or £99 for both days.

BBC Proms in the Park
 

BBC Proms in the Park

BBC Proms in the Park (13th Sep) in Hyde Park, with Sir Terry Wogan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rufus Wainwright, Royal Choral Society, The Dhol Foundation and more.

Good Times in the Park
 

Good Times in the Park

Good Times in the Park (13th and 14th Sep) Brand new for 2014 and backed by Norman Jay's Good Times brand. Chaka Khan, Norman Jay, The Brand New Heavies, The Good Times Collective, Jazzie B, The Cuban Brothers, David Rodigan, Dub Pistols, Ms Dynamite, Goldie, Secretsundaze, Terry Farley and more confirmed. Tickets available, starting from £39.25 for early-bird day tickets, rising to £44.25 for second release and starting from £79.25 for second release weekend tickets.

BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
 

BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park (14th Sep) in London with Paloma Faith, Blondie, Chrissie Hynde, Bellowhead, Kacey Musgraves, Gregory Porter and more. Tickets now sold out.

Looe Music Festival 2014
 

Looe Music Festival

Looe Music Festival (19th - 21st Sep) in Cornwall with Squeeze, Frank Turner, The Brand New Heavies, The Selecter, Hayseed Dixie, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Land of the Giants, Tankus the Henge, 3 Daft Monkeys and more.

Greenwich Comedy Festival
 

Greenwich Comedy Festival

Greenwich Comedy Festival (24th - 28th Sep) in London with Milton Jones, Stewart Francis, Arthur Smith, Shappi Khorsandi, Stephen K Amos, Rich Hall, Ardal O'Hanlon, Felicity Ward, Terry Alderton, Craig Campbell, Doc Brown, Nina Conti, Carl Donnelly, David O'Doherty, Seann Walsh, Andrew Maxwell, Kerry Godliman, Mark Thomas, Aisling Bea, Ed Gamble, Cardinal Burns, Dan Atkinson and more.

Derby Folk Festival
 

Derby Folk Festival

Derby Folk Festival (3rd - 5th Oct) in Derbyshire with Kate Rusby, Steeleye Span, Martin Simpson, Show of Hands, Lucy Ward, The Carrivick Sisters, Dana and Susan Robinson, Coope, Boyes and Simpson, Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies, Merry Hell and more.

Blues Fest London - Image: www.bluesfest.co.uk
 

BluesFest

BluesFest (26th - 31st Oct) in London's Royal Albert Hall, featuring the recently-added Gregory Porter (27th Oct) plus Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Level 42, Robert Cray Band, Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, Beth Hart, Marcus Bonfanti, Nell Bryden, Dr Feelgood, Jo Harman and more.

Liverpool Music Week
 

Liverpool Music Week

Liverpool Music Week (23rd Oct - 4th Nov) 2014 represents 10 years of Liverpool Music Week which takes place across multiple venues. Confirmed this year are Mogwai, Caribou, Wild Beasts, The War On Drugs, Evian Christ, Forest Swords, Patten, Mugstar, Clinic DJ Set and more. Tickets range from £16.50 to £25.

London Jazz Festival
 

London Jazz Festival

London Jazz Festival (14th - 22nd Nov) will feature the has just added Marcus Miller, The Bad Plus, LAU and Ian Shaw, joining Branford Marsalis Quartet, Abdullah Ibrahim, John McLaughlin and 4th Dimension, Ibrahim Maalouf, Bill Frisell, Snarky Puppy, a special gig marking 75 years of Blue Note Records, starring Jason Moran, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Lionel Loueke, Sam Amidon, Tomasz Stanko, Chucho Valdés, Dedication Orchestra and more.

2015

C2C: Country to Country
 

C2C: Country to Country

C2C: Country to Country (7th & 8th Mar 2015) the 2014 events took place in both London and Dublin (for the first time), featuring Dixie Chicks, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and more. Limited early bird tickets for the 2015 London events (line-up to be announced) are on sale now.

Download - Image: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
 

Download

Download (12th - 14th June 2015) back for another year is Donigton's annual rock festival, with earlybird tickets available at discount prices for a short while.

Love Supreme Jazz Festival
 

Love Supreme Jazz Festival

Love Supreme Jazz Festival (3rd - 5th Jul) Back in Lewes for another three days of jazz at Glynde Place with a line-up to be announced. Super Earlybird tickets are now on sale, costing £85/95 for adult non-camping/ camping options, with other options available.

Overseas Festivals

Longitude Festival 2014
 

Longitude Festival

Longitude Festival (18th - 20th Jul) Latitude's Irish sister, the Dublin-based festival will feature Massive Attack, Disclosure, Ben Howard, James Vincent McMorrow, Rudimental, Haim, Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club, CHVRCHES, The 1975, First Aid Kit, Sam Smith, Hozier, BANKS, Bonobo, John Talabot, Icona Pop, Julio Bashmore, Cyril Hahn and many more.

Benicassim
 

Benicàssim

Benicàssim (17th - 20th Jul) The mighty Catalan festival returns for more festivities in 2014. The line-up is to be announced, but they'll need to go some to beat 2013's line-up of The Killers, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age and Beady Eye. Early-bird 4 day tickets are available right now at just £85 + fees for a limited time.

Soundwave Festival
 

Soundwave Festival

Soundwave Festival (17th - 21st Jul) Croatia's annual festival returns to Petrcane, with a line-up boasting Fat Freddy's Drop, Madlib (DJ Set), Mr Scruff, Gold Panda, Huey Morgan, Dele Sosimi, The Bug, Gentleman's Dub Club, Mr Thing, Om Unit and more. Tickets cost £45 per day or £125 for the weekend.

Tomorrowland
 

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (18th - 20th and 25th - 27th Jul) This year taking place across two weekends, Belgium's annual EDM spectacular has announced another killer line-up, with the likes of Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Eric Prydz, Erol Alkan, Carl Cox, Dillon Francis, Diplo, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Netsky, Hardwell, Laidback Luke, Sander van Doorn and Tiësto playing both weekends. Above & Beyond will play just the first weekend, with Afrojack playing the second. Now for the bad news: tickets once again sold out in hours, but there are limited resale tickets available.

Flow Festival
 

Flow Festival

Flow Festival (8th - 10th Aug) Finland's Flow festival never disappoints with their line-up, and the first announcement for 2014 comes on Thusday 6th March. 2013 featured Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Azealia Banks and more - so expect big things! Tickets on sale now.

Sziget
 

Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival (11th - 18th Aug) the Hungarian festival has announced a massive line-up for the summer, featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Placebo, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, Jake Bugg, Brody Dalle, London Grammar, Tom Odell, Laidback Luke, Klaxons, Michael Kiwanuka and many more. Tickets cost £175 for all seven days, £150 for five and just £41 for day tickets.

La Route du Rock - Image: www.laroutedurock.com
 

La Route du Rock Festival

La Route du Rock Festival (14th - 16th Aug) St Malo in Brittany has announced Kurt Vile & The Violators, Angel Olsen, METZ, Temples, Todd Terje, Liars, Anna Calvi, Moderat, Thee Oh Sees, DARKSIDE, Slowdive, Portishead and more. Tickets cost just £68 for all three days.

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