2014/15 Festival Guide - a round-up of UK, Ireland and International festivals

Recently updated: North West Calling, Planet Rockstock, Let's Rock the Moor, Camden Rocks 2015, Dot to Dot 2015, Field Day 2015, Reading and Leeds 2015, Ireby Festival 2015, Download 2015 and more

The 2014 summer festival season is now at a close, but autumn still has a few outdoor festivals and winter heralds the move indoors until spring shows its face in 2015!

Feast your eyes below and grab tickets (including the many early-birds available for a limited time) while you can.

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

Content:

Autumn

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.

Nightmare Festival 2014
 

Nightmare Festival

Nightmare Festival (1st Nov) across multiple Camden venues, with King Charles, The Algorithm, Night Engine, The Au Revoirs, Hero Fisher, Generation Graveyard, Crystal Seagulls, Attention Thieves, The Hype Theory, Tyler Mae, Freeze the Atlantic, Hawk Eyes, Max Raptor, Mr Shiraz, SYKES, Under the Influence and more. Tickets cost £20.

The Block Party
 

The Block Party

The Block Party (8th Nov) returns to Bournemouth in November, running across multiple venues and featuring Danny Byrd, High Contrast, Zed Bias, MistaJam, Toddla T, Maxxi Soundsystem, DJ Luck and MC Neat and many more. Tickets cost £16 for student early-birds, £21 otherwise.

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.

Drill : Brighton
 

Drill : Brighton

Drill : Brighton (4th - 7th Dec 2014) New for 2014 and featuring Wire, Swans, Savages, TOY, Courtney Barnett, The Wytches, MONO [JP] and more across multiple Brighton venues. Early bird tickets cost £60.

Planet Rockstock 2014
 

Planet Rockstock

Planet Rockstock (5th - 7th Dec) in Bridgend for its third year, with the 2014 event boasting Glenn Hughes, The Treatment, Down 'n Outz, Michael Schenker, The Graveltones, Vandenbergs Moonkings, Touchstone, Magnum, Purson, Skam, Joanne Shaw Taylor and more.

2015

C2C: Country to Country
 

C2C: Country to Country

C2C: Country to Country (7th & 8th Mar) to feature Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Brandy Clark, Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert and Kip Moore in the UK at London's O2 Arena and Ireland at the Dublin's 3arena in March 2015. Tickets on sale now.

Resistanz
 

Resistanz Festival

Resistanz Festival (3rd - 5th Apr 2015) The annual Industrial/ EBM festival will take place in Sheffield once again in April. Tickets now on sale.

Impericon
 

Impericon Festival

Impericon Festival (4th May 2015) Early-bird tickets now on sale for Manchester's annual Impericon Festival. The 2015 line-up is to be announced, 2014 featured Bury Tomorrow, Terror, Deez Nuts, Stick To Your Guns, Breakdown Of Sanity and Demoraliser. Tickets cost £27 + fees.

The Great Escape
 

The Great Escape

The Great Escape (14th - 16th May 2015) Brighton's annual multi-venue extravaganza will take over Brighton in May 2015, with a line-up to be confirmed soon. Tickets available.

Lets Rock the Moor
 

Let's Rock the Moor

Let's Rock the Moor (16th May) in Berkshire with Level 42, The Selecter, The Blow Monkeys, Rick Astley, Odyssey, The Christians, Betty Boo, Roland Gift, Hot Chocolate plus more. Tickets on sale this Saturday (1st November) at 9am.

North West Calling
 

North West Calling

North West Calling (16th May) Back once again at Manchester's Ritz, the 2015 punk festival will include The Exploited, Angelic Upstarts, UK Subs, GBH, Dirt Box Disco, Chelsea, Control, {Ed Banger & The Nosebleeds}, Middle Finger Salute and Super Fast Girlie Show. Tickets cost £26.

Bearded Theory 2014
 

Bearded Theory Festival

Bearded Theory Festival (21st - 24th May 2015) Dominates proceedings once again in Derbyshire this May. The 2014 festival featured Peter Hook & The Light, Oysterband, Fishbone, 3 Daft Monkeys, Membranes, King Prawn, Anti-Vigilante and more, Tickets now on sale.

Dot to Dot
 

Dot to Dot

Dot to Dot (22nd - 24th May) returns to Manchester, Bristol and Nottinghamshire this spring. Line-up announcement expected soon! Limited early-bird tickets cost £20.

Ireby
 

Ireby Festival

Ireby Festival (22nd - 23rd May 2015) in Cumbria with Cara Dillon, CoCo and the Butterfields, Annabelle Chvostek, Kathryn Roberts, Police Dog Hogan, Phillip Henry And Hannah Martin, Wilful Missing, Sean Lakeman and more to be announced.

Camden Rocks
 

Camden Rocks

Camden Rocks (30th May) the annual all-dayer returns to Camden venues on 30th May. The 2014 festival featured The Subways, Reverend and the Makers, The Blackout, Ginger Wildheart, Hacktivist, Orange Goblin and more. The 205 line-up is to be announced. Limited early-bird tickets cost just £20.

Field Day
 

Field Day

Field Day (6th - 7th Jun) returns to London in June. The 2014 festival featured Pixies, Metronomy, Jon Hopkins, The Horrors, James Holden, Jagwar Ma, Teleman and more. The 2015 line-up is to be announced. Limited early-bird tickets cost £39.50 per day or £59.50 for the weekend.

Let's Rock Bristol
 

Let's Rock Bristol

Let's Rock Bristol (5th - 7th Jun) in Bristol with From the Jam, Big Country, Howard Jones, Go West, ABC, The South, The Boomtown Rats, Rick Astley, Billy Ocean, Sister Sledge, Aswad, The Beat, Odyssey, The Real Thing, Chas and Dave, China Crisis, Nick Heyward, Dr and the Medics, Betty Boo, Roland Gift, Hot Chocolate, Jimmy Somerville, Five Star, Modern Romance plus more. Tickets on sale this Saturday (1st November) at 9am.

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.

Let's Rock Leeds!
 

Let's Rock Leeds

Let's Rock Leeds! (20th Jun) in Yorkshire with Heaven 17, T'Pau, Go West, Midge Ure, Rick Astley, The Beat, Odyssey, Betty Boo, Sonia, Samantha Fox, Five Star plus more. Tickets on sale this Saturday (1st November) at 9am.

Glastonbury
 

Glastonbury

Glastonbury (24th - 28th Jun) Back once again and aiming to please fans young-and-old alike. Tickets for the 2015 event are now sold out, but there will be a small number of tickets available in the spring resale.

Love Supreme Jazz Festival
 

Love Supreme Jazz Festival

Love Supreme Jazz Festival (3rd - 5th Jul 2015) 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.

Let's Rock Exeter!
 

Let's Rock Exeter

Let's Rock Exeter! (4th Jul) in Devon with Bananarama, Nik Kershaw, Howard Jones, Go West, Midge Ure, ABC, Billy Ocean, The Real Thing, Nick Heyward, Dr and the Medics, Sonia, Five Star plus more. Tickets on sale this Saturday (1st November) at 9am.

NASS Festival
 

NASS Festival

NASS Festival (10th - 12th Jul 2015) Bath will once again reverberate to the sounds of live bands and sports fans. 2014 featured Jon Hopkins, Joel Compass, Albert Hammond, Jr, Kelis, Ella Eyre, Example and more. Will 2015 trump that?

Lets Rock Southampton!
 

Let's Rock Southampton

Let's Rock Southampton! (11th Jul) in Hampshire with Heaven 17, Alexander O'Neal, Nik Kershaw, T'Pau, Midge Ure, Rick Astley, The Beat, Odyssey, Betty Boo, Samantha Fox, Hot Chocolate, Jimmy Somerville, Five Star, Boney M plus more. Tickets on sale this Saturday (1st November) at 9am.

Latitude
 

Latitude

Latitude (16th - 19th Jul 2015) returns to Suffolk with a 2015 line-up TBC. 2014 featured Damon Albarn, Röyksopp & Robyn, Haim, Two Door Cinema Club, Billy Bragg, Booker T. Jones and more. Tickets now on sale

Wilderness
 

Wilderness

Wilderness (6th - 9th Aug 2015) 2014's festival in Oxfordshire featured London Grammar, Burt Bacharach, Metronomy, Sam Smith, Gregory Porter and more. Early bird tickets now available for the 2015 event.

Reading Festival
 

Reading Festival

Reading Festival (27th - 30th Aug 2015) with the 2015 festival a roaring success, featuring the likes of Blink-182, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Jake Bugg, Bombay Bicycle Club, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and many more, the 2015 line-up is to be announced. Early-bird tickets now on sale.

Leeds Festival
 

Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival (27th - 30th Aug 2015) with the 2015 festival a roaring success, featuring the likes of Blink-182, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Jake Bugg, Bombay Bicycle Club, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and many more, the 2015 line-up is to be announced. Early-bird tickets now on sale.

Creamfields 2015
 

Creamfields

Creamfields (28th - 30th Aug) returns once again to the Daresbury Estate in Warrington with a line-up sure to please (but yet to be announced). The 2014 event featured 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 & Like Mike and more.

The Big Feastival
 

The Big Feastival

The Big Feastival (28th - 30th Aug 2015) Early-bird tickets now available for next year's Big Feastival in Oxfordshire. The 2014 festival featured music from Fatboy Slim, Jamie Cullum, Kelis, Norman Jay, Stornoway, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Jack Savoretti and more.

Bingley Music Live
 

Bingley Music Live

Bingley Music Live (4th - 6th Sep 2015) the 2015 event will need to go some to trump 2014's line-up of Pet Shop Boys, Example, Shed Seven, MNEK, Gaz Coombes, Chloe Howl and more. Tickets now on sale.

Bestival 2014
 

Bestival

Bestival (10th - 13th Sep 2015) Early bird tickets now available. The 2015 line-up is to be announced. 2014 featured Outkast, Chic, Foals, Beck, Disclosure, Basement Jaxx and more. From £180.

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