2019 Festival Guide - a round-up of UK, Ireland and International festivals
Recently added or updated: SWN Festival, Beat Horizon, Rebellion Festival, Bloodstock, Slam Dunk Festival, Call of the Wild Festival, Download, The Spree, Bude Blues Festival, BluesFest, Ritual Union, The Warehouse Project and more
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The Warehouse Project
The Warehouse Project (20th Sep - 1st Jan 2020) Manchester's Warehouse Project returns with another strong line-up, boasting: Aphex Twin (with Nina Kraviz, Lee Gamble), Above & Beyond - AnjunaBeats, Underworld, Fatboy Slim (with Eats Everything, Mele and Route 94), Four Tet (with Skrillex, Jon Hopkins and more), MK (with Diplo, Gorgon City, Lee Foss, Low Steppa, Riva Starr), Hacienda Classical (with Soul II Soul, A Certain Ratio and more), Drumcode Records (with Adam Beyer, B. Traits and more), Annie Mac (Halloween event with Green Velvet, Mella Dee and more), Skepta (with Octavian, M Huncho and more), Flume, Sonny Fodera, The Martinez Brothers, mura masa, CamelPhat, RAM Records, Bicep, Jamie Jones and more.
The Spree (11th - 19th Oct) in Renfrewshire with Jerry Sadowitz, Gruff Rhys, Fred MacAulay, Glasvegas, Hue and Cry, Hayseed Dixie, PP Arnold, The Snuts, Scott Gibson, Karine Polwart and more during the week-long spree
Neighbourhood Festival (12th Oct) in Greater Manchester with Miles Kane, HMLTD, Good Cop Bad Cop, Sports Team, BLOXX, The Big Moon, VANT, Lady Bird, Giant Rooks, Ten Tonnes, The Academic, The Blinders, Easy Life, PINS and more - tickets on sale now
SWN Festival (18th - 20th Oct) in Glamorgan with Self Esteem, HMLTD, Fatherson, Gruff Rhys, Nilüfer Yanya, The Comet is Coming, Flamingods, Trudy And The Romance and many more at this popular Welsh festival. Last tickets available
Ritual Union (19th Oct) in Oxfordshire with Teleman, The Comet is Coming, Self Esteem, Young Knives, Pigspigspigspigspigspigspigs, The Murder Capital, Heavy Lungs, Flamingods, Trudy And The Romance, Ibibio Sound Machine and more.
Tomorrow's Ghosts Festival
Tomorrow's Ghosts Festival (1st - 2nd Nov) in Yorkshire with She Past Away, Clan Of Xymox, Inkubus Sukkubus, Wayne Hussey, AlterRed and many more darkwave acts from past and present - last few tickets
Mirrors Festival (2nd Nov) back after a break in 2018, covering Camden venues: the Roundhouse, Dingwalls and Camden Assembly and featuring American Football, Phoebe Bridgers, Turnover and many more. Tickets on sale now
Damnation Festival (2nd Nov) in Yorkshire with Mayhem, Opeth, GOST, Alcest, The Vintage Caravan, Blood Red Throne, Primordial, A Pale Horse Named Death, Raging Speedhorn, Venom Prison, Earth Ship and more.
Bude Blues Festival
Bude Blues Festival (8th - 10th Nov) in Cornwall with Focus, Wishbone Ash, Erja Lyytinen, Nine Below Zero, Sugaray Rayford, Steve Hill, Thorbjorn Risager and the Black Tornado, John Verity, Grainne Duffy, Kyla Brox, Chantel McGregor, Wille and the Bandits, Aynsley Lister, Billy Walton Band, Stevie Nimmo, Del Bromham and more - tickets available.
2Q Festival (9th Nov) in Lincolnshire with The Futureheads, Heavy Lungs, Calva Louise, Saint Agnes, Orchards, Alice Jemima, JAWS, Spector, LIINES, Black Futures, The Pale White, The Blinders and more.
Impericon Never Say Die! Tour
London Jazz Festival
Bude Folk Festival
Planet Rock Winter's End
Planet Rock Winter's End (6th - 8th Dec) in Bridgend with Reef, Kingdom Of Madness, Ginger, Kris Barras Band, Myke Gray, Eden's Curse, Bad Touch, Temples on Mars, Massive Wagons, Federal Charm, Xander and the Peace Pirates - last tickets on sale
Beat Horizon (18th - 25th Jan) in London, Bristol and Manchester with a different line-up per city, but featuring Yasiin Bey, LTJ Bukem, GZA, The Pharcyde, Jeru The Damaja, Metalheadz, Don Letts, Goldie, Talib Kweli, Roni Size, Sampa the Great, Swindle, Mala, Channel One Soundsystem and more across the three dates.
C2C: Country to Country
C2C: Country to Country (13th - 15th Mar) in London, Glasgow and Dublin with artists to be announced.
Slam Dunk Festival
Slam Dunk Festival (23rd - 24th May) in Leeds and Hertfordshire with State Champs, Don Broco, The Wonder Years, Mayday Parade, Motion City Soundtrack, Ice Nine Kills, Knuckle Puck, ISSUES, Hands Like Houses, Four Year Strong, Bayside and more.
Call of the Wild Festival
Download (12th - 14th Jun) returns to Derbyshire with KISS, Iron Maiden, System of a Down, Deftones, Korn, The Offspring, Of Mice & Men, Black Veil Brides, Daughtry, Disturbed, Alestorm, Gojira and more. Tickets on sale now.
Bloodstock (6th - 9th Aug) in Derbyshire with Devin Townsend, Skindred, Vio-lence, GloryHammer, Jinjer, Butcher Babies, Sacred Reich, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dark Tranquility and more. Tickets available.