2019 Festival Guide - a round-up of UK, Ireland and International festivals
Posted: 18th November 2019
Recently added or updated: Hit the North Festival
, Funk and Soul Weekender
, Celtic Connections
, Scotland Calling
, Beat Horizon
, Rebellion Festival
, Slam Dunk Festival
, Call of the Wild Festival
All prices are exclusive of booking fees.
For your convenience, we have also split our festival listings by size and type:
And also by genre:
Read on for the complete overview.
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.
London Jazz Festival
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
(17th - 25th Jan) in Glasgow with Lucy Rose, Fatoumata Diawara, Alasdair Roberts, Peatbog Faeries, Peggy Seeger, 9Bach, Anais Mitchell, Rozi Plain, Paul McKenna, Breabach, Ryan Bingham, Neill MacColl, Bela Fleck, Gwenifer Raymond, Manran, Pictish Trail and more.
(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.
Walthamstow Jazz Festival
C2C: Country to Country
(13th - 15th Mar) in London, Glasgow and Dublin with Eric Church, Darius Rucker and Luke Combs, plus The Cadillac Three, Old Dominion, Brett Young, Charles Esten, Runaway June, Tanya Tucker, Abby Anderson, Jordan Davis and more.
Hit the North Festival
(3rd May) in Tyne and Wear with DMA's, Fickle Friends, The Magic Gang, Rhys Lewis, Ryan McMullan, Working Men's Club, LITANY, The Lathums, Lauran Hibberd, Marsicans, Twisted Wheel, Aaron Smith, Alfie Neal and more. Tickets on sale now.
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.
Funk and Soul Weekender
(29th - 31st May) in Margate with Sister Sledge, Gilles Peterson, Ezra Collective, Roy Ayers, Hyponic Brass Ensemble, Craig Charles, Crazy P Soundsystem, Amp Fiddler, Norman Jay, Trojan Soundsystem, Greg Wilson, DJ Yoda, Hannah Williams and the Affirmations, Chali 2na, Krafty Kuts, Dat Brass, J Felix, Mr Thing, Wrongtom, Mister Shiver and more.
Call of the Wild Festival
North West Calling
(6th Jun) in Greater Manchester with Ruts DC, The Rezillos, Goldblade, Sham 69 [Jimmy Pursey], Anti-Nowhere League, Hung Like Hanratty, Duncan Reid and the Big Heads, Gimp Fist, Dirt Box Disco and more.
(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.
Heritage Live Summer Concerts
(21st Jun) in London with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and more to be announced.