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August, 2012
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Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Boom
 
 
Initially a psytrance festival the first Boom had two stages a dance floor and a chillout area. Boom now incorporates a Sacred Fire stage for world music acoustic sets and live bands and 2008's Boom debuted the Groovy Beach a stage for contemporary genres of electronic music including...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Idanha-a-Nova Lake
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
African Drum Village
 
 
First and only drum festival in Scotland. Celebrate the primeval and powerful sounds of African drumming, music & arts in the very heart of tranquil Glen Isla in Angus Scotland. Very friendly, good fun and some great workshops. All levels welcome

When:  Jul. 31, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Glen Isla , Angus
[ close ]
 
 
Stop Making Sense
 
 
Fly to Zadar and take the shuttle bus to this beach paradise where by day you can jump on the party boat and by night dance under the stars on the idyllic Croatian peninsula. Line up is tight and on the money. Ryanair flights are cheap as are the beer and admission ticket. This does in fact make...

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   The Garden , Petrcane
[ close ]
 
 
Cambridge Rock
 
 
A superb rock festival featuring mainly rock and blues, with great food and 70 real ales, ciders, wines and lager! Camping and caravaning available over the full festival. Just 2.5 miles from the historic centre of Cambridge and 3.3miles from Cambridge Rail Station. 30 mins from Stansted Airport....

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Haggis Farm Polo Club , Barton , Cambridge , Cambs
[ close ]
 
 
 
1
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Boom
 
 
Initially a psytrance festival the first Boom had two stages a dance floor and a chillout area. Boom now incorporates a Sacred Fire stage for world music acoustic sets and live bands and 2008's Boom debuted the Groovy Beach a stage for contemporary genres of electronic music including...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Idanha-a-Nova Lake
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
African Drum Village
 
 
First and only drum festival in Scotland. Celebrate the primeval and powerful sounds of African drumming, music & arts in the very heart of tranquil Glen Isla in Angus Scotland. Very friendly, good fun and some great workshops. All levels welcome

When:  Jul. 31, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Glen Isla , Angus
[ close ]
 
 
Stop Making Sense
 
 
Fly to Zadar and take the shuttle bus to this beach paradise where by day you can jump on the party boat and by night dance under the stars on the idyllic Croatian peninsula. Line up is tight and on the money. Ryanair flights are cheap as are the beer and admission ticket. This does in fact make...

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   The Garden , Petrcane
[ close ]
 
 
Cambridge Rock
 
 
A superb rock festival featuring mainly rock and blues, with great food and 70 real ales, ciders, wines and lager! Camping and caravaning available over the full festival. Just 2.5 miles from the historic centre of Cambridge and 3.3miles from Cambridge Rail Station. 30 mins from Stansted Airport....

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Haggis Farm Polo Club , Barton , Cambridge , Cambs
[ close ]
 
 
The Big Chill
 
 
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2012. SET TO RETURN IN 2013. This one is the blueprint for all boutique festivals. It focuses on comfort, eclectic music, comedy, great visuals and a family friendly environment. It started out with DJs like Mixmaster Morris, Coldcut and Mr Scruff and later went...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Eastnor Castle Deer Park , Herefordshire
[ close ]
 
 
Arenal Sound
 
 
This beach festival has everything you could want for a great weekend. There's live music on the beach a very short walk from the campsite, and there's also a purpose built festival enclosure with all the facilities you'll need. Good showers, decent loos, medical rooms, snack bars...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Burriana
[ close ]
 
 
Rebellion
 
 
This is one of the world's largest punk events and with 4 days of music spread across 6 different stages plus stalls selling records, CD's, DVDs, books, clothing, memorabillia and more Dig out those old T shirts and studded belts and head to Blackpool for a riotous weekend. Dave Barb.,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Winter Gardens , Blackpool
[ close ]
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land is a community-focused performing arts festival held in the Clouds somewhere over Somersets Mendip hills. Small in size but big on quality, the Clouds is an unrealistically idealistic state of mind, where everything is perfect. Collectively organised and ecologically conscious.

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Fernhill Farm , Cheddar , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Esperanzah
 
 
Inner city festival with all the trimmings of a field event. There is expertly organised camping and the live entertainment has a world music twist. It is in its 11th year now. It focuses on World music

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Abbaye de Floreffe , Brussells
[ close ]
 
 
Reggae Sun Ska
 
 
Pauillac in Medoc can boast one of the World's finest wines. It can also claim to host France's best reggae festival. Not bad for a small corner of south west France. Now in its 15th year this is a 3 stage, 3 day event with plenty of international acts and a few french speaking reggae...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pauillac , Medoc , 33
[ close ]
 
 
Shambhala
 
 
Shambhala is, and always will be, completely free of corporate sponsorship and is funded solely by ticket sales. It grew organically by word of mouth; friends bringing friends from a gathering of 500 or so in '98 to the small city of 12,000 it is today. Ticket sales are capped at 10,000,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Salmo River Ranch , Salmo , BC
[ close ]
 
 
Y Not
 
 
Small festival with a big heart. There are two stages and the line up is quite underground. Last year was a sell out so don't hang about if you want to go. The event takes place in the Peak District and is picturesque and pleasantly rural. There are cash points, and food stalls open until...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pikehall , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 
Road To Nowhere
 
 
Based on Burning Man principles of no money and festival goers bringing something along for the atmosphere,vibe or general well-being. Forging an open and dynamic collaboration between participants and it's a non profit festival. Castle Cary is the nearest train station. From London the...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Somerset , TA11 7DF
[ close ]
 
 
 
2
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Boom
 
 
Initially a psytrance festival the first Boom had two stages a dance floor and a chillout area. Boom now incorporates a Sacred Fire stage for world music acoustic sets and live bands and 2008's Boom debuted the Groovy Beach a stage for contemporary genres of electronic music including...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Idanha-a-Nova Lake
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
African Drum Village
 
 
First and only drum festival in Scotland. Celebrate the primeval and powerful sounds of African drumming, music & arts in the very heart of tranquil Glen Isla in Angus Scotland. Very friendly, good fun and some great workshops. All levels welcome

When:  Jul. 31, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Glen Isla , Angus
[ close ]
 
 
Stop Making Sense
 
 
Fly to Zadar and take the shuttle bus to this beach paradise where by day you can jump on the party boat and by night dance under the stars on the idyllic Croatian peninsula. Line up is tight and on the money. Ryanair flights are cheap as are the beer and admission ticket. This does in fact make...

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   The Garden , Petrcane
[ close ]
 
 
Cambridge Rock
 
 
A superb rock festival featuring mainly rock and blues, with great food and 70 real ales, ciders, wines and lager! Camping and caravaning available over the full festival. Just 2.5 miles from the historic centre of Cambridge and 3.3miles from Cambridge Rail Station. 30 mins from Stansted Airport....

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Haggis Farm Polo Club , Barton , Cambridge , Cambs
[ close ]
 
 
The Big Chill
 
 
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2012. SET TO RETURN IN 2013. This one is the blueprint for all boutique festivals. It focuses on comfort, eclectic music, comedy, great visuals and a family friendly environment. It started out with DJs like Mixmaster Morris, Coldcut and Mr Scruff and later went...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Eastnor Castle Deer Park , Herefordshire
[ close ]
 
 
Arenal Sound
 
 
This beach festival has everything you could want for a great weekend. There's live music on the beach a very short walk from the campsite, and there's also a purpose built festival enclosure with all the facilities you'll need. Good showers, decent loos, medical rooms, snack bars...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Burriana
[ close ]
 
 
Rebellion
 
 
This is one of the world's largest punk events and with 4 days of music spread across 6 different stages plus stalls selling records, CD's, DVDs, books, clothing, memorabillia and more Dig out those old T shirts and studded belts and head to Blackpool for a riotous weekend. Dave Barb.,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Winter Gardens , Blackpool
[ close ]
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land is a community-focused performing arts festival held in the Clouds somewhere over Somersets Mendip hills. Small in size but big on quality, the Clouds is an unrealistically idealistic state of mind, where everything is perfect. Collectively organised and ecologically conscious.

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Fernhill Farm , Cheddar , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Esperanzah
 
 
Inner city festival with all the trimmings of a field event. There is expertly organised camping and the live entertainment has a world music twist. It is in its 11th year now. It focuses on World music

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Abbaye de Floreffe , Brussells
[ close ]
 
 
Reggae Sun Ska
 
 
Pauillac in Medoc can boast one of the World's finest wines. It can also claim to host France's best reggae festival. Not bad for a small corner of south west France. Now in its 15th year this is a 3 stage, 3 day event with plenty of international acts and a few french speaking reggae...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pauillac , Medoc , 33
[ close ]
 
 
Shambhala
 
 
Shambhala is, and always will be, completely free of corporate sponsorship and is funded solely by ticket sales. It grew organically by word of mouth; friends bringing friends from a gathering of 500 or so in '98 to the small city of 12,000 it is today. Ticket sales are capped at 10,000,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Salmo River Ranch , Salmo , BC
[ close ]
 
 
Y Not
 
 
Small festival with a big heart. There are two stages and the line up is quite underground. Last year was a sell out so don't hang about if you want to go. The event takes place in the Peak District and is picturesque and pleasantly rural. There are cash points, and food stalls open until...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pikehall , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 
Road To Nowhere
 
 
Based on Burning Man principles of no money and festival goers bringing something along for the atmosphere,vibe or general well-being. Forging an open and dynamic collaboration between participants and it's a non profit festival. Castle Cary is the nearest train station. From London the...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Somerset , TA11 7DF
[ close ]
 
 
Hevy Music
 
 
Ska, punk and metal in a wildlife park in Kent. There are around 80 bands over four stages. There's a launch party on Friday, music until 2am over the weekend and even a Monday morning session. There's a campsite and you're allowed to take a reasonable amount of booze with you. The...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 6, 2012
Location:   Port Lympne Wild Animal Park , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Osheaga
 
 
Stuck in the middle of Montreal this inner city festival is accessible from many East Coast US towns, so draws a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. The great thing is you can take the metro there and leave the car far behind. It's sponsored by Blackberry and has some major headline acts.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   St Helen's Island , Montreal
[ close ]
 
 
Standon Calling
 
 
A quirky boutique festival in rural Hertfordshire. The opportunity to see artists in a more intimate festival setting than anywhere else. A swimming pool to cool off in or lounge around during the day. There is nothing like it at any other festival in the UK. A proper three-day party with an all...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Standon , Herts
[ close ]
 
 
VW Whitenoise
 
 
A celebration of all things Volkswagon, from beautiful beetles to custom campers. There's a kind of car boot sale which sells second hand parts and jumble... There are around 5,000 visitors and a splendid array of VWs to gawk at.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Dereham Road , Norfolk Showground, Norwich , Norfolk
[ close ]
 
 
Lollapalooza
 
 
3 day, 8 stage music happening in Chicago. It has a sister festival in Chile. There are plenty of things to see and do in the park, and some big brands are there to show off their new items. There is a tent for buying CDs and many of the artists playing that day stop by to do autograph sessions,...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Grant Park , Chicago
[ close ]
 
 
 
3
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Boom
 
 
Initially a psytrance festival the first Boom had two stages a dance floor and a chillout area. Boom now incorporates a Sacred Fire stage for world music acoustic sets and live bands and 2008's Boom debuted the Groovy Beach a stage for contemporary genres of electronic music including...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Idanha-a-Nova Lake
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
African Drum Village
 
 
First and only drum festival in Scotland. Celebrate the primeval and powerful sounds of African drumming, music & arts in the very heart of tranquil Glen Isla in Angus Scotland. Very friendly, good fun and some great workshops. All levels welcome

When:  Jul. 31, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Glen Isla , Angus
[ close ]
 
 
Stop Making Sense
 
 
Fly to Zadar and take the shuttle bus to this beach paradise where by day you can jump on the party boat and by night dance under the stars on the idyllic Croatian peninsula. Line up is tight and on the money. Ryanair flights are cheap as are the beer and admission ticket. This does in fact make...

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   The Garden , Petrcane
[ close ]
 
 
Cambridge Rock
 
 
A superb rock festival featuring mainly rock and blues, with great food and 70 real ales, ciders, wines and lager! Camping and caravaning available over the full festival. Just 2.5 miles from the historic centre of Cambridge and 3.3miles from Cambridge Rail Station. 30 mins from Stansted Airport....

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Haggis Farm Polo Club , Barton , Cambridge , Cambs
[ close ]
 
 
The Big Chill
 
 
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2012. SET TO RETURN IN 2013. This one is the blueprint for all boutique festivals. It focuses on comfort, eclectic music, comedy, great visuals and a family friendly environment. It started out with DJs like Mixmaster Morris, Coldcut and Mr Scruff and later went...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Eastnor Castle Deer Park , Herefordshire
[ close ]
 
 
Arenal Sound
 
 
This beach festival has everything you could want for a great weekend. There's live music on the beach a very short walk from the campsite, and there's also a purpose built festival enclosure with all the facilities you'll need. Good showers, decent loos, medical rooms, snack bars...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Burriana
[ close ]
 
 
Rebellion
 
 
This is one of the world's largest punk events and with 4 days of music spread across 6 different stages plus stalls selling records, CD's, DVDs, books, clothing, memorabillia and more Dig out those old T shirts and studded belts and head to Blackpool for a riotous weekend. Dave Barb.,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Winter Gardens , Blackpool
[ close ]
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land
 
 
Cloud Cuckoo Land is a community-focused performing arts festival held in the Clouds somewhere over Somersets Mendip hills. Small in size but big on quality, the Clouds is an unrealistically idealistic state of mind, where everything is perfect. Collectively organised and ecologically conscious.

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Fernhill Farm , Cheddar , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Esperanzah
 
 
Inner city festival with all the trimmings of a field event. There is expertly organised camping and the live entertainment has a world music twist. It is in its 11th year now. It focuses on World music

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Abbaye de Floreffe , Brussells
[ close ]
 
 
Reggae Sun Ska
 
 
Pauillac in Medoc can boast one of the World's finest wines. It can also claim to host France's best reggae festival. Not bad for a small corner of south west France. Now in its 15th year this is a 3 stage, 3 day event with plenty of international acts and a few french speaking reggae...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pauillac , Medoc , 33
[ close ]
 
 
Shambhala
 
 
Shambhala is, and always will be, completely free of corporate sponsorship and is funded solely by ticket sales. It grew organically by word of mouth; friends bringing friends from a gathering of 500 or so in '98 to the small city of 12,000 it is today. Ticket sales are capped at 10,000,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Salmo River Ranch , Salmo , BC
[ close ]
 
 
Y Not
 
 
Small festival with a big heart. There are two stages and the line up is quite underground. Last year was a sell out so don't hang about if you want to go. The event takes place in the Peak District and is picturesque and pleasantly rural. There are cash points, and food stalls open until...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Pikehall , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 
Road To Nowhere
 
 
Based on Burning Man principles of no money and festival goers bringing something along for the atmosphere,vibe or general well-being. Forging an open and dynamic collaboration between participants and it's a non profit festival. Castle Cary is the nearest train station. From London the...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 4, 2012
Location:   Somerset , TA11 7DF
[ close ]
 
 
Hevy Music
 
 
Ska, punk and metal in a wildlife park in Kent. There are around 80 bands over four stages. There's a launch party on Friday, music until 2am over the weekend and even a Monday morning session. There's a campsite and you're allowed to take a reasonable amount of booze with you. The...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 6, 2012
Location:   Port Lympne Wild Animal Park , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Osheaga
 
 
Stuck in the middle of Montreal this inner city festival is accessible from many East Coast US towns, so draws a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. The great thing is you can take the metro there and leave the car far behind. It's sponsored by Blackberry and has some major headline acts.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   St Helen's Island , Montreal
[ close ]
 
 
Standon Calling
 
 
A quirky boutique festival in rural Hertfordshire. The opportunity to see artists in a more intimate festival setting than anywhere else. A swimming pool to cool off in or lounge around during the day. There is nothing like it at any other festival in the UK. A proper three-day party with an all...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Standon , Herts
[ close ]
 
 
VW Whitenoise
 
 
A celebration of all things Volkswagon, from beautiful beetles to custom campers. There's a kind of car boot sale which sells second hand parts and jumble... There are around 5,000 visitors and a splendid array of VWs to gawk at.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Dereham Road , Norfolk Showground, Norwich , Norfolk
[ close ]
 
 
Lollapalooza
 
 
3 day, 8 stage music happening in Chicago. It has a sister festival in Chile. There are plenty of things to see and do in the park, and some big brands are there to show off their new items. There is a tent for buying CDs and many of the artists playing that day stop by to do autograph sessions,...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Grant Park , Chicago
[ close ]
 
 
 
4
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
African Drum Village
 
 
First and only drum festival in Scotland. Celebrate the primeval and powerful sounds of African drumming, music & arts in the very heart of tranquil Glen Isla in Angus Scotland. Very friendly, good fun and some great workshops. All levels welcome

When:  Jul. 31, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Glen Isla , Angus
[ close ]
 
 
Stop Making Sense
 
 
Fly to Zadar and take the shuttle bus to this beach paradise where by day you can jump on the party boat and by night dance under the stars on the idyllic Croatian peninsula. Line up is tight and on the money. Ryanair flights are cheap as are the beer and admission ticket. This does in fact make...

When:  Aug. 1, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   The Garden , Petrcane
[ close ]
 
 
The Big Chill
 
 
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2012. SET TO RETURN IN 2013. This one is the blueprint for all boutique festivals. It focuses on comfort, eclectic music, comedy, great visuals and a family friendly environment. It started out with DJs like Mixmaster Morris, Coldcut and Mr Scruff and later went...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Eastnor Castle Deer Park , Herefordshire
[ close ]
 
 
Arenal Sound
 
 
This beach festival has everything you could want for a great weekend. There's live music on the beach a very short walk from the campsite, and there's also a purpose built festival enclosure with all the facilities you'll need. Good showers, decent loos, medical rooms, snack bars...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Burriana
[ close ]
 
 
Rebellion
 
 
This is one of the world's largest punk events and with 4 days of music spread across 6 different stages plus stalls selling records, CD's, DVDs, books, clothing, memorabillia and more Dig out those old T shirts and studded belts and head to Blackpool for a riotous weekend. Dave Barb.,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Winter Gardens , Blackpool
[ close ]
 
 
Shambhala
 
 
Shambhala is, and always will be, completely free of corporate sponsorship and is funded solely by ticket sales. It grew organically by word of mouth; friends bringing friends from a gathering of 500 or so in '98 to the small city of 12,000 it is today. Ticket sales are capped at 10,000,...

When:  Aug. 2, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Salmo River Ranch , Salmo , BC
[ close ]
 
 
Hevy Music
 
 
Ska, punk and metal in a wildlife park in Kent. There are around 80 bands over four stages. There's a launch party on Friday, music until 2am over the weekend and even a Monday morning session. There's a campsite and you're allowed to take a reasonable amount of booze with you. The...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 6, 2012
Location:   Port Lympne Wild Animal Park , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Osheaga
 
 
Stuck in the middle of Montreal this inner city festival is accessible from many East Coast US towns, so draws a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. The great thing is you can take the metro there and leave the car far behind. It's sponsored by Blackberry and has some major headline acts.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   St Helen's Island , Montreal
[ close ]
 
 
Standon Calling
 
 
A quirky boutique festival in rural Hertfordshire. The opportunity to see artists in a more intimate festival setting than anywhere else. A swimming pool to cool off in or lounge around during the day. There is nothing like it at any other festival in the UK. A proper three-day party with an all...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Standon , Herts
[ close ]
 
 
VW Whitenoise
 
 
A celebration of all things Volkswagon, from beautiful beetles to custom campers. There's a kind of car boot sale which sells second hand parts and jumble... There are around 5,000 visitors and a splendid array of VWs to gawk at.

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Dereham Road , Norfolk Showground, Norwich , Norfolk
[ close ]
 
 
Lollapalooza
 
 
3 day, 8 stage music happening in Chicago. It has a sister festival in Chile. There are plenty of things to see and do in the park, and some big brands are there to show off their new items. There is a tent for buying CDs and many of the artists playing that day stop by to do autograph sessions,...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 5, 2012
Location:   Grant Park , Chicago
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
 
5
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Hevy Music
 
 
Ska, punk and metal in a wildlife park in Kent. There are around 80 bands over four stages. There's a launch party on Friday, music until 2am over the weekend and even a Monday morning session. There's a campsite and you're allowed to take a reasonable amount of booze with you. The...

When:  Aug. 3, 2012 until Aug. 6, 2012
Location:   Port Lympne Wild Animal Park , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
 
6
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
 
7
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
Flow
 
 
Set in an old power plant area, this inner city festival has some awesome names gracing its stages. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Suvilahti Power Plant , Helsinki
[ close ]
 
 
BoomTown Fair
 
 
This is an energetic 4 day party with a great atmosphere. Tons of great music across 12 stages and loads for the kids to get involved with too. A diverse world party is the order of the day at Boomtown with its top class bill of ska, cabaret, folk, reggae, dub and country. This 10,000 capacity,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Stowe , Buckinghamshire
[ close ]
 
 
Bulldog Bash
 
 
Now in its 26th year and real biker festival that combines drag racing, music and generally having a proper party. Starts on Thursday and goes through to Sunday. Good selection of beers and plenty of alternative entertainment. It also does its fair share of raising money for charity, so get down...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Shakespeare County Raceway , Warwickshire
[ close ]
 
 
Oppikoppi
 
 
This rather interestingly named festival is held in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, near the mining town of Northam. The event started off focusing mostly on rock music, but gradually added more genres and now plays host to a complete mixed bag of genres. Anything from jazz, world music,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 10, 2012
Location:   Oppikoppi Farm , Northam
[ close ]
 
 
 
8
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
Flow
 
 
Set in an old power plant area, this inner city festival has some awesome names gracing its stages. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Suvilahti Power Plant , Helsinki
[ close ]
 
 
BoomTown Fair
 
 
This is an energetic 4 day party with a great atmosphere. Tons of great music across 12 stages and loads for the kids to get involved with too. A diverse world party is the order of the day at Boomtown with its top class bill of ska, cabaret, folk, reggae, dub and country. This 10,000 capacity,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Stowe , Buckinghamshire
[ close ]
 
 
Bulldog Bash
 
 
Now in its 26th year and real biker festival that combines drag racing, music and generally having a proper party. Starts on Thursday and goes through to Sunday. Good selection of beers and plenty of alternative entertainment. It also does its fair share of raising money for charity, so get down...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Shakespeare County Raceway , Warwickshire
[ close ]
 
 
Oppikoppi
 
 
This rather interestingly named festival is held in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, near the mining town of Northam. The event started off focusing mostly on rock music, but gradually added more genres and now plays host to a complete mixed bag of genres. Anything from jazz, world music,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 10, 2012
Location:   Oppikoppi Farm , Northam
[ close ]
 
 
Brecon Fringe Festival
 
 
Gigs have been taking place in Brecon over the Jazz weekend ever since the first Jazz Festival 27 years ago. This collection of gigs was branded 'Brecon Fringe Festival' in 2006 when the first ever guide to non Jazz Festival events was produced. The BRECON FRINGE GUIDE is now in its...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Various venues , Brecon , Powys
[ close ]
 
 
Fairports Cropredy Convention
 
 
3 day festival of music and good cheer. The Fairport Convention have been going since the 60s and this is their festival! A hard working group that has overcome changes and tragedies to lodge themselves in the halls of musical fame. Cropredy is a pretty village five miles north of Banbury in...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cropredy , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
Croissant Neuf
 
 
This self named Summer Party is a feast for all. There is plenty for the kids and the adults will find themselves amongst a bunch of new friends. It is a multi award winning family festival run on renewable energy, and it's bundles of fun. Notably no camping supplies on site so check your...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Usk , Monmouthshire
[ close ]
 
 
Endorse It In Dorset
 
 
CANCELLED Intimate and affordable festival for 3500 visitors set in beautiful Dorset countryside 3 days of live music from Friday to Sunday plus bars and DJs till the wee hours 3 stages filled with a diverse range of top quality festival names, plus up-and-coming local bands Old school relaxed...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Oakley Farm , Sixpenny Handley , SP5 5NR
[ close ]
 
 
One Love
 
 
Reggae, Dub and electronic music. Now in its second year and the UK's only camping,reggae festival. With compost toilets and local food, this festival is going in the right direction. This year they have moved to a new venue (their 4th), and you can get there by tube and there's even a...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Hop Farm , Paddock Wood , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Strawberry Fields
 
 
Mid Summer party in Leicestershire and promises to have more than last year......don't they all? This is new on the scene and has caused a stir, so go and see it while it's still hot and happening. There's a main stage and a dance arena,as well as a Strawberry Jam Stage...of course...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cattows Farm , Heather , Leics
[ close ]
 
 
 
9
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
Flow
 
 
Set in an old power plant area, this inner city festival has some awesome names gracing its stages. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Suvilahti Power Plant , Helsinki
[ close ]
 
 
BoomTown Fair
 
 
This is an energetic 4 day party with a great atmosphere. Tons of great music across 12 stages and loads for the kids to get involved with too. A diverse world party is the order of the day at Boomtown with its top class bill of ska, cabaret, folk, reggae, dub and country. This 10,000 capacity,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Stowe , Buckinghamshire
[ close ]
 
 
Bulldog Bash
 
 
Now in its 26th year and real biker festival that combines drag racing, music and generally having a proper party. Starts on Thursday and goes through to Sunday. Good selection of beers and plenty of alternative entertainment. It also does its fair share of raising money for charity, so get down...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Shakespeare County Raceway , Warwickshire
[ close ]
 
 
Oppikoppi
 
 
This rather interestingly named festival is held in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, near the mining town of Northam. The event started off focusing mostly on rock music, but gradually added more genres and now plays host to a complete mixed bag of genres. Anything from jazz, world music,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 10, 2012
Location:   Oppikoppi Farm , Northam
[ close ]
 
 
Brecon Fringe Festival
 
 
Gigs have been taking place in Brecon over the Jazz weekend ever since the first Jazz Festival 27 years ago. This collection of gigs was branded 'Brecon Fringe Festival' in 2006 when the first ever guide to non Jazz Festival events was produced. The BRECON FRINGE GUIDE is now in its...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Various venues , Brecon , Powys
[ close ]
 
 
Fairports Cropredy Convention
 
 
3 day festival of music and good cheer. The Fairport Convention have been going since the 60s and this is their festival! A hard working group that has overcome changes and tragedies to lodge themselves in the halls of musical fame. Cropredy is a pretty village five miles north of Banbury in...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cropredy , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
Croissant Neuf
 
 
This self named Summer Party is a feast for all. There is plenty for the kids and the adults will find themselves amongst a bunch of new friends. It is a multi award winning family festival run on renewable energy, and it's bundles of fun. Notably no camping supplies on site so check your...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Usk , Monmouthshire
[ close ]
 
 
Endorse It In Dorset
 
 
CANCELLED Intimate and affordable festival for 3500 visitors set in beautiful Dorset countryside 3 days of live music from Friday to Sunday plus bars and DJs till the wee hours 3 stages filled with a diverse range of top quality festival names, plus up-and-coming local bands Old school relaxed...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Oakley Farm , Sixpenny Handley , SP5 5NR
[ close ]
 
 
One Love
 
 
Reggae, Dub and electronic music. Now in its second year and the UK's only camping,reggae festival. With compost toilets and local food, this festival is going in the right direction. This year they have moved to a new venue (their 4th), and you can get there by tube and there's even a...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Hop Farm , Paddock Wood , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Strawberry Fields
 
 
Mid Summer party in Leicestershire and promises to have more than last year......don't they all? This is new on the scene and has caused a stir, so go and see it while it's still hot and happening. There's a main stage and a dance arena,as well as a Strawberry Jam Stage...of course...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cattows Farm , Heather , Leics
[ close ]
 
 
Bloodstock
 
 
Metal and rock at its finest. There are 4 campsites with varying degrees of messiness and there is a great phone app with all stage times etc.. The line up is impressive and it has maintained ints independent roots

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Catton Hall , Walton on Trent , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 

Harlequin Fayre
 
 
East Anglia's mini Green Gathering, set in beautiful grounds over three days. Fully solar powered this year. Still family friendly & affordable, with lots of interesting things to do and people to meet, brilliant acts playing and of course prizes for fancy dress!

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , 15 miles from norwich , East Anglia
[ close ]
 
 
Wilderness
 
 
In a rather swamped UK festival market it's good to see a breath of fresh air. Wilderness is going for quality of life and beauty of nature (and also throwing in some great live bands), and what better place than the splendid Cornbury Estate. Moro are hosting a Saturday banquet. The Idler...

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Cornbury Park , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
Cloud 9
 
 
2 stages, 2 dance tents and a house party. There is also a family zone and a chill out area. Set in the ridiculously beautiful and lush Cheshire countryside, Cloud 9 Festival is bringing some serious summer fun to Love Lane Farm. One day festival for all the family. There is camping for Saturday...

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 from until 11:00 PM
Location:   Love Lane Farm , Cheshire
[ close ]
 
 
 
10
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
Flow
 
 
Set in an old power plant area, this inner city festival has some awesome names gracing its stages. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Suvilahti Power Plant , Helsinki
[ close ]
 
 
BoomTown Fair
 
 
This is an energetic 4 day party with a great atmosphere. Tons of great music across 12 stages and loads for the kids to get involved with too. A diverse world party is the order of the day at Boomtown with its top class bill of ska, cabaret, folk, reggae, dub and country. This 10,000 capacity,...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Stowe , Buckinghamshire
[ close ]
 
 
Bulldog Bash
 
 
Now in its 26th year and real biker festival that combines drag racing, music and generally having a proper party. Starts on Thursday and goes through to Sunday. Good selection of beers and plenty of alternative entertainment. It also does its fair share of raising money for charity, so get down...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Shakespeare County Raceway , Warwickshire
[ close ]
 
 
Brecon Fringe Festival
 
 
Gigs have been taking place in Brecon over the Jazz weekend ever since the first Jazz Festival 27 years ago. This collection of gigs was branded 'Brecon Fringe Festival' in 2006 when the first ever guide to non Jazz Festival events was produced. The BRECON FRINGE GUIDE is now in its...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Various venues , Brecon , Powys
[ close ]
 
 
Fairports Cropredy Convention
 
 
3 day festival of music and good cheer. The Fairport Convention have been going since the 60s and this is their festival! A hard working group that has overcome changes and tragedies to lodge themselves in the halls of musical fame. Cropredy is a pretty village five miles north of Banbury in...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cropredy , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
Croissant Neuf
 
 
This self named Summer Party is a feast for all. There is plenty for the kids and the adults will find themselves amongst a bunch of new friends. It is a multi award winning family festival run on renewable energy, and it's bundles of fun. Notably no camping supplies on site so check your...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Usk , Monmouthshire
[ close ]
 
 
Endorse It In Dorset
 
 
CANCELLED Intimate and affordable festival for 3500 visitors set in beautiful Dorset countryside 3 days of live music from Friday to Sunday plus bars and DJs till the wee hours 3 stages filled with a diverse range of top quality festival names, plus up-and-coming local bands Old school relaxed...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Oakley Farm , Sixpenny Handley , SP5 5NR
[ close ]
 
 
One Love
 
 
Reggae, Dub and electronic music. Now in its second year and the UK's only camping,reggae festival. With compost toilets and local food, this festival is going in the right direction. This year they have moved to a new venue (their 4th), and you can get there by tube and there's even a...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Hop Farm , Paddock Wood , Kent
[ close ]
 
 
Strawberry Fields
 
 
Mid Summer party in Leicestershire and promises to have more than last year......don't they all? This is new on the scene and has caused a stir, so go and see it while it's still hot and happening. There's a main stage and a dance arena,as well as a Strawberry Jam Stage...of course...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 11, 2012
Location:   Cattows Farm , Heather , Leics
[ close ]
 
 
Bloodstock
 
 
Metal and rock at its finest. There are 4 campsites with varying degrees of messiness and there is a great phone app with all stage times etc.. The line up is impressive and it has maintained ints independent roots

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Catton Hall , Walton on Trent , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 

Harlequin Fayre
 
 
East Anglia's mini Green Gathering, set in beautiful grounds over three days. Fully solar powered this year. Still family friendly & affordable, with lots of interesting things to do and people to meet, brilliant acts playing and of course prizes for fancy dress!

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , 15 miles from norwich , East Anglia
[ close ]
 
 
Wilderness
 
 
In a rather swamped UK festival market it's good to see a breath of fresh air. Wilderness is going for quality of life and beauty of nature (and also throwing in some great live bands), and what better place than the splendid Cornbury Estate. Moro are hosting a Saturday banquet. The Idler...

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Cornbury Park , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
M'Era Luna
 
 
This is quite extraordinary. It's a goth and metal festival. The bands are quite specific to this kind of music, and is probably Europe's best get together if this is your bag. The campsite has strict rules and there is no more crowd surfing due to injuries. With so many studs, chains...

When:  Aug. 11, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Flugplatz , Hildeshelm
[ close ]
 
 
House Clubbing
 
 
Benelux goes bonkers with this new festival for dance music lovers. There's camping and even a street party with a bar and restaurant. Sounds like tons of fun and very reasonable at the price. You must be 16 to enter

When:  Aug. 11, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   New Festival Area , Torhout
[ close ]
 
 
 
11
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Sziget
 
 
The thing that makes Sziget Festival stand out is its setting: stranded on an island in the middle of the Danube as it slowly loops around Budapest, its another impressively located Eastern European summer music festival. You know this one is popular just by the fact that their website comes in...

When:  Aug. 5, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Obudai Island , Budapest
[ close ]
 
 
Flow
 
 
Set in an old power plant area, this inner city festival has some awesome names gracing its stages. The music presented at Flow is a strong and varied selection of up and coming and established artists from indie-rock to soul and jazz and from folk to contemporary club sounds, both from the...

When:  Aug. 8, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Suvilahti Power Plant , Helsinki
[ close ]
 
 
Brecon Fringe Festival
 
 
Gigs have been taking place in Brecon over the Jazz weekend ever since the first Jazz Festival 27 years ago. This collection of gigs was branded 'Brecon Fringe Festival' in 2006 when the first ever guide to non Jazz Festival events was produced. The BRECON FRINGE GUIDE is now in its...

When:  Aug. 9, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Various venues , Brecon , Powys
[ close ]
 
 
Bloodstock
 
 
Metal and rock at its finest. There are 4 campsites with varying degrees of messiness and there is a great phone app with all stage times etc.. The line up is impressive and it has maintained ints independent roots

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Catton Hall , Walton on Trent , Derbyshire
[ close ]
 
 

Harlequin Fayre
 
 
East Anglia's mini Green Gathering, set in beautiful grounds over three days. Fully solar powered this year. Still family friendly & affordable, with lots of interesting things to do and people to meet, brilliant acts playing and of course prizes for fancy dress!

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , 15 miles from norwich , East Anglia
[ close ]
 
 
Wilderness
 
 
In a rather swamped UK festival market it's good to see a breath of fresh air. Wilderness is going for quality of life and beauty of nature (and also throwing in some great live bands), and what better place than the splendid Cornbury Estate. Moro are hosting a Saturday banquet. The Idler...

When:  Aug. 10, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Cornbury Park , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
M'Era Luna
 
 
This is quite extraordinary. It's a goth and metal festival. The bands are quite specific to this kind of music, and is probably Europe's best get together if this is your bag. The campsite has strict rules and there is no more crowd surfing due to injuries. With so many studs, chains...

When:  Aug. 11, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   Flugplatz , Hildeshelm
[ close ]
 
 
House Clubbing
 
 
Benelux goes bonkers with this new festival for dance music lovers. There's camping and even a street party with a bar and restaurant. Sounds like tons of fun and very reasonable at the price. You must be 16 to enter

When:  Aug. 11, 2012 until Aug. 12, 2012
Location:   New Festival Area , Torhout
[ close ]
 
 
Spirit of Burgas
 
 
Beach party on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. There is an airport at Burgas with plenty of connections, so getting there is easy. If you plan on camping you must pre book, as there are no sales on the door. The new campsite on situated a few minutes walk from the main stage. The are five...

When:  Aug. 12, 2012 until Aug. 14, 2012
Location:   Central Beach, Burgas
[ close ]
 
 
 
12
Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Spirit of Burgas
 
 
Beach party on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. There is an airport at Burgas with plenty of connections, so getting there is easy. If you plan on camping you must pre book, as there are no sales on the door. The new campsite on situated a few minutes walk from the main stage. The are five...

When:  Aug. 12, 2012 until Aug. 14, 2012
Location:   Central Beach, Burgas
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Spirit of Burgas
 
 
Beach party on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. There is an airport at Burgas with plenty of connections, so getting there is easy. If you plan on camping you must pre book, as there are no sales on the door. The new campsite on situated a few minutes walk from the main stage. The are five...

When:  Aug. 12, 2012 until Aug. 14, 2012
Location:   Central Beach, Burgas
[ close ]
 
 
Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Plages Electroniques
 
 
A series of superb beach concerts over the Summer in the idyllic setting of Cannes. It takes place right in front of Le Palais, so easy to find and the line up is star studded, as you'd expect for such an event. The vibe is deliciously laid back and there's a cup deposit system to stop...

When:  Jul. 4, 2012 until Aug. 15, 2012
Location:   Plage du palais des festivals , Cannes
[ close ]
 
 
Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
Pukkelpop
 
 
Huge Belgian affair with a wide variety of acts. Rock Werchter is the biggest but this puppy comes a close second. Nestled in fields and woodland next to a dual carriageway just north of Hasselt, it can boast being progressive and contemporary, as the line up spans rock, hip hop, electro and pop...

When:  Aug. 15, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Kiewit , Hasselt
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
Pukkelpop
 
 
Huge Belgian affair with a wide variety of acts. Rock Werchter is the biggest but this puppy comes a close second. Nestled in fields and woodland next to a dual carriageway just north of Hasselt, it can boast being progressive and contemporary, as the line up spans rock, hip hop, electro and pop...

When:  Aug. 15, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Kiewit , Hasselt
[ close ]
 
 
Beautiful Days
 
 
Organized by The Levellers "to offer not only the best in live music today but to re-create a community spirit that many events nowadays lack or choose to ignore. This event is about people young and old coming together and taking part in something that will be remembered for a long...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, EX11 1LU , Devon
[ close ]
 
 
Frequency
 
 
When I lived in Austria I could not touch the dial. My radio was stuck on FM4 and for good reason. It rocked, and still does (check out it's live stream online). Once a year this radio station put on a proper festival for it's listeners and friends. It strives to be green and clean and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Green Park , St Poelten
[ close ]
 
 
Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
V Chelmsford
 
 
Virgin Mobile sponsor this event since the music label went bust, and it has the kind of bucks to tempt the biggest names in pop, rock and indie onto its stages. There's a twin V in Stratford for the Midlands. It does get a bit chav and it's not exactly a spiritual event, but it does do...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Hylands Park , Chelmsford
[ close ]
 
 
V Staffs
 
 
Twin festival to Chelmsford with same acts on different days. Monster bands, huge crowds, A list celebs, late night cinema, gaming area, a pub, wine bar, make overs and plenty of brands. Not a spiritual experience with a bunch of hippies. Tickets fly out fast as Virgin Mobile have the cash to...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Weston Park , Stafford
[ close ]
 
 
Green Man
 
 
The Main Stage is located in a natural amphitheatre. Sprawl out on lush, grassy slopes while watching world-class artists perform against a backdrop of Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Brecon Beacons. The formal gardens are used for Einstein's Garden where art installations, stalls and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Glanusk Park , Brecon Beacons
[ close ]
 
 
Strummer of Love
 
 

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Blackdown Hills , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
Pukkelpop
 
 
Huge Belgian affair with a wide variety of acts. Rock Werchter is the biggest but this puppy comes a close second. Nestled in fields and woodland next to a dual carriageway just north of Hasselt, it can boast being progressive and contemporary, as the line up spans rock, hip hop, electro and pop...

When:  Aug. 15, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Kiewit , Hasselt
[ close ]
 
 
Beautiful Days
 
 
Organized by The Levellers "to offer not only the best in live music today but to re-create a community spirit that many events nowadays lack or choose to ignore. This event is about people young and old coming together and taking part in something that will be remembered for a long...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, EX11 1LU , Devon
[ close ]
 
 
Frequency
 
 
When I lived in Austria I could not touch the dial. My radio was stuck on FM4 and for good reason. It rocked, and still does (check out it's live stream online). Once a year this radio station put on a proper festival for it's listeners and friends. It strives to be green and clean and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Green Park , St Poelten
[ close ]
 
 
Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
V Chelmsford
 
 
Virgin Mobile sponsor this event since the music label went bust, and it has the kind of bucks to tempt the biggest names in pop, rock and indie onto its stages. There's a twin V in Stratford for the Midlands. It does get a bit chav and it's not exactly a spiritual event, but it does do...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Hylands Park , Chelmsford
[ close ]
 
 
V Staffs
 
 
Twin festival to Chelmsford with same acts on different days. Monster bands, huge crowds, A list celebs, late night cinema, gaming area, a pub, wine bar, make overs and plenty of brands. Not a spiritual experience with a bunch of hippies. Tickets fly out fast as Virgin Mobile have the cash to...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 17, 2012
Location:   Weston Park , Stafford
[ close ]
 
 
Green Man
 
 
The Main Stage is located in a natural amphitheatre. Sprawl out on lush, grassy slopes while watching world-class artists perform against a backdrop of Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Brecon Beacons. The formal gardens are used for Einstein's Garden where art installations, stalls and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Glanusk Park , Brecon Beacons
[ close ]
 
 
Strummer of Love
 
 

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Blackdown Hills , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Greetings from Beacons
 
 
Out of the ashes of the Moor Festival comes this new boutique affair. Art and music festival on the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Heslaker Farm , Skipton , Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
Lowlands
 
 
Three-day, progressive outdoor festival that focuses on alternative music, but offers much more than just that, with a complete programme of stand-up comedy, film, visual arts, literature and (street) theatre. For three days in August, a city rises in the middle of Holland: a township with 55,000...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Walibi World , Biddinghuizen
[ close ]
 
 
Tribfest
 
 
Tribfest is the summers biggest tribute music festival in East Yorkshire, probably Europe, now in its 6th year! There is a new venue this year. They've moved from the Polo Club. The idea of Tribfest is to enable families to enjoy an affordable, fantastic, fun weekend away, meeting fellow...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Sledmere House , Driffield , East Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
80s Rewind
 
 
A look back to the 80s with music, funfair, street entertainers and a nightclub! Riverside venue. The campsite is next to the Thames and has trolleys, bespoke tents and a Posh Wash service. The line up is just about every pop star from the 80s still fit enough to jump around a stage. If retro is...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Temple Island Meadows , Remenham Farm, Remenham , Near Henley on Thames Oxon , RG9 3DB
[ close ]
 
 
Dragonfly
 
 
CANCELLED/POSTPONED Sweden's only ambient music festival and it's set in a stone age village. No joke, this is like going back to another era. It's quirky, intimate and completely shanti vibe. You will come back from this one refreshed, reborn and having seen a real grass roots...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Falkoping
[ close ]
 
 
Jelly
 
 
Small friendly party with several stages and plenty of family fun. The new Observatory will immerse you in mind bending 360 degree visuals that morph to the movement of your body. Also fresh on the scene, the Reggae Rumpus room, a semi open air Jamaican boudoir will have people wobbling in the...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 from until 11:00 PM
Location:   Compton Hall , South Creake , Fakenham , Norfolk
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Kazantip
 
 
This is not a festival. This is a project and my gosh it's immense. Hold onto your hats and prepare to join the Kazantip Republic, because this baby has it's own philosophy, rules and not many limits. It lasts for about 3 weeks and the artist line up is staggeringly good. The tiny...

When:  Jul. 28, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Kazantip
[ close ]
 
 
Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
Beautiful Days
 
 
Organized by The Levellers "to offer not only the best in live music today but to re-create a community spirit that many events nowadays lack or choose to ignore. This event is about people young and old coming together and taking part in something that will be remembered for a long...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, EX11 1LU , Devon
[ close ]
 
 
Frequency
 
 
When I lived in Austria I could not touch the dial. My radio was stuck on FM4 and for good reason. It rocked, and still does (check out it's live stream online). Once a year this radio station put on a proper festival for it's listeners and friends. It strives to be green and clean and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Green Park , St Poelten
[ close ]
 
 
Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
Green Man
 
 
The Main Stage is located in a natural amphitheatre. Sprawl out on lush, grassy slopes while watching world-class artists perform against a backdrop of Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Brecon Beacons. The formal gardens are used for Einstein's Garden where art installations, stalls and...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Glanusk Park , Brecon Beacons
[ close ]
 
 
Strummer of Love
 
 

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 18, 2012
Location:   Blackdown Hills , Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Greetings from Beacons
 
 
Out of the ashes of the Moor Festival comes this new boutique affair. Art and music festival on the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Heslaker Farm , Skipton , Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
Lowlands
 
 
Three-day, progressive outdoor festival that focuses on alternative music, but offers much more than just that, with a complete programme of stand-up comedy, film, visual arts, literature and (street) theatre. For three days in August, a city rises in the middle of Holland: a township with 55,000...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Walibi World , Biddinghuizen
[ close ]
 
 
Tribfest
 
 
Tribfest is the summers biggest tribute music festival in East Yorkshire, probably Europe, now in its 6th year! There is a new venue this year. They've moved from the Polo Club. The idea of Tribfest is to enable families to enjoy an affordable, fantastic, fun weekend away, meeting fellow...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Sledmere House , Driffield , East Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
80s Rewind
 
 
A look back to the 80s with music, funfair, street entertainers and a nightclub! Riverside venue. The campsite is next to the Thames and has trolleys, bespoke tents and a Posh Wash service. The line up is just about every pop star from the 80s still fit enough to jump around a stage. If retro is...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Temple Island Meadows , Remenham Farm, Remenham , Near Henley on Thames Oxon , RG9 3DB
[ close ]
 
 
Dragonfly
 
 
CANCELLED/POSTPONED Sweden's only ambient music festival and it's set in a stone age village. No joke, this is like going back to another era. It's quirky, intimate and completely shanti vibe. You will come back from this one refreshed, reborn and having seen a real grass roots...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Falkoping
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Lost Theory
 
 
This is a trance party in the countryside. The terrain is divided by a 1 km long poetic riverside. It is a wide open joy to the eye, it embraces freedom, just like we do. You have small waterfalls, where you can see shiny objects from very close, or very distant, choice is yours. And of course,...

When:  Aug. 14, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Deringaj , Gracac , Zadar
[ close ]
 
 
Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
Greetings from Beacons
 
 
Out of the ashes of the Moor Festival comes this new boutique affair. Art and music festival on the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Heslaker Farm , Skipton , Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
Lowlands
 
 
Three-day, progressive outdoor festival that focuses on alternative music, but offers much more than just that, with a complete programme of stand-up comedy, film, visual arts, literature and (street) theatre. For three days in August, a city rises in the middle of Holland: a township with 55,000...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Walibi World , Biddinghuizen
[ close ]
 
 
Tribfest
 
 
Tribfest is the summers biggest tribute music festival in East Yorkshire, probably Europe, now in its 6th year! There is a new venue this year. They've moved from the Polo Club. The idea of Tribfest is to enable families to enjoy an affordable, fantastic, fun weekend away, meeting fellow...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Sledmere House , Driffield , East Yorks
[ close ]
 
 
80s Rewind
 
 
A look back to the 80s with music, funfair, street entertainers and a nightclub! Riverside venue. The campsite is next to the Thames and has trolleys, bespoke tents and a Posh Wash service. The line up is just about every pop star from the 80s still fit enough to jump around a stage. If retro is...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Temple Island Meadows , Remenham Farm, Remenham , Near Henley on Thames Oxon , RG9 3DB
[ close ]
 
 
Dragonfly
 
 
CANCELLED/POSTPONED Sweden's only ambient music festival and it's set in a stone age village. No joke, this is like going back to another era. It's quirky, intimate and completely shanti vibe. You will come back from this one refreshed, reborn and having seen a real grass roots...

When:  Aug. 17, 2012 until Aug. 19, 2012
Location:   Falkoping
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
Reading
 
 
This is a tough festival to play if you're not in favour with the audience. It has a history of many bands being bottled off stage and the fans are a fickle lot. It is a behemoth rock festival and it is twinned with the Leeds Festival. The same acts play but over different days. The crowd...

When:  Aug. 21, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Reading
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Rototom Sunsplash
 
 
A week of bass, skanking in the sun and beach culture. This started in Italy and grew so big it had to move to Benicassim. There are several stages to cater for dancehall, dub and ska. There is also a spot for new bands and up and coming sound systems. There is a main stage for the big...

When:  Aug. 16, 2012 until Aug. 22, 2012
Location:   Benicassim, Costa del Azaha
[ close ]
 
 
Reading
 
 
This is a tough festival to play if you're not in favour with the audience. It has a history of many bands being bottled off stage and the fans are a fickle lot. It is a behemoth rock festival and it is twinned with the Leeds Festival. The same acts play but over different days. The crowd...

When:  Aug. 21, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Reading
[ close ]
 
 
Shambala
 
 
Ticket holders find out who's on when they get there. Very green and has much more than just music. Around 7000 people in fancy dress on Saturday. Good stuff! A weekend at Shambala is like visiting your favourite dotty great aunt- you don't quite know what to expect but it will...

When:  Aug. 22, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , Northants
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Reading
 
 
This is a tough festival to play if you're not in favour with the audience. It has a history of many bands being bottled off stage and the fans are a fickle lot. It is a behemoth rock festival and it is twinned with the Leeds Festival. The same acts play but over different days. The crowd...

When:  Aug. 21, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Reading
[ close ]
 
 
Shambala
 
 
Ticket holders find out who's on when they get there. Very green and has much more than just music. Around 7000 people in fancy dress on Saturday. Good stuff! A weekend at Shambala is like visiting your favourite dotty great aunt- you don't quite know what to expect but it will...

When:  Aug. 22, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , Northants
[ close ]
 
 
Creamfields
 
 
This a the sell out dance event of the UK. All the big DJs and producers play here and the focus is very much on electronic dance music. The venue is not particularly pretty but the point is having somewhere remote where loud music can take place.....an airfield is perfect. Creamfields has...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Daresbury , Cheshire
[ close ]
 
 
Tauron Nowa Muzyka
 
 
Having just won the European Festival Awards' "Best Small Festival" it's probably worth a trip to Poland to check this out before it gets too famous. The event takes part in the ruins of the coal mine and the music selection is avant garde and off the wall. Last year's...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Katowice
[ close ]
 
 
Aeon
 
 
CANCELLED Very quirky festival down in Devon now in its fifth year. Three days of melodic music, fun and frolics. This festival describes itself as Shoestring Boutique - small but perfectly formed. Baby Theatre Stage, Jazz Potato Stage, Prophect Stage and much more. This years theme for 2012 is...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Shobrooke Park Estate , Crediton , Devon
[ close ]
 
 
Doune the Rabbit Hole
 
 
Refreshingly this is a festival that fund raises and is strictly non profit based. Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival is a three day tea party situated in the beautiful countryside surrounding Doune Castle, Stirlingshire. Held for the first time in July 2010 the festival featured a blend of the...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Doune Castle , Stirlingshire
[ close ]
 
 
Limetree
 
 
CANCELLED The Limetree Festival is a 3 day music & arts festival set amongst the beautiful surroundings of Limetree Farm nature reserve at Grewelthorpe near Ripon. Quirky, quintessentially cool and queer friendly. The family run Limetree Festival lines up big names and regional artists from...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Masham , North Yorkshire
[ close ]
 
 
Rock en Seine
 
 
This 3 day festival was born in 2003 and had PJ Harvey, Beck and Massive Attack headlining. 22,000 people attended and these days you can expect well over 100,000. It's expanded somewhat. The site is just outside Paris and easy to get to. Take your tent and head for the tube station (Metro)...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Domaine National de Saint-Cloud
[ close ]
 
 
Solfest
 
 
This particularly family-friendly event, held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and located on the edge of the Lake District, is one of the more wonderful music and arts festivals nestled in the north of the country, tucked between the Solway coast and the Cumbrian fells. It offers a very...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Tarnside Farm , Tarns , Cumbria
[ close ]
 
 
Watchet
 
 
Held at Parsonage Farm Watchet Somerset, the Watchet Music Festival is West Somerset's largest outdoor music event and is an independently run festival by a small group of passionate individuals with the aim bringing a wide choice of musical acts and genres not normally seen performing in...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Parsonage Farm , Watchet , West Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Reading
 
 
This is a tough festival to play if you're not in favour with the audience. It has a history of many bands being bottled off stage and the fans are a fickle lot. It is a behemoth rock festival and it is twinned with the Leeds Festival. The same acts play but over different days. The crowd...

When:  Aug. 21, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Reading
[ close ]
 
 
Shambala
 
 
Ticket holders find out who's on when they get there. Very green and has much more than just music. Around 7000 people in fancy dress on Saturday. Good stuff! A weekend at Shambala is like visiting your favourite dotty great aunt- you don't quite know what to expect but it will...

When:  Aug. 22, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , Northants
[ close ]
 
 
Creamfields
 
 
This a the sell out dance event of the UK. All the big DJs and producers play here and the focus is very much on electronic dance music. The venue is not particularly pretty but the point is having somewhere remote where loud music can take place.....an airfield is perfect. Creamfields has...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Daresbury , Cheshire
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Tauron Nowa Muzyka
 
 
Having just won the European Festival Awards' "Best Small Festival" it's probably worth a trip to Poland to check this out before it gets too famous. The event takes part in the ruins of the coal mine and the music selection is avant garde and off the wall. Last year's...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Katowice
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Aeon
 
 
CANCELLED Very quirky festival down in Devon now in its fifth year. Three days of melodic music, fun and frolics. This festival describes itself as Shoestring Boutique - small but perfectly formed. Baby Theatre Stage, Jazz Potato Stage, Prophect Stage and much more. This years theme for 2012 is...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Shobrooke Park Estate , Crediton , Devon
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Doune the Rabbit Hole
 
 
Refreshingly this is a festival that fund raises and is strictly non profit based. Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival is a three day tea party situated in the beautiful countryside surrounding Doune Castle, Stirlingshire. Held for the first time in July 2010 the festival featured a blend of the...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Doune Castle , Stirlingshire
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Limetree
 
 
CANCELLED The Limetree Festival is a 3 day music & arts festival set amongst the beautiful surroundings of Limetree Farm nature reserve at Grewelthorpe near Ripon. Quirky, quintessentially cool and queer friendly. The family run Limetree Festival lines up big names and regional artists from...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Masham , North Yorkshire
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Rock en Seine
 
 
This 3 day festival was born in 2003 and had PJ Harvey, Beck and Massive Attack headlining. 22,000 people attended and these days you can expect well over 100,000. It's expanded somewhat. The site is just outside Paris and easy to get to. Take your tent and head for the tube station (Metro)...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Domaine National de Saint-Cloud
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Solfest
 
 
This particularly family-friendly event, held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and located on the edge of the Lake District, is one of the more wonderful music and arts festivals nestled in the north of the country, tucked between the Solway coast and the Cumbrian fells. It offers a very...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Tarnside Farm , Tarns , Cumbria
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Watchet
 
 
Held at Parsonage Farm Watchet Somerset, the Watchet Music Festival is West Somerset's largest outdoor music event and is an independently run festival by a small group of passionate individuals with the aim bringing a wide choice of musical acts and genres not normally seen performing in...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Parsonage Farm , Watchet , West Somerset
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Galtres
 
 
Once again this year's Galtres Festival of Fun will be packed with amazing things to do for families and young people. There is a childrens Wonderland with many a workshop, story time and games to play. Music ranges from chart toppers to local talent and there are loads of great beers and...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Forest of Galtres , Crayke , York
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Greenbelt
 
 
Really eclectic line up, alongside talks, performance art and worship. There's comedy and children's workshops, and of course, live music. There are also a series of talks which are recorded and mastered. Inspiring stuff.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   Cheltenham Racecourse
[ close ]
 
 
Mychoone
 
 
A weekend of live music & entertainment.. A full line up of great bands, as well as tribute bands. As well as many more live bands taking to the main stage over the weekend, the mychoone festival will have live coverage from derbyshires PEAK FM, there is a large beer tent on site, camping is...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   A615 , nr matlock , derbyshire , de55 6db
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Shrewsbury Folk Festival
 
 
The festival has built up a proud reputation as one of the country's leading folk events which blends traditional music with international artists. Shrewsbury is also renowned for the international musicians it chooses to appear at the festival. But it's more than just a music...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   West Mid Showground , Shrewsbury
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Summerdays
 
 
Set on the side of a lake this is a great place to kick back for a few days and witness some great international acts. There's parking for camper vans and even a special bike rack to encourage cycling. Litter is zero and the lake is perfect to swim in. Line up caters for an older crowd.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Bodensee, Arbon
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Mystery Land
 
 
This is a one dayer that finishes fairly early, but saying that they really pack it in. The line up is dance music orientated and there are some big sponsors to ensure production is slick. The website is in Flemish. Dare to be different.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 from until 11:00 PM
Location:   Hoofddorp
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Reading
 
 
This is a tough festival to play if you're not in favour with the audience. It has a history of many bands being bottled off stage and the fans are a fickle lot. It is a behemoth rock festival and it is twinned with the Leeds Festival. The same acts play but over different days. The crowd...

When:  Aug. 21, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Reading
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Shambala
 
 
Ticket holders find out who's on when they get there. Very green and has much more than just music. Around 7000 people in fancy dress on Saturday. Good stuff! A weekend at Shambala is like visiting your favourite dotty great aunt- you don't quite know what to expect but it will...

When:  Aug. 22, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , Northants
[ close ]
 
 
Creamfields
 
 
This a the sell out dance event of the UK. All the big DJs and producers play here and the focus is very much on electronic dance music. The venue is not particularly pretty but the point is having somewhere remote where loud music can take place.....an airfield is perfect. Creamfields has...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Daresbury , Cheshire
[ close ]
 
 
Tauron Nowa Muzyka
 
 
Having just won the European Festival Awards' "Best Small Festival" it's probably worth a trip to Poland to check this out before it gets too famous. The event takes part in the ruins of the coal mine and the music selection is avant garde and off the wall. Last year's...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Katowice
[ close ]
 
 
Aeon
 
 
CANCELLED Very quirky festival down in Devon now in its fifth year. Three days of melodic music, fun and frolics. This festival describes itself as Shoestring Boutique - small but perfectly formed. Baby Theatre Stage, Jazz Potato Stage, Prophect Stage and much more. This years theme for 2012 is...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Shobrooke Park Estate , Crediton , Devon
[ close ]
 
 
Doune the Rabbit Hole
 
 
Refreshingly this is a festival that fund raises and is strictly non profit based. Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival is a three day tea party situated in the beautiful countryside surrounding Doune Castle, Stirlingshire. Held for the first time in July 2010 the festival featured a blend of the...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Doune Castle , Stirlingshire
[ close ]
 
 
Limetree
 
 
CANCELLED The Limetree Festival is a 3 day music & arts festival set amongst the beautiful surroundings of Limetree Farm nature reserve at Grewelthorpe near Ripon. Quirky, quintessentially cool and queer friendly. The family run Limetree Festival lines up big names and regional artists from...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Masham , North Yorkshire
[ close ]
 
 
Rock en Seine
 
 
This 3 day festival was born in 2003 and had PJ Harvey, Beck and Massive Attack headlining. 22,000 people attended and these days you can expect well over 100,000. It's expanded somewhat. The site is just outside Paris and easy to get to. Take your tent and head for the tube station (Metro)...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Domaine National de Saint-Cloud
[ close ]
 
 
Solfest
 
 
This particularly family-friendly event, held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and located on the edge of the Lake District, is one of the more wonderful music and arts festivals nestled in the north of the country, tucked between the Solway coast and the Cumbrian fells. It offers a very...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Tarnside Farm , Tarns , Cumbria
[ close ]
 
 
Watchet
 
 
Held at Parsonage Farm Watchet Somerset, the Watchet Music Festival is West Somerset's largest outdoor music event and is an independently run festival by a small group of passionate individuals with the aim bringing a wide choice of musical acts and genres not normally seen performing in...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 25, 2012
Location:   Parsonage Farm , Watchet , West Somerset
[ close ]
 
 
Galtres
 
 
Once again this year's Galtres Festival of Fun will be packed with amazing things to do for families and young people. There is a childrens Wonderland with many a workshop, story time and games to play. Music ranges from chart toppers to local talent and there are loads of great beers and...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Forest of Galtres , Crayke , York
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Greenbelt
 
 
Really eclectic line up, alongside talks, performance art and worship. There's comedy and children's workshops, and of course, live music. There are also a series of talks which are recorded and mastered. Inspiring stuff.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   Cheltenham Racecourse
[ close ]
 
 
Mychoone
 
 
A weekend of live music & entertainment.. A full line up of great bands, as well as tribute bands. As well as many more live bands taking to the main stage over the weekend, the mychoone festival will have live coverage from derbyshires PEAK FM, there is a large beer tent on site, camping is...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   A615 , nr matlock , derbyshire , de55 6db
[ close ]
 
 
Shrewsbury Folk Festival
 
 
The festival has built up a proud reputation as one of the country's leading folk events which blends traditional music with international artists. Shrewsbury is also renowned for the international musicians it chooses to appear at the festival. But it's more than just a music...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   West Mid Showground , Shrewsbury
[ close ]
 
 
Summerdays
 
 
Set on the side of a lake this is a great place to kick back for a few days and witness some great international acts. There's parking for camper vans and even a special bike rack to encourage cycling. Litter is zero and the lake is perfect to swim in. Line up caters for an older crowd.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Bodensee, Arbon
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Shambala
 
 
Ticket holders find out who's on when they get there. Very green and has much more than just music. Around 7000 people in fancy dress on Saturday. Good stuff! A weekend at Shambala is like visiting your favourite dotty great aunt- you don't quite know what to expect but it will...

When:  Aug. 22, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Secret Location , Northants
[ close ]
 
 
Tauron Nowa Muzyka
 
 
Having just won the European Festival Awards' "Best Small Festival" it's probably worth a trip to Poland to check this out before it gets too famous. The event takes part in the ruins of the coal mine and the music selection is avant garde and off the wall. Last year's...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Katowice
[ close ]
 
 
Solfest
 
 
This particularly family-friendly event, held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and located on the edge of the Lake District, is one of the more wonderful music and arts festivals nestled in the north of the country, tucked between the Solway coast and the Cumbrian fells. It offers a very...

When:  Aug. 23, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Tarnside Farm , Tarns , Cumbria
[ close ]
 
 
Galtres
 
 
Once again this year's Galtres Festival of Fun will be packed with amazing things to do for families and young people. There is a childrens Wonderland with many a workshop, story time and games to play. Music ranges from chart toppers to local talent and there are loads of great beers and...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Forest of Galtres , Crayke , York
[ close ]
 
 
Greenbelt
 
 
Really eclectic line up, alongside talks, performance art and worship. There's comedy and children's workshops, and of course, live music. There are also a series of talks which are recorded and mastered. Inspiring stuff.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   Cheltenham Racecourse
[ close ]
 
 
Mychoone
 
 
A weekend of live music & entertainment.. A full line up of great bands, as well as tribute bands. As well as many more live bands taking to the main stage over the weekend, the mychoone festival will have live coverage from derbyshires PEAK FM, there is a large beer tent on site, camping is...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   A615 , nr matlock , derbyshire , de55 6db
[ close ]
 
 
Shrewsbury Folk Festival
 
 
The festival has built up a proud reputation as one of the country's leading folk events which blends traditional music with international artists. Shrewsbury is also renowned for the international musicians it chooses to appear at the festival. But it's more than just a music...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   West Mid Showground , Shrewsbury
[ close ]
 
 
Summerdays
 
 
Set on the side of a lake this is a great place to kick back for a few days and witness some great international acts. There's parking for camper vans and even a special bike rack to encourage cycling. Litter is zero and the lake is perfect to swim in. Line up caters for an older crowd.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 26, 2012
Location:   Bodensee, Arbon
[ close ]
 
 
 
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Greenbelt
 
 
Really eclectic line up, alongside talks, performance art and worship. There's comedy and children's workshops, and of course, live music. There are also a series of talks which are recorded and mastered. Inspiring stuff.

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   Cheltenham Racecourse
[ close ]
 
 
Shrewsbury Folk Festival
 
 
The festival has built up a proud reputation as one of the country's leading folk events which blends traditional music with international artists. Shrewsbury is also renowned for the international musicians it chooses to appear at the festival. But it's more than just a music...

When:  Aug. 24, 2012 until Aug. 27, 2012
Location:   West Mid Showground , Shrewsbury
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Burning Man
 
 
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headliner and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so...

When:  Aug. 27, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Black Rock City , Black Rock Desert , Nevada
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Burning Man
 
 
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headliner and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so...

When:  Aug. 27, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Black Rock City , Black Rock Desert , Nevada
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Burning Man
 
 
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headliner and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so...

When:  Aug. 27, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Black Rock City , Black Rock Desert , Nevada
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Burning Man
 
 
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headliner and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so...

When:  Aug. 27, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Black Rock City , Black Rock Desert , Nevada
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Outlook
 
 
Dub, reggae, dubstep, r'n'b and hip hop; this is bass heavy. Set in an abandoned fort in Croatia the venue is quite amazing. There are boat trips by day and a lot of skanking and jumping up by night. There is a coach from the UK if you fancy meeting some new mates before you arrive....

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Fort Punta Christo , Pula
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Bingley Music Live
 
 
Just down the road from Bradford there is some cracking live music and a well organised camp site. BML has a good environmental policy and there is a lift share system on their website and links to local transport if you don't want to take the car. The line up is well thought out and the...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Myrtle Park , Bingley
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Off The Tracks
 
 
Compact festival within a walled garden. Real ale, good music and family fun. Healing orchard and circus stuff too. Nice independent feel with reasonable prices and some colourful characters. Rated as a top 'small is beautiful' festival by The Times, this event really does tick most of...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Donington Park Farmhouse , Castle Donington , Derbyshire , DE74 2RN
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Wallingford Bunkfest
 
 
Featuring top name acts and.. 30 odd dance display teams... cracking ceilidhs... over 40 real ales... a huge Craft Fair... Fab Food... Children's BunkFest... vintage displays... special features... music on river boats and vintage trains... storytelling fringe... around 20,000 people visit...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Wallingford , Oxon
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Waveform
 
 
The Green Award winning Waveform Festival of Dance Music and Electronica is back for a glorious sixth year. This year, the 100% sustainable event will be BIGGER and BETTER than ever before. Join the Waveform family in the beautiful idyll of the Somerset countryside for some ethical festivities in...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Taunton
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Weyfest
 
 
3 stages and over 60 bands as well as the Rural Life Exhibition and creative arts and plenty of family fun. There are vintage cars, Dr Who's tardis and some very silly games and rides to play on. Gets better every year and they are on number 4 now.

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Rural Life Centre , Tilford , Farnham , Surrey
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Electric Zoo
 
 
The artist/DJ lineup is jam-packed with artists of every genre of electronic dance music. For three days, over 100 DJs drop the sickest beats for 12 hours in 4 different areas of the park. For anyone who is even remotely interested in electronic music...this is an experience

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Randalls Island Park , New York
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Burning Man
 
 
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headliner and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so...

When:  Aug. 27, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Black Rock City , Black Rock Desert , Nevada
[ close ]
 
 
Outlook
 
 
Dub, reggae, dubstep, r'n'b and hip hop; this is bass heavy. Set in an abandoned fort in Croatia the venue is quite amazing. There are boat trips by day and a lot of skanking and jumping up by night. There is a coach from the UK if you fancy meeting some new mates before you arrive....

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 3, 2012
Location:   Fort Punta Christo , Pula
[ close ]
 
 
Bingley Music Live
 
 
Just down the road from Bradford there is some cracking live music and a well organised camp site. BML has a good environmental policy and there is a lift share system on their website and links to local transport if you don't want to take the car. The line up is well thought out and the...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Myrtle Park , Bingley
[ close ]
 
 
Off The Tracks
 
 
Compact festival within a walled garden. Real ale, good music and family fun. Healing orchard and circus stuff too. Nice independent feel with reasonable prices and some colourful characters. Rated as a top 'small is beautiful' festival by The Times, this event really does tick most of...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Donington Park Farmhouse , Castle Donington , Derbyshire , DE74 2RN
[ close ]
 
 
Wallingford Bunkfest
 
 
Featuring top name acts and.. 30 odd dance display teams... cracking ceilidhs... over 40 real ales... a huge Craft Fair... Fab Food... Children's BunkFest... vintage displays... special features... music on river boats and vintage trains... storytelling fringe... around 20,000 people visit...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Wallingford , Oxon
[ close ]
 
 
Waveform
 
 
The Green Award winning Waveform Festival of Dance Music and Electronica is back for a glorious sixth year. This year, the 100% sustainable event will be BIGGER and BETTER than ever before. Join the Waveform family in the beautiful idyll of the Somerset countryside for some ethical festivities in...

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Taunton
[ close ]
 
 
Weyfest
 
 
3 stages and over 60 bands as well as the Rural Life Exhibition and creative arts and plenty of family fun. There are vintage cars, Dr Who's tardis and some very silly games and rides to play on. Gets better every year and they are on number 4 now.

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Rural Life Centre , Tilford , Farnham , Surrey
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Electric Zoo
 
 
The artist/DJ lineup is jam-packed with artists of every genre of electronic dance music. For three days, over 100 DJs drop the sickest beats for 12 hours in 4 different areas of the park. For anyone who is even remotely interested in electronic music...this is an experience

When:  Aug. 30, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Randalls Island Park , New York
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Brownstock
 
 
Once upon a time a mad family and their friends had a mad party.....and Brownstock was born. Very cool boutique festival with bands, skateramps, kids stuff and silly goings on. Expect a great line up for a small intimate affair.

When:  Aug. 31, 2012 until Sep. 2, 2012
Location:   Morris Farm , Chelmsford , Essex
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Bunkfest
 
 
This is billed as Music, Dance, Steam and Beer, and that just about sums it up! With around 20,000 visitors over the weekend, Wallingford plays hosts to this festival of arts and rolling stock! There is story telling for the kids and real ales for Dad. Dance display teams for Mum and some...

When:  Aug. 31, 2012 until Sep. 2, 2012
Location:   Wallingford , Oxon
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Jersey Live
 
 
This is a two day event without camping, but fear not there are a few local places to pitch your tent. There is a battle of the bands contest and a few big names to balance out the local talent with current trends. With five stages set in the quaint countryside surrounds of the parish of...

When:  Aug. 31, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Royal Jersey Showground , Trinity
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LodeStar
 
 
Rock, Pop, Indie, Electro, Acoustic and everything that hits either your ears or heart will be performing at Lodestar and as more new music emerges and the genres mix these forward thinking creative artists are able to bring out a sound and vibe that hits everyone. The energy of bands on stage...

When:  Aug. 31, 2012 until Sep. 2, 2012
Location:   Lode , Cambridge , Cambs
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Sundown
 
 
Aimed at the youth of Norfolk, this is a weekender just outside Norwich. The campsite itself plays home to an array of essential areas to ensure your weekend is as comfortable as possible. First of all, toilets of course, these are handily situated throughout the site so you don't get caught...

When:  Aug. 31, 2012 until Sep. 1, 2012
Location:   Norfolk Showground , Costessy , Norwich
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