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Festival News

Your one stop shop for the freshest festival news, rumours and line ups on the net. In this section you'll find out the latest goings on from your festival of choice, as we keep our finger on the pulse with regards to all the newest developments from within the festival circuit, for both UK festivals and festivals abroad.

Festival Line Ups

Perhaps the most decisive factor in selecting your festival of choice is the eagerly awaited and oft talked about festival line up. Our team keep an eagle-eyed look out for the latest line up revelations, keeping you in the loop with who will be representing at each festival this summer.

Festival Rumours

As the old adage goes - there's no smoke without fire, which can be neatly applied to the festival rumour mill which at this time of year goes into hyperactive mode. Here, we take a keen interest in internet gossip to try and uncover, ahead of the curve, who’ll be hitting the green fields of the UK and abroad over the sunnier months.

Latest Festival News

Liverpool's Sound City announces new dates for 2021

The UK's leading independent music festival for new music will return to Liverpool this October for a mammoth comeback event

New on Skiddle: Gigs and festivals you can buy tickets for right now

Our new weekly feature rounding up all of the latest live music events - now on sale - recently added to Skiddle

The Going Out Podcast - Series 2 - Episode 1 - Sacha Lord

Skiddle's podcast power duo Georgia and Pippa return for series 2 of The Going Out Podcast, kicking off proceedings with Manchester music legend, co-creator of Warehouse Project and Parklife Festival - Sacha Lord

First-ever virtual Independent Venue Week begins this week

The week-long event, celebrating independent music venues across the UK, returns this week for a very different and covid compliant eighth edition

Glastonbury 2021 has been officially cancelled

The festivals organisers have regretfully announced that Glastonbury 2021 will not take place for a second year running, due to the ongoing pandemic

High Contrast goes head-to-head with Sub Focus & Wilkinson on 'Freedom'

The Hospital Records legend has teamed up with serial collaborators Sub Focus and Wilkinson, for a remix of the pairs heavy hitting banger - 'Freedom', taken from 2020's 'Portals' LP

Other festival guides

Here's some more festival info to help you plan your summer. Or why not skip directly to our Festival Finder?