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

First festival memories

From getting stuck in moshpits to copping off with Edward Scissorhands lookalikes, these are some of the real stories to come from people losing their festival virginity. By Ellie Swain.

Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival 2019 preview

The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a vibrant and diverse line up.

Sister Sledge Interview: Those songs bring people together

"Even now, when there's so much division in the world, songs like that connect people, they bring camaraderie, they encourage people. Music is for the soul." Marko Kutlesa spoke to Kim Sledge ahead of Sister Sledge's Highest Point headline slot.

Our top five 'Must sees' at this year's Moovin Festival

Moovin Festival returns to Stockport this August with an impressive herd of notable artists. We've chosen our essential top 5 from the lineup, to catch at this year's event.

Jika Jika! Festival returns this Mall Grab, Green Velvet and more

The two-day festival brings some of the dance music's finest to Derry.

Afro Nation Festival heads to Ghana for the first time in December 2019

Having wowed crowds in Portugal, Afro Nation heads to Africa.

Other festival guides

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