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iGap Travel Guide LGBTQ+ Awards

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer+ (LGBTQ+) Awards program aims to recognize diversity in the travel industry, promote inclusivity and celebrate those leading by example in providing LGBTQ friendly travel. The awards guide will highlight those who have invited the community to ensure fair treatment, safety, and equality without judgement on ...

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Tis the season of giving, and Prodege is giving back!

Holiday shopping can be expensive, time-consuming and sometimes even overwhelming.  For those looking for one online network that can bring the savings to you, look no further than Prodege.  Our family of consumer loyalty brands, Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome and MyGiftCardsPlus, reward members with free gift cards or cash back for the everyday things they are alrea ...

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Headliners Announced for Legends Valley Music Festival

Wideglide Entertainment is excited to announce the headliners for Legends Valley Music Festival, happening on August 23 - 27, 2017 at Laketown Ranch in Lake Cowichan, BC.   BODY COUNT - HOUSE OF PAIN - MAGIC!   Tickets will go on s ...

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Legends Valley Music Festival 2017

Wideglide Entertainment is excited to announce the headliners for Legends Valley Music Festival, happeningon August 23 - 27, 2017 at Laketown Ranch in Lake   Cowichan, BC.   BODY COUNT - HOUSE OF PAIN - MAGIC! ...

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Caribbean Food Week Festival 2017 - Diary Note

The countdown is on to Caribbean Food Week, the UK’s biggest celebration of Caribbean food and drink (21st – 28th August), and you’re invited to join in the fun at this year’s Caribbean Food Week Festival! This unique event will take place at Windrush Square in Brixton on 25th and 26th August (11am – 7pm), and is ...

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Famous European Filming Locations To Visit

Many of us have wished we could be in our favourite film or TV show, though sadly the reality is that the magic is only on the screen. But you can still get the next best thing: visiting the places where they were filmed. Here are some of the most beautiful must see filming locations to visit. Dubrovnik (Croatia) ...

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MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2017 SHOWS ANNOUNCED

New Artistic Director John McGrath reveals snapshot of his first programme, running 29 June – 16 July 2017   Artists – including Boris Charmatz, Yael Bartana, Vicky Featherstone, Scott Graham, Karl Hyde, Simon Stephens and Jeremy Deller – engage with urgent stories of our time ...

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The German Market

The biggest Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria is the Frankfurt Christmas Market, which has been a staple of the festivities in Birmingham for 50 years. However, Christmas markets in Germany have been a big part of German culture for centuries. The Frankfurt Market itself dates back to 1393. Historically they were meant for religious purposes, set up outside on the church ...

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The Most Festive Places to Spend Christmas in Europe

Although the traditional family home Christmas can be fun, sometimes it’s nice to have a change and venture to another part of the world to see how the holidays are done there. Here is our pick of some of the most beautiful locations in Europe to experience the most wonderful time of the year. Prague (Czech Republic) ...

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Celebrating The Day Of The Dead

A day to celebrate life, rather than mourn death, for families to come together and remember their loved ones with the happiness and joy that they shared in life. The Day of the Dead is the beautiful 3000-year-old Mexican ritual that is celebrated throughout Latin America. With songs, alcohol and a buzz of brightly painted faces, it’s hardly a morbid affaire. ...

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GLOBAL FESTIVALS INTERACTIVE TOOL

For those who may have missed out on Glastonbury this year, or couldn’t quite obtain the funds, why not consider an alternative? This simple interactive tool will allow you to check out what’s upcoming on a global scale. It will also enable you to easily work out your preferences on what you are after for a festival experience, including fligh ...

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The A – T Of Everything to Look Forward to at T in the Park

With only four weeks to go to this year’s T in the Park and the sun shining, excitement for this year’s festival is reaching fever pitch. In anticipation of next month’s event, T in the Park festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partners Tennent’s Lager take us through the A – T of everything to look forward to at this year&r ...

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The world’s biggest bouncy castle!

The Bestival family has a long and august history of going that extra mile, making the world of festivals bigger, better and brighter. And this year is no exception, pushing the boundaries of bobbing up and down to the very limit, we’ve teamed up with our old muckers, Cardiff-based Something Creatives to make what we think is the world’s biggest bouncy castle! Aimin ...

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Bestival’s Spaceport Line Up Revealed

The legendary Port remains missing, its whereabouts unknown but Bestival’s brand new, revolutionary monolith of sound, The Spaceport, is shaping up to be the greatest dance stage ever! Throbbing to an intergalactic soundscape of epic proportions, our seven storey symbol of the future will transmit Bestival’s unique vision of our dancefloor destiny as we unveil the c ...

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Gibraltar Music Festival announces the first round of artists

Having previously played host to Duran Duran, Kings of Leon and Paloma Faith, Gibraltar Music Festival's fifth birthday year promises to impress even further with the first act announced as seminal welsh rockers Stereophonics. Emerging as a bright new noise in the UK alternative rock scene in the1990's, Stereophonics have firmly established themselves as the greatest We ...

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ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL IN SCOTLAND

The show on Sunday 29th May just got a whole lot bigger as headliner Fatboy Slim and local hero Jackmaster will be joined by Kerri Chandler, Julio Bashmore and Joris Voorn After stunning fans with last week’s first wave of artists, The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival returns today with new additions Kerri Chandler, Julio Bashmore and ...

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Real Ale Realities

Real ale is back in fashion. Small, independent breweries are popping up around the country, but importantly in London, and are increasingly popular with a younger crowd. That said, it’s not a fashion that is likely to last long, so make the most of it before only flat cap wearing men called Bert think real ale is socially acceptable again. Seeing as yo ...

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brand new stage this year at Bestival

HMS Bestival has vanished in mysterious circumstances. Investigations are underway, but as the enigma deepens and the conspiracy theories grow, the ship’s fate remains unclear. As the future unfolds, and human horizons expand beyond the planet, The Port, devoid of its antiquated maritime attraction, will evolve into a new kind of universal berth. A colossal cosmodrome. The Sp ...

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More Acts Including TIGER CLUB CONFIRMED FOR WYCHWOOD

Wychwood is hugely excited to welcome Mike Scott and his much loved band The Waterboys to headline the festival's main stage on Friday. Also confirmed are Scottish rockers Idlewild, Thrill Collins, Folk On, Keston Cobblers Club, Get Inuit and family favourite Justin Fletcher, whilst over in the Big Top the Smashing Blouse team add yet more exciting up and comers including Haelo ...

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More Artists to JOIN GOTHENBURG'S WAY OUT WEST 2016

Massive Attack and Young Fathers will team up to play Way Out West this year for a special collaborative performance with further exceptional UK talent also confirmed with Skepta and Jack Garratt. Taking place in Sweden's music capital of Gothenburg, Way Out West 2016 is shaping up to be the festival's biggest year yet with a wealth of international talent already confi ...

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GOTHENBURG'S WAY OUT WEST FESTIVAL 2016

Way Out West festival is excited to reveal that The Last Shadow Puppets, Julia Holter and Daughter will join the bill for 2016. Set in the music capital of Sweden, Gothenburg, this next wave of performers will add to an already stellar line-up of international talents including Sia, PJ Harvey, M83, Stormzy, Seinabo Sey, Chvrches, Jamie xx, Anna Von Hauswolff and more. Weekend tickets f ...

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THE ELECTRIC FROG & PRESSURE RIVERSIDE FESTIVAL CONFIRMS MORE ACTS

The show on Sunday 29th May just got a whole lot bigger as headliner Fatboy Slim and local hero Jackmaster will be joined by Kerri Chandler, Julio Bashmore and Joris Voorn After stunning fans with last week’s first wave of artists, The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival returns today with new additions Kerri Chandler, Julio Bashmore and ...

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Manic Street Preachers, Catfish And Bottlemen headline Festival

Iconic rock trio Manic Street Preachers and fellow Welshmen Catfish and the Bottlemen are to headline Truck Festival, 15th - 17th July at Hill Farm, Oxford. The impressive line up also includes Everything Everything and Circa Waves who are set to rub shoulders with the awesome We Are The Ocean, Gnarwolves and Pretty Vicious, just some of the names unveiled today for the 2016 line-up. T ...

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Volunteer with Mercy Ships

For many around the world, healthcare is a luxury they cannot afford. Mercy Ships is dedicated to helping those in need, regardless of race, gender or religion, and has visited over 451 ports in developing nations around the world, helping to fill the gaps in health care systems that many of the world’s poorest fall through. Through the deployment of the wor ...

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SCOTLAND’S BIGGEST ELECTRONIC MUSIC EVENT

The festival season kicks off in style this May Bank Holiday weekend with the return of the 4th annual Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival. Event organsiers are delighted to reveal the first wave of acts to appear including Fatboy Slim, the return of Cocoon at The Riverside featuring with Sven Väth plus Laurent Garnier, Rødhåd, SLA ...

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FULL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR THE 39TH GOTHENBURG FILM FESTIVAL

Screenings of over 450 films, world premieres, international actors & filmakers plus the famed Dragon Award all revealed for Scandanavia's biggest film event Gothenburg Film Festival returns to the culture capital of Sweden for the 39th year with a packed program of screenings, showcases and seminars spanning all genres of the industry. A gala red ...

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Coolest Street Food Festivals from Around the World

Food is not only the best way to celebrate, it is also an excuse to celebrate in its own right.  There are countless food festivals across the world, from traditional feasts to rainy English farmer’s markets, but for us nothing beats good street food.  It trades pretentiousness for simplicity, and fancy presentation for taste, it’s relaxed, informa ...

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VAULT Festival returns on 27th January 2016

Trgyve Wakenshaw, The Misfit Analysis and Clout Theatre are amongst the many performers, shows and attractions heading to London from 27th January until 6th March for VAULT Festival 2016. Eight unbelievable spaces within one venue, three stylish bars and an amazing pop-up restaurant will fill the labyrinthine vaults beneath Waterloo Station. Tickets for theatre performances, comedy, cl ...

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Volunteer with Raleigh International

“What do you think of when you say ‘Tanzania’?  Safari?  Kilimanjaro?  The Savannah?  It’s so much more!” Tanzania is one of the most stable and peaceful democracies in Africa, with a young, dynamic and resourceful population.  By tapping into the e ...

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Surf Schools in Tamarindo

Surfing isn’t just for men with long blonde wavy hair and tanned muscular bodies; it’s the perfect way to enjoy Costa Rica’s stunning coastline whilst learning an exciting sport.  Tamarindo has many exceptional surfing schools where you can get your first taste of the waves in the Americas.  From beginners to any level of ability or ambit ...

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Ibiza Rocks

Example & DJ Wire – Wilkinson – Mistajam – Catfish & The Bottlemen – Fono – Blonde – Years and Years – Boy Better Know – Moda Black – Sigma – Ms Dynamite – The Libertines – Slaves – Rudimental – Redlight – Ha ...

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Festival No 6

3 – 6 September - Portmeirion, Wales - Weekend Tickets from £150 Festival No 6 returns for a fourth year to Portmeirion, Wales – the location for the cult 60s TV series The Prisoner.  Named after the suave secret agent, played by Patrick McGoohan, the hit show and its beautiful setting is very mu ...

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Sundown Festival

4 – 6 September - Norfolk Showground - Weekend Tickets from £105 Despite its name, Sundown would certainly appear to be a festival that is on the rise, given that last year the event was the largest it has ever been.  Making the most of its growing status in the festival world, organisers at Sundown have e ...

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Glasgow Summer Sessions

29 – 30 August - Bellahouston Park, Glasgow Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park will play host to Summer Sessions this year, one of Scotland’s most popular music festivals.  Headline acts will not disappoint, as Paolo Nutini, Scotland’s most famous soul rock singer of late will be spilling his ...

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Fusion Festival

28 – 30 August - Cofton Park, Birmingham - Weekend Tickets from £120 Love him or hate him, Justin Bieber is heading to Birmingham this summer for his first ever UK festival appearance.  Beliebers everywhere were put on red alert when it was announced the 21-year-old is scheduled to headline the Friday nigh ...

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Creamfields

28 – 30 August - Daresbury, Cheshire - Weekend Tickets from £175 An offshoot of Liverpool's famous Cream nightclub, Creamfields is the mecca for lovers of electronica, dance and live DJ sets.  12 explosive stages attract thousands of revellers every year for their powerful blend of deep an ...

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Reading vs. Leeds

Despite sharing the same festival name and the same festival line-up, both Reading and Leeds have very distinct and unique characteristics. It is very much a battle of North vs. South and while we are not suggesting one is better than the other – we are suggesting that for certain individuals one could very well be better than the other. R ...

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Reading and Leeds Festivals

28 – 30 August - Reading/Leeds, England - Weekend tickets £213 The twinned festivals of Reading & Leeds host the same line-ups in their respective UK cities for a combined audience of more than 150,000 people – making it one of the biggest annual music festivals in the world.  ...

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V Festival

22 – 23 August - Western Park, Staffordshire & Hylands Park, Chelmsford - Tickets: £97.90 The UK’s biggest summer party returns in August for its 20th anniversary special, with a line-up that celebrates the best of British music as well as epic international acts.  This year promises to b ...

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Rewind South Festival

21 – 23 August - Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames - Tickets: £57.50 80’s music is seeing a rebirth at Rewind South this year, with The Selecter’s performing tracks from their new album Subculture, out in June.  Subculture is a Jamaican influenced collection, with an in your face ...

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Beautiful Days Festival

21 – 23 August - Escot Park, Devon - Weekend Tickets £135 Beautiful Days is the brainchild of 90s rock band The Levellers, who have been a main stage staple since starting the annual weekender back in 2003.  This year they are set to be joined by New York’s purple-loving gypsy punk rockers Gogol ...

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ArcTanGent Rock Festival

20 – 22 August - Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin - Weekend Tickets from £95 Primarily for fans of maths-rock, noise-rock, post-rock, alt-rock and cinematic-rock; ArcTanGent not only ensures that the music sub-genre dictionary is going to need a reprint, but also provides an intimate 5000 person festival for those who ...

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Boomtown Fair Festival

13 – 16 August - Matterley Estate, Hampshire - Weekend Tickets £155 Boomtown’s music policy is straightforward and simple: Anything too serious or downbeat is out.  It seeks to create an immersive fantasy world full of feel good positive vibes without the presence of overly commercial sponsors.&a ...

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Strawberry Fields Festival and Rewind North Festival

Strawberry Fields Festival Bombay Bicycle Club (DJ Set) – Mark Knight – Frankie & The Heartstrings 7 – 9 August - Cattows Farm, Heather, Leicestershire - Weekend Tickets £59.50 Strawberry Fields is one of a growing number ...

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Wickham Festival

6 – 9 August - Blind Lane, Wickham - Weekend Tickets from £150 The outskirts of historic Wickham village provide a picturesque setting for one of the safest and most relaxed festivals of the summer.  Billy Bragg has become a festival icon for his involvement with Glastonbury’s Leftfield stage but that ...

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival

6 – 9 August - Catton Park, Derbyshire - Weekend Tickets from £142 With Sonisphere cancelled this year, BOA is looking like the only heavyweight contender as an alternative choice to Download for a big outdoor festival.  So what does Bloodstock 2015 have in store? The main stage has a whole host of well-established acts, many with hil ...

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Rebellion Festival

6 – 9 August - Winter Gardens, Blackpool - Weekend Ticket Prices £150 Blackpool’s indoor, all ages, punk show returns with a strong line-up of both the old and the new.  They say that punk was dead as soon as it was born, but nobody seems to have told the bands or fans that descend on this seaside resort year after year.& ...

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Boardmasters Music Festival

5 – 9 August - Newquay, Cornwall - Weekend Tickets from £125 Since 1981 Boardmasters has been an integral part of the British surf scene.  From humble beginnings as a small surf competition, Boardmasters are now proud to present one of the biggest events on the professional British surfing calendar; not to mention its increasingly pop ...

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Kendal Calling

31 July – 2 August - Standon, Hertfordshire - Weekend tickets from £119 Kendal Calling was born from a group of music lovers who felt the fabulous fields of the Lake District could be put to better use.  When summer came, it was time to take to the fields for a shindig that would grow so big the whole coun ...

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Y Not Festival

31 July – 2 August - Pikehall, Derbyshire - Weekend Tickets from £84.50 Set in the beautiful confines of the Peak District, Y Not Festival is a weekend of music, partying and fun at Pikehall.  Now in its ninth year, the festival has retained its friendliness and carefree attitude of the early years, attrac ...

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Standon Calling Musical Prowess

30 July – 2 August - Standon, Hertfordshire - Weekend tickets from £119 Standon Calling's 10th anniversary is shaping up to be its most memorable outing with a line-up that features an eclectic mix of musical prowess both old and new with Little Dragon, The Dandy Warhols, Basement Jaxx, Roots Manuva, Hercules & Love Af ...

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Camp Bestival

30 – 2 August - Lulworth Castle, Dorset - Weekend Tickets from £180 The little sister to Bestival, Camp Bestival is a cultural kaleidoscope of live music, comedy shows, literature programmes, various workshops and colourful get ups organisedby Radio One DJ Rob Da Bank.  A family orientated indie dance festival, Camp Bestival has won t ...

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Reading and Leeds Festival History Timeline

First Reading Festival – 1971 Running as a National Jazz and Blues Festival since 1961, the festival finally found a permanent home at Reading in 1971. In typical British fashion it rained all weekend, but headline acts Arthur Brown, East of Eden and Colosseum made sure the weather couldn’t dampen the crowds&rs ...

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St. Davids Folk Festival

Jamie Smith’s Mabon – Fiona Maria Fitzpatrick and the Darling Buds – Lowri Evans & Band St Davids Bishop’s Palace, Pembrokeshire, Wales Tickets: £17.50 Now entering its fourt ...

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Festival Internacional de Benicàssim has Begun

16 – 19 July - Benicassim, Costa Azahar, Spain - Tickets €160 Having been born in 1995 it is perhaps fitting that Benicassim should choose Blur and The Prodigy as two of its headline performers to help celebrate its 20th birthday. While Benicassim was putting on its inaugural festival, Blur se ...

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European Festivals

Tomorrowland- Alesso – Armin Van Buuren – Avicii - 24- 26 July Schommelei, Boom, Belgium If you don’t already know, Tomorrowland is a festival with a vision. A dream about euphoria and unity, brought vividly to life for all those who attend.  Tomorrow ...

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Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival is the only festival in the world primarily focused around showcasing new and original pieces across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and even pop culture.  Launching in Manchester, these never-before-seen shows are often taken on tour around the world in major cities such as New York and Paris.  As well as boasting a larg ...

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Bestival's Sunday Night Headliner Revealed

She’s the best around with the crazy style and her music makes us lose control, so we’re unutterably excited to announce that the incredible Missy Elliott will be headlining Sunday night at our Summer of Love in a European festival exclusive. One of the greatest artists of all time, and a true musical innovator, we couldn’t be more ecstatic that she&rs ...

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Liverpool Sound City

22 – 24 May Liverpool Docklands, Merseyside Weekends tickets £65   The city that gave us The Beatles has a strong cultural link to the music industry so it is perhaps fitting that ...

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Bearded Theory

21 – 24 May Catton Hall, South Derbyshire Weekend tickets £87   Over the Bank Holiday weekend, the family friendly, laid back, fancy dress party with beards, bands and DJs, is set ...

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Common People

Southampton Common, Southampton May 23 – 25 Tickets: £27.50   Common People is the most modish festival down south and will feature a host of headliners along with the UK&rsquo ...

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Slam Dunk Festival

23 May – Slam Dunk North – Leeds City Centre (Festival spread across Millennium Square, O2 Academy, Leeds Beckett University & Outdoor Stages) 24 May – Slam Dunk South – Hertfordshire Forum 25 May – Slam Dunk Mid ...

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BE PART OF THE MAGIC

Tomorrowland Brasil live on tomorrowlandbrasil.com Video:  https://youtu.be/tdzda0ncRRQ More than 19 million people from around the world tuned in to watch Tomorrowland TV ...

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WARWICK CASTLE PRESENTS SOUNDS IN THE GROUNDS

FRIDAY 10TH JULY KAISER CHIEFS / PROFESSOR GREEN / ELLA EYRE SATURDAY 11TH JULY THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA FEATURING STAR OF ‘THE VOICE’ LUCY O’BYRNE www.soundsinthegrounds.com Facebook / Twitter / #Soundsi ...

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Pitching The Perfect Tent

Preparation If there’s one thing that the Boy Scouts got right, it’s their motto of ‘be prepared.’ And we all know that they learned enough about tents (and knots) to last a lifetime, so perhaps they’re on to something. ·   & ...

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Dance icons Faithless Confirmed For Lytham Festival 2015

Appearance marks the band's 20 year anniversary Lytham Festival is thrilled to reveal that it will form part of ‘Faithless 20’, a number of appearances by the huge successful electronic group Faithless that marks the band's 20 year anniversary. Faithless will hea ...

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BESTIVAL SHOWS THE LOVE FOR ALL THE LADIES IN THE HOUSE

CHARLI XCX / LIANNE LA HAVAS / NENEH CHERRY WITH ROCKETNUMBERNINE / ELLA EYRE / ANDREYA TRIANA / B.TRAITS / MONKI / SOAK / LONELADY / HONEYBLOOD / KATE SIMKO & LONDON ELECTRONIC ORCHESTRA / GIRLPOOL / MOXIE / JOSEY REBELLE / DJ BARELY LEGAL / EKKAH / JAGAARA / THROWING SHADE / LAURA MOODY / GRACELAND ...

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MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 PROGRAMME

Gerhard Richter, Arvo Pärt, Björk, Ed Atkins, FKA twigs, Douglas Gordon, Hélène Grimaud, Charlotte Rampling, Nico Muhly, Paris Opera Ballet, Wayne McGregor, Olafur Eliasson, Jamie xx, Maxine Peake, Antony, Justin Fletcher, Arca, Invisible Dot Ltd, Damon Albarn, Rufus Norris, Moira Buffini Manche ...

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Why Choose European Festivals?

Festival fanatics will know that the UK knows how to put on a good show. With household names V-Fest, Reading, and Glastonbury garnering attention from the biggest acts in the music business, you’d almost be forgiven for thinking that muddy UK fields are the only way to spend summer weekends. I say almost, because of course, you’d be wrong. Festivals on the continen ...

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Sunday Headliner Revealed For Common People

Grace Jones for Common People! Plus Live Music From Years & Years And DJs Secondcity / Waze & Odyssey Jeremy Underground commonpeople.net / #CommonPeople Common People, our two-day metropolitan adventure is abou ...

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Festival Fancy Dress

As much as crowd surfing and not showering, fancy dress has become something of a ritual of the festival scene. Most of the time you can dress up in whatever you want and no one will blink an eye, even if you are wearing a Scooby Doo onesie or are rocking a superhero cape. However, some festivals organise set fancy dress themes or inspire particular costumes, so you’ll going ...

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BESTIVAL UNVEILS THE FIRST ACTS TO FEEL THE LOVE

We’ve always been lovers, not fighters, everyone knows that. So, now that Bestival’s Summer of Love theme is out in the open and our amorous adventures are well and truly underway, we’re more than a little excited to turn our attentions to our first line-up announcement! Featuring our mighty Thursday Big Top headliners and our Saturday main stage headliner ...

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Bestival 2015 – The Summer Of Love

Bestival returns for another instalment of music and madness, and this year’s event looks set to be the best one yet. Winning multiple awards since its first inception in 2004, and continuing to do so to the present day, it is widely acknowledged as one of the finest choices in the somewhat crowded UK festival scene.  With so many to choose from, every gathering of like-minded souls ...

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I Want To Play At Common People

Enter for Your Chance to Play Our Festival The Joiners, Southampton – Tuesday 10th March & Sunday 22nd March 5pm-10.30pm - Free Entry ...

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Basement Jaxx To Headline Truck Festival 2015

Electronic party-starters Basement Jaxx are to headline Truck Festival, 17th - 18th July at Hill Farm, Oxford. Up-and-coming artists including Saint Raymond and Slaves are set to rub shoulders with the iconic Peter Hook & The Light, just some of the names unveiled today for the 2015 line-up. Now in its 17th year Truck ...

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First Headliner For T In The Park Announced

The Libertines announced as first headliner for T IN THE PARK 2015 Tickets on sale Friday 27th February at 9am from www.tinthepark.com Festival or ...

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Craig Charles & Andy Kershaw Unveiled For Wychwood 2015

The Wonder Stuff Acoustic, Monsieur Doumani, Demob Happy, Ted Zed, Black Honey & Palace also announced for festival's eleventh outing. Day tickets now on sale. 29th - 31st May 2015 ...

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Tomorrowland 2015 Announces First Headliner

"The Symphony of Unity" by The National Orchestra of Belgium under the Conductorship of Stefan Blunier For the next two weeks, each day Tom ...

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Tomorrowland’s Global Journey Ticketsale Starts Saturday

Last year's edition of Tomorrowland welcomed no fewer than 214 different nationalities. More than 20,000 visitors travelled to Tomorrowland with a Global Journey Travel Package and this year, special travel packages will again be available. The Global Journey tickets go on sale from January 24th. Tomorrowland 2015 offers new DreamVille packages and for those who like to discove ...

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How to Get Into Festivals For Free

Have you got a festival wish list that would have you camping in a muddy field every other weekend, but don’t quite have the budget to match?  Or perhaps you’ve spent hours on the phone and refreshing the webpage trying to get your hands on the tickets in the first place, only to miss out.  Well, it’s not too late! ...

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Standon Calling Confirm Grammy- Nominated Basement Jaxx

Decade celebrations promise a day-to-night festival extravaganza from the weird and wonderful, the brilliant and bizarre, the superb and the silly. Standon Calling returns to its stunning country manor grounds for a tenth anniversary that promises to excite and delight. Headlining the illustrious Sunday night slot, Basement Jaxx are unveiled ...

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Discover The Magic of Tomorrowland In An Amazing New Book!

People of Tomorrow, Happy Birthday! This 10th anniversary is yours: you made Tomorrowland what it is today. A land of opportunity, a world of peac ...

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Bestival Present Common People Festival next May

We are over the moon to announce a brand new show from the multi-award winning Bestival team; Common People. Taking place on the Bank Holiday weekend of 23rd and 24th May, and set on Southampton Common, Common People will be a glorious two-day metropolitan festival, uniting all tribes under the Southampton sky, bringing the blithe spirit of Bestival right to the heart of the city. ...

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Electric Paradise Unveils Line-up

The international entertainment company PAV Events (www.pavevents.com) announces the list of DJs who will gather in the Dominican Republic to give life to one of the greatest shows of the year-end: "Electric Paradise ( ...

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HIDEOUT FESTIVAL 2015: 5 YEARS

2015 marks the fifth year of the mighty Hideout Festival, the pioneering electronic music event that has defined the Croatian festival landscape. Due to the continued demand for tickets and with 2014’s event selling out in less than 2 weeks, eager fans can register for priority in just three steps, guaranteeing their ticke ...

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180,000 TICKETS FOR TOMORROWLAND BRAZIL SELL OUT IN HOURS

At the 10th anniversary edition of Tomorrowland this past July in Belgium, French super star-DJ David Guetta announced that in 2015, Tomorrowland would take place in Brazil for the very first time. During the announcement, over 15,000 Brazilians watched the live stream from Belgium in Candido Portinari Park (Villa-Lobos Park) in São Paulo, so the news of the first Brazilian ...

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Bestival: September 4 - 7 – The Perfect Way to End the Summer

Busta Rhymes – Outkast – Chic featuring Nile Rodgers 4 – 7 September Isle of Wight ...

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Rapanui Launch Desert Island Disco Range of T-Shirts

Are you fully prepped for our Bestival 2014 Desert Island Disco fest? Whether you’ve already got your sparkly attire ready to roll, or you’re still frantically sewing sequins to your dad’s flares, which haven’t seen the light of day since the 70s, never fear, we’re here to help disco-up your Bestival suitcase! Bes ...

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Reading & Leeds: August 22 - 24

Blink 182 – Arctic Monkeys – The 1975 22 – 24 August Reading/Leeds, England Weekend tickets £202.5 ...

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V Festival: August 16 - 17

16 – 17 August Hylands Park, Chelmsford/ Weston Park, South Staffordshire Tickets: Weekend (inc. camping) £189 ...

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Way Out West: August 7 - 9

7 – 9 August Gothenburg, Sweden Tickets from 1,940 SEK Way Out West, when compared to some of the festival ...

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Leopallooza: August 1 - 3

1 – 3 August The Wyldes, (near Bude) Cornwall Weekend ticket from £70 Since its first outing nine ...

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Global Gathering 25-26 July

Global Gathering, the brainchild of Godskitchen; the international superclub brand, had deep lying roots in the nightclub scene before venturing into the world of festivals for the first time in 2001.  The organiser’s humble – and cost effective – pure DJ/dance music mandate was replaced by high profile live acts from 2005 o ...

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Hideout Festival celebrates its most successful year to date

Hideout in Croatia has long been a favourite European festival for both customers and artists alike and it is easy to see why the stunning location, phenomenal artist line-up, energetic vibe and gorgeous weather. Set on Zrce Beach on the sprawling Adriatic coast of Croatia, Hideout brings over 150 artists to play across five outdoor stages as well as daily pool a ...

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Latitude 17 - 20 July

Damon Albarn – Two Door Cinema Club – Bombay Bicycle Club 17 – 20 July Henham Park, Suffolk ...

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Optimus Alive: July 10-12

Arctic Monkeys – The Black Keys – Bastille 10-12 July Lisbon Weekend tickets from £104.10 On the outskirts of Lisbon, boasting views of the Tagus River, Optimus Alive prepares to celebrate its eighth birthday ...

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T in the Park - The Balado Bucket List

With just one week to go until T in the Park 2014 opens its gates, organisers DF Concerts, founding partner Tennent’s Lager and a daily crowd of 85,000 festival-goers are gearing up to say #byebyeBalado to the festival’s much-loved home of 18 years. Final preparations for the big farewell party are underway, with organisers and fans getting ready to give T in the Pa ...

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Sonisphere Festival - 4-7 July

The Prodigy – Iron Maiden – Metallica 4 – 6 July Knebworth, Hertfordshire Weekend ticket (inc. camping) £215 ...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed – June 26-29

Williams Formula 1 star Felipe Massa and 1996 world champion Damon Hill will both drive at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with the legendary team on June 26-29. The 2014 Festival of Speed theme is ‘Addicted to Winning’ and there can be few grand prix entrants more appropriate to this than Williams; its 114 victories and nine constructors&r ...

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MOSTLY JAZZ FUNK & SOUL FESTIVAL 2014: FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED

The Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival will be returning to the beautiful setting of Moseley Park, Birmingham, on 11th– 13thJuly 2013 for another unique weekend of Jazz, Funk & Soul music. In 2013, the sun-soaked event was bought to a climatic close by the legendary ...

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Bestival Bollywood Line-Up Revealed

Quintessentially Bestival, Bollywood has been the heart and soul ofour Robin Hi ...

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T in the Park to Start with a Bang

In four weeks’ time, T in the Park will open its gates, and with the countdown now well and truly on, festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partner Tennent’s Lager have revealed further details of a top line-up of talent set to get the party started for Thursday campers.   Wit ...

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New Acts Added To Reading and Leeds Festival

In a year where Reading & Leeds Festivals have announced not three, but four of the world’s biggest acts as headliners for 2014, the line-up continues to grow with over 50 additions across the stages. This year looks set to be the strongest yet with the best of UK and world talent across rock, indie, dance, alternative, grime and hip-hop and with only 120 days to go, ...

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Wireless Drops In London And Birmingham Soon!

Wireless drops in London and Birmingham in less than 8 weeks time! Are you ready? On July 4/5/6, the hottest acts in the world right now will be landing in London's Finsbury Park, and Birmingham's Perry Park for Wireless Festival 2014. We've got Kanye, Drake, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Pharrell, Basement Jaxx, Rudim ...

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Fuji Rock Festival Line Up Updated

One week after the announcement of Arcade Fire being added to this summers line up comes the announcement of what we've all been waiting for, performing dates! Always ranking as a band everybody wants to see at Fuji Rock, the Flaming Lips have been confirmed to perform at this summers festival! It goes without saying that we can't wait to see what ...

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One Direction Performing At Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Radio 1’s flagship annual event is next month starting on Friday 23rd May 2014 and coming to an epic end on Sunday 25th May. The event is in Glasgow next month but all the tickets have been sold out but you can still watch the event on the Big Weekend website. Radio 1’s DJ’s Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Zane Lowe and Danny Howard will say h ...

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New Acts Added To Reading And Leeds Festival

In a year where Reading & Leeds Festivals have announced not three, but four of the world’s biggest acts as headliners for 2014, the line-up continues to grow with over 50 additions across the stages. This year looks set to be the strongest yet with the best of UK and world talent across rock, indie, dance, alternative, grime and hip-hop and with only 120 days to go, ...

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Rokolectiv Festival

It is the year 2014, in Bucharest, a city that precipitated to jump over big gaps left behind by decades of discontinuous, fragmented electronic music history in a burning desire to become one of Europe’s most dynamic scenes. Live concerts, party labels, ambitious promoters pop up in a startling rhythm, constantly fitting in the local agenda. Where does Rokolectiv Festival si ...

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Moseley Folk Festival

29 – 31 August Birmingham, UK Weekend ticket £89 Gearing up for its sixth year in Moseley Park, the Moseley Folk Festival is set to bring an eclectic mix of traditional, contemporary and experimental folk and aco ...

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Latest Festival Announcements

It is time to swap your shoes for wellies and start to practice pitching your tent because the festival season is rapidly approaching.  The excitement is palpable as the list of massive names appearing at music festivals this summer is snowballing to massive proportions.  Whether you plan to make peace with your inner-hippy, dance till dawn to your favourite chart hit ...

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Summerburst

30 – 21 May: Gothenburg, Sweden 13 – 14 June: Stockholm, Sweden   Summerburst is a Swedish electronic dance music festival that, despite having only started up in 2011, is quickly gaining notoriety and popularity, firmly establishing itself as the one to beat on the European festival scene ...

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Notting Hill Carnival

24 – 25 August Notting Hill, London, England   Europe’s biggest street festival has been the must-go event of the August Bank holiday weekend since 1964, with Notting Hill Carnival pouring on to the streets of West London in all its vibrant glory.  The event celebrates London& ...

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Isle of Wight

12 - 15 June   From humble beginnings in 1968, the Isle of Wight festival has gone on to be an institution on the UK festival scene.  Legendary acts such as Jimi Hendrix have graced the stage here; his performance went down in history in 1970 as it was one of his last major performances before his untimely death later in A ...

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Mardi Gras - New Orleans

Even though Mardi Gras (or ‘Fat Tuesday) isn’t for another month, that doesn’t mean it’s too early to get into the spirit! This year, New Orleans will begin their Mardi Gras celebrations on the 15 February, with a whole calendar of parades and events planned right up until the big day, falling this year on 4 March.  ...

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SONISPHERE 2014 LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Sonisphere 2014 is proud to announce the first wave of bands who will be joining headliners The Prodigy, Iron Maiden and Metallica at Knebworth House on the weekend of 4th – 6th July, 2014.   Australian rockers Airbourne have amassed a legion of fans over their decade-long existence, with a high-octane live show featuring ...

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GLOBAL GATHERING

If dub step, drum and bass and dance are your cup of tea, then you already know about Global Gathering, one of the biggest festivals in the world for lovers of electronic music.  It began in Stratford upon Avon in 2001 at Long Marston Airfield where 25,000 people turned up for an experience very different to the one of offer in 2014. Today Global Gathering attracts 50,000 visi ...

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Global Gathering

If dub step, drum and bass and dance are your cup of tea, then you already know about Global Gathering, one of the biggest festivals in the world for lovers of electronic music.  It began in Stratford upon Avon in 2001 at Long Marston Airfield where 25,000 people turned up for an experience very different to the one of offer in 2013. Today Global Gathering attracts 50,000 visi ...

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Bestival Festival

    Bestival celebrates its 10th year in 2013 and it promises to be better than ever. Celebrating the birthday will be Elton John, Fatboy Slim, Snoop Dogg (or Lion, or possibly Otter) and Franz Ferdinand among other distinguished guests. The festival happens every year on the Isle of Wight bringing a huge amount of revenue ...

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Download Festival

This year’s Download Festival features legends of rock such as Iron Maiden, Rammstein and Slipknot. Three famously loud bands, but you shouldn’t expect anything less from Britain’s biggest rock music festival. The organisers have added a whopping 49 more bands to the line up for 2013, attempting to fit more into what already promises to be a manic weekend ...

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Vertigo Festival

“Imagine blue skies, crisp mountain air, 28 degrees at Europe’s highest altitude dance music festival; welcome Vertigo.”   Fusing one of nature’s most unspoiled areas of natural beauty, nestled amongst the undulating valleys of Italy’s panoramic mountain range, ...

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