Festival news: 16th February 2015
Sundown Festival have announced their first set of acts including headliners Rudimental who will be performing a live set. Joining them are Ella Henderson, Jess Glynne, Jaguar Skills, and others.
The festival takes place on 4-6 September in Norfolk; for full details and tickets visit the Sundown website
It’s tenth anniversary time for Farmfest on 31 July and 1 August; the first acts announced are: Lamb, Portico, Stealing Sheep, Zun Zun Egui, and a host of other live acts and DJ sets.
Taking place on Gilcombe Farm in Somerset, tickets for the weekend are £59 for Adult Weekend Advanced Saver, 12-17 Weekend Advanced Saver £49, and Campervan pass £30. All information and tickets are on their website.
The biggest festival of late summer has announced its first round of artists, lead by headliners The Chemical Brothers on Saturday, and Underworld on Thursday. Also appearing over the weekend are 80s legends Duran Duran, 70s stalwarts The Jacksons, Jungle, Future Islands, Tame Impala, Little Dragon, Fat White Family, Level 42, and many, many more.
The theme for 2015 is the Summer Of Love, and tickets are on sale now. All information is on the Bestival website.
Motion City Soundtrack are a festival exclusive for Fury Fest Liverpool 2015, playing Commit This To Memory in full. Now in its third year this alternative indoor festival is expanding to a second day and is being held on 2-3 May. Other acts announced include Man Overboard, Trash Talk and Moose Blood.
More details are available on the festival Facebook page.
After a successful 50th anniversary in 2014 Cambridge Folk Festival returns on 30 July for four days. This years eclectic set of acts will include Joan Baez, Passenger, a solo set from Frank Turner, The Unthanks, Nick Mulvey, Katzenjammer, Angaleena Presley and The Lone Bellow.
A whole range of single day and weekend tickets are available. The festival is at Cherry Hinton Hall again; for full details of the line-up so far and to buy tickets visit the festival website.