The massive London weekender SW4 have announced that hip hop band Public Enemy is going to headline Sunday as part of their 25th anniversary world tour and a UK festival exclusive.
Golden Down Festival may be a new festival but no expense has been spared.
Way Out West festival announce pop duo Memoryhouse, post-disco group Friends, Iggy Pop’s new favourite band Jacuzzi Boys and highly acclaimed Nicolas Jaar and Alt-J to their stellar line up, joining Brit pop band Blur, Florence & The Machine, Hot Chip, Refused, The Black Keys, Bon Iver and many more.
Festival season is well and truly upon us, with weekends being pencilled into diaries left, right and centre. One of the biggest dates on the dance music calendar has to be Glade, coming up in June in Norfolk. Ahead of the festival we chatted to Israeli trance DJ, producer and performer, Ace Ventura. Ace lets us into his world to discuss festivals, releases and lots more.
There are just so many reasons to leave this rainy isle of ours this year. We’ve already featured Exit, Monegros, Benicàssim, Outlook and Sun & Bass in our Top five... European festivals (part 1) feature, so here are our best of the rest.
The Lovebox Festival in London is celebrating a decade of music – or, as the adverts say, “A Decade of Love” – with its biggest line up ever planned for this years event on Clapham Common in June.
Exit recently announced plans to team up with Bestival to take part in the Association of Independent festivals (AIF) Twin Festivals initiative (try saying that when you’re drunk!) for the first time in 2012.
Just what is a boutique festival? If you like your festivals raw, unadulterated, free from commercial drivel and merchandise floggers, then look no further. These independent, bohemian, untainted festivals might be right up your campsite.
Core Magazine brings you news of another 2012 festival which you need to make plans for soon. A strictly limited amount of tickets to next year’s Kendall Calling are going to be made available as an early Christmas present from the very very nice people at the Lake District festival.