Salford’s Bank holiday bash has improved immeasurably from its humble beginnings.
They rarely deviate from their own tried-and-true formula but when the live performances are this exhilarating, it’s difficult to care.
The main feature of this performance was reliability.
Loud, crammed and for the most part jolly, though there may be a few more shouts of “SLAYER!!!” at 5am.
Set to become a mainstay on the overseas festival circuit, Hideout can surely equal anything a UK festival can offer, and then some.
Complete with neon sheep and extensive arts events across the site, there’s more than a weekend’s worth to get involved with.
Only a few weeks left now until what will most likely be the third-annual sold out Parklife Weekender.
With the hype of a Vans Warped Tour date being so high, the tickets, on sale now, are bound to be like gold dust.
Hop has taken things back to basics, making the festival experience all about the fans.
One thing’s for sure, FestivalRepublic know how to throw a scintillating party.
A small, tight-knit festival where, if you like the music, you’re bound to run in to somebody you know at every turn.
If you want a week in the sun, away from the pilled up Eastern European destinations, Optimus Alive must be the choice.