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Review: 2000 Trees Festival 2017

Did I mention you can bring your own alcohol into the arena?!

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Review: Louder Than Words Festival

Gurnaik Johal reviews November’s Louder Than Words Festival and gives insight into some of the most successful events

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Festival review: Dot to Dot 2016

Run-of-the-mill guitar bands are the order of the day at this year’s Dot to Dot, but minor indie gems and slap-bass soul provide some much-needed respite

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Festival Guide 2015: Europe

Guide to European festivals of 2015

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Preview: Dekmantel

Dekmantel / 1st-3rd August / Amsterdam

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Opinion: Are music festivals just for Summer?

Sam Bartram considers the role of music festivals outside of Summer

Admit it, this is what you're looking forward to the most.

Column: The Fest Medicine

It’s that time of year again.

Music festivals round up: Glastonbury

Stevie Wonder, Muse, The Gorillaz, Snoop Dogg, Flaming Lips, The Pet Shop Boys, Fatboy Slim, Willie Nelson, LCD Soundsystem and Faithless all graced the two…

Music festivals round up: WOMAD

My friends and I are waiting in Paddington Station but one of the group looks disgruntled. Finally he utters, “why exactly are we going to a…

Music festivals round up: Leeds

The northern leg of the Reading and Leeds festivals once again earned its reputation as the endearingly ugly big brother of the festival family with…

Music festivals round up: Sonisphere

In only its second year, Sonisphere Festival is making a huge impact across Europe. The touring juggernaut managed to secure some of the biggest names…

Music festivals round up: Download

With arguably the biggest set of headliners of the summer in AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith, this year’s Download Festival had monumental expectations….