Best Music Festivals in the UK

United Kingdom has some of the Best Music Festivals to offer. Are you are wondering which festival to visit with some to the best Dj’s in the world? Here are 10 of the best upcoming Music Festivals in the UK.

Junction 2 best music festivals in the uk

Junction 2 Festival – London, UK

Date: 4 – 5 June 2021

Junction 2 is a London techno festival, showcasing some of the genre’s finest names inside west London’s Boston Manor Park each June. So popular has Junction 2 Festival become, it was expanded to two days for its last edition and will continue as so, for its 2020 edition. Junction 2 is one of the best dance music festivals in the UK.

2020 Headliners: Jon Hopkins / Adam Beyer / Four Tet / Amelie Lens / Nina Kraviz / Ben Klock / Honey Dijon / Avalon Emerson / Marcel Dettmann / Maceo Plex / Blawan / Robert Hood

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Junction 2 Festival
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Download Festival best music festivals in the UK

Download Festival – Derby, UK

Date: 4 – 6 June 2021

Download Festival is the UK’s number one rock and metal festival, consistently showcasing the scene’s very best artists at its iconic Donington Park site each June. Recent lineups have featured sets from the likes of Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool, showing off exactly why Download has become a festival pilgrimage for many.

Headliners: KISS / Biffy Clyro / System Of A Down

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Download Festival
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Parklife Festival best music festivals in the UK

Parklife Festival – Manchester, UK

Date: 12 – 13 June 2021

Parklife Festival has grown into one of the most anticipated festivals in the UK, annually showcasing a diverse lineup of underground dance and alternative music inside Manchester’s Heaton Park.

2020 Headliners: Tyler, the Creator / Skepta / Lewis Capaldi / Khalid / Jorja Smith / Giggs / Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals / Robyn / AJ Tracey / Bicep

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Parklife Festival
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Isle of Wight best music festivals in the UK

Isle of Wight – Newport, UK

Date: 17 – 20 June 2021

Isle of Wight Festival is one of the UK’s longest-running music festivals, each year bringing over 90,000 music fans to the island for a weekend of rock, pop and dance. Since its establishment in 1968, the now iconic Isle of Wight Festival has seen headline sets from legends such as Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones and The Who.

Headliners: Lionel Richie / Lewis Capaldi / Snow Patrol / Duran Duran / Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics / Jess Glynne / The Script / Sam Fender / Happy Mondays / Primal Scream / Kaiser Chiefs / Razorlight

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Isle of Wight Festival
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Glastonbury Festival best music festivals in the UK

Glastonbury Festival – Pilton, UK

Date: 23 – 27 June 2021

Glastonbury Festival is one of the world’s most famous music and performing arts festivals. Embracing each and every genre across the spectrum, from rock and pop to minimal house, techno and full-throttle drum ‘n’ bass, music-lovers flock to its spiritual fields down in Somerset.

2020 Headliners: Kendrick Lamar / Paul McCartney / Taylor Swift / Diana Ross / Dua Lipa / FKA twigs / Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds / Lana Del Rey / Thom Yorke / Herbie Hancock / Supergrass / Robyn / Fatboy Slim

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Glastonbury Festival
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Nass Festival best music festivals in the UK

NASS Festival – Shepton Mallet, UK

Date: 8 – 11 July 2021

NASS Festival is the UK’s biggest celebration of music, street art, skate and BMX, and is the UK’s only professional action sport and music festival. Showcased across four days and 11 stages, Nass Festival brings music from the worlds of drum and bass, hip-hop, grime, house and more.

Headliners: The Streets / Andy C / Shy FX / Holy Goof

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NASS Festival
NASS 2019 Official Aftermovie
Boardmasters Festival best festivals in the UK

Boardmasters Festival – Newquay, UK

Date: 11 – 15 August 2021

Boardmasters is the UK’s biggest surf and music festival. The festival brings together 50,000 like-minded souls with a love of music, surfing, wellbeing and the outdoors for five days on the Cornish coast. The festival takes place across two stunning sites in Newquay.

2020 Headliners: Skepta / Kings of Leon / The 1975 / The Kooks / Loyle Carner / Dizzee Rascal / Mura Masa / Damian Marley

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Boardmasters Festival
Boardmasters 2018 Official Aftermovie
Creamfields Festival best music festivals in the UK

Creamfields Festival – Daresbury, UK

Date: 26 – 29 August 2021

Creamfields Festival is the UK’s most famous dance music festival, showcasing a lineup that brings together the biggest artists from the worlds of EDM, house, techno, drum and bass, trance and more.

Headliners: deadmau5 / Carl Cox / Nina Kraviz / Martin Garrix / Tiësto / Timmy Trumpet / Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike / Eric Prydz presents Holosphere / Above & Beyond / Andy C / Chase & Status / Pendulum – TRINITY / Afrojack

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Creamfields Festival
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Leeds and Reading best music festivals in the UK

Reading & Leeds Festivals – UK

Date: 27 – 29 August 2021

Reading Festival is one of the most famous rock festivals in the UK, taking place in Reading, near London. It is the world’s oldest music festival still in existence, founded in 1955. Leeds Festival is Reading’s sister event, taking place simultaneously in Leeds over the same weekend.

Headliners: Stormzy / Catfish and the Bottlemen / Liam Gallagher / Post Malone / Disclosure / Queens of the Stone Age / Lewis Capaldi / Two Door Cinema Club

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Leeds Festival
Reading Festival
Reading Festival 2019 Highlights
South West Four best music festivals in the UK

SW4: South West Four – London, UK

Date: 27 – 29 August 2021

South West Four Festival is a London dance music festival, taking over Clapham Common for an August bank holiday filled with EDM, house, techno, drum and bass, grime and more. Famed for its diverse lineups, the festival partners with some of electronic music’s foremost brands, inviting them along to host stages and help create one of the UK’s most distinctive dance lineups.

2020 Headliners: Major Lazer / The Streets / Kano / Krept & Konan / Rudimental presents Major Toms / Kelis / Dizzee Rascal / Andy C / Alesso / Stefflon Don / DJ EZ / Sub Focus B2B Wilkinson / MK

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South West Four Festival
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All Upcoming Festivals in the UK