2019 has been an incredible year so far. From the beats of Parklife to the heavy rock and roll of Download. With the standard set, it’s clear the summer will only get better.
With headliners such as Chase & Status and Slaves, Boomtown is taking place on the 7-11th of August in Winchester. Boomtown is the hub of diverse and non-commercialised musical movements with roots that travel distances. The vibe of fantasy, theatre and escapism allows the different beats to take you on a journey allowing you to explore the chilling tunes of folk to 180 BPM from drum and bass.
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The four day festival is back again for its 22nd year. This years line up is bigger than ever with headliners including global power group Swedish House Mafia. Calvin Harris is also in the line up alongside Carl Cox, Tiesto, Martin Garrix and many, many more. The global dance brand, Cream, hosts legendary parties that include insane visuals, lighting and hair raising pyrotechnics and has been taken global across numerous continents. This year’s festival is taking place on the 22nd to the 25th August, at its homeground in Liverpool.
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Latitude festival is returning to the countryside fields on the 18th-21st July. The weekend will bring fields full of colourful sheep and DJs hidden in the woods. Whilst an opera takes place on a peaceful lake and the soulful voice of George Ezra takes the headline spot and fills the fields with music.
The Bank Holiday weekend will be taken over by the incredible line up Reading & Leeds have released for this year. Whether you will be in Richfield Avenue of Reading or Bramham Park of Leeds i’m sure you will be mesmerised by the hits of Post Malone and The Foo Fighters or inspired by the new music from rising indie bands. This festival is well worth the wait of Summer.
Birmingham are welcoming back the gaming event of the year, Insomnia, for it’s biggest show yet. The NEC arena will be filled with global YouTubers for them and you to play some of the latest games and experience virtual reality, relive the past in their retro zone and try a new level of gaming in the tabletop zone from the 23rd-26th of August.
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