What Music Festivals Are Taking Place In London This Year?

Posted: Feb 24 2014

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Top Music Festivals To Attend In London

  • Hyde Park – This summer, Hyde Park, in central London, promises to be one of the top venues for live music. After last year’s success featuring The Rolling Stones and Lionel Richie, this summer they’ve got headline acts including McBusted (Mcfly and two thirds of Busted), Neil Young And Crazy Horse and more! If you want to make a day of it, why not visit London’s oldest boating lake, The Serpentine, at the bottom of Hyde Park, or enjoy a picnic on the well-kept lawns.
    Sat Jul 12 and Sun Jul 6
  • County to Country Festival – Bringing Nashville to Greenwich’s O2 arena, this festival attracts fans of US country music from all over the world. Headlined by the Grammy-winning country rock Zac Brown Band, this two-day indoor festival offers exciting sing-a-longs and rib-tickling modern country stars.
    Sat Mar 15 –Sun Mar 16
  • Field Day –Returning for another year, this one day event has become of the best mini festivals in London. Featuring some of the world’s best alternative acts including, funky pop, indie rock and underground dance, Field Day has something to offer everyone. Hosted this year in London’s Victoria Park, you will also be able to enjoy the beautiful park and lake.
    Sat Jun 7 Sun Jun 8
  • Lovebox – Possibly one of the coolest events in London, this boutique festival is tailor made for cool kids and party monsters. Now a two-day event lead by the creators of the Secret Garden Party, expect the best UK rappers, fresh underground DJs, electronic and big bass acts. Also hosted at London’s Victoria Park, this is an event not to be missed.
    Fri Jul 18 – Sat Jul 19
  • Wireless – A relative new comer to the UK festival scene, Wireless is back again this year at London’s Olympic Park. Featuring a poptastic line up, confirmed acts include Kanye West, Outkast and Pharrell.
    Fri Jul 4 – Sun Jul 6
  • Reading Festival – Although not strictly in London town, Reading Festival is only a short 30 minute train ride from London Paddington. A much-loved festival favourite, this remains one of the most popular rock festivals in the country. A UK festival at its best, Reading offers camping, beer and fantastic music.
    Fri Aug 22 – Sun Aug 24

Source: http://www.timeout.com/london/music- festivals