We’ve put together a list of the top UK music festivals. Tickets for most of these festivals have sold out, but first check the festival’s official website to make sure. StubHub is a good site to track down official tickets that have become available if the event has already sold out. If you have tickets to any of the below, you are in for a summer full of music madness and we look forward to catching you there – say hi to the Amor team if you spot us in the crowd!
THE ENDS FESTIVAL
Dates: Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June 2019
Location: Lloyd Park, Croydon
Headliners: Wizkid, Maleek Berry, Burna Boy
A brand new music and food festival in Croydon. The festival was created with Croydon Council. The festival aims to provide a platform for local talent, by enabling them to perform alongside the big music artists of our time.
Dates: Fri 7 – Sat 8 June 2019
Location: Meridian Water, North London
Headliners: Skepta, Jorja Smith, Octavian
Field Day is one of the leading UK festivals which has featured many iconic artists over the years. After being located in Victoria Park for 10 years they are moving to a new venue in Enfield.
Dates: Sat 8 – Sun 9 June 2019
Location: Heaton Park, Manchester
Headliners: Cardi B, Solange, Yxng Bane, Nas
Park Life is a festival which features a wide range of music genres from Grime to Rock. Its attendees will experience everything from interactive art, chill out zones and funfair rides.
STRAWBERRIES AND CREEM
Dates: Sat 15 June 2019
Location: Haggis Farm, Cambridge
Headliners: Stefflon Don, Ms Dynamite
Strawberries & Creem will be celebrating its fifth birthday this year. The festival will feature 50 artists across three stages. The stages are set to host the finest in UK Rap, Garage, Grime, House, Hip-Hop & R&B.
Dates: Fri 5 – Sun 7 July 2019
Location: Finsbury Park, London
Headliners: Cardi B, Migos, Travis Scott,
Future, Stefflon Don, Ella Mai, iamDDB
The UK’s biggest festival will return for another year in Finsbury Park, London from July 5-7 featuring the creme da le creme of Hip Hop in the US and the UK.
Dates: Sat 6 Jul 2019
Location: S.O.E Showground, Crawley, West Sussex
Headliners: Coppershot Sound, Heartless Crew, D Double E
Known as the ultimate party, Matt’s BBQ originated from a birthday BBQ with 30 people in 2006. Since then Matt’s BBQ has grown exponentially. This year it will be taking place at the showground in Crawley.
Dates: Fri 12 – Sat 13 July 2019
Location: Gunnersbury Park, West London
Headliners: Solange, H.E.R.
A fun loving two day summer festival that features artists from the worlds of House, Techno, Hip-Hop, R&B and Grime. The festival will include a roller disco, a vintage fair, body painting and street food.
Dates: Thurs 18 – Sun 21 July 2019
Location: Henham Park, Suffolk
Headliners: Lana Del Rey, MØ, Freya Ridings
Known for being the UK Festival 2017’s Winner of Best Major Festival. Latitude festival will feature prominent acts from the fields of music, theatre, dance, comedy and film.
Dates: Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Location: Trent Park, North London
Headliners: Kerri Chandler, Kings of House NYC
With over 100 artists from the House, Disco and Garage genres across 7 stages, this is 51st State’s 5th birthday and the biggest yet. 51st State explores the roots of house music making it THE festival of the summer for the house heads!
READING & LEEDS
Dates: Fri 23 – Sun 25 Aug 2019
Location: Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds
Headliners: Stefflon Don, Charli XCX
Taking place over the August bank holiday, the Reading & Leeds festival is the most famous rock festival in the UK. The festival is now embracing artists from genres such as: Grime, Hip Hop, and Drum n Bass. There is also a great lineup of comedy acts, as well as film screenings and more.
SOUTH WEST FOUR
Dates: Sat 24 – Sun 25 August 2019
Location: Clapham Common, London SW4
Headliners: Chase and Status, Tinie Tempah, Mabel, Wiley, Wretch 32, Ms Banks, Steel Banglez
One of the most popular dance festivals in London. South West Four also takes place over the August bank holiday in Clapham Common. The Festival embraces a plethora of genres including EDM, House, Techno, Drum and Bass, Grime.
Dates: Sat 31 Aug 2019
Location: The Downs, Bristol
Headliners: Lauryn Hill, Grace Jones
This is a one day festival taking place on the Clifton Downs in Bristol with a main stage of live music and a stage for electronic performance and film. Panel discussions are a highlight of the Downs Festival and will feature speakers from a whole host of backgrounds discussing topics that are impacting society.