Festival Guide 2015
18 Feb 2015
Festival Guide 2015
Get ready for festival season with our handy guide to 2015’s biggest and best festivals!

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What: Parklife 2015
When: 6 - 7 June 2015
Where: Heaton Park, Manchester
Who: Disclosure, Rudimental, Ben Howard, George Ezra, Nas performs ‘Illmatic’, Mark Ronson, Fatboy Slim, Grace Jones, Wu Tang Clan, Caribou, Metronomy, Jessie Ware, James Blake, The Roots, James Bays, FKA Twigs, Jungle, Labrinth, Duke Dumont, Jamie XX, Nicolas Jarr, Modeselektor, Everything Everything, Hudson Mohawke, Kaytranada, Todd Terje & The Olsens, Mac Demarco, Chet Faker, Ten Walls, Tiga, Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, Baauer, Hercules & Love Affair, Jess Glynne, Fuse ODG, Vic Mensa, Lapsley, Talaboman, Ghostpoet, Tensnake, Ella Eyre, Henrik Schwarz, Madlib, Roni Size Reprazent, Crazy P, Buraka Som Sistema, Tourist, Jimmy Napes, Bob Moses, J.E.T.S., Seven Davis Jr, Blonde, Novelist, BadBadNotGood, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Outfit, Tom Misch, Kiko Bun, Becky Hill, Karen Harding, Sango, Tei Shi and Bernard & Edith plus more

What: Isle of Wight Festival 2015
When: 11 – 14 June 2015
Where: Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight
Who: The Black Keys, Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy, Pharrell Williams, Paolo Nutini, James, First Aid Kit, Courteeners, Counting Crows, Kool & the Gang, Imelda May, James Bay, Kodaline, Jessie Ware, The Struts, Jess Glynne, Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, Suzanne Vega, Groove Aremada (DJ Set), Paul Oakenfold, Ash, Billy Idol plus more and additional TBA

What: Download Festival 2015
When: 12 – 14 June 2015
Where: Donington Park, Nottingham
Who: Slipknot, Muse and Kiss to headline plus Judas Preist, Faith No More, Motley Crue, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Slash featuring Miles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Black Stone Cherry, Marilyn Manson, Enter Shikari, Thunder, Black Veil Brides, Lamb of God, Andrew W.K., Clutch, Hell Yeah, All That Remains, Rise Against, Billy Idol, Tremonti, Hollywood Undead – Mallory Knox and more TBA

What: Barclaycard British Summer Time
When: June 2015
Where: Hyde Park, London
Who: Sunday 21 June // Kylie Minogue, Grace Jones, Chic feat. Nile Rodgers // Friday 26 June //The Who, Paul Weller, Kaiser Chiefs, Johnny Marr // Saturday 27 June // Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding, John Newman // more TBA


What: Wireless
When: 3 - 5 July 2015
Where: Finsbury Park, London
Who: Friday // Drake to headline plus Labrinth, Nero, Duke Dumont, Joey Bada$$, Fuse ODG, Krept & Konan, iLoveMakonnen, G-Eazy, Little Simz, OCD: Moosh & Twist // Saturday // Avicii and Kendrick Lamar to headline plus Knife Party, Childish Gambino, Gorgon City, Raleigh Ritchie, Indiana and Stormzy // Sunday // David Guetta and Nicki Minaj to headline plus Jessie J, Clean Bandit, August Alsina, Wretch 32, Grandmaster Flash, Arrested Development, Logic and George The Poet and more TBA

What: T in the Park Festival
When: 9 – 12 July 2015
Where: Strathallan Castle, Perthshire
Who: The Libertines to headline plus more TBA

What: Latitude
When: 16 – 19 July 2015
Where: Henham Park, Suffolk
Who: TBA


What: Green Man Festival
When: 20 – 23 August 2015
Where: Brecon Beacons, Wales
Who: St Vincent, Hot Chip, Goat, Calexico, Mew, The Staves, Charles Bradley, Father John Misty, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Fall, Matthew E White, Courtney Barnett, Shovels & Rope, Hookworms, The Wave Pictures, Beyond the Wizard’s Sleeve, Sylvan Esso, Son Lux and more TBA

What: V Festival
When: 22 – 23 August 2015
Where: Chelmsford’s Hylands Park & Staffordshire’s Weston Park
Who: TBA - First wave of acts to be announced on 2 March

What: South West Four (SW4)
When: 29 – 30 August 2015
Where: Clapham Common, London
Who: Saturday 29 // Faithless, Eric Prydz, Luciano, Dubfire Live, Bakermat, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Nic Fanciulli, Hot Since 82, SecondCity, Black Coffee, Anjunabeats Showcase, Fatboy Slim, Gorgon City vs Pete Tong, Hannah Wants, Green Velvet vs Patrick Topping, Kolsch // Sunday 30 // TBA // plus more TBA

What: Creamfields Festival
When: 28 – 30 August 2015
Where: Daresbury Estate
Who: TBA

What: Reading & Leeds Festival
When: 28 – 30 August 2015
Where: Reading’s Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ Bramham Park
Who: Metallica, Mumford & Sons, Jamie T, Bastille, Royal Blood, Deadmau5, Rebel Sound – Chase & Status + Rage and David Rodigan + Shy FX, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Years & Years, Wolf Alice, Hannah Wants, Jack Garratt, Pretty Vicious, Pierce The Viel, Wilkinson Live, Refused, Run The Jewels, Manchester Orchestra and more TBA