The spring has just about sprung and the summer season quick approaches, and with these lengthy, heat and sunny days comes the prospect of a return to extra regular, pre-COVID occasions.
Simply the considered reinstating our hard-to-recall freedom, as all remaining restrictions are lastly lifted this June – all being nicely – has everybody clearly very excited. It’s an enormous increase in confidence, convincing us that summer season may but nonetheless be on. An encouraging shot within the arm if you’ll (all puns meant), particularly for all of the music lovers amongst us who may have the ability to flock to the British countryside of their 1000’s as soon as extra, to attend the numerous dwell music festivals held throughout the UK. And it’s clearly not simply us with the idea that this 12 months’s pageant season appears to be like set to go forward. The devoted and passionate groups behind a few of Britain’s world-beating open-air occasions have already begun title dropping throughout social media platforms, asserting their largest and finest lineups so far, in preparation for a summer season pageant season like no different, in 2021.
With all this hope and pleasure thick within the air, we determined we’d knock collectively a brief listing of a few of finest dwell music festivals 2021 has to supply, each outdated and new, scheduled to happen all through the summer season and early autumn.
So, with out additional ado, try our high 6 pageant picks of 2021 under…
Studying Pageant (Aug 27-Twenty ninth)
The world’s longest-running open-air music occasion, Studying Pageant has been entertaining music followers from throughout the globe because the early 1960’s.
The mammoth occasion, which takes place over the financial institution vacation weekend in August this 12 months, is ready to supply as much as 90,000 occasion revellers with performances from a few of the largest and most present names in music – the likes of Liam Gallagher, Stormzy, Submit Malone, Doja Cat, Mabel, Queens of The Stone Age, Mabel and lots of extra.
The identical headline acts may even make their means as much as the North of England to carry out at Studying Festivals twin sister occasion Leeds Pageant, which is held over the identical weekend in August.
Southern Sundown Pageant (Aug seventh)
A brand-new pageant for 2021, Southern Sundown will take over The Oval in Hastings, the town’s largest out of doors occasion house, on Saturday 7th August for a day of first-rate dwell music.
Set to headline the inaugural occasion, initially deliberate to happen in 2020, UK storage hero Craig David will current his TS5 occasion, delivering a mash up of a few of his biggest hits dwell on stage. Different names confirmed to seem on the first ever Southern Sundown Pageant embody Geordie Shore acquainted Joel Corry, SHY FX, Skepsis, Nathan Dawe, DJ Luck & Mc Neat and DJ SKT, with many extra names nonetheless but to be introduced.
Slam Dunk Pageant (Sept 4th / fifth)
One for the punk rockers, the pop punkers, the steel heads and the emo’s – Slam Dunk Pageant is the go to pageant for individuals who like their music loud and heavy.
Returning to Leeds Temple Newsam Park and Hatfield Park in Hatfield, close to St Albans, this September, Slam Dunk North and South will see stand out performances from a few of the finest bands and artists in different music, similar to pop-punk legends Sum 41, Don Broco, Billy Expertise, NOFX, Bury Tomorrow, Whereas She Sleeps…the listing goes on.
Vegan Campout (Aug Twentieth-Twenty second)
The world’s largest and most worldwide vegan pageant, Vegan Campout is a well-liked and recurrently well-attended occasion held in rural Nottinghamshire.
Attracting followers from over 40 locations all over the world, the environmentally acutely aware and animal pleasant pageant boasts a variety of dwell music performances, actions and experiences over three days in August.
Punters can take part in workshops and debates, attend yoga and health lessons, dance via day and night time, and end with a scrumptious vegan meal from a variety of passionate makers and distributors.
Isle of Wight Pageant (Dates Moved To Sept Sixteenth-Nineteenth)
One other historic UK music occasion, the Isle of Wight Pageant has performed host to a few of the most legendary rock star names over its illustrious fifty-year previous. Amongst these to have rocked the festivals quite a few phases embody the likes of Jimmy Hendrix, The Doorways, The Who, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and so many extra.
This 12 months’s comeback celebration, happening from 16th-Nineteenth September, will see a mess of present and up to date UK stars wowing crowds of up 50,000 every day. A specific favorite for households, Isle of Wight Pageant is well-known for its heat, welcoming and inclusive ambiance.
British Summer season Time (Hyde Park)
Showcasing the largest and finest from the world of pop, rock and hip hop, proper within the inexperienced coronary heart of the English capital, BST or British Summer season Time Hype Park, is ready to return in July this 12 months, for a stellar collection of summer season occasions.
These fortunate sufficient to accumulate tickets for this 12 months’s run of exhibits can anticipate a jaw-dropping lineup of culturally necessary acts – from the likes of grunge rock pioneers Pearl Jam, performing their largest UK exhibits so far, to one of the influential different acts, Pixies, UK punk rock acts IDLES, pop icons Duran Duran and Grace Jones, and disco legends Nile Rodgers & Stylish.