Top 5 Music Festivals in London
London is well-known for its art, culture, clubs, and castles. For many years, London, as one of the world’s largest metropolises, has served as a vital center for theatre, cinema, fashion, and many other areas. The city is a worldwide hub, and hundreds of people visit each year from all over the world to take in the beauty of the British capital.
Every year, countless festivals and cultural events are held throughout the country, particularly in London. This allows you to go out with your friends and family and share the once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Whatever you’re looking for, our suggested selection of London festivals is sure to have something for you.
1. Country 2 Country (C2C)
Europe’s largest country music event, produced in collaboration with the Country Music Association by AEG Europe and SJM Concerts.
Each March, the festival takes place in London, Glasgow, and Dublin, and features three days of the best in country music and programming. The finest country stars in the world, as well as rising talents from Nashville, the United Kingdom, and Europe, perform.
Who’s on the line-up? Luke Combs, Darius Rucker, Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Brett Young and more.
Location: The O2 Arena, London / 3Arena, Dublin / The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Date: March 11-13th
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KITE is a completely new idea and music event for interested, inquisitive, and cultural minds. KITE is an innovative intervention aiming at collectively developing a festival for the future, blending a unique line-up of music and ideas against the backdrop of a classic British greenfield festival.
KITE was developed to bring together outstanding music and ground-breaking ideas in a one-of-a-kind program of live performances and interactive talks.The magnificent Oxfordshire countryside is right outside your door when you stay at KITE. KITE is a three-day greenfield camping event that provides Weekend, Day, Glamping, and VIP tickets in a family-friendly environment.
Who’s on the line-up? Grace Jones, Mavis Staples, Tom Misch, This Is The Kit, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and more.
Location: Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire
Date: June 10-12th, 2022
3. Camp Bestival
It is one of the most popular and successful events in the United Kingdom, combining action-packed festival activities with a fantastic family camping holiday to keep the kids as well as the adults entertained. In addition to the present Dorset festival, a new venue will launch in Shropshire in 2022.
This year’s Camp Bestival will also have entertainment for families with children. There will be a variety of events to keep families engaged during the festival, from Dick & Dom to Cosmic Kids Yoga. Award-winning Irish comedian Ed Byrne, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Cuban Brothers, Shed Seven, Faithless, and The Proclaimers are among the other performers participating at Camp Bestival 2022.
Who’s on the line-up? Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Rudimental, Sister Sledge, Kool and the Gang, Earth Wind and Fire Experience feat. Al McKay, and more (Dorset) / Fatboy Slim, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Becky Hill, Example, Mae Muller and more (Shropshire)
Location: Lulworth Castle, Dorset/Weston Park, Shropshire
Date: July 28-31, 2022 (Dorset), August 18-21, 2022 (Shropshire)
4. All Points East Festival
It has established itself as one of London’s best music festivals, bringing a rock, indie, and alternative lineup to Victoria Park for a series of concerts each year. All Points East has delivered an extraordinary array of musicians to the capital since bursting onto the scene in 2018, firmly consolidating itself on the city’s music calendar.
All Points East is located in the heart of London’s famed East end, on the lush grassland of the city’s historic Victoria Park, with a broad choice of restaurants, pubs, and cultural destinations dominating the surrounding areas, just ideal for that pre- or post-festival point.
In August 2022, the event will return to East London Park, this time over two weekends.
Who’s on the line-up? Tame Impala, The National, Gorillaz, Disclosure, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and more.
Location: Victoria Park, London
Date: August 19 – 28th
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5. Wireless Festival
Formed in 2005 by Live Nation, Wireless Festival is currently London’s most popular urban music festival, bringing the best in hip-hop, grime, and other genres to the city. It is now a paradise for urban music enthusiasts who fly from all over the UK to celebrate in their company each summer. The festival is held over the weekend in prominent locations such as Olympic Park and Hyde Park.
In the past, the festival has played host to The White Stripes, Rihanna, Jay-Z, the Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Avicii, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Chase and Status, J. Cole, Stormzy, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, Partynextdoor, Migos, Big Sean, J Hus, French Montana, Giggs, Rae Sremmund, Lil Uzi Vert, Cardi B, Travis Scott and Rick Ross, among others.
Location: Crystal Park, London
Date: September 2022
Free Festivals in London
Maybe you do not feel like spending much but still want to have a great time during your stay in London? If yes, below check out these amazing free festivals happening throughout 2022 in London.
St. Patrick’s day festival
For 19 years in a row, Irish culture and community will be celebrated during the St. Patrick’s day festival in Trafalgar Square. Since this festival celebrates Irish culture, every aspect of it, such as food, music and arts will be showcased during the festival. Therefore, many food stalls from various vendors and lots of great music is guaranteed. As part of St. Patrick’s day festival in Trafalgar Square there will be a parade, it is expected to attract more than 50.000 visitors! Parade will begin at Hyde Park Corner and will continue throughout Piccadilly, St James’s, Pall Mall, Cockspur and Whitehall streets.
Location: Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London
Date: 13th of March, 2022
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Would you like to have plenty of delicious street food, drink lots of craft beer and just have a jolly good time? Then look no further, StrEATlife Festival is the perfect place to be this summer. There are no tickets, no reservations needed, just hop on a plane with a friend and have a time of your life. Famous DJs and musicians from all over the United Kingdom will be performing in this event. Marvel at a fireworks display to end your evening with a bang at StrEATlife Festival. For those who are interested, gates to the event will open at 12:00, so don’t miss it!
Location: Alexandra Palace, London
Date: from 3rd to 4th of June, 2022
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Notting Hill Carnival
This world famous event is an annual Caribbean festival, that is held every year in the streets of London (Notting Hill district). Usually it lasts two days at the end of August. It’s important to mention that the main event is free, though if you want to join others in the afterparty, you will need to get a ticket. Prepare to be amazed by different floats and colorful costumed performers. Those attending will not feel just like spectators, on the contrary, just like performers guests can dance to live music as well! There will also be food stalls and refreshments from various street vendors.
Location: Notting Hill, London W10 and W11, Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Grove and Westbourne Park.
Date: August 28th, 2022
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