I am so excited that Festival season is just around the corner. I have seen plenty of tweets on my time line surrounding festival recommendations, so I thought I would give you all my two cents. As you guys have gathered I have quite an eclectic taste in music so this list with feature a range of genres

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HogSozzle – Hertfordshire

Date: 25 – 27th of May

Genre: Mixed

Headlines: Scratch Perverts, Dub Pistols (DJ Set), Normanton Street, Patawawa and more

Tickets: With the Festival being just weeks away tickets are going really fast. Be sure to grab yours here: https://www.hogsozzle.com/tickets/

Description: This year the theme is fairy tale fantasy so for all who want to come fancy dressed – go for it. The festival 4 stages of music, including a late night party that will blow you away! That’s not all; back by popular demand the paint fight returns. Be sure to bring a spare outfit for that. If that wasn’t enough, the festival will have an amazing selection of food in addition to many other superises.

Great escape – Brighton

Date: 17 – 19th May

Genre: Rock, alternative rock, indie rock, punk rock, hard rock, dance, techno, electronic, acoustic, hip hop

Headlines: Mist, MoStack, Bad Gyal, Ten Tonnes and more

Tickets: Grab them here http://listings.ticketweb.co.uk/tge

Description: The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 450 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city. It’s the first place to discover your new favourite artist and see them in an intimate setting before they go on to headline major festival stages.

parklife Festival– Manchester

Date: 9-10th June

Genre: Indie / Dance / Electronic / Hip Hop

Headlines: The xx, Liam Gallagher, Skepta, N.E.R.D, Lorde, Bonobo, Jamie xx, Giggs, A$AP Rocky, Justice and many mor

Tickets: Available here https://parklife.uk.com/tickets/

Description: Parklife, formerly known as The Parklife Weekender, is an independent music festival held annually in Manchester.

Lovebox – London

Date: 13-14th July

Genre: electronic/Dance/Hip Hop

Headlines: Childish Gambino, Skepta, N.E.R.D, Wu-Tang Clan & more.

Tickets: http://loveboxfestival.com/tickets/

Description: Despite starting out as a dance festival, Lovebox has evolved to include a wide range of musical genres including hip hop, indie, rock, grime, and pop, as well as circus performers, cabaret and fringe acts.

Forbidden Fruit Festival Dublin

Date: 2nd – 4th June

Genre: mixed

Headlines: Giggs, NAO, Jax Jones

Tickets: https://m.ticketmaster.ie/Forbidden-Fruit-tickets/artist/1557277

Description: Dublin city centre’s multi-stage music and arts festival, FORBIDDEN FRUIT, is set to return for its 8th instalment on the June Bank Holiday. Six stages of musical carnage!

For a range of tips on how to the make the most of your festival experience click here. In the meantime grab your tickets and be sure to have fun!