Portugal’s NOS Alive

Radiohead, The Chemical Brothers, Arcade Fire and Pixies 

Other highlights include Foals, Wolf Alice, Hot Chip, The 1975, Years And Years, Pixies, Father John Misty

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NOS Alive Festival takes place Thursday 7th July to Saturday 9th of July 2016, with tickets priced at £102 weekend pass with camping + booking fee

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Germany’s Rock Am Ring / Rock Im Park

Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Volbeat will top the bill with Foals, Bring Me The Horizon, Bullet For My Valentine, Biffy Clyro, Korn, Billy Talent, Disturbed, Rudimental, and The 1975 also on the line up.  

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The Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals are two simultaneous rock music festivals in Germany. The festivals will take place over 3 days from Friday 3rd June to Sunday 5th June 2016

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Switzerland’s OpenAir St.Gallen

Radiohead, and Mumford & Sons lead the first acts announced

Other highlights include Two Door Cinema ClubCaribouYears And YearsWolf Alice, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsSunset SonsNothing But Thieves

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Tickets are priced at 232CHF (approx £165)

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Belgium’s Rock Werchter

Highlights include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rammstein, Editors, Florence + the Machine, Last Shadow Puppets, New Order, Disclosure, The Offspring, Bring Me The Horizon, and P J Harvey. 

Belgium’s biggest rock festival offering four days of international acts, taking place in the small village of Werchter in Rotselaar. 

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Tickets are priced at 236 euros.

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Barcelona’s Primavera Sound
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Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, P J Harvey, The Last Shadow Puppets, and Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds top the bill.

Other highlights include Tame Impala, Sigur Ros, Animal Collective, Suede

Primavera Sound takes place at the Parc del Forum, Barcelona, Spain between Thursday 2nd June and Saturday 4th June 2016. Tickets are priced at 175 euros plus booking fee 

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Denmark’s Roskilde Festival

Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, New Order, PJ Harvey, Foals, Bring Me The HorizonTenacious D, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, and Savages are just some of the acts already announced for Roskilde Festival 2016.

Roskilde Festival is 8 days long, from Saturday 25 June till Saturday 2 July 2016For this year’s edition, 75,000 full festival tickets and 20,000 one-day tickets have been put up for sale.

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Located just 35 kilometers outside of the Danish capital of Copenhagen, also the distance to the nearest international airport.

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Poland’s Open’er Festival

The first acts confirmed are Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Florence & The Machine who will headline, plus Foals, At the Drive-In, The Last Shadow PuppetsLCD Soundsystem, P J Harvey, Chvrches, Tame Impala, Sigur Ros, Beirut, Wiz Khalifa.

Open’er Festival happening at Gdynia-Kosakowo Airfield, Gdynia, a four day event that happens between Wednesday 29th June and Saturday 2nd July 2016. A 4-day with 6 days camping is priced at 629 PLN (approx. £110)

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FIB Benicàssim Festival

Highlights include Muse, The Chemical Brothers,  Disclosure, Massive Attack, Kendrick LamarMajor LazerThe Maccabees and The 1975

The event takes place Thu 14 Jul 2016 – Sun 17 Jul 2016. Tickets are priced at £155 for 4-days with 8 days of camping. The festival site is walking distance from the beach and a huge water park.

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FIB Benicàssim Festival 2016 will be returning to the Valencian coast in July

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UK Wild Cards

BoomTown Fair

Highlights include Madness, Damian Marley, Leftfield, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Parov Stelar, Levellers, Bad Manners, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Neville Staple Band

Boomtown has innovative city-like layout with each “district” having a unique feel, atmosphere and image, that is also reflected on the acts that play the district. 

The 2016 festival will return to the Matterley Estate, Nr Winchester between 11th – 14th August. Tickets: Tier Three – £170 (plus Booking Fee & Eco Bond)

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Y Not Festival 

The gorgeous Peak District countryside becomes home to the Y Not Festival, 29-31 July 2016.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Madness lead the first acts announced for Y Not Festival. Also on the line up are Catfish And The Bottlemen, The Hives, The Cribs, Everything Everything, Circa Waves, 

Ticket prices: Weekend Camping Ticket – £94.50 

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Late night entertainment includes a dance tent, silent discos, secret raves and camp fire singalongs. Away from the music and entertainment the food and drink (alcohol) shines through at Y Not, offering up local ciders and real ale.

See our Y Not Festival review from last year


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