With the likes of Download, Isle of Wight and Glastonbury seeming like distant memories as well as festivals beginning to put their 2016 tickets on sale, you’d be forgiven to thinking the festival season was all but over. But fear not there is still good times to be had, so put your festival blues on hold. Here is our run down of the best festivals to see out the summer
[divider]Reading and Leeds[/divider]
Prices // Day – £66.50, Weekend – £213
Taking place over the August bank holiday weekend, Reading & Leeds is often seem as a rite of passage festival. This year sees headliners Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines. Other acts include Kendrick Lamar, Jamie T, The Maccabees, Refused, Royal Blood, possibly the last UK preformance from Gaslight Anthem and many more.
Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture taking place over the weekend of the 3-6 September taking over the village of Portmeirion, Wales. The festival has headline sets from Metronomy, Grace Jones and Belle & Sebastian, as well as seeing performances from the likes of James, Gaz Coombes, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Everything Everything, and James Bay
The ‘Summer of Love’ themed festival offers a line-up of big music names and scene setters. Headliners Missy Elliott, The Chemical Brothers (live), and Underworld will be joined by the likes of Jamie xx, Tame Impala, Dinosaur Pile Up, Dodgy Jungle, Jurassic 5 and Gorgon City
Taking place on the green space of London’s Blackheath Common, being a family friendly event. This year sees Elbow and Madness topping the bill, plus Manic Street Preachers, Kelis, Anna Calvi, Laura Mvula, Temples, 808 State and many more