2021 Best Festival lineups: what we know so far
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2021 Best Festival lineups: what we know so far

Get ready for 2021 festival season - discover dates, lineups and how to get tickets to some of the UK and Europe's best festivals
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2020 has been a difficult year for us all festival goers - the good news is festivals are planning to come back stronger than ever in summer 2021 in light of the government announcement. Many festivals in England scheduled after the 21st of June have confirmed that they'll be going ahead while others rescheduled their dates to September. Here's what we know so far about the best lineups...

Reading & Leeds Festival

  • Where: Little John's Farm (Reading) and Bramham Park (Leeds)
  • When: 27-29 August 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Liam Gallagher, Stormzy, Yungblud, Lewis Capaldi, Charlie XCX, AJ Tracey
  • Be There: Reading Festival Tickets and Leeds Festival Tickets


  • Where: Daresbury Estate, Cheshire 
  • When: 26-29 August 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights:  Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Tiesto, Carl Cox, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Peggy Gou
  • Be there: Creamfields Festival Tickets

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We Are Festival

  • Where: Central Park, Dagenham
  • When: 11-12 September 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights:  Carl Cox, Camelphat, Patrick Topping, Pendulum Trinity, Michael Bibi
  • Be there: We Are festival Tickets

Isle of Wight Festival 

  • Where: Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight 
  • When: 16-19 Septembet 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Liam Gallagher, Snow Patrol, David Guetta, Duran Duran, The Script, Supergrass, Tom Jones, Sam Fender, James Arthur, All Saints
  • Be there: Isle of Wight Festival Tickets

Wireless Festival

  • Lineup highlights: to be announced
  • Location: Crystal Palace Park, London
  • Dates: 10 to 12 September 2021
  • No. of attendees: 135,000 (2019)
  • Get Tickets: Wireless Festival Tickets


All Points East & Field Day London

  • Where: Victoria Park, London
  • When: 27-30 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Jamie XX, Kano, Slowthai, Tom Misch, Bicep, The Black Madonna, Floating Points, Ross From Friends, Bombay Bicycle Club, Caribou, Foals
  • Be there: Field Day London Tickets | All Points East London Tickets


  • Where: Heaton Park, Manchester
  • When: 11 and 12 September 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Dave, Megan Thee Stallion, Skepta, Burna Boy, Jamie XX, Disclosure, AJ Tracey, Eric Prydz, Peggy Gou, Camelphat, Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Slowthai, Joseph Capriati, Pendulum Trinity, Celeste & many more
  • Be there: Parklife Tickets

Slam Dunk Festival

  • Where: NORTH: Leeds Temple Newsam & SOUTH: Hatfield
  • When: NORTH -  4th September 2021 & SOUTH -  5th September 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights so far: Sum 41 and Don Broco...(more to come)
  • Be there: Slam Dunk 2021 Tickets

2000 Trees Festival

  • Where: Celtenham, Gloucestershire
  • When: 7-10 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Jimmy Eat World, Creeper, Thrice, Boston Manor, The Amazons
  • Be there: 2000 Trees Tickets

Bloodstock Festival

  • Where: Catton Park, Derbyshire
  • When: 11-15 August 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Devin Townsend, Judas Priest, Mercyful Faith, Skindred and many others
  • Be there: Bloodstock Festival Tickets

TRNSMT Festival

  • Where: Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Scotland
  • When: 10-12 September 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Courteneers, Ian Brown, Snow Patrol, Blossoms, Liam Gallagher, Chemical Brothers, Primal Scream, Sam Fender, Dermot Kennedy, AJ Tracey, Keane
  • Be there: TRNSMT 2021 Tickets

Latitude Festival

  • Where: Henham Park, Suffolk
  • When: 22-25 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights so far: Bastille, First Aid Kit, Snow Patrol...(more to come)
  • Be there: Latitude Festival 2021 Tickets

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Bluedot Festival

  • Where: Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire, England
  • When: 22-25 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights so far:   Bjork, Groove Armada, Metronomy
  • Be there: Bluedot Festival Tickets

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Neighbourhood Weekender

  • Where: Victoria Park, Warrington, England
  • When: 3-5 September 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Gerry Cinnamon, Sam Fender, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Wombats, Shed Seven, Circa Waves
  • Be there: Neighbourhood Weekender Festival Tickets


51st state festival

  • Where: Trent Park, London
  • When: 7 August 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: To be announced
  • Be there: 51st state tickets


Edinburgh summer sessions

  • Where: Princess Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • When: 8-15 August 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, Simple Minds, Travis
  • Be there: Edinburgh Summer Sessions Tickets

Is your favourite festival not on this list? It might be that they still need to confirm their lineup - Get Festival Tickets on StubHub

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European Festivals 2021 Lineups

NOS Alive Festival

  • Where: Lisbon, Portugal
  • When: 7-10 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Strokes, The Lumineers, Faith No More, Fontaines DC, Two Doors Cinema Club
  • Be there: NOS Alive Lisbon Tickets

Mad Cool Festival

  • Where: Madrid, Spain
  • When: 7-10 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Killers, Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Deftones, Foals, Jamie Cullum, Wolf Alice
  • Be there: Mad Cool Madrid Tickets

Afro Nation

  • Where: Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
  • When: 1-3 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Chris Brown, Skepta, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Dream Weekend
  • Be there: Afro Nation festival tickets

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  • Where: Clisson, France
  • When: 18-20 June 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Faith No More, System of a Down, Deftones, Judas Priest, The Offspring, Deep Purple, Devin Townsend
  • Be there: Hellfest Festival Tickets

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