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. Most festivals have already announced new 2021 dates and some of them have also confirmed their line up. Here's what we know so far...

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

Isle of Wight Festival 

  • Where: Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight 
  • When: 17-20 June 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Snow Patrol, Duran Duran, The Script, Jess Glynne, Pete Tong, Supergrass
  • Be there: Isle of Wight Festival Tickets

Download Festival

  • Where: Donington Park Circuit, Leicestershire
  • When: 12-14 June 2020
  • Festival lineup highlights: Kiss, Biffy Clyro, System of a Down, Deftones, Gojira, Funeral For A Friend, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, A Day To Remember and many others
  • Be there: Download Festival Tickets

Slam Dunk Festival

  • Where: NORTH: Leeds Temple Newsam & SOUTH: Hatfield
  • When: NORTH -  29th May 2021 & SOUTH -  30th May 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights so far: Sum 41 and Don Broco...(more to come)
  • Be there: Slam Dunk 2021 Tickets

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TRNSMT Festival

  • Where: Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Scotland
  • When: 9-11 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Lewis Capaldi, Courteneers, Snow Patrol, Blossoms, Liam Gallagher, Rita Ora, AJ Tracey, Sam Fender
  • Be there: TRNSMT 2021 Tickets

Latitude Festival

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

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  • 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


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: 29-30 May 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Ian Brown, Sam Fender, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Wombats, Shed Seven
  • Be there: Neighbourhood Weekender Festival 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

Field Day London

  • Where: The Drumsheds, London
  • When: 10 July 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Bicep, The Black Madonna, Floating Points, Ross From Friends
  • Be there: Field Day London Tickets

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European Festivals 2021 Lineups

Primavera Sound

  • Where: Barcelona, Spain
  • When: 2-6 June 2021
  • Festival lineup highlights: Tame Impala, The Strokes, Tyler The Creator, Gorillaz, The National, Massive Attack, Brockhampton, Bicep
  • Be there: Primavera Sound Barcelona Tickets

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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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