If you didn’t manage to get tickets for Glastonbury this year and are suffering from a major bout of FOMO, don’t worry. The weather is going to be MUCH better in July and there are some fabulous, warmer and less muddy festivals you can still get tickets to.
Where: Henham Park, Suffolk.
When: 14 – 17July.
Why: Latitude is known for its awesome mix of music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly activities for all to enjoy.
Who: The Maccabees, The Lumineers, Slaves, Roots Manuva and New Order are just some of the names who will be providing the music, while Russell Howard, Josh Widdicombe and Bill Bailey bring the laughs
Eventim Highlight: The one and only Louis Theroux will be attending in conversation with Adam Buxton – now that’s something we don’t want to miss!
Find Latittude tickets here.
Where: Finsbury Park, London
When: 8 – 10 July.
Why: Wireless celebrates its 11th year with some of the biggest names on the planet!
Who: oh let’s see, a certain Mr Calvin Harris, Chase & Status, DJ Kygo, Jess Glynne, The 1975, to name but a few.
Eventim Highlight: Erm did we not mention Calvin Harris will be there?
Find Wireless tickets here.
Symphony At The Tower
Where: Hoghton Tower, Lancashire
When: 1 – 3 July
Why: This Proms-style festival is in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice, an extremely worthwhile cause.
Who: Will Young and Joe Bonamassa are this year’s headliners.
Eventim Highlight: The Symphony Spectacular on the Sunday night closes the weekend with a live orchestra, picnics and fireworks – amazing!
Find Symphony At The Tower tickets here.
Ramblin’ Man Fair
Where: Mote Park, Maidstone.
When: 23 – 24 July.
Why: This annual music fest brings the best in classic and contemporary rock as well as contemporary rock, progressive rock, blues and country.
Who: Expect to see performances by Whitesnake, Black Stone Cherry, Thin Lizzy, The Zombies, Procol Harum, Hayseed Dixie, Walter Trout and more.
Eventim Highlight: Ramblin’ Man Fair has its own beer festival. Need we say more?
Find Ramblin’ Man Fair tickets here.
Greenwich Music Time
Where: Greenwich, London.
When: 5 – 10 July.
Why: This festivals offers you more than a weekend of great music with a six day series of concerts.
Who: You can see the likes of Joe Bonamassa, Seal, David Gray, 2CELLOS and Jamie Cullum.
Eventim highlight: Aside from the line up, listening to live music while in the surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College with Canary Wharf lit up in the background is really something else.
Find Greenwich Music Time tickets here.