50+ UK Music Festival Lineups We Are Excited For This Summer!
By / May 18, 2022

It’s finally happening! After three years, we are heading into a full-fledged festival season in the UK. It all kicks off with the Jubilee Bank Weekend into a summer of camping and festing. Below, we have listed 50+ festival lineups that have caught our eye and you can check out the full UK 2022 festival guide here.

Wide Awake Festival 2022

When: May 27-28, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: Wake up to the potential of this new music festival in London. Wide Awake is a music festival for fans looking for something different. Expect leftfield indie, post punk, electronica, techno, and jazz at this single day festival held in Brockwell Park.

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More Info: Wide Awake Festival 2022 Guide

Neighbourhood Weekender 2022

When: May 28-29, 2022

Where: Warrington, UK

The Scene: This two-day indie music festival will take place in Victoria Park this spring. Produced by the same folks who put on Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival, expect plenty of the biggest bands along with the hottest new talent.

More Info: Neighbourhood Weekender 2022 Guide

Love Saves the Day Festival 2022

When: June 2-3, 2022

Where: Bristol, UK

The Scene: The award-winning Love Saves the Day brings an energetic crowd of festies to Bristol for two days of electronic, indie, and hip-hop. In recent years, Love Saves the Day moved from the heart of the city to Eastville Park which has done little to diminish the popularity of this Bank Holiday weekend fest. Known for unique stage installations and a positive vibe, this festival continues to evolve and amaze each year.

More Info: Love Saves the Day Festival 2022 Guide

Riverside Festival Glasgow 2022

When: June 2-4, 2022

Where: Glasgow, Scotland

The Scene: Scotland’s premier electronic music event takes place annually on the grounds of the Riverside Museum with a stacked weekend of dance music and more.

More Info: Riverside Festival Glasgow 2022 Guide

Creamfields South 2022

When: June 3-4, 2022

Where: Chelmsford, UK

The Scene: Creamfields, one of the world’s biggest electronic promoters, has revealed plans for an all-new 50,000 capacity two-day camping festival in 2022 which will see them bring their award-winning festival South, taking over Hylands Park in Chelmsford.

More Info: Creamfields South 2022 Guide

In It Together Festival 2022

When: June 3-5, 2022

Where: Port Talbot, Wales

The Scene: Born out of a love of music, for Wales and the community, In It Together will celebrate it all on the Jubilee Weekend in June 2022. In the heart of the Welsh valley, In it Together will bring international names, local emerging talent, festival-goers, performers, and the community.

More Info: In It Together Festival 2022 Guide

Download Festival 2022

When: June 10-12, 2022

Where: Donington Park, UK

The Scene: It's loud. It’s crazy. Download isn't pretty and the metal fans that make the annual pilgrimage to the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park wouldn't have it any other way. The largest rock and metal festival in the UK has featured genre legends like Faith No More, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slipknot, Motörhead, and System of a Down.

More Info: Download Festival 2022 Guide

Black Deer Festival 2022

When: June 17-19, 2022

Where: Eridge Park, Kent

The Scene: Black Deer aims to bring a dose of real Americana and country music to the UK. The new festival promises to bring a compelling blend of passion, experience, and love with wholesome food & drink, artisan wares, custom-built motorcycles, and the music that inspires this love affair.

More Info: Black Deer Festival 2022 Guide

Isle of Wight Festival 2022

When: June 16-19, 2022

Where: Isle of Wight, UK

The Scene: The legendary Isle of Wight Festival is the traditional kick-off to the UK summer festival season. Europe's equivalent of Woodstock started in 1968 and has hosted rock and roll royalty like Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, The Strokes, and Coldplay.

More Info: Isle of Wight Festival 2022 Guide

Mighty Hoopla 2022

When: June 3-4, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: Once a year 25,000 like-minded people descend on the capital for a day of pop music, fun, and fashion in the summer sun! With freedom and expressionism at our heart, Mighty Hoopla is the UK’s most-fabulous extravaganza.

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More Info: Mighty Hoopla 2022 Guide

Parklife Festival 2022

When: June 11-12, 2022

Where: Manchester, UK

The Scene: One of the most popular fests in the northwest of the UK, Parklife delivers a massive party to Manchester. Teaming up with some of the top clubbing brands globally, each stage has its own unique flavor. There are 16 stages of music fronted by some of the biggest bands in the world.

More Info: Parklife Festival 2022 Guide

Junction 2 Festival 2022

When: June 18-19, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: This London techno festival is held at Boston Manor Park for two days of beats from the genre's top artists. Junction 2 merges the natural beauty of green fields and woodland pathways with striking industrial features that make the site iconic. With a promise of great sound and obsessive attention to detail along with a no VIP policy, this festival continues its fantastic journey.

More Info: Junction 2 Festival 2022 Guide

Glastonbury Festival 2022

When: June 22-26, 2022

Where: Pilton, UK

The Scene: There are popular music festivals. There are legendary music festivals. And then there's Glastonbury. What began as a simple party at a farm has transformed into arguably the world's most popular music festival and has inspired an entire generation of greenfield festivals. Don't let the 150,000 attendance and scarcity of tickets keep you away -- Glastonbury should on the wishlist of every festie.

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More Info: Glastonbury Festival 2022 Guide

El Dorado Festival 2022

When: June 30-July 3, 2022

Where: Ledbury, UK

The Scene: Discover the mysteries of El Dorado, a British boutique festival birthed by the creators of Cirque Du Soul. The varied forms of dance music all come together in the magical venue of Ledbury's Eastnor Castle. 'Leave your inhibitions at the gates for your summer days will be filled with fun and games and when the sun sets and the moon begins to shine the bizarre and wonderful will let loose on the city of gold.'

More Info: El Dorado Festival 2022 Guide

2000trees 2022

When: July 6-10, 2022

Where: Gloucestershire, UK

The Scene: This independent festival brings together the best of new and underground British music every July. The three-day extravaganza is set in the stunning Cotswold Hills. 2000trees promises no genre distinction, with the caveat 'that most of the bands do tend to hold guitars.'

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More Info: 2000trees 2022 Guide

Noisily Festival 2022

When: July 7-10, 2022

Where: Leicestershire, UK

The Scene: Offering an alternative to mainstream festival culture, the inclusive Noisily festival is a haven 'where underground music thrives and self expression flourishes.' Capping attendance at under 5000 attendees, Nosily keeps the vibes tight with three main stages, hidden venues, two satellite stages, and a policy that every attendee is a VIP.

More Info: Noisily Festival 2022 Guide

TRNSMT Festival 2022

When: July 8, 2022

Where: Glasgow, Scotland

The Scene: Scotland's newest mega-festival moved into Glasgow to fill the void left by the legendary T in the Park. Now stretching over two weekends, TRNSMT has already made a name for itself by assembling a world-class roster of talent along with multiple UK exclusives.

More Info: TRNSMT Festival 2022 Guide

Wireless Festival 2022

When: July 8-10, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: It's London's ultimate summer music festival. Every year, the Wireless Festival brings an epic-sized lineup to Finsbury Park with past artists including New Order, The Strokes, Daft Punk, Jay-Z, Morrisey, Kanye West, and LCD Soundsystem.

More Info: Wireless Festival 2022 Guide

The Beat-Herder Festival 2022

When: July 14-17, 2022

Where: Ribble Valley, UK

The Scene: Back in 2006, the Beat-Herder Festival saw 1200 festies. Since then it has grown to a colossal creation of 16 additional areas for music, 14 bars, fairgrounds, 40+ stalls, and thousands upon thousands of devoted fans. 'Built on unconditional love and the tireless efforts of many,' Beat-Herder prides itself on the magical atmosphere.

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More Info: The Beat-Herder Festival 2022 Guide

Outlook Festival UK 2022

When: June 30-July 2, 2022

Where: Malpas, UK

The Scene: For the first time in 14 years, Outlook is excited to announce a brand new festival taking place on home soil in the UK, celebrating the best in sound system culture at Cholmondeley Castle.

More Info: Outlook Festival UK 2022 Guide

NASS Festival 2022

When: July 7-10, 2022

Where: Shepton Mallet, UK

The Scene: Action sports meets a rave when the hard-partying NASS Festival comes to the southwest of England. Dance down at the warehouse party, mosh at the main stage, or check out world-class BMXers, inline skaters, and skateboarders.

More Info: NASS Festival 2022 Guide

Community Festival 2022

When: July 16, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: This one day festival, celebrating the best in new music, takes place each summer in London at Finsbury Park. It's always held on a Sunday afternoon which makes for an ideal end to the weekend.

More Info: Community Festival 2022 Guide

Bluedot Festival 2022

When: July 21-24, 2022

Where: Jodrell Bank, UK

The Scene: Leave the festival fantasy world behind and embark on the Bluedot experience. The award-winning Bluedot is an 'intergalactic festival of music, science, arts, culture and the exploration of space.' Taking place on the grounds of a deep space observatory, the festival combines an out-of-this-world lineup with a pioneering program of live science, experiments, and expert talks.

More Info: Bluedot Festival 2022 Guide

Standon Calling 2022

When: July 21-24, 2022

Where: Standon, UK

The Scene: Each summer, Standon Calling tells a new story, bringing their garden party to life with a themed world that has included monsters, the circus, and legends of the lost sees. Across four fun-filled days, you’ll hear music from the acts you love and the very best in emerging talent. Savor incredible food, dance until the early hours, enjoy an abundance of family activities, lounge by the pool, luxuriate in a hot tub, or relax with a massage.

More Info: Standon Calling 2022 Guide

Latitude Festival 2022

When: July 21-24, 2022

Where: Suffolk, UK

The Scene: The pioneering Latitude festival is of the UK's favorite mega-festivals. The world class lineup is mixed with comedy, literature, poetry, and theater -- all set in the fairytale setting of Henham Park in the Suffolk countryside. One of the highlights of the festival season, Latitude is sure to have something for everyone.

More Info: Latitude Festival 2022 Guide

Truck Festival 2022

When: July 22-24, 2022

Where: Oxfordshire, UK

The Scene: Formed in 1998 after finding mainstream festivals too commercial, the anti-major Truck Festival finds itself expanding to four days, adding a Thursday schedule to the lineup. The tranquil Hill Farm venue in the pretty Oxfordshire countryside hosts some of the biggest and best emerging artists in the UK across six wonderfully curated stages.

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More Info: Truck Festival 2022 Guide

Kendal Calling 2022

When: July 28-31, 2022

Where: Cumbria, UK

The Scene: Set in the picturesque Lake District and featuring a giant lineup including huge headliners, Kendal Calling is a true fan favorite of the UK summertime. Move quick, this amazing weekend of music, art, comedy, food, and drink sells out every year.

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More Info: Kendal Calling 2022 Guide

Y Not Festival 2022

When: July 28-31, 2022

Where: Derbyshire, UK

The Scene: For one weekend a year, the gorgeous Peak District countryside becomes home to the Y Not Festival. Y Not is a small, fresh, and loud music festival, with a fantastic atmosphere and a history of amazing live acts.

More Info: Y Not Festival 2022 Guide

Tramlines 2022

When: July 22-24, 2022

Where: Sheffield, UK

The Scene: After ten years, Tramlines moves to a new home in Hillsborough Park outside of Sheffield. The city's biggest and longest running city music festival has welcomed artists like Public Enemy, Basement Jaxx, The Charlatans, The Libertines, Metronomy, Sister Sledge, The Cribs, Parliament-Funkadelic, Katy B, alt-J, the xx, and AlunaGeorge.

More Info: Tramlines 2022 Guide

Neverworld 2022

When: July 28-30, 2022

Where: Hever, Kent

The Scene: Dive into the Neverworld with this amazing festival just outside of London. Formerly started as a backyard bash called LeeFest, this British boutique fest has evolved into a themed wonderland of pirates, mermaids, and lost boys. Journey into the Neverworld for an unforgettable weekend.

More Info: Neverworld 2022 Guide

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2022

When: July 28-30, 2022

Where: Beauly, Scotland

The Scene: Head to the Scottish Highlands for a weekend of music and fun at the Tartan Heart Festival. This three day camping festival features a wild range of music from national acts on the main stage to an amazing array of traditional talent on the Grassroots stage. There’s so much to do here besides the music like comedy, wrestling, poetry readings, movie sing-a-longs, art presentations, and whisky tastings.

More Info: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2022 Guide

Deer Shed Festival 2022

When: July 29-31, 2022

Where: Topcliffe, UK

The Scene: The UK's ultimate family festival, Deer Shed is fun for everyone at Baldersby Park in North Yorkshire. There's plenty here to keep everyone entertained, with a deep lineup of music, science tents full of experiments, plenty of sports activities, and much more festival fun. There are all kinds of camping options including vintage tents, yurts, and tipis if you don't feel like setting up your own site.

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More Info: Deer Shed Festival 2022 Guide

Wilderness Festival 2022

When: August 4-7, 2022

Where: Oxfordshire, UK

The Scene: The inspired Wilderness Festival welcomes festies to a British boutique experience in a stunning nature reserve. Everyone is invited to be part of a community and a celebration with a 'vast and unique program that celebrates each art with equal significance.' A truly unique summer festival in Oxfordshire.

More Info: Wilderness Festival 2022 Guide

Out East Festival 2022

When: August 6-7, 2022

Where: Dalkeith, UK

The Scene: Out East - the festival for the carefree, the intrepid, and the brave. A glorious blend of music, art and culture, well-being, incredible food, and open-air dancing. Pack your rucksacks, it’s time to head Out East.

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More Info: Out East Festival 2022 Guide

We Are FSTVL 2022

When: August 6-7, 2022

Where: Upminster, UK

The Scene: After a standout debut in 2013, the award winning We Are FESTVL continues to evolve into one of the UK's most popular electronic festivals. Taking place over the May bank holiday weekend, hundreds of international DJs descend upon the aptly named Airfield of Dreams (just east on London) to play on more than 15 custom stages. After five years, they've even been able to add camping to the bill.

More Info: We Are FSTVL 2022 Guide

Boardmasters 2022

When: August 10-14, 2022

Where: Newquay, UK

The Scene: It's a magical combination when competitive surfing joins up with a music festival on the beaches of Cornwall, the surfing mecca of the UK. Boardmasters mixes professional surfers with 50,000 festies a day along with an electronic and rock lineup.

More Info: Boardmasters 2022 Guide

Bloodstock 2022

When: August 11-14, 2022

Where: Derbyshire, UK

The Scene: Over 100 international rock and metal acts descend on the peaceful village of Walton on Trent in Derbyshire for four days of mayhem. Bloodstock has earned a fan favorite reputation 'by consistently showcasing the strongest metal line up on UK soil.'

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More Info: Bloodstock 2022 Guide

All Points East Festival 2022

When: August 19-28, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: All Points East takes place in East London’s Victoria Park with an epic multi-day music festival.

More Info: All Points East Festival 2022 Guide

Field Day Festival 2022

When: August 20, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: In the packed London festival scene, Field Day continues to stand apart from the crowd each summer. The outdoor festival has sold out every year since its inception in 2007 -- no wonder since Field Day's alumni include Pixies, Metronomy, Animal Collective, Disclosure, Patti Smith, FKA Twigs, Savages, Of Montreal, and Run the Jewels. This bounty of indie rock also boasts the infamous Village Mentality which features a wry mix of team games, DIY side stalls, and competitive eating!

More Info: Field Day Festival 2022 Guide

Creamfields 2022

When: August 25-28, 2022

Where: Daresbury, UK

The Scene: With two decades spent at the forefront of electronic music, there are not many festivals in the world that can compare to the behemoth that is Creamfields. This UK fest features 300 artists performing across a mind-blowing 30 stages with over 70,000 festies in attendance. Every summer, this four-day festival unleashes a lineup that covers the full spectrum of dance music.

More Info: Creamfields 2022 Guide

Lost Village 2022

When: August 25-28, 2022

Where: Lincolnshire, UK

The Scene: Deep in an abandoned woodland village, this intimate festival reveals a world-class lineup, tasty food, gut-busting comedy, creative workshops, and lakeside chilling. The immersive festival experience draws festies in with an event-wide narrative that features structured around an interactive theater performance.

More Info: Lost Village 2022 Guide

Leeds Festival 2022

When: August 26-28, 2022

Where: Leeds, UK

The Scene: It's double the love when the dual weekend Reading and Leeds Festival arrive in late August. The mega-fests feature the same lineup on the same weekend in two different UK locations. The roster is always packed with one of the strongest rock and alternative schedules of the summer.

More Info: Leeds Festival 2022 Guide

Connect Music Festival 2022

When: August 26-28, 2022

Where: Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scene: Connect Music Festival in Scotland features a full main stage line up as well as DJ’s and acts across a further three stages. There is also a wellness area, speakeasy, boutique camping, chefs, and VIP experiences.

More Info: Connect Music Festival 2022 Guide

Eastern Electrics 2022

When: August 27, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Scene: Undoubtedly one of the largest day festivals in the UK, Eastern Electrics serves up a hearty mix of underground house and techno. Born out of London's warehouse party culture, this festival celebrates artists from the cutting edge to emerging acts.

More Info: Eastern Electrics 2022 Guide

Victorious Festival 2022

When: August 26-28, 2022

Where: Portsmouth, UK

The Scene: Victorious, the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival, takes place over August Bank Holiday Weekend. Featuring the best of British indie-rock, Victorious is an amazing family friendly experience with the best live acts, an enormous free kids arena, bustling markets, real ale, real food and an atmosphere not to be missed.

More Info: Victorious Festival 2022 Guide

End of the Road Festival 2022

When: September 1-4, 2022

Where: Tollard Royal, UK

The Scene: Indie rock and folk are the hallmarks of this Dorset festival which takes place at the end of the season. It's hosted at the Larmer Tree Gardens and features four stages.

More Info: End of the Road Festival 2022 Guide

Sundown Festival 2022

When: September 2-4, 2022

Where: Norwich, UK

The Scene: The perfect way to close the busy summer festival season with one last party in the sun, Sundown Festival hosts only the biggest and best in pop, dance and urban acts across a weekend of music and mayhem.

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More Info: Sundown Festival 2022 Guide

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