Glastonbury, Creamfields, and Sonisphere Among Top Honors At UK Festival Awards


The 2011 UK Festival Awards handed out trophies to the best fests in the UK. About two hundred festivals were nominated over a variety of categories with hundreds of thousands votes casted.  Glastonbury nabbed a win for “Best Major Festival”, while Sonisphere received props for pulling together the Big 4 (Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth) in their lineup.

Some of the major category wins:

Best Major Festival: Glastonbury
Best Metropolitan Festival: Tramlines
Best Small Festival: End of the Road
Best Medium Festival: Secret Garden Party
Best New Festival: Wilderness
Best Family Festival: Beautiful Days
Best Dance Event: Creamfields
Best Overseas Festival: Outlook in Croatia
Best Line-Up: Sonisphere
Fan’s Favourite Festival: Bestival
The Grass Roots Festival Award: Y-Not Festival (they also won ‘Best Toilets’ award)

Born during a backstage Bonnaroo downpour, Vito's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to all the great festivals that this wide world has to offer.