Festival line-ups are flooding in ... here's the top 6 dance festivals in the UK

The UK has some of the best dance music festivals to offer so whether you like D&B, House or EDM – there’s something out there for everyone.
Here are our top 6 dance festivals that we really think you should check out this summer…



Headliners: Hardwell, Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Martin Garrix, Axwell & Ingrosso

Where: Cheshire

When: 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th August

Why: The UK’s Best Dance Festival is back for its 8th year, and who isn’t playing?? August Bank Holiday weekend has never looked so good. With the likes of Hardwell, Tiesto and Calvin Harris headlining, it’s shaping up be an epic couple of days. So get your dancing shoes on, get your tent out of the shed and start planning that weekend up North for this unmissable event.

More info: http://www.creamfields.com/

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRPGgjk7lKk


Headliners: Avicii, Axwell & Ingrosso, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike

Where: Milton Keynes When: Saturday 9th July

Why: GARAGE KING DJ EZ IS PLAYING IN MILTON KEYNES…ENOUGH SAID! That aside their killer line up, epic visuals and literally out of this world production, EDC UK isn’t one to be missed. Following in big sister Las Vegas’ footsteps the one day festival has everything to offer whether you’re into EDM, House or Drum & Bass – surely that’s enough to make you book a ticket?

More info: http://uk.electricdaisycarnival.com/

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA0mBdejrdQ

South West Four

Headliners: Rudimental, The Chemical Brothers, Dizzee Rascal, Above & Beyond

Where: Clapham Common, London

When: 27th & 28th August

Why: If you’re planning on spending August Bank Holiday weekend in London, then South West Four is where the party’s at. With headline sets planned from The Chemical Brothers, Rudimental and the man himself Dizzee Rascal you really don’t want to miss this.

More info: http://www.southwestfour.com/

Trailer: https://youtu.be/dNvkvjBoZn0



Headliners: Fatboy Slim, Steve Angello, DJ Snake, SIGMA

Where: Upminster, London

When: 28th & 29th May

Why: Kick Festival season off in style with the return of the super cool We Are FSTVL just outside of London. Fatboy Slim and Steve Angello will be headlining the spectacular weekend of the best names in dance music – we’re so excited by just looking at the line-up. Oh, and conveniently the day after is a bank holiday, so you don’t even need an excuse to call in sick to work.

More info: http://www.wearefstvl.com/

Trailer: https://www.facebook.com/wearefstvl/video

Found Festival 


Headliners: Kerri Chandler, Derrick May, Dyed Soundorom

Where: Brixton, London

When: Saturday 11th June

Why: Back for their fourth year, Found Festival have delivered their biggest line-up yet! Taking place in London’s Brockwell Park, with headliners such as Kerri Chandler and Derrick May + six stages of house, techno, disco and more. One thing we love about Found is their support for exciting new artists that we can expect big things from in 2016. So if you like you’re big names but want to discover something new….head to Found.

More info: http://foundfestival.com/

Eastern Electrics


Headliners: Seth Troxler, Eats Everything, Groove Armada, Hot Since 82

Where: Hatfield, Hertfordshire

When: Saturday 6th August

Why: Promising to showcase their ‘strongest line-up to date’, Eastern Electrics is back for their 5th year, hosting 8 unique stages during one massive day of dancing and celebrating the best in house and techno music. With sets lined up from the likes of Skream, Cassy, Seth Troxler and more, we honestly couldn’t think of anything better to spend £35 on – bargain right?

More info: http://www.easternelectrics.com/

Trailer: https://www.facebook.com/easternelectrics/info/?tab=overview


Blog taken from www.musicfestivalnews.net
Words by Charley Read

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