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