Summer is on its way. And what goes hand in hand with summer? Music festivals. But if you’re wondering where to go for a killer weekend that includes music, mud and probably a few regrettable decisions, wonder no more for Mytacism Music has their top 6 local(ish) festivals for you boogie on down to.
Lunar Festival, Warwickshire (3rd – 5th June)
Lunar is only 46 days away and with their line-up, you’d better get a move on if you want tickets.
Their top-billed acts include Super Furry Animals, Mercury Rev, Television, Badly Drawn Boy and The Zombies. But, if you’re in the mood for something else, the festival boast activities including Tai chi, pottery and the Northern Soul Dance School.
Adults from £115 for the weekend/£45 per day. Children (12-15) tickets £42 for the weekend/£19 per day – More Info/Tickets
Barn on the Farm, Gloucestershire (1st -3rd July)
With ‘Intimate Friday’ tickets already sold out, it’s pretty obvious that this is going to be a corker of a weekend.
Top-billed acts include Jack Garrett, Oh Wonder, Honne, The Hunna and Clean Cut Kid.
All tickets sold out apart from Adult weekend camping (sat/sun) £105. Kids under 10 are free – More Info/Tickets
Truck Festival, Oxfordshire (15th – 17th July)
Hearing some of people’s stories from last years event, this year is bound to be better than ever.
Top-billed acts include Catfish And The Bottlemen, Manic Street Preachers, Kodaline, Jurassic 5, Circa Waves and Everything Everything.
Adults from £86 for the weekend – More Info/Tickets
Nozstock, Herefordshire (22nd – 24th July)
After our trip there last year, we can promise you that there is no better place to lose yourself.
Top-billed acts include Jurassic 5, Imelda May, Foreign Beggars, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Slamboree and The Skints. Other things to check out include the comedy stage Laughing Stock, Wrong Directions Cinema and the Tent of Temporary Thought which flaunts some lyrical spoken-word poetry.
Livestock, Gloucestershire (29th – 31st July)
Whilst being more of a family event, its got some exciting local and upcoming talent – making it the perfect place to be the first to hear the next best thing.
Top-billed acts include The Fratellis, Reverend and the Makers, Reef, Chesney Hawkes and Foreign Affairs.
Adults from £35.00 and children’s from £1.00. Family tickets and VIP upgrades are also available –More Info/Tickets
Worcester Music Festival, Worcestershire (16th -18th September)
And, of course, Mytacism Music’s favorite event of the year. What a better way to finish your summer than a free festival that helps out charities? After last years total of £4,148.72 for the Worcestershire Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre, this years chosen charity Acorns are sure to feel some warm support.