Would you like to be part of this summer’s top musical gatherings where you can experience the great outdoors, search for the sun, dance in the mud all day and enjoy the company of your friends. There will be no Glastonbury Festival this year but there sure is still quite a bit of great choice out there. Make sure to pack your wellingtons, raincoats and if your lucky to have some sunshine then be prepared to switch to your summer dresses as you party along.
RockNess Festival 8-10 June 2012 Loch Ness
RockNess Festival kick starts the summer music festivals on the 8th of June which is just today. As the winds sweep through England with downpours I am sure there will be less sunshine and more mud madness this summer in the Festival grounds. Rockness 2012 will take place between 8-10 June 2012 in Scotland at Clune Farm, Dores, on the banks of Loch Ness near Inverness. The line up of artist consist Mumford and Sons, Ed Sheeran and Deadmau5. More information on the artists line up and ticket information on RockNess .
LOVEBOX 15, 16 & 17 June 2012
Lovebox, East London’s most authentic music festival returns to Victoria Park on 15, 16 & 17 June 2012 for three days of epic performances. No need to travel too far to enjoy the likes of Hot Chip, Lana Del Ray, Friendly Fires and Emeli Sande. The most iconic names in dubstep, hip-hop, drum & bass, house, techno and indie will be on stage to deliver a 3 day weekender . More information on the artist line up and tickets on Lovebox. Tickets are still available and less then 30£ a day.
T in the Park 2012
This year’s festival takes between 6 and 8 July and is expected to draw more than 85,000 music fans. Snow Patrol and Kasabian will join The Stones Roses as the main stage headliners. Other acts performing include Beck and Tinie Tempah. You can learn more about how to get there where to stay during the Festival simply read more here.
The Hop Farm Music Festival 29, 30 June and 1 July 2012
Hop Farm Music Festival is an annual music festival at The Hop Farm Country Park in East Peckham, Kent, England. The Hop Farm Music Festival will be hosting the following acts on the stages with headliners Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel and Suede. The three-day independent festival maintains its NO SPONSORSHIP, NO BRANDING ethos, and still stands to be one of the summer’s most affordable festival tickets. Hop Farm Music Festival prides itself on offering great value for money for festival goers with no booking fee, no parking charge, no camping charge and no charge for children under 12. For more information please read more here.
There are a lot more festivals just in England in addition to the ones above . The Latitude, The V festival Wireless Festival, the Creamfieldsand many more hard to cover all but do make sure you experience one this summer! Here is a handy Music Festivals calendar 2012.