Saturday, 13 April 2013

A Preview Of The Festival Season (Part 1)

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Festival season is upon us once again, and in typical British fashion, the sunny weather has not yet arrived. There are many superb festivals running this year, from the well-known, to the not so well-known. 

Lots of you will have bought tickets already for your chosen festival, but some of you might still be undecided on which festival to visit. Here's a little help..

Glastonbury Festival Of Performing Arts

EVERYBODY has heard of Glastonbury, it is world renowned, and yet again has a huge line up with some of the best names in the business. Glastonbury is not only about music however, it also has other 'performing arts' attractions such as a circus.

Line Up

From the huge main stages, to the little tents and acoustic stages, Glasto has something to offer everyone. Here is a few names on the line up..

Pyramid Stage- Glastonbury

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Tame Impala
  • Bastille
  • Disclosure
  • The Horrors
  • Jake Bugg
  • Johnny Marr
  • Miles Kane
  • Peace


If you decide you want to purchase a Glastonbury ticket, you have got to be quick.. re-sale of tickets is on April 21st, and you have to be registered to attempt to buy a ticket. 

To register to buy a Glastonbuy ticket, follow this link: 


Reading & Leeds Festival

Reading & Leeds festivals operate with the same line up, but on seperate days, and are renowned for their rock acts. This year's line up is not as good as previous years, however there are still some seriously good acts throughout the bank holiday weekend.

Line up

Main Stage- Reading Festival
A few highlights of the R+L line up are:
  • Green Day
  • Eminem
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Foals
  • Alt-J
  • Palma Violets
  • Bring Me The Horizon




Tickets for Reading & Leeds are still available from the following link:

V Festival

V festival is a pop orientated festival, and it takes quite a lot of stick from magazines such as NME, but having been to the festival, I know that it's great. It is not all pop acts, and has a variety of genres, even accomodating the indiest of festival-goer.

Similar to Reading & Leeds, V festival has Chelmsford and Stafford.. with the acts on alternate days.

Line Up

This year's V festival boasts a variety of acts, here's a few:
Main Stage- V Festival

  • Beyonce
  • Kings Of Leon
  • Calvin Harris
  • Beady Eye
  • The Vaccines
  • The Courteeners
  • Jessie J
  • The Fratellis 
  • Of Monsters And Men




Tickets for V Festival are still available from the following link:


Part 2 of "A Preview Of The Festival Season" will be posted on Hard Vibes tomorrow (14/04/13)

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