This year's Reading and Leeds-goers are currently being bombarded with a raft of bands to check out this weekend. We know you're a smart bunch, so our recommended bands' combined stagetime adds up to exactly five hours. Fill a nice chunk of your weekend with these guys, then the rest is up to you...
With festival season well and truly in full swing across the globe now, undoubtedly one of the biggest on the planet kicks off its music across many stages this weekend. Glastonbury Festival in the UK is a long-standing and world famous event which just grows and grows every year and after taking a break in 2012, it's back with a line up full of acts that should not be missed. Head to the replies to see lists and previews of some acts both new and and more seasoned which should be checked out, including the likes of The Rolling Stones, Tom Odell, King Krule, The 1975 and Arctic Monkeys.
For those of you that don't know, Slam Dunk Festival has become an absolute must for those of us in the UK, with seven stages filled to the brim with pop-punk and post-hardcore. Head below to check out a list of the usual suspects and some wildcards you perhaps hadn’t considered checking out, but probably should.
Over 60 bands have been added to this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals in an absolutely humongous announcement. Newly confirmed for the festival are Alkaline Trio, RX Bandits and Quicksand alongside a whole heap of other acts. See more of the additions in the replies.
Alright, the Easter period is supposed to be a time of peace, reflection and all, but on March 30th Merseyside will turn things up a notch and get a bit *ahem* rad. The inaugural Radstock Festival hits Liverpool Academy for the day and judging by the line-up, it looks like it's going to be a big one. Take a peek at our pick of bands to get lairy with on the eve of Easter Sunday.
The "British Music Embassy" will return to SXSW this year at Latitude 30 where many British bands will be showcased over a week including Lucy Rose, The 1975, Peace, Swim Deepand Camera Obscura. Head to the replies to check out the full schedule now.
Tomorrow is the day that the Reading and Leeds festivals begin in earnest. They're huge and we've missed out stacks of bands that you should definitely see, but scroll down to check out our list of bands to watch at this year's biggest festival.
A list of facts:
- 2000 Trees Festival starts later today.
- We'll be there.
- It's probably going to tip it down in Cheltenham this weekend.
- We don't care. Head to the replies to see the bands set to make the next three days briliant.
Over here in the UK the days are getting warmer, the nights are getting longer and Britain is gearing up for a glorious summer of music. So there’s no better way to begin than with an indoor festival, right? Hit the replies to see the 10 bands that you'd be mad to miss at this weekend's Slam Dunk Festival.