Our pick of the best festivals for summer 2015…
WHAT? Leeds Festival
WHEN? 28th – 30th August
WHERE? Bramham Park, Leeds
WHO? The Libertines / Mumford and Sons / Metallica
WHY? It’s local (less time carrying your bags on the way and a speedy trip home to the shower) and the line-up in on-point!
HOW MUCH? From £66.50 (day pass)
WHAT? Awakenings Weekender
WHEN? JUNE 27th – 28th
WHERE? Heining, Amsterdam
WHO? Job Jobse & Tom Trago / Joseph Capriati / Len Faki / Adam Beyet & Ida Engberg
WHY? The line-up is absolutely huge and our joined by some of the biggest names in House and Techno for a very special 15th Edition.
HOW MUCH? From £40 (day pass)
WHEN? 24th-26th July
WHERE? Sheffield city centre
WHO? WU-TANG Clan / Basement Jaxx / The Charltons / Buzzcocks
WHY? It’s on our own turf and it’s cheap.
HOW MUCH? £33
WHAT? Cocoon In The Park
WHEN? July 11th
WHERE? Temple Newsam, Leeds
WHO? Sven Vath / Carl Cox / Ricardo Villalobos / Dixon / Enzo Siragusa
WHY? It’s a day and night of classic entertainment right on our doorstep.
HOW MUCH? £45-£75 (VIP)
WHAT? Groovefest 2015
WHEN? 6th – 13th September
WHERE? Cofresi Beach, Dominican Republic
WHO? MK / Skream / Kenny Dope / Green Velvet
WHY? It’s held at a cushy five star beach resort. Why not?
HOW MUCH? From £445pp
WHAT? Kappa Futur Festival 2015
WHEN? 11th – 12th July
WHERE? Parco Dora, Italy
WHO? Marcel Dettmann / Ben Klock / Solomun
WHY? The site has been regenerated from old industrial wasteland so there’s a green angle too.
HOW MUCH? €35