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Gigantic Tickets' Guide to 2024's Essential Festivals

Posted on Monday 5th February 2024 at 16:00

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell

Gigantic Tickets' Guide to 2024's Essential Festivals


Seeing top bands as the hot sun falls behind the stage, raising your arms to the open sky to late-night DJs or making memories and taking selfies in front of the main stage as your favourite artist plays – there is nothing better than a music festival!

It’s going to be a massive summer of music madness and Gigantic Tickets is here with the very best selection for 2024. Look forward to enjoying huge anthems with friends and family when you book your ticket.

Keep scrolling to discover all the exciting festival news for the coming year. And click the link below to browse even more thrilling gigs, shows and unmissable events.



Beautiful Days

The perfect festival for indie fans 

Beautiful Days festival image

Beautiful Days is the proudly independent festival envisioned and curated by Levellers. The folk-rock legends will be making a headline appearance alongside non-other than Richard Ashcroft and The Saw Doctors. Don’t miss out and book your ticket with Gigantic right now!

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Let's Rock!

Return to the 80s at this travelling retro festival

Let's Rock fesyival image

Iconic retro festival Let's Rock! hits multiple sites around the UK this summer, bringing the best rock bands and popstars of the 80s to a stage near you. Dress as your favourite legend and return to the decadent decade of shell suits, mullets, and new romantics.

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Shrewsbury Folk Festival

An annual celebration of folk, Americana, and world music

Shrewsbury Folk Festival logo

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has unveiled an impressive line-up which includes Mary Black, Eric Bibb, Ward Thomas, Manran, Le Vent du Nord plus many more top folk acts from around the world. Look forward to joining in with ceilidhs, Morris dancing and family entertainment.

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The festival for fans of hip-hop

Wireless Festival logo

Wireless returns to North London for another major weekend of rap and hip-hop music. Look forward to watching headliners Nicki Minaj with special guest Future, 21 Savage and J Hus plus Doja Cat. Tickets on sale with Gigantic.

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Get your Wireless tickets with Gigantic today!


Get Together

The massive music festival hitting South Yorkshire

Get Together 2024 festival

Vibrant multi-venue city festival Get Together takes over the cool venues and unconventional spaces found across Kelham Island in Sheffield. Don’t miss your chance to see a unique fusion of vital acts and future sounds such as CMAT, Gruff Rhys, The Bug Club and Porij.

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Get your Get Together tickets with Gigantic today!


Steelhouse Festival

Rock the mountain this summer

Steelhouse festival 2024

Classic rock fans flock each year to Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm for Steelhouse Festival! Perched on the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons, it’s the perfect setting for such an epic music event which sees blistering sets from Skindred, The Almighty, Mr. Big and many more guitar wielding warriors.

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Get your Steelhouse Festival tickets with Gigantic today!


Liquid Death presents Download Festival

The world-famous hard rock festival presents an intense line up

Download Festival 2024 line up

Returning for its 21st instalment, Download Festival has gone above and beyond in recruiting the top tier hard-rock, heavy-metal and emo greats. Queens of the Stone, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold preside over such world class bands as Enter Shikari, Royal Blood, Limp Bizkit, The Offspring, Sum 41 and many more of your favourite guitar heroes and rock gods.

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Firevolt (MCR) Festival

The UK's fastest growing Rock Festival

firevolt festival 2024 line up

Get ready to have your face melted right off at Firevolt (MCR) Festival! The three days of hard-rock, heavy-metal, AOR, blues and alt-rock is provided by Vanderburg, Gun, Stone Broken, Florance Black, Kira Mac and many more riff-tastic bands.

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Bearded Theory

The family-friendly festival combines great legacy acts and new names

Alt-rock greats Jane’s Addiction, punk rock tearaways Amyl and the Sniffers, synth-pop stars Future Islands and lo-fi dance-punks Sleaford Mods all unite for Bearded Theory. It’s a great place to discover new music whilst enjoying performances from essential legacy acts.

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Belladrum Festival - Tartan Heart Festival  

The exciting music and comedy festival found north of the border

Belladrum Festival 2024

Belladrum Festival sees Deacon Blue, Sugababes, Sophie Ellie-Bextor, Callum Beattie and Bill Bailey all grace their stage. The three-day celebrations take place from Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th July!

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Get your Belladrum tickets with Gigantic today!


Rock N Roll Circus

Welcome to the greatest shows on earth!

Rock N Roll Circus 2024 logo

Rock N Roll Circus sees such esteemed artists as Richard Hawley, Becky Hill and Milburn all top the bill at Don Valley Bowl in Sheffield.

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Get your Rock N Roll Circus tickets with Gigantic today!


Call of the Wild

Lincolnshire’s biggest rock festival

Call of the Wild 2024 logo

Lincolnshire Showground is the exciting setting for one of the best music festivals in the UK! Call of the Wild is the three-day independent big weekender for rock fans. Take advantage of the payment plan and break costs down into easily manageable instalments.

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Big Smoke Festival

The inaugural edition of this brand-new two stage London festival

Big Smoke Festival 2024 line up

Big Smoke Festival is the brand-new all-day event hitting Crystal Palace Park this summer and the first edition is curated by Skepta who will be making a headline appearance.  Look forward to seeing such hip-hop greats as The Streets, JME, Mahalia and many more grime and R&B greats.

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Penn Fest

Buckinghamshire's family friendly festival

Penn Festival 2024 line up

Penn Fest at The Big Park has lived up to the sites name by booking a trio of massive headliners! Grab your ticket and get ready to see incredible indie icon Richard Ashcroft, dance-popstar Jess Glynne, and Modfather Paul Weller!

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Focus Wales

See everything that the Cymru underground has to offer

Focus wales 2024

Focus Wales showcases all the best talent the country has to offer, highlighting emerging acts and notable developing talent. The multi-venue festival also includes headline shows from Snapped Ankles, Spiritualized, The Mysterines – plus more!

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Get your Focus Wales tickets with Gigantic today!


Bristol Sounds

Returning for its tenth year

Bristol Sounds 2024

Bristol Sounds brings a huge range of rock and pop greats to the beautiful Harbourside. The day festivals are headed by Skindred, Gentleman's Dub Club, James Arthur, Placebo and The Breeders.

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  • 22 June 2024: Bristol Sounds: Skindred - Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 23 June 2024: Bristol Sounds: Gentleman's Dub Club - Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 26 June 2024: Bristol Sounds: James Arthur - Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 28 June 2024: Bristol Sounds: Placebo - Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 30 June 2024: Bristol Sounds: The Breeders - Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol

Get your Bristol Sounds tickets with Gigantic today!


Latitude Festival

Head to Henham Park for an unbeatable experience

Latitude Festival 2024

Annual arts and music fiesta Latitude Festival arrives in Suffolk once again this summer. It promises to be a golden year for revellers who will be treated to Kasabian, London Grammer, and Duran Duran. The headliners preside over a vast array of major performers, including The Vaccines, Future Islands, Orbital, Nile Rodger & CHIC – plus more!

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Hardwick Festival

The biggest music festival in the North East

Hardwick Festival hits Hardwick Hall Hotel from Friday 16th - Sunday 18th August. The three-day party sees a headline performance by dance-pop superstar Becky Hill, with many more awesome acts to be announced.

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Get your Hardwick Festival tickets with Gigantic today!


Live at Leeds

A whole load of great music at the Yorkshire all-dayer

Live at Leeds 2024

The magnificent grounds of Temple Newsam are transformed into a thrilling one-day festival for Live at Leeds. The nearly endless list of rock and indie greats includes The Kooks, Declan McKenna, The Cribs, Sea Girls, Future Islands, Circa Waves, Mystery Jets, The Mysterines, White Lies, Hotwax, plus so many crucial artists. Book your ticket and look forward to one of the best music festival of the year.

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Outer Town Festival

Bristol's latest independent multi-venue music event

Outer Town Festival 2024 line up

Snapped Ankles, Heavy Lungs, Flamingods and Deadletter will all be tearing it up across the very best venues Bristol has to offer at Outer Town Festival! They’re joined by many more rising stars and future greats on Saturday 13th April.

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Get your Outer Town Festival tickets with Gigantic today!


Beam Me Up

Out-of-this-world music for you to enjoy

Beam Me UP 2024 Line UP

This month sees Beam Me Up head to The Drill in Lincoln before heading down to Oxford. A new name on the festival scene, it offers an exciting roster of cutting-edge acts and future greats destined for big things. See Deadletter, The Rills, Snayx and Dolores Forever play at both cities. 

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Get your Beam Me Up tickets with Gigantic today!


Dot to Dot Festival

Uniting the best venues in Bristol and Nottingham

Dot to Dot 2023 Line up

Dot to Dot Festival is the perfect event to discover the future sounds shaping the year ahead and beyond. The award-winning multi-venue metropolitan festival hits Bristol then Nottingham, and sees avant-garde alt-pop duo Jockstrap headline, which further appearances from Aziya, Florry, Gglum, Kaeto and Panic Shack.

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Get your Dot to Dot Festival tickets with Gigantic today!


Takedown Festival

The vital alt-rock event returns to Portsmouth with an impressive line-up

Takedown Festival 2024

Alt-rock and metal big weekender Takedown Festival offers an uncompromising line up of intense bands and artists. Burst your eardrums to the likes of Creeper, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Kid Kapichi, Terrorvision, Graphic Nature and many more raging rock acts.


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App Fest

The UK's number one family-friendly festival

App Fest 2024 Line Up

App Fest offers a sensational combination of original artists and stellar tribute acts, sure to delight all the family. The Feeling, The Wurzels and Jamies Lawson plus more will all play at Somerset whilst The Boomtown Rats, Feeder, Scouting For Girls and others can be seen at the Gloucestershire date.

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Rock and Bike Fest

The ever-popular three-day rock music festival for bikers is back!

Rock and Bike 2024

Rock and Bike Fest offers a staggering 25+ band and artists, including huge headliner Showaddywaddy plus Hung Like Hanratty, Midnite City and The Spontanes. And see cover acts of Oasis, Queen, Bon Jovi, Journey and many more tributes to the true greats.

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Primordial General Mayhem

This festival rocks!

Primordial General Mayhem is expertly curated by the rock and metal station Primordial Radio. They have just announced headline appearances from grime-metal duo Bob Vylan and high energy rockers The Treatment, plus As December Falls, Bar Stool Preachers, Calva Louise and more.

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Ritual Union

A one-day, multi-venue festival in vibrant Bristol

Ritual Union  2024

Ritual Union is the perfect festival for the discerning music fan. Riot-grrl informed punk rockers Dream Wife and essential indie-pop songwriter Liz Lawrence top a bill of cutting-edge artists, including Do Nothing, Widowspeak, Sam Akpro, Ovlov and more vital names you need to know.

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Daresbury Festival

A delectable selection of house and disco at a lavish Elizabethan-style hall

Daresbury Festival 2024

The resplendent grounds of Walton Hall and Gardens till be the picturesque setting for boutique music event Daresbury Festival. It’s an elegant wany to enjoy such house and disco greats as Soul II Soul, Craig Charles, Greg Wilson and K-Klass (live) feat. Bibbi.

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Woodland Disco Festival

The Nottinghamshire all-dayer held at the ancestral home of Lord Byron.

Woodland Disco Festival 2024

Woodland Disco Festival offers two exciting stages plus a VIP area. The fully immersive event sees performances from Sister Sledge, Jocelyn Brown, Fat Tony, Gok Wan and more at the picturesque Newstead Abbey.

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The original tribute festival

GlastonBudget 2024

GlastonBudget offers tribute acts of big names for a fraction of the price of Worthy Farm. Tickets on sale with Gigantic, plus take advantage of the payment plan!

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Bloodstock Open Air

By the fans, for the fans

Bloodstock Open Air 2024

Open air heavy metal festival Bloodstock goes hard and heavy with a mighty roster of devastating bands and artists. This year, headliners Opeth, Architects and Amon Amarth are joined by Flogging Molly, Hatebreed and Clutch. Plus, Rotting Christ, Malevolence and Septicflesh will be playing there only UK festival shows of the year.

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Get your Bloodstock Open Air tickets with Gigantic today!


Could Be Real

Even better than the real thing

Could Be Real 2024 festival image

Could Be Real presents a legendary line up of the greatest rock and pop artists of all time featuring a dream team of ten tribute acts. See Sham Fender, Almost Pink, Attic Monkeys, Supersonic Queen, Viva 4 Eva Spice Girls, The Oasis Experience, Ultimate Amy, Sum of Sheeran, Kings of Lyon and Mike Andrew as Robbie Williams all playing this mind-blowing musical extravaganza.

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