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Summer 2019 - Your Festival Hotlist!

Posted on Monday 29th April 2019 at 09:00 by Gigantic Tickets

Creating a circle of tents with all your friends, laughing late in the night and spending the weekend watching all your favourite bands and discovering exciting new acts; there is nothing quite like the amazing experience of a music festival.

Summer is fast approaching and so Gigantic is on hand with our round up of the best festivals found all around the UK.



All Points East Festival

Ten days of the best in music and entertainment, All Points East is expertly curated to include a major name known for their innovation and excellence plus a whole day of suiting support acts.

  • 24/05                All Points East: The Chemical Brothers – Victoria Park, London
  • 2h/05                All Points East: The Strokes – Victoria Park, London
  • 26/05                All Points East: Christine and the Queens – Victoria Park, London
  • 31/05                All Points East: Bring Me The Horizon – Victoria Park, London
  • 01/06                All Points East: Mumford & Sons – Victoria Park, London
  • 02/06                All Points East: Bon Iver – Victoria Park, London

All Points East Festival tickets are currently available.



Focus Wales

Celebrating the immense musical talent of the mighty country, FOCUS Wales is the not-for-profit festival which showcases over 200+ music and comedy acts plus workshops and more held in the various venues of Wrexham.

  • 16 – 18/05 Focus Wales – Varies Venues, Wrexham

Focus Wales tickets are currently available.



Hockley Hustle

Hockley Hustle is the huge charity raising all dayer exhibiting the very best in Nottingham’s music talent. Plus, Young Hustlers offers a whole host of entertainment, workshops and great events especially for your special little people.

Gigantic is a proud sponsor of Hockley Hustle.

  • 27/10 Hockley Hustle – Various Venues, Nottingham

Hockley Hustle tickets are currently available.



Live In The Wyldes

Premier South-West music festival Live In The Wyldes has world class acts including superstar DJ Fatboy Slim, Modfather Paul Weller and euphoric singer Jess Glynne.

  • 14/06 Live In The Wyldes: Fatboy Slim – The Wydles, Bude
  • 15/06 Live In The Wyldes: Paul Weller – The Wydles, Bude
  • 06/07 Live In The Wyldes: Jess Glynne – The Wydles, Bude

Live In The Wyldes tickets are currently available.



Handmade 2019

The city of Leicester’s biggest arts and music festival Handmade combines a huge range of need-to-know cutting edge acts with such impressive headliners as Metronomy and The Futureheads.

  • 05/05 Handmade 2019 – Various Venues, Leicester

Handmade tickets are currently available.



Dot To Dot 2019

A festival so amazing, they had to spread it across three cities! Dot To Dot hits Manchester, Bristol then Nottingham during the final May Bank Holiday bringing with it all of this year’s rising stars.

  • 24/05 Dot To Dot – Various Venues, Manchester
  • 25/05 Dot To Dot – Various Venues, Bristol
  • 26/05 Dot To Dot – Various Venues, Nottingham

Dot To Dot tickets are currently available.



Bristol Sounds

Bristol Sounds is a range of special open-air gigs, perfect to enjoy the hot summer evenings. This year, you can look forward to performances from Tom Misch, The Cat Empire, Bloc Party, Elbow and The Cinematic Orchestra.

  • 26/06 Bristol Sounds: Tom Misch – Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 27/06 Bristol Sounds: The Cats Empire – Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 28/06 Bristol Sounds: Bloc Party – Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 29/06 Bristol Sounds: Elbow – Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol
  • 30/06 Bristol Sounds: The Cinematic Orchestra – Canons Marsh Amphitheatre, Bristol

Bristol Sounds tickets are currently available.



Download Festival

Download Festival never fails to bring the world’s best hard and heavy acts. This year Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool are headliners completing the perfect weekend for all metalheads.

  • 14 – 16/06 Download Festival 2019 – Donington Park, Castle Donington

Download Festival tickets are currently available.



Penn Festival

Not only does Penn Festival offer an incredible line up which includes Happy Mondays, Suede and Peter Doherty, but you can also take advantage of the excellent pre-pitched accommodation and camp in style.

  • 19 – 21/07 Penn Festival – The Big Park, Buckinghamshire

Penn Festival tickets are currently available.




Sheffield has a proud tradition of being the home of a wonderfully varied music scene as reflected in the cities’ biggest music festival; Tramlines.

  • 19 – 21/07                Tramlines – Hillsborough Park, Sheffield

Tramlines tickets are currently available.




Ready for the greatest house party in a field? Leopallooza hits the Cornish countryside in July and brings with it headline performances from The Vaccines and Friendly Fires.

  • 26 – 28/07 Leopallooza – The Wydles, Bude

Leopallooza tickets are currently available.



Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Fans of folk, traditional and contemporary, will want to get to West Midlands Showground to join the Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Ceilidhs, workshops, live performances and fun for all the family is on offer.

  • 23 – 26/08 Shrewsbury Folk Festival – West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Folk Festival tickets are currently available.



Towersey Festival

Thame Showground plays home to Towersey Festival who boast such incredible headliners as Fisherman’s Friends, Newton Faulkner, The Selector and George Hinchcliffe’s Ukulele topping the bill over four days.

  • 23 – 26/08 Towersey Festival – Thame Showground, Oxford

Towersey Festival tickets are currently available.



Let's Rock

Want to return to the 80’s? Let’s Rock reunites you with your favourite popstars and rock bands from the most decadent decade ever!

  • 18/05                Let’s Rock The Moor – Marsh Meadow, Cookham
  • 25/05                Let’s Rock The Norwich – Earlham Park, Norwich
  • 01/06                Let’s Rock Wales – Tredegar Park, Newport
  • 08/06                Let’s Rock The North East – Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
  • 15/06                Let’s Rock Scotland – Dalkeith Country Park. Edinburgh
  • 22/06                Let’s Rock Leeds – Temple Newsam, Leeds
  • 29/06                Let’s Rock Exeter – Powderham Castle, Exeter
  • 06/07                Let’s Rock Southampton – Southampton Common, Southampton
  • 13/07                Let’s Rock Shrewsbury – The Quarry, Shrewsbury
  • 27/07                Let’s Rock Liverpool – Croxteth Hall Country Park, Liverpool
  • 03/08                Let’s Rock Belfast – Boucher Playing Fields, Belfast
  • 07/09                Let’s Rock Essex – Hylands Park, Chelmsford

Let's Rock tickets are currently available.


Sunday Sessions

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will be rocking the stage at Norwich and Exeter for both Sunday Sessions. Tickets selling fast!

  • 26/05                Sunday Sessions Norwich – Earlham Park, Norwich
  • 30/06                Sunday Sessions Exeter – Powderham Castle, Exeter

Sunday Sessions tickets are currently available.



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