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Preview: London Festivals 2017

by Rob Mesure

Festival season is upon us again, and, if you’re willing to pack a tent and do a bit of travelling, the choice in 2017 is as…



Preview: London Jazz Festival 2016


The 2016 London Jazz Festival kicked off this weekend and runs until Sunday 20 November at a range of venues around London. Here are musicOMH’s...

Preview: Music Movies at BFI London Film Festival 2016


The 60th London Film Festival opens this week with 245 features and 144 shorts screened in venues across the capital over 12 days. As always,...

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2016


So Glastonbury happened. There was mud – lots and lots of the stuff – and Adele finally did her thing at Worthy Farm in front...

Festival Preview: Latitude 2016


Sometimes you just look at a festival line up and go: “Cor. That’s a handsome thing. A well-balanced thing. A thing that on reflection, you’d...

Preview: Top 10 UK Festivals


Recent run of good weather left you staring longingly at the cupboard you cram your tent into? Not sure where to even begin with the...

Preview: Top 10 London Festivals 2016


Want to see lots of bands with just one ticket but don’t fancy camping? Fear not, London is awash with festivals this summer. From a...

Festival Preview: London Jazz Festival 2015


As always, the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015 draws together the most concentrated and focused selection of improvised music in the capital over the course...

Preview: Sonic at BFI London Film Festival 2015


The London Film Festival is back this week, bigger and bolder than ever. Of the 240 films being screened city-wide, a dozen belong to the...

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2015


Metallica, Mumford and Sons and alt-J amongst the headliners at this year’s double-header.

Festival Preview: Forgotten Fields


What’s not to like about the Forgotten Fields festival? It is on paper the perfect smaller scale party, thrown by the organisers of Kendal Calling...

Festival Preview: Cambridge Folk Festival 2015


Since its birth in 1965, Cambridge Folk Festival has earned a reputation for bringing together some of the biggest names in folk – as well...

Festival Preview: Indietracks 2015


Indietracks is mecca for fans of all things indiepop and twee-leaning. Whether you want too ride an old steam train, dance to ’60s girl bands,...

Festival Preview: Latitude 2015


Latitude is the festival for people who don’t like festivals. Since its first outing back in 2006, it’s earned a reputation for top notch line-ups that...

Festival Preview: Field Day 2015


Field Day returns for its ninth outing in June. Now sprawling over two days in east London’s Victoria Park, it’s carved a reputation for being...

Festival Preview: Dot-to-Dot 2015


Dot-to-Dot celebrates its 10th birthday this year, with a packed line-up taking over venues in three cities across the country. Originally based in Nottingham, it...

Preview: Convergence 2015


Music pioneers, from Gary Numan to Tricky and Kiasmos to Portico, deploying technology in diverse and innovative ways.

Festival Preview: Reading and Leeds 2014


If last year’s decision to have rap legend Eminem headline Reading and Leeds Festival took many by surprise, this year’s edition of the event will...

Festival Preview/Q&A: Indietracks 2014


A glance over the summer festival guides can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Every outdoor event seems to be rushing to expand, getting bigger (hello Latitude),...

Preview: The Great Escape 2014


Sound the flugelhorn. Dust off your kiss-me-quick hat. It is finally here. It is finally time to go back to the seaside. It is finally...

Preview: Record Store Day 2014


Special edition vinyl from many and varied artists, at record shops near you on Saturday.