With winter finally drawing to an end, it’s almost time to start thinking about which music festivals you’re going to experience on your UK working holiday! With so many London music festivals to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which ones to attend, so we’ve come up with our top recommendations to help you out!
Occurring in Brockwell Park this June, Found Festival features renowned DJs offering up some of the primest houseand techno cuts for electronic dance music fans. If you make it through the entire 11am to 9pm event there are generally after-parties in abundance to keep you entertained into the small hours.
Boasting a diverse array of acts with everything from indie rock and pop to electronica and hip-hop, Field Day takesplace on June 11th and 12th and promises to cater to a wide array of tastes. The 2016 event features headlining sets from Four Tet and PJ Harvey, whilst elsewhere Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore is even making an appearance with hisnew band.
A yearly event that takes place at London’s Southbank Centre, Meltdown invites a different curator each year to bringsome of the most cutting-edge musical acts from around the world. This year is the turn of Elbow’s Guy Garvey withthe festival taking place from Friday 10th June until Sunday 19th June. Previous curators have included Patti Smith,Ornate Coleman, John Peel, Elvis Costello, Yoko Ono and Morrissey.
Born and Bred
A mammoth two-day event sponsored by Rinse FM, Born and Bred caters strictly to bass addicts, particularly thosewith a penchant for jungle, drum ‘n’ bass, dubstep, garage, techno and the like. The event this year takes place atHaggerston Park on the weekend of June 4th.