The Festivals You Need to Know: 2017

by Jael Fowakes


Music March 3, 2017


26.05.17 – 28.05.17

Back for it’s fifth year bigger and better We Are FSTVL has made some additions for 2017. For the first time there will be on site camping meaning you can party all bank holiday weekend. Hot tubs, a wooden spa, tall ball pool, giant pillow fights, We Are Sports Day, Glitter Palace, Blowdry Bar, We Are campfire, We Are house parties and pop up restaurants will all populate the luxury camping space. Headlined by UK ledgends Craig David, Carl Cox, Dizzee Rascal and Basement Jaxx the weekend is not one to be missed.

Check out We Are FSTVL 2016 here.

 Weekend tickets available here from £117.50 / £162.50 with camping.

Field Day


Always the perfect mix of up and coming artists and legendary talent, Field Day is back this June for it’s 11th year. London’s Victoria Park will be taken over by the likes of Run The Jewels, Aphex Twin, Fatima Yamaha – live, Flying Lotus, Marcel Dettmann, Midland, Moderat, Nicolas Jaar, Nina Kraviz plus many more.

Tickets available here from £54.50

Mighty Hoopla


As one door closes another one opens, literally. Field Day out Mighty Hoopla In. Gathering London’s primo alternative club nights and performance troupes, Sink The Pink, Guilty Pleasures, The Glory, Ultimate Power, Bongo’s Bingo, Masseoke, R&She, We Love Pop and more will take over four stages, with a stellar line-up of world renowned live acts and DJs.

1st release tickets available here from £25 Photo: Luke Dyson Photography


10.06.17 – 11.06.17

Manchester’s iconic Parklife festival will be returning to Heaton Park this year with a diverse line-up that spans pop, hip-hop, dance and indie. 2017 headliners include Manchester four-pieces The 1975, globally acclaimed Frank Ocean and Grime’s golden boys Boy Better Know, plus performances from A Tribe Called Quest, London Grammar, Two Door Cinema Club, Chaka Khan and Damian Marley.

Tickets available here from £59.50 – £125.00


26.06.17 – 30.06.17

Hideout has become one of the definitive european dance music events in the calendar. Their six open air stages will once again play host to the best in electronic music with live sets from the likes of Marco Corola, The Martinez Brothers, Hannah Wants, Hot Since 82 and Eats Everything. Brit favourite Stormzy will be headlining and the party keeps going with Elrow Presents the Rowlympic Games.

Tickets here from £139, VIP available from £199

Fresh Island Festival

11.07.17 – 11.07.17

If you’re looking for the perfect mix of hip-hop and sunshine head to the island of Pag for Fresh Island Festival. The festival has become renowned for welcoming the finest international talent to the shores of Zrce Beach to play across its three open-air superclubs and in the last five years has hosted performances by Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Eve, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Stormzy, JME and many more.

Get ticket packages here!

Way Out West Festival

11.08.17 – 13.08.17

Taking over Sweden’s music capital of Gothenburg, Way Out West celebrates 11 years with a huge international line-up spread over three days at Slottsskogen Park. At night Stay Out West hosts more intimate performances in venues around the city.

Weekend tickets here from £131


26.08.17 – 27.08.17

We’re pretty sure we’re still recovering from last years SW4. The biggest event in London’s clubbing calendar now represents an August Bank Holiday weekend ritual for electronic music enthusiasts from all over. 2017 promises to mix state of the art production with increased sound levels to party to the likes of Gareth Emery, Marco Corola, Patrick Topping and more.

Check out We Are FSTVL 2016 here.

Weekend tickets here from £99 (Early Bird almost sold out!) Photo: Luke Dyson Photography

BPM Festival 2017 Portugal

14.09.17 – 17.09.17

Heading to Europe for the very first time, the world renowned BPM Festival is setting up in Praia da Rocha, Portugal for 2017. Known for bringing together the best acts across house and techno BPM’s European debut is not one to be missed.

Early bird tickets now sold out, check here for updates.

Oasis Festival

15.09.17 – 17.09.17

Oasis ​festival returns to Morocco this September, bringing a world-class music line-up to luxury music resort The Source. Nestled on the outskirts of the bustling city of Marrakech​, Oasis has put Morocco firmly on the map as the must-visit festival destination of the moment. Now in its third year, the festival continues to showcase the finest international talent, as well as shining the spotlight on the flourishing Moroccan electronic music scene.

Weekend tickets available here.

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