inSYNC Festival News / Friday 2nd March 2018
Common People Southampton / 26th-27th May 2018
Bestival’s little brother, Common People, returns to Southampton Common on late May Bank Holiday weekend. Common People is a non-camping two-day festival that helps kick off the UK festival season. With tough competition every year on Bank Holiday weekend from the likes of Bournemouth 7s, Mutiny and We Are FSTVL, Common People has proved popular be offering party-goers a slice of Bestival charm. The colourful and fun weekend plays host to some of the best pop and dance names around. This year Rob da Bank and co have produced possibly the best lineup the festival has had in its four years. Pop sensation Lily Allen and ’80s band James will be headlining the Saturday and the legendary Jacksons take top spot Sunday night.
Tickets available now at http://southampton.commonpeople.net/
Festival No. 6 / 6th-9th September 2018
Described as a festival like no other, Festival No. 6 is an advocate for arts, culture and music located in the picturesque North Welsh coastal town of Portmeirion. The multi award-winning festival features an eclectic mix of iconic and the best new artists. The festival’s main stage is a Mediterranean-inspired, Grade II-listed fantasy village, surrounded by an estuary, mountains and woodlands. During the festival, the village and surrounding woodlands come alive as a unique series of surreal an inspiring venues. Festival No. 6 is a unique experience that combines both urban festival elements and traditional field-based events. This year’s fulfilling lineup boasts The The, electronic group Friendly Fires and Scottish indie rock outfit Franz Ferdinand as headliners with Jessie Ware, Everything Everything and The Chartlatans offering support. Many more artists are also included in the lineup. Don’t turn down the opportunity to experience something different!
Tickets available now at http://festivalnumber6.com
Field Day / 1st-2nd June 2018
Arguably London’s best urban festival, Field Day never fails to impress with a well-curated lineup for the tastes of a musical connoisseur. A wide variety of artists within dance, hip-hop, rap, electronic and more always make the festival one of the best in the UK. Field Day will take over South Brockwell Park once again to showcase a genre-stretching lineup of cutting-edge artists. Acts across the weekend include hip-hop prodigy Loyle Carner, funk and soul DJ Gilles Peterson, Bombay Bicycle Club’s frontman Jack Steadman with his new project Mr Jukes, grime figurehead AJ Tracey, electronic producer Daniel Avery, US rapper Earl Sweatshirt, a live electronic set from Four Tet and so many more. Kick June off in style and experience Field Day!
Tickets available now at http://fielddayfestivals.com