Top Electronic Music Festivals to Watch Out For in 2015

The UK is fortunate enough to be rich in summer music festivals. The number of dance festivals taking place in the UK has exploded over the last few years. Whether you are looking for a day of fun or a whole solid weekend of dancing to the beats of the best DJs in the world, We’ve got 15 festivals lined up for you to get yourself in a state over.


1. Bloc.

When:  13th – 15th March 2015 (what a event it was)

Where: Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset

Tickets: Early bird from £169

Main Attractions: Jon Hopkins, Jeff Mills, Autechre , Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Modeselektor, ESG, Carl Craig, Hudson Mohawke, Moodymann, Clark, Scuba, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Phuture, Omar-S, Karenn, Levon Vincent, Joy Orbison, and Ben UFO.


2. Lost Village Festival 2015

When: 23rd – 24th May 2015

Where: Secret Location, Lincolnshire

Tickets: From £98

Main Attractions:

Four Tet, DJ Koze, Jamie Jones, Jackmaster, Dusky, Erol Alkan, Richy Ahmed, Heidi, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, John Talabot and Ben Pearce.


3. Gottwood Festival

When: 11th -14th June 2015

Where: Anglesey, Wales

Tickets: From £125

Main Attractions: Artwork, Craig Richards b2b Ben UFO, FaltyDL, Leon Vynehall, Marcellus Pittman, Midland, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Om Unit, Seven Davis Jr (Live), Soul Clap and Tom Demac (Live) 


4. Love Box

When: 17th – 18th July 2015

Where: Victoria Park, London

Tickets: From £49.50

Main Attractions: Rudimental, Snoop Dog, Cypress Hill, Hot Chip, Mark Ronson, Annie Mac, MK, Danny Brown, Jessie Ware, Flume, Little Dragon, Bonobo, Flight Facilities, Squarepusher, Action Bronson, Kerri Chandler, Kaytranada, Ella Eyre, Nils Frahm, Groove Armada, B.Traits, Heidi, Kim Ann Foxman, Jackmaster, Joy Orbison, and Ben UFO.


5. The Social

When: 13 September 2015

Where: Mote Park, Kent

Tickets: From £45.50

Main Attractions: Die Vogel, Dubfire, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, Jamie Jones, Joris Voorn b2b Nic Fanciulli, Joy Orbison, Mark Fanciulli, Marco Carola, Monika Kruse, Paco Osuna, Richie Ahmed, Richie Hawtin, Rob Cockerton, Rodhad, Sasha, Seth Troxler, Solomun and Tom Trago.


6. Field Day

When:  6th – 7th June 2015

Where:  Victoria Park, London

Tickets: £85.50 for a weekend ticket

Main Attractions: Caribou, Django Django, Hudson Mohawke, Todd Terje , FKA Twigs , Floating Points, Nina Kraviz, Daniel Avery, Ten Walls, Ben Klock, SOPHIE, Marcel Dettmann, and Leon Vynehall.


7. Love Saves The Day 2015

When: 23rd – 24th May 2015 

Where: Castle Park, Bristol

Tickets: From £35 per day or £69.50 for the weekend

Line Up: Jessie Ware, Azealia Banks, Artwork, Bodhi, Craig , George Fitzgerald, Gorgon City, GotSome, Hannah Wants, Julio Bashmore, Leon Vynehall, Maxxi Soundsystem, Tayo TCTS, and Tourist.


8. Farr Festival 2015

When: 16th – 18th July 2015 

Where: Bygrave Wood, Hertfordshire

Tickets: From £30

Main Attractions: Ame, Erol Alkan, Midland, Prosumer Waze & Odyssey, Heidi, Gerd Janson, Leon Vynehall, Tom Trago, Hunee, Tama Sumo, Pender Street Steppers, Mr Ties , Ghost Culture, Robert Owens, Citizen, Young Marco, Romare, Mr Tophat & Art Alfie, Mr Beatnick, and Medlar.


9. High Definition Festival 2015

When: 4th – 5th  July 2015

Where: Tunbridge Wells, Essex

Tickets: From £89.50 weekend with camping 

Main Attractions: Carl Cox, George FitzGerald, The Martinez Brothers, Route 94, Dusky, Feel my Bicep, Huxley, Midland, Will Saul, Joy Orbison, Gorgon City, Oneman, Ms. Dynamite, Zinc b2b Artwork, B. Traits, Shy FX, MistaJam, Hannah Wants, Roska, My Nu Leng and DJ Die.


10. Eastern Electrics Festival 2015

When: 1st August 2015 

Where: Hatfield House, Hatfield

Tickets: From £29.50

Main Attractions:  No acts confirmed for 2015 yet. Previous years acts include Skream, Richy Ahmed, Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Seth Troxler, Art Department, Kerri Chandler, Dense & Pika, Loefah and Route 94.


11. ShindigXXIII

When: 2nd– 3rd May 2015

Where: Spillers Wharf, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tickets: From £65

Main Attractions: Maya Jane Coles, Pete Tong, Richie Hawtin, Tensnake, Adam Beyer, Annie Mac, Deetron, Dense & Pika, Detroit Swindle, Dixon, DJ Tennis, Dubfire, Duke Dumont, Dusky, Gorgon City, Got Some, Green Velvet, Hannah Wants, Heidi, Hot Since 82, Kerri Chandler, Krysko, Maceo Plex, and The Martinez Brothers.


12. We Are FSTVL

When: 30th – 31st May 2015 

Where: Upminster, Essex

Ticket:  From £75

Main Attractions: Carl Cox, Loco Dice, DJ EZ, Art Department, SecondCity, Monki, Gorgon City, Seth Troxler, Hannah Wants, Cyril Hahn, Oneman, Wankelnut, Tensnake, Sven Vath, Heidi, Route 94, Jamie Jones, Richy Ahmed, Jackmaster and Steve Aoki


13. Wild Life festival 

When:  6th – 7th June 2015

Where: Brighton City Airport, England 

Tickets: From £119 

Main Attractions: Disclosure, Rudimental, Sam Smith, George Ezra, Mark Ronson, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Seth Troxler, Andy C, Skream, Ben UFO, Eats Everything, Breach and Joy Orbison, Henrik Schwarz, Paul Woolford, MJ Cole, Cashmere Cat, Shadow Child Jamie XX, and Nicolas Jarr.


14. Parklife Weekender 2015

When: 6th – 7th June 2015 

Where: Heaton Park, Manchester

Tickets: From £89.5

Main Attractions:  James Blake, Ben Howard, Disclosure, Rudimental, Wu-Tang Clan, Jessi Ware, Caribou, Mark Ronson, FatBoy Slim, Nicolas Jaar, Modeselektor, James Bay, FKA Twigs, Todd Terje, Ten Walls, Jets, Tourist, Richie Hawtin, Sasha, Brodinski, Josh Butler, Adam Beyer and Joris Voorn. 


15. Simple Things Festival 2015

When: 24th – 25th October 2015

Where: Various venues and creative spaces, Bristol 

Tickets: Early bird £25

Main Attractions: No acts confirmed for 2015 yet. Previous years acts include Caribou, Jessy Lanza, Black Lips, Liars, Death From Above 1979, How to Dress Well, Nightmares on Wax, Actress, DJ Harvey, SOPHIE, Dark Sky, Happa and Redinho.


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