Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Fields of dreams

This is something we did for TLOBF last year, as both an attempt to catch hold of the ever blossoming UK festival circuit and provide a handy all-purpose one-stop shop to see what's actually available for your decreasing spending money. All prices are for one adult weekend camping ticket, price comparisons are given where they can be fairly applied, and we'll try and update as time progresses.

(Last update: 29th March)

When: 3rd April
Where: six venues across Glasgow
How much: £15
Confirmed: British Sea Power, Hot Club De Paris, Is Tropical, Jeffrey Lewis, Johnny Foreigner, Mystery Jets, The Wave Pictures

Bang Face Weekender
When: 23rd-25th April
Where: Camber Sands Holiday Centre
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: A Guy Called Gerald, The Bug, Ceephax Acid Crew, DJ Food, General Levy, Hardfloor, Kid606, Killa Kela, Luke Vibert, Matthew Herbert, The Orb

Live At Leeds
When: 30th April-2nd May
Where: seventeen venues across Leeds
How much: £15
Confirmed: 65daysofstatic, Blue Roses, Blood Red Shoes, The Bronx, The Drums, Egyptian Hip Hop, Erland and the Carnival, Everything Everything, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Gold Panda, Hadouken!, Honour Before Glory, Hurts, I Concur, The Invisible, Islet, Jesca Hoop, Johnny Foreigner, Kill It Kid, Lightspeed Champion, Mariachi el Bronx, Napoleon IIIrd, Rolo Tomassi, Sky Larkin, The Sunshine Underground, Swanton Bombs, Tubelord, The Twilight Sad, Wild Beasts, Wonderswan, Woodpigeon

Camden Crawl
When: 1st-2nd May
Where: seventeen venues across Camden
How much: £57 (up £2.29 on last year)
Confirmed: Billy Childish, The Chapman Family, Chew Lips, Cornershop, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Dead Meadow, Delays, The Drums, Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Gang Of Four, Gold Panda, I Blame Coco, Joe Gideon & The Shark, Lightspeed Champion, Lonelady, Ms Dynamite, New Young Pony Club, Pulled Apart By Horses, Roots Manuva, Slow Club, Speech Debelle, Stornoway, The Sunshine Underground, Teenage Fanclub, Young Marble Giants

All Tomorrow’s Parties – Matt Groening
When: 7th-9th May
Where: Butlins Minehead
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: Amadou & Mariam, Boredoms, Broadcast, Built To Spill, CocoRosie, Daniel Johnston, Danielson, Deerhunter, Hello Saferide, Hope Sandoval, Iggy & The Stooges, James Chance And The Contortions, Joanna Newsom, Juana Molina, Liars, Panda Bear, The Raincoats, The Residents, She & Him, Shonen Knife, Spiritualized, Toumani Diabate, The XX

All Tomorrow’s Parties – Pavement
When: 14th-16th May
Where: Butlins Minehead
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: Atlas Sound, Boris, Broken Social Scene, Calexico, Camera Obscura, The Clean, The Dodos, The Fall, Faust, The Fiery Furnaces, Mark Eitzel, Mission of Burma, Monotonix, Pavement, Quasi, The Raincoats, Spiral Stairs, Surfer Blood, Terry Reid featuring Matt Sweeney, Times New Viking, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Wooden Shjips

The Great Escape
When: 14th-16th May
Where: thirty venues around Brighton
How much: early bird £45 (up £6.50)
Confirmed: And So I Watch You From Afar, The Big Pink, Blood Red Shoes, Broken Social Scene, Chapel Club, Chase & Status, Codeine Velvet Club, Delphic, Egyptian Hip Hop, Ellie Goulding, Everything Everything, The Fiery Furnaces, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Gold Panda, Groove Armada, Japandroids, Lucky Soul, Marina and the Diamonds, The Ruby Suns, The Slits, Slow Club, Stornoway, Summer Camp, These New Puritans, The Walkmen, Warpaint, White Rabbits, Wild Beasts

Liverpool Sound City
When: 19th-22nd May
Where: thirty venues across Liverpool
How much: £45
Confirmed: Archie Bronson Outfit, British Sea Power, Chilly Gonzales, Delphic, Egyptian Hip Hop, Esben and the Witch, Everything Everything, The Fall, Field Music, Gil Scott-Heron, Gold Panda, Is Tropical, Los Campesinos!, The Maccabees, Paloma Faith, Speech Debelle, The Sunshine Underground, You Say Party! We Say Die!

Stag And Dagger
When: 21st-22nd May
Where: across East London and Glasgow respectively
How much: £12 early bird
LONDON: The Bug, Clock Opera, Django Django, Filthy Dukes, Frankie & the Heartstrings, Is Tropical, Peggy Sue, The Radio Dept, Sky Larkin
GLASGOW: A Place To Bury Strangers, The Antlers, Chapel Club, Erland & the Carnival, Esben and the Witch, Frankie & the Heartstrings, My Latest Novel, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Wild Beasts

When: 21st-23rd May
Where: Braziers Park, Oxfordshire
How much: £70 (£15 up)
Confirmed: Danny and the Champions Of The World, Fionn Regan, Frank Turner, Martin Simpson, Peggy Sue, Tunng, The Unthanks

When: 30th-31st May
Where: Gateshead Quayside
How much: £25
Confirmed: Beardyman, Calvin Harris, Dananananaykroyd, Danny and The Champions of The World, Dawn Landes, De La Soul, Delphic, Donovan, Egyptian Hip Hop, Ellie Goulding, Everything Everything, Example, Field Music, Filthy Dukes, Frankie And The Heartstrings, The Futureheads, Hadouken!, The Horrors, I Blame Coco, King Creosote, Paolo Nutini, Scratch Perverts, Slow Club, Tinchy Stryder, The Unthanks

Dot To Dot
When: 29th-31st May
Where: across Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester respectively
How much: £25
Confirmed: Beach House, Blood Red Shoes, Chapel Club, Daisy Dares You, Egyptian Hip Hop, Ellie Goulding, Liars, Lonelady, Los Campesinos!, Mystery Jets

When: 4th-6th June
Where: Cheltenham Racecourse
How much: £110
Confirmed: Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds, Dreadzone, Happy Mondays, John Otway, King Creosote, The Leisure Society, the Levellers, The Lightning Seeds, Piney Gir, Seth Lakeman, The South (as in Beautiful South), Toumani Diabaté

When: 11th-13th June
Where: Donington Park
How much: £170 (up £45)
Confirmed: 30 Seconds To Mars, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Billy Idol, The Blackout, Bullet For My Valentine, Coheed & Cambria, Deftones, Dillinger Escape Plan, HIM, Megadeth, Motorhead, Rage Against The Machine, Steel Panther, Stone Sour, Stone Temple Pilots, Them Crooked Vultures, Wolfmother

Isle Of Wight
When: 11th-13th June
Where: Seaclose Park, Newport
How much: £150 (up £30)
Confirmed: Biffy Clyro, Blondie, Calvin Harris, The Courteeners, Crowded House, Devendra Banhart, Doves, Editors, Florence & the Machine, Friendly Fires, The Hold Steady, James, Jay-Z, La Roux, Local Natives, Marina & the Diamonds, Mini Viva, Mr Hudson, N-Dubz, Noah and the Whale, Orbital, Paloma Faith, Paul McCartney, Reef, The Saturdays, Shakespears Sister, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Spandau Ballet, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend

Rock Ness
When: 11th-13th June
Where: Loch Ness
How much: £149 (up £10)
Confirmed: 2 Many DJs, Chase & Status, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Doves, Enter Shikari, Fatboy Slim, Friendly Fires, Ian Brown, Leftfield, Plan B, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Vitalic

When: 11th-13th June
Where: Hope Farm, near Ashford
How much: £79 (up £24)
Confirmed: Eliza Carthy, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Jairus, Johnny Foreigner, Kids Love Lies, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Liam Frost, Polka Party, The Qemists, Reverend & The Makers, The Rumble Strips, Sugarhill Gang, Tom Middleton

When: 24th-27th June
Where: Worthy Farm
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: Andy Williams, Blood Red Shoes, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Courteeners, Dizzee Rascal, Empire Of The Sun, Example, Jack Johnson, MGMT, Muse, Orbital, Ray Davies, Squeeze, Stevie Wonder, U2, Vampire Weekend, Willie Nelson

Hard Rock Calling
When: 25th-27th June
Where: Hyde Park
How much: between £47.50 and £62.50 depending on the day
Confirmed: Ben Harper, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Gaslight Anthem, The Hives, James Morrison, Jamiroquai, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, Wolfmother

Hop Farm
When: 2nd-4th July
Where: Hop Farm, Tonbridge
How much: £125
Confirmed: Bob Dylan, Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons, Peter Doherty, Seasick Steve

When: 2nd-4th July
Where: Bradley Farm, Alresford, Hampshire
How much: £55 (up £14)
Confirmed: Beans On Toast, Charlotte Hatherley, Chris T-T, Dub Pistols, Fenech Soler, James Yuill, Kill It Kid, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool

When: 2nd-4th July
Where: Hyde Park
How much: £47.50 per day
Confirmed: 2manyDJs, The Big Pink, Bowling For Soup, Chase & Status, Chipmunk, DJ Shadow, Friendly Fires, Gossip, Mr Hudson, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Lily Allen, Missy Elliott, Pink, Plan B, The Temper Trap, Tinie Tempah, The Ting Tings, UNKLE

When: 2nd-4th July
Where: Pwllheli Inner Marina and Abersoch Beach
How much: £120 (up £5)
Confirmed: Chase & Status, Eric Prydz, Los Campesinos!, Maximo Park, Mr Hudson, N-Dubz, Norman Jay, Plan B, Roll Deep, Scratch Perverts, Sub Focus, The Ting Tings, Wiley

When: 3rd-4th July
Where: Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
How much: £115 (up £25)
Confirmed: The Blockheads, Buddy Guy, Candi Staton, David Gray, Dr John, The Feeling, Jackson Browne, Newton Faulkner, Noisettes, Reef, Squeeze

T In The Park
When: 9th-11th July
Where: Balado
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: 30 Seconds To Mars, Biffy Clyro, Black Eyed Peas, Broken Social Scene, Calvin Harris, The Courteeners, The Cribs, David Guetta, Dirty Projectors, Dizzee Rascal, Ellie Goulding, Eminem, Empire Of The Sun, Faithless, Florence & The Machine, Four Tet, Frank Turner, Goldfrapp, Gossip, Groove Armada, Hot Chip, Jamie T, Jay-Z, Kasabian, Kate Nash, La Roux, Madness, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Newton Faulkner, Paloma Faith, The Prodigy, Paolo Nutini, Stereophonics, Vampire Weekend

Lounge On The Farm
When: 9th-11th July
Where: Merton Farm, Canterbury
How much: £95 (up £10)
Confirmed: Cats & Cats & Cats, Circulus, Courtney Pine, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Don Letts, Fionn Regan, Gaggle, Jesca Hoop, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Toots & The Maytals, Tunng

When: 15th-18th July
Where: Winchester
How much: £135 (£10 up)
Confirmed: Orbital, Simian Mobile Disco, Tricky

2000 Trees
When: 16th-17th July
Where: Upcote Farm, Cheltenham
How much: £50 (up £3)
Confirmed: 65daysofstatic, And So I Watch You From Afar, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chris T-T, Frank Turner, Kill It Kid, Maybeshewill, Metronomy, The Subways, Three Trapped Tigers

When: 16th-18th July
Where: Henham Park Estate, Beccles
How much: £155 (up £5)
Confirmed: Archie Bronson Outfit, Belle & Sebastian, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dirty Projectors, Empire Of The Sun, Florence & The Machine, Frank Turner, Grizzly Bear, The Horrors, James, Jonsi, The Maccabees, Midlake, The National, Noah and the Whale, Richard Hawley, Rodigo Y Gabriela, Spoon, The Temper Trap, Vampire Weekend, Wild Beasts, The XX, Yeasayer

When: 16th-18th July
Where: Stoke Park, Guildford
How much: £110
Confirmed: Chase & Status, Hadouken!, Hawkwind, The Human League, Just Jack, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, N-Dubz, Orbital, Status Quo

When: 16th-18th July
Where: Victoria Park, London
How much: £99 (up £24)
Confirmed: Chase and Status, Chew Lips, Chromeo, Cut Copy, Dizzee Rascal, Ellie Goulding, Empire of the Sun, Grace Jones, Hercules and Love Affair, Hot Chip, Hurts, Joy Orbison, The Maccabees, Mark Ronson, Mystery Jets, New Young Pony Club, Noisettes, Paloma Faith, Peaches, Roxy Music, Shy FX, Toddla T, Wild Beasts, Yeasayer

The Secret Garden Party
When: 22nd-25th July
Where: East Anglia – it’s officially a secret until just before the event
How much: £142 (up £5)
Confirmed: Gorillaz Sound System, Marina and the Diamonds, Mercury Rev, the Skatalites, The Whip

When: 23rd-24th July
Where: Kirkcarswell Farm, Galloway
How much: £85 (up £5)
Confirmed: N/A

When: 23rd-25th July
Where: Steventon, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire
How much: £80 (up £10)
Confirmed: DJ Zinc with Ms Dynamite, Esben And The Witch, Egyptian Hip Hop, Future Of The Left, Good Shoes, Los Campesinos!, Mew, Stornoway, This Town Needs Guns

When: 23rd-25th July
Where: Midland Railway, Butterley Station, Derbyshire
How much: £55 early bird, £60 regular (up £5)
Confirmed: Allo Darlin', Ballboy, David Tattersall, Internet Forever, MJ Hibbett & the Validators, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Shrag, Standard Fare, Veronica Falls, White Town

Cambridge Folk Festival
When: 29th July-1st August
Where: Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge
How much: N/A
Confirmed: N/A

Global Gathering
When: 30th-31st July
Where: Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-upon-Avon
How much: £115
Confirmed: 2manydjs, Andy C, Armin Van Buuren, Booka Shade, Carl Cox, Chase & Status, Dizzee Rascal, Faithless, Goldie, Josh Wink, Joy Orbison, Judge Jules, Tall Paul, The Count & Sinden, Timo Maas

Camp Bestival
When: 30th July-1st August
Where: Lulworth Castle, Dorset
How much: £155 (up £25)
Confirmed: Beth Jeans Houghton, Billy Bragg, The Blockheads, Calvin Harris, Chas And His Band, Chipmunk, DJ Yoda, Example, The Fall, Field Music, Friendly Fires, George Clinton & Funkadelic, Gold Panda, The Human League, Hurts, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, James Yorkston, Joy Orbison, Lee Scratch Perry, Madness, Marc Almond, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, Pete And The Pirates, Stornoway, William Orbit

When: 30th July-1st August
Where: Knebworth House
How much: £157.50
Confirmed: Alice Cooper, Anthrax, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, Fear Factory, Henry Rollins (spoken word), Iggy & The Stooges, Iron Maiden, Mötley Crue, Papa Roach, Placebo, Rammstein, Slayer

Kendal Calling
When: 30th July-1st August
Where: Lowther Castle, Kendal
How much: £85 (up £15)
Confirmed: N/A

Field Day
When: 31st July
Where: Victoria Park, London
How much: £33.33 (up £3.83)
Confirmed: Beth Jeans Houghton, Caribou, Chapel Club, Chilly Gonzales, Esben & the Witch, The Fall, Flower–Corsano Duo, Gold Panda, Hudson Mohawke, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Lightspeed Champion, Max Tundra, Memory Tapes, Mouse On Mars, No Age, Phoenix, Silver Apples, Simian Mobile Disco, These New Puritans

Underage Festival
When: 1st August
Where: Victoria Park, London
How much: £29.50 (up £3)
Confirmed: Chase & Status, Daisy Dares You, Egyptian Hip Hop, Ellie Goulding, Gold Panda, Hadouken!, Is Tropical, Lightspeed Champion, Los Campesinos!, M.I.A., Micachu & the Shapes, New Young Pony Club, Stornoway, Sub Focus, Tinchy Stryder, Tinie Tempah, Unicorn Kid

Big Chill
When: 5th-8th August
Where: Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
How much: N/A
Confirmed: N/A

Belladrum Tartan Heart
When: 6th-7th August
Where: Belladrum Estate, Inverness-shire
How much: £85
Confirmed: N/A

Standon Calling
When: 6th-8th August
Where: Standon, Ware
How much: £95 (up £6)
Confirmed: N/A

Summer Sundae
When: 13th-15th August
Where: De Montfort Hall and Gardens, Leicester
How much: £113.50 (up £4.50)
Confirmed: Erland & The Carnival, Errors, The Fall, Fanfarlo, Fionn Regan, Frightened Rabbit, The Futureheads, The Go! Team, Goldheart Assembly, The Invisible, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, Laura Veirs, Liam Frost, Local Natives, Los Campesinos!, The Low Anthem, Mumford & Sons, The Sunshine Underground, Tinchy Stryder, Turin Brakes, The Wave Pictures

Beautiful Days
When: 20th-22nd August
Where: Escot Park, Devon
How much: £100
Confirmed: Billy Bragg, Easy Star All Stars, Fairport Acoustic Convention, James, James Yorkston, the Levellers, Ned's Atomic Dustbin, New Model Army, Newton Faulkner, The Wailers

Green Man
When: 20th-22nd August
Where: Glanusk Park, Powys
How much: £126.50 (up £11.50)
Confirmed: Alasdair Roberts, Beirut, Billy Bragg, Field Music, Fionn Regan, First Aid Kit, Flaming Lips, Joanna Newsom, The Unthanks

V Festival
When: 21st-22nd August
Where: Hylands Park, Chelmsford/Weston Park, Staffordshire
How much: SOLD OUT
Confirmed: Amy MacDonald, Calvin Harris, The Charlatans, Chase & Status, Cheryl Cole, The Courteeners, David Guetta, Editors, Ellie Goulding, Faithless, Florence and The Machine, Goldfrapp, Groove Armada, Kasabian, Kate Nash, Kings Of Leon, The Kooks, La Roux, Madness, Mika, Newton Faulkner, Paloma Faith, Paolo Nutini, Paul Weller, Pet Shop Boys, Pixie Lott, Plan B, The Prodigy, Scouting For Girls, Stereophonics, Sugababes, The Temper Trap, White Lies

Reading & Leeds
When: 27th-29th/28th-30th August
Where: Little Johns Farm/Branham Park
How much: £180 (up £5)
Confirmed: Arcade Fire, Biffy Clyro, The Big Pink, Blink 182, The Cribs, Dizzee Rascal, Enter Shikari, Foals, Frank Turner, The Gaslight Anthem, Gogol Bordello, Guns N' Roses, Kele Okereke, Klaxons, LCD Soundsystem, The Libertines, Limp Bizkit, Lostprophets, The Maccabees, Modest Mouse, Mumford & Sons, Nofx, Queens Of The Stone Age, Paramore, Phoenix, Pendulum, We Are Scientists, Weezer, Yeasayer

When: 27th-29th August
Where: Tarnside Farm, nr Aspatria, Cumbria
How much: £89 (up £4)
Confirmed: Alabama 3, From The Jam, The Lovely Eggs, The Magic Numbers, The Mummers, New Young Pony Club, The Wailers

When: 28th-29th August
Where: Daresbury Estate, Cheshire
How much: £100
Confirmed: Alex Metric, Anne Savage, Annie Mac, Armin Van Buuren, Audio Bullys, Axwell, Benga, Calvin Harris, Caspa, Crookers, David Guetta, Deadmau5, Eddie Halliwell, Eric Prydz, Erol Alkan, Fenech Soler, Ferry Corsten, High Contrast, Jaymo & Andy George, Judge Jules, Kissy Sell Out, Kutski, Leftfield, Lisa Lashes, Major Lazer, Ms Dynamite, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong, Richie Hawtin, Sasha, Sven Vath, Tiesto, Tom Middleton

South West Four Weekender
When: 28th-29th August
Where: Clapham Common
How much: £72.50 early bird
Confirmed: Armin van Buuren, Fatboy Slim

Moseley Folk Festival
When: 3rd-5th September
Where: Moseley Park, Birmingham
How much: £77 (up £12)
Confirmed: Beth Jeans Houghton, The Divine Comedy, Donovan, Erland & The Carnival, Fyfe Dangerfield, High Llamas, John Renbourn, Johnny Flynn, The Low Anthem, Sparrow and the Workshop, Turin Brakes, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The Unthanks

When: 4th-5th September
Where: Hainault Forest Country Park, Redbridge
How much: £55 early bird
Confirmed: N/A

When: 10th-12th September
Where: Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of Wight
How much: £150 (up £10)
Confirmed: Archie Bronson Outfit, Beth Jeans Houghton, Chase & Status, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Delphic, Dizzee Rascal, Echo & the Bunnymen, Ellie Goulding, Everything Everything, Example, Fever Ray, The Flaming Lips, Four Tet, Gil Scott-Heron, Hot Chip, Howard Jones, Joy Orbison, LCD Soundsystem, Marc Almond, Mumford & Sons, Nile Rodgers & Chic, The Prodigy, Rolf Harris, Roxy Music, Simian Mobile Disco, Summer Camp, Tinie Tempah, Tricky, Vitalic, The Wailers, Wild Beasts, The XX

End Of The Road
When: 10th-12th September
Where: Larmer Tree Gardens, nr Salisbury
How much: £130 (up £15)
Confirmed: The Antlers, Black Mountain, Django Django, Felice Brothers, Iron & Wine, The Low Anthem, The Mountain Goats, The New Pornographers, The Ruby Suns, The Unthanks, Wilco

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