You lucky Londoner: you don’t need a tent or even a pair of wellies to get the full music festival experience this summer. You’ve got some of the world’s biggest acts and a whole world of fun a tube ride away, thanks to these incredible music festivals in London. Buy your tickets today and forget about going away, because after a long day of sun and debauchery there’s nothing better than a warm shower and your own bed.
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The best music festivals in London 2016
Back in Hyde Park for another season, the British Summer Time series has already snagged Take That, Florence + The Machine and Mumford & Sons. Now Massive Attack have joined the bill, headlining an eclectic day that also includes Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers, Warpaint, TV On The Radio, Ghostpoet and a rock ’n’ roll veteran on top form – Patti Smith. Cancel that holiday: you don’t want to miss this one.Read more
The mighty Florence + The Machine headline the BST gig series in Hyde Park, promising a blinder of a show under the London summer sky. Big-league support acts include Jamie XX, Blood Orange and – we’re stupidly excited for this one – Kendrick Lamar, playing his first London date since 2015’s incredible ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ album. Huge, basically.Read more
Carole King’s 1971 album ‘Tapestry’ is one of the best-selling records of all time. If you’ve got a much-loved copy knocking around at home then don’t miss this chance to hear King perform it live for the very first time as part of the BST festival in Hyde Park. Support acts include Don Henley and King’s daughter Louise Goffin.Read more