Music festival season is a chance to see some of the biggest established bands in the world, but it’s also open season for discovering new music. Trouble is, with a massive festival bill and hundreds of acts to pick from, where do you start? We decided to ask the people who know the UK festival scene inside out: the headline acts. Here are 12 essential acts to catch at this year’s festivals, as chosen by the names at the top of the bill.
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