The 2015 festival season is almost upon us and it’s looking like it’s going to be one hell of a summer! Early line-up announcements have festival-goers already excited, featuring the likes of Drake, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Route 94, Snoop Dogg and Faithless to name a few.

In our Lux Guide: London’s Best Festivals 2015 we cover all the top festivals in the capital, spanning from We Are FSTVL in May, all the way through the calendar to United Festival in September. Let’s get this party started!

We Are Fstvl

Dates: 30th May – 31st May

Location: Upminster

The award-winning UK dance festival We Are FSTVL returns to Essex on 30th and 31st May. The two day festival attracts a 30,000 strong crowd and showcases the latest and greatest talent across the dance music spectrum with headliners including Carl Cox, Loco Dice, Jamie Jones, Sven Vath and DJ EZ. If you are lucky enough to get VIP tickets, the VIP Village has loads going on including three bars, gourmet food outlets and even a hot tub area!

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Born & Bred

Dates: 6th June

Location: Haggertson Park

On Saturday 6th June, the true London sounds festival Born & Bred will celebrate some of the most exciting genres that have defined underground music in the city over the past 20 years. The festival attracts big names in urban music including artists such as Wiley, Goldie, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Newham Generals, Jumping Jack Frost B2B Bryan G. There onsite bars and a selection of street food concessions to enjoy to keep up your energy for partying!

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Field Day

Dates: 6th June – 7th June

Location: Victoria Park

Field Day is an annual outdoor music festival set up in Victoria Park. Since its inception in 2007, tickets have sold out every year and this year will be no different. The line-up includes top artists in dance music including Caribou, FKA Twigs, Nina Kravis, Ride, Patti Smith and much more.

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Hampton Court Palace Festival

Dates: 11th June – 23rd June

Location: Hampton Court Palace

Taking place in the stunning Tudor Courtyard, the Hampton Court Palace Festival provides world-class acts, a spectacular setting and the beautiful East Front Gardens to enjoy picnicking before the concert. Jools Holland opens on 11th June and the festival runs through to 23rd June with acts and artists including Paloma Faith, Peter Andre, Burt Bacharach and a double bill of comedy from Alan Davis and Paul Merton. Go all out and treat yourself to the Exclusive VIP Package where you get front row seats, champagne and canapé reception and a two course dinner.

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Found

Dates: 13th June

Location: Brockwell Park

Found is London’s premier electronic music festival presenting the finest acts in house & techno performing across five stages at Brockwell Park. Returning for its third year, the festival headliners include Guy Gerber, Nick Curly, Ron Trent and George Fitzgerald.

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British Summer Time

Dates: 18th June – 20th June – 21st June – 26th June – 27th June

Location: Hyde Park

The British Summer Time festival is one of the biggest of the summer attracting huge names in music. The event kciks off with the Strokes on 18th June moving on to Blur, Kylie, The Who and going out with a bang with superstar Taylor Swift supported by Ellie Goulding with many more acts yet to be announced.

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Wireless 10

Dates: 28th June

Location: Finsbury Park

Drake headlines a one-day warm-up for the Wireless weekender, celebrating 10 years of the London festival. Having cancelled on two previous Wireless festivals, Drake has a lot of making up to do but we’re sure he’ll be able to put on a great show along with Rita Ora, Chance The Rapper, Katy B, Public Enemy and Kid Ink. 

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Wireless

Dates: July 3 – July 5

Location: Hyde Park

For the second year running, Finsbury Park plays host to an eyepopping line-up of hip hop, R&B and dance music superstars. Drake makes another appearance after the Wireless 10 warm up the weekend before, but this time he’s joined by Avicii, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Mary J Blige, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Stromae, Labrinth, Jessie J, Clean Bandit, Duke Dumont. What a line-up!

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Calling Festival

Dates: 4th July

Location: Clapham Common

Calling Festival is the UK’s premier classic rock festival, and this year, the stage is graced by legendary rock star, Noel Gallagher. Ryan Adams joins Noel to put on a great performance for rock n’ rollers in Clapham Common.

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Kew The Music

Dates: 7th July – 12th July

Location: Kew Gardens

The glorious festival of summer concerts renowned for their magical and relaxed atmosphere in Kew Gardens, returns for its sixth year with a truly fantastic line up of artists. Paloma Faith kicks of proceedings on 7th July with Jools Holland and UB40 making appearances over the next five days.

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Somerset House Summer Series

Dates: 9th – 19th July

Location: Somerset House

Set in one of London’s most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset House returns with a diverse and impressive line-up of headline artists alongside hotly tipped emerging acts. Headline acts including the fabulous Chromeo, the talented Passenger, up and coming act George Ezra and icon Jessie J.

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Lovebox

Dates: 17th July -18th July

Location: Victoria Park

Lovebox takes place in the East End of London at Victoria Park and is two days of fun and great music. There’s a fantastic line-up this year including Rudimental, Snoop Dogg, Bonobo, Annie Mac, Mark Ronson, Cypress Hill, Jessie Ware and more. There’s lots of things to get up to while you’re thereincluding a Dance Off Stage, Roller Boogie and an Aperol Spritz Social Bar.  Definitely one to check out this summer!

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Citadel

Dates: 19th July

Location: Victoria Park

From the people behind Lovebox and Wilderness festivals comes Citadel, a new one-day event that sets up in Victoria Park this July. Headlining are Ben Howard and Bombay Bicycle Club among other talented artists including Kurt Vile & The Violators, Anna Calvi Roots Manuva and plenty more action celebrating the best in up and coming talent.

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SW4

Dates: 29th August – 30th August

Location: Clapham Common

Originally conceived as a one off party for local residents and party heads in 2001, SW4 will be another weekend-long party packed with the biggest artists and DJ’s from around the world. Sven Väth, Maceo Plex, Fatboy Slim and Faithless get the party started on Saturday with Carl Cox & Loco Dice, Skrillex and Basement Jaxx rounding the weekend off on Sunday.

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OnBlackheath

Dates: 12th September – 13th September

Location: Blackheath

The live music, food and family festival in South East London promises to be a blast this year with UK magician Dynamo making an appearance and hand picking his favourite UK music acts. Acts include Elbow, Manic Street Preachers, Anna Calvi, Madness and Kelis. There’s also a Food Village and Playground to explore while you enjoy the music.

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Ceremony Festival

Dates: TBC

Location: Finsbury Park

Building on their history of wild outdoor parties, expert party-starters Found bring a host of big electronic music names to Finsbury Park for the huge Ceremony Festival. The line-up is yet to be announced as are the dates, but if this year is anything like the last, expect great music, huge crowds and lots of partying.

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United Festival

Dates: 13th September

Location: Finsbury Park

London’s top outdoor rave festival returns this year celebrating over 25 years of British rave culture at Finsbury Park. United Festival is 11 hours of Drum & Bass, Old Skool, Jungle, UK Garage, Classic House, Trance, Club Classics and more. Acts include Dj Hype, Hazard, Micky Finn, Dreem Team, Lisa Pin Up & Marshall Jefferson.

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