Goldfrapp will be at LED in August this year
If you love music but hate camping then maybe it’s a City Festival you should plump for . . .
This summer there are going to be loads of brills skills city festivals through the months (nearly all in
July 2-4 WIRELESS
This year the vibe is poppy with a capital P! rapper Snoop Dogg on Saturday 3rd; the current king of hip hop, Jay-Z, will also be there on Sunday 4th, plus Missy Elliot! alongside will be Brit stars Chipmunk and Tinie Tempah. Grrrly rock will be provided by Pink on the Friday and disco punks from New York, LCD Soundsystem on the Saturday.
July 8-18 SOMERSET HOUSE SUMMER SERIES
Somerset House will be the place to head for the most sophisticated musical interludes this summer. Not only is it a venue elegant enough to host London Fashion Week, it’s super easy to find – just next to the banks of the
Aug 27-28 LED Victoria Park, E3. £65.
Like dancing? Then you should fit in well at the London Electronic Dance festival, held in trendy trendy Victoria Park in
July 16-18 LOVEBOX Victoria Park, E3 £99
We never fail to get excited about LOVEBOX, which is one of the longest-running
Denim jacket by Killah £100 from ASOS and Lipsy splash leggings £15 from Doll Boutique
Aug 28-29 CREAMFIELDS Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire £100.
This is the rave to end all raves and its been going strong since 1998! If you come here sleeping is definitely considered cheating, but you’ll still want to make an effort. Music will be from the usual suspects including Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Paul van Dyk and David Guetta. There'll also be Calvin Harris for the pop fans and a revival of live favourites Leftfield for the veteran clubbers amongst you.
Pendant £12 from Monsoon and Zebra print maxi £14.99 from H&M festival collection
31 July Field Day
This thoroughly trendy but simultaneously friendly fest in the heart of London’s Hackney is looking fairly tantalising already this year, what with Phoenix headlining, The Fall, Simian Mobile Disco, Beth Jeans Houghton, and loads more. We’re aiming to look cool but stay comfy at this one with the East end hipsters.
- Naomi Attwood