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June is Music Festival Season in the UK: Unmissable Musical Icons

From the legendary Glastonbury to the Isle of Wight and Download, this summer’s festivals will showcase not just the freshest new acts on the scene, but will heavily feature the iconic big-name acts that have left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Download Festival 7-10 June, Donnington Park

Metallica: 20 Years of Mayhem

As Download Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, they're pulling out all the stops with not one but two headline sets from the heavy metal gods, Metallica. Known for their thunderous riffs and explosive live shows, Metallica has inspired generations of headbangers and shaped the landscape of rock music. Brace yourself for an earth-shaking experience as they unleash their timeless classics and newer hits upon the roaring crowd.

Parklife: 10-11 June, Manchester

The Wu-Tang Clan: The W In The House

Thirty years on since their seminal album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) was released, the Wu-Tang clan are back on UK soil to perform at Parklife. Hip-hop heads of all ages are ready to give it up for the OGs of the rap scene in their all-crew glory.

Also, don’t miss: Annie Mac, Shy FX, The Prodigy and Carl Cox all representing the midlife generation.

Isle of Wight Festival: 15-18 June

Pulp: Jarvis Cocker's Isle of Wight Takeover

Jarvis Cocker, the enigmatic frontman of Pulp, is set to ignite the Isle of Wight Festival with his irresistible charm and unmistakable stage presence. With their infectious blend of indie pop and witty lyrics, Pulp has become synonymous with the British music scene. Expect a riotous performance that will make you dance, laugh, and reminisce about the heyday of 90’s Britpop.

Also, don’t miss: Chemical Brothers, Blondie, The Human League and Echo & The Bunnymen also take to the stage.

Glastonbury: 21-25 June

Elton John: Farewell to the Yellow Brick Road

Glastonbury Festival, the ultimate celebration of music and culture, will be bidding farewell to one of the greatest showmen of all time—Elton John. As part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, the Rocketman himself will take the stage for his final UK concert. With a career spanning over five decades, Sir Elton John has captivated audiences worldwide with his flamboyant style and timeless hits. This performance promises to be an emotional journey through his incredible legacy.

Guns N' Roses: Reunited and Ready to Rock

The original lineup of Guns N' Roses storms the Glastonbury stage. Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan are back together, delivering the raw power and electrifying energy that made them legendary. Their hard-hitting anthems will echo through the festival, reminding us all that rock 'n' roll never dies. Brace yourself for an explosive performance that will transport you back to the golden era of Guns N' Roses.

Also, don’t miss: Fatboy Slim, Candi Staton and Cat Stevens are also appearing on the main stage.

So, grab your tent, your glowsticks (and perhaps a few paracetamols) and get ready to revel in the nostalgia of our misspent youths.