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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, the UK's summer’s festivals showcase not just the freshest new acts on the scene, but heavily feature the iconic big-name acts that have left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Naomi Chadderton
Naomi Chadderton
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Download Festival 4-16 June, Donnington Park

Queens of The Stone Age

It's nearly 30 years since QOTSA hit the scenes and they are showing no signs of slowing down. Brace yourself for an earth-shaking experience as they unleash their timeless classics and newer hits upon the roaring crowd.

Also, don’t miss: Pantera, Wheat, Royal Blood

Parklife: 8-9 June, Manchester


Musical duo Disclosure will be bringing their brand of old stool electro-pop to the Manchester crowds. One of dance music's most successful production teams, siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence debut in 2010, the pair quickly accelerated to making lustrous, impeccably assembled pop songs, led by the global 2012 hit "Latch," featuring the then-obscure Sam Smith.

Also, don’t miss: Doja Cat, Rudimental

Isle of Wight Festival: 20-23 June


The Prodigy are set to ignite the Isle of Wight Festival with their unmistakable stage presence. Expect a riotous performance that will make you dance, laugh, and reminisce about the heyday of 90’s music.

Also, don’t miss: Pet Shop Boys, Keane, Green Day

Camp Bestival: Dorset 25-28 June, Shropshire 15-18 August

Pete Tong Ibiza Classics

This family friendly festival with Rob Da Bank at the Helm has an eclectic mix of artists from McFly to Pete Tong, with skateboarding lessons thrown into the mix. With two locations to choose from it's one not to miss.

Also, don’t miss: Faithless, Rick Ashley, The Darkness

Glastonbury: 26-30 June


Glastonbury Festival, the ultimate celebration of music and culture is still drip-feeding its final line-up at the time of typing but with acts such as Coldplay already confirmed the line-up is looking good. So keep 'em peeled for the coveted Legends spot.

Also, don’t miss: Shania Twain, Cyndi Lauper, PJ Harvey, The Streets

So, grab your tent, and your wellies (and perhaps a few ibuprofen!) and get ready to rock out in the mosh pit, or disco dance the night away.