Glasgow, United Kingdom / 29 June - 1 July 2018 & 6-8 July 2018
Following on from the success of the inaugural TRNMST festival last year, organisers DF Concerts have announced a tantalizing line-up including headliners Stereophonics, Liam Gallagher and Arctic Monkeys.
Welsh favourites the Stereophonics kick-off the second TRNSMT festival on 29th June which is once again held at Glasgow Green in the heart of the city. Joining the Phonics on the Friday are The Script, James Bay and Kodaline. The rebirth of Liam Gallagher has been “biblical” and after sell-out gigs at both the Barrowland and the Hydro in 2017, Liam will be welcomed back to the city of Glasgow by his legion of fans. Shed Seven and Scotland’s own rising star Gerry Cinnamon are amongst other must see artists on the Saturday. The recent announcement of festival favourites the Arctic Monkeys as the Sunday headliner ensures there is no let-up over the 3 day weekend with chart-topping (not breaking-up) Blossoms also featuring alongside other picks the dynamic Miles Kane and Tom Grennan.
The festival also features a smaller King Tut’s Stage and with the Saturday featuring upcoming Sheffield band The Sherlocks and The View’s Kyle Falconer you can expect this stage to be busy.
With the festival being extended over two weekends this year, Las Vegas band The Killers return to Glasgow to headline 8th July.
Penrith, United Kingdom / 26-29 July 2018
Every year the question arises, how are the organisers going to top the previous year but somehow they manage to keep pulling it out of the bag. This year headliners The Libertines and Catfish & The Bottlemen are joined by Adidas loving rappers RUN DMC with the Thursday night featuring the hugely successful Hacienda Musical. 90’s favourites Ocean Colour Scene, Shed Seven, Fun Lovin’ Criminals and James ensure this is a festival not to be missed whilst upcoming acts including The Sherlocks and The Blinders are sure to draw a crowd.
A visit to Kendal Calling is never complete without a trip to Tim Peaks Coffee Diner and this year Scottish favourites the BMX Bandits return. Alex Lipinski, Brownbear and the charismatic 100 Fables will also be on my list of must see artists whilst there are also a number of appealing DJs sets from Tim Burgess, Clint Boon and The View’s Kieren Webster.
It’s no surprise tickets are going fast:
Party At The Palace
Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 11th and 12th August
Celebrating it’s Fifth Birthday, Linlithgow’s family friendly two-day festival returns on the 11th and 12th August. In what is one of the highlights of the summer, the “party” will once again be bouncing with headliners James and Texas leading the way. More acts to be announced shortly but avoid disappointment and get your tickets now:
Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom 30th Aug – 1st Sept
A few eyebrows were raised when Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds were announced as a headliner for Electric Fields. With Teenage Fanclub, James, Leftfield and Young Fathers on the bill this certainly looks like the festival to round-off the season. Upcoming Scottish band Shambolics are turning heads and it might just be your chance to see them before things get crazy.