Page last edited: 14 December 2015
in Leicester, Leicestershire and the East Midlands
Look back at music festivals in 2014
Scroll down for information about major music events in 2014.
See below for links to reports that were published for 2014.
2nd – 4th May. Read Keith Jobey’s report on the Handmade Festival.
Glastonbudget Music Festival
23rd to 25th May. Wymeswold, Nr Loughborough. Read our report on the 2014 Glastonbudget Festival.
7th and 8th June. Read our report on the Riverside Festival 2014
Kasabian gig 2014
21st June, Victoria Park. Keith Jobey reports on the Summer Solstice gig at Victoria Park.
Kasabian to play at Victoria Park (news item)
Foxton Locks 2015
21st to 22nd June. Read our report on The Foxton Locks festival.
Saturday 5th July, 11 am to 8 pm
Hinckley Music Festival 2014
11th to 12th July. See our report on the HMF 2014
Leicester Music Festival 2014
25th and 26th July. See our report on the Leicester Music Festival 2014
11th to 13th July
25th – 28th July
26th & Sun 27th July, at De Montfort Hall & Gardens
1st – 3rd August
White Lies (HEADLINER) Dizzee Rascal (HEADLINER) Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (HEADLINER) De La Soul. Razorlight, The Fratellis, Newton Faulkner, British Sea Power, Palma Violets, Shed Seven, Reel Big Fish, Swim Deep, Spector, Andrew W.K (solo), The Blackout, Ella Eyre, Tom Vek, Cerebral Ballzy, Yuck, Biopolar Sunshine, The Sunshine Underground, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Circa Waves, Josh Record, Shlomo, Sonic Boom Six, Turbowolf, Itch, Beans On Toast, DZ Deathrays, Eliza & The Bear, Darlia, Lonely The Brave, The Wytches, Luke Sital Singh, Natives, LostAlone, Fight Like Apes, Slaves, Hotei, God Damn, Baby Godzilla, Blitz Kids, Empire, Freeze The Atlantic, Tangled Hair, Woahnows, M+A, Doctrines, Emperor Yes, Emperor Chung, In Colour, Lyger, Menace Beach, Best Friends, Night Engine, Flyte, Brawlers, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, Amber Run, Black Moth, Nordic Giants, Nothing But Thieves, Youth Man, The First, Tigercub, Hungeroff & The Wild Roots
Goldie Lookin Chain, Max Raptor, James Warner Prophecies, Bare Knuckle Parade.
Y Not took place 1-3 August 2014.
August 7th to 10th
8th to 10th August
Wicked Hathern Music Fest
9th to 10th August
16th to 25th August
Leicester to host major festival over August bank holiday weekend included several music stages outdoors and shows at all Leicester music venues.
Look at what’s happening at the Kaleidoscope Arts day on Saturday 23rd August, all happening in the city centre, as part of the City festival. There will be music stages including a main stage in the new Jubilee Square (at the top of the High Street) where you see a performance by Leicester band Deep Red Thread, among others.
The City Festival includes the Leicester Belgrave Mela. This also featured a large number of music performances and two stages for singers, dancers and bands.
Saturday 2nd August
The Pig & Applestock Festival
29th – 31st August
The Pig and Applestock festival is an intimate, family event celebrating 3 days of art and music. We endeavour to support local produce and to showcase local musicians and artists from the surrounding counties (Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire). Last years festival drew in crowds of 400 strong and this year looks to top that to raise even more money for the Leicestershire MS therapy centre .The festival is scheduled for the 29^th to the 31^st of August and will take place on the idyllic banks of Naesby Reservoir, please see link below to our website for further details and to purchase tickets.
includes live music on the main stage and a DJ tent
Leicester International Music Festival
Features music from the Czech Republic.
Saturday 4th October
Saturday 18th October
Festival 2Funky 2014
Abbey Park Fireworks
in 2013 The Vamps was the headline band, supported by sets from Leicester artists Jonezy and Curtis Clacey.
and the Visit Leicester website.