Festivals2017

Dave the band at Beaconfest, Loughborough, August 2016.

Music Festivals

in 2017

What festivals to look for in 2017

Music festivals take place all through the year; we will add details below as they become available.

March

11th and 12th March

 

Leicester’s new music festival.

April

Handmade

Friday 28th April 2017 – Sunday 30th April 2017

Early bird tickets are on sale now

See the website for Handmade Festival.

May

22 to 28th

Festival2Funky

See the 2Funky website.

Glastonbudget

26th to 28th May

taking place at Wymeswold near Loughborough

Details from the Glastonbudget website

June

Download

9th to 11th June

Details are on the Download website.

Riverside

Leicester

Foxton Locks

Leicestershire

July

Noisily Festival

6th to 9th July

Leicestershire, Coney Woods

Details from the Noisily website.

Western Park

Local festival in Leicester

23rd to 24th July

Simon Says

Music festival held at De Montfort Hall and Gardens

Y Not Festival

Held over the border in Derbyshire and now one of the established top rank national events.

August

Caribbean Carnival

Usually held in early August; a parade followed by a festival on Victoria Park.

City Festival

In August a festival of arts and music takes place in Leicester that includes the Cosmopolitan carnival.

Loughborough

Two festivals – BeaconFest and PhantomFest are held each year in August.

Oxjam leicester Takeover

Takes place usually in October each year.

See also:

Our page listing the festivals that took place in 2016.

For reviews of festival in 2016 see the contents page.

About The Editor 535 Articles
The Editor of Music in Leicester magazine is Kevin Gaughan.