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Give it some welly: the 30 best UK music festivals still available to book
The summer’s big events sell out sooner every year but, whether you like gnarly moshpits, banging dance tents, kid-friendly jazz retreats or gastro entertainment, there’s still time to take your pick and get looking for your camping gear

Michael Cragg, Leonie Cooper, Michael Hann and Jenessa Williams

01, Apr, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Wireless festival 2022: weekend two review – raunchy, twerk-friendly rap
Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, City Girls and Nicki Minaj are all vivacious, while SZA and Rema provide the weekend’s sweetest singing

Christine Ochefu

11, Jul, 2022 @10:04 AM

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Wireless festival 2022: weekend one review – Playboi Carti stomps on the competition
Across three days of raging rap, it’s Little Simz, Rico Nasty and Tyler, the Creator who also stand out with their imagination and mic technique

Thomas Hobbs

04, Jul, 2022 @12:38 PM

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Field of dreams: the best music festivals still available to book
Big hitters such as Glastonbury may be sold out but – from an Afrobeats party in Portugal to Lil Wayne in a Cambridge orchard – there’s a huge variety of outdoor events out there to brighten your summer

Emma Garland, Graeme Virtue and Jenessa Williams

02, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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From Ghetts to Genesis, Nick Cave to Arlo Parks: autumn 2021’s essential music
From Fontaines DC to the Valkyrie, a techno Halloween to Little Simz, this is the unmissable music of the next few months

Alexis Petridis, Ammar Kalia and Andrew Clements

25, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Wireless festival review – British rap stars show Americans how it's done
In his first major set since leaving prison, J Hus made a joyful homecoming and outshone much of the A-list American talent – the irrepressible Cardi B aside

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Jul, 2019 @11:12 AM

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Revealed: creeping privatisation of London parks in summer
Exclusive figures show extent to which London councils are using parks for ticketed music festivals such as Wireless to plug budget gaps

Dan Hancox

05, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Reading and Leeds, Latitude, Download and Wireless festivals to go plastic-free
Global promoter Live Nation pledges to eliminate single-use plastics from festivals and venues by 2021

Laura Snapes

24, May, 2019 @11:20 AM

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The UK’s 10 best music festivals
Whether you go full on feral at Glastonbury or chomp on churros at a one-day dad-fest, there’s a festival for you

Leonie Cooper

04, May, 2019 @5:59 AM

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Wireless festival 2019 headlined by Travis Scott, Cardi B and Migos
Impressive lineup of US rap talent, including Future and A$AP Rocky, will join UK stars such as Stefflon Don, AJ Tracey and Fredo

Kate Nicholson

28, Jan, 2019 @3:38 PM

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'How can you know what will offend?' Row continues over Wireless festival swearing ban
Confusion reigns around licensing conditions of annual hip-hop event after residents’ group takes offence at performers’ language

Laura Snapes

26, Oct, 2018 @4:19 PM

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Wireless review – surprise Drake set caps rap's Nato summit
Stormzy had stern words for the Americans on the festival bill, but this was a show of the cross-cultural power of US and UK rap

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Jul, 2018 @11:12 AM

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