August

Boomtown Fair

BoomTown Fair is a UK festival that takes place in August. It features 4 days of live music and art event that offers an array of fringe comedy and theatre. The festival has an ongoing theme surrounding the "legend" of the festival. A lot of effort goes into the decorations, and fancy dress is encouraged, adding to the vibe of the festival. The festival is divided into various 'districts', each with its own camping ground.

Location: 
The Bowl, Matterley Estate, Hampshire.
Cost: 
Depends on tier.
Capacity: 
Unknown

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Open Air Festival is a three day heavy metal festival in the Midlands, having evolved from its indoor beginnings in 2001 into the outdoor event it is now.

With 3 days of heavy metal bands, DJ's and a capacity of about 8000, this ever growing festival is definitely holding its own and worth checking out if you want something different and seriously heavy!

You can buy tickets for Bloodstock here.

Rumours

Early rumours suggest Sabaton

Location: 
Catton Hall in Walton-upon-Trent, England
Cost: 
£100
Capacity: 
8,000

Boardmasters Festival

Boardmasters Festival is annual event that combines Surf, BMX and Skate competitions with live music. The live music, camping and rest of the festival events occur at Watergate Bay, whilst the competitions take place at Fistral Beach.

Vibe

One of the most recognised surfing and music combi events in the UK, the festival line-up attracts a mixture of genres and ages.

Location: 
Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall
Capacity: 
Unknown

Rte. 23 Music Festival

A crooked road runs through Route 23 from southwest Virginia and over the state line into Kentucky, a region steeped in the music tradition of the Appalachias. On Saturday, August 29, the Birthplace of Country Music brings an added roadside attraction for music lovers - the RTE 23 Music Festival - and the admission is free. Bands include The London Souls’ Desert Noises, this mountain, and Wayne Graham. Music begins at 4:30 p.m. and the after party with Wayne Graham will begin at 10:00 p.m.

Location: 
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Cost: 
FREE
Capacity: 

Brazilian dance Forró Festival!

Join us in Rickmansworth at this 3 day camping event, a truly wild and warm way to spend your Bank holiday weekend in August, Forró Fest Uk is packed with Brazilian inspired workshops to join in, from beginners to more advanced classes where everyone is welcome to have a go!

The main focus of the festival is Forró, a close partner dance born in the northeast of Brazil, with traditional folkloric music played with an Accordion, triangle and drum. Live bands every night will entice us to the dance floor to practice all we've learnt.

Location: 
Rickmansworth
Cost: 
£78-98 Full weekend ticket
Capacity: 
200

Hot August Music Festival

Hot August Music Festival is in it's 23rd year. Event is rain or shine. Children under 12 are FREE.

MAIN STAGE
8:00PM - 10:00PM :: Counting Crows
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM :: Punch Brothers
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM :: Railroad Earth
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM :: Shakey Graves
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM :: Marah

PROFESSIONAL VISION ZEISS STAGE
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM :: The Infamous Stringdusters
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM :: The Revivalists
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM :: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM :: June Star

Location: 
Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road Cockeysville, MD 21030
Cost: 
$69 General Admission - Advanced, $178 VIP - Advanced
Capacity: 
8000