EVENTS! The Liberation Summer 2013 Festivals Line-Up Review – Episode 2: UK


After reviewing the European Festivals’s line-ups a couple of weeks ago it’s time to look oversea at the UK to see what’s hot in the line-ups of the best festivals that will populate the summer 2013 of THE land of festivals. As you will see the menu is very rich!

As in Episode 1 we will ask you to vote: Which UK festival has the best line-up so far?

Glastonbury, Worthy Farm: 28th-30th June

  • Headliners: Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons
  • The Liberation Selection: Primal Scream, Vampire Weekend, The Vaccines, Jake Bugg, Foals, The Smashing Pumpkins, Two Door Cinema Club, Tame Impala, Alabama Shakes, PiL, Editors, The Lumineers, The Hives, Dinosaur Jr, Palma Violets, Phoenix, Johnny Marr, The Courteneers, Frightened Rabbit, Miles Kane, Local Natives, Peace, Toy, STRFKR

BanananasPostFinal4-959Reading/Leeds Festival: 23rd-25th August

  • Headliners: Green Day, EMINEM, Biffy Clyro
  • The Liberation Selection: Foals, White Lies, Twin Atlantic, NiN, The Lumineers, Editors, Peace, Jake Bugg, Tame Impala, Johnny Marr, Palma Violets, Phoenix, The Strypes, Temples, The 1975


T in The Park, Balado, Kinross-shire, Scotland: 12th-14th July

  • Headliners: Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, The Killers
  • The Liberation Selection: Stereophonics, Kraftwerk, Beady Eye, Foals, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Two Door Cinema Club, Phoenix, Jake Bugg, The Courteneers, The Lumineers, Twin Atlantic, The View, Editors, Noah and the Whale, Editors, Miles Kane, The Fratellis, Palma Violets, The Strypes, Peace, British Sea Power, The 1975

lineup-as-at-9am-22nd_webIsle of Wight Festival: 13th-16th June

  • Headliners: The Stone Roses, The Killers, Bon Jovi
  • The Liberation Selection: Paul Weller, Palma Violets, Jake Bugg, Bloc Party, The Maccabees, Fun., Kodaline, Happy Mondays

24th January 2013V Festival, Hylands Park, Chelmsford/Weston Park, Staffordshire: 17th-18th August

  • Headliners: Beyonce, Kings of Leon
  • The Liberation Selection: Stereophonics, Beady Eye, The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club, The Courteneers, Fun., Travis, Maximo Park, The Fratellis

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O2 Wireless Festival, London:12th-14th July

  • Headliners: Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z
  • The Liberation Selection: none…


Creamfields, Daresbury: 23rd-25th August

  • Headliners: The Prodigy, David Guetta
  • The Liberation Selection: Citizen

Bestival, Isle of Wight: 5th-8th September

  • Headliners: Elton John, Snoop Dogg
  • The Liberation Selection: M.I.A, The Flaming Lips, Franz Ferdinand, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Roots, The Walkmen, Johnny Marr, Savages, Peace, The Strypes, The 1975, Parquet Courts, Swim Deep

bestivallineup2013600-1Download Festival, Donington Park: 14th-16th June

  • Headliners: Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Rammstein
  • The Liberation Selection: Queens of the Stone Age. Korn, Jimmy Eat World, Gogol Bordello, The Hives


Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk: 18th-21st July

  • Headliners: Bloc Party, Kraftwerk, Foals
  • The Liberation Selection: The Maccabees, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Local Natives, Swim Deep, Temples, The 1975


A pretty good menu, isn’t it? There’s something for every taste and style, but the real question is: What’s the best one? What’s your favorite? Which one are you going to? VOTE NOW!!

Stay tuned for Episode 3 as soon as Paleo and Montreux Jazz will have announced their line-ups!

Hey Hey, My My, summer will be hot in the UK. ROCK ON (Live and Open Air)!


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