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All the concert series and festivals you need to know about in 2023

Festival

See some of your favourite artists performing at the UK's hottest festivals and concert series this summer

As the sun finally starts to shine over our humble island, the promise of summer days don't seem so distant anymore. Aside from beer gardens, barbecues, sports and picnics, one of the greatest things that the UK has to offer across the summer months is an incredible array of festivals and concerts, all showcasing musical talent from across the globe.

With headline announcements coming in thick and fast, it can be hard to keep track of who's playing, where, and which tickets will give you the most bang for your buck. We've created a list of the festivals and concert series you should know about taking place across the UK, just follow the links to nab tickets in time for summer.

Eden Sessions

Where?
Eden Project, St Austell

When?
Wednesday 7 June - Sunday 18 June

Who's playing?
Lionel Richie, Yungblud, The War On Drugs

Eden Sessions

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Margate Summer Series

Where?
Dreamland, Margate

When?
Friday 9 June - Saturday 30 September

Who's playing?
Placebo, Rag'n'Bone Man, Bastille, N-Dubz, Tom Jones, Primal Scream & Happy Mondays, Olly Murs, Hacienda Classical & Groove Armada DJ Set, The Streets, UB40, Dizzee Rascal and more

Margate Summer Series

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In Between Days

Where?
Centre For Life Times Square, Newcastle

When?
Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May

Who's playing?
DMA's, Ian Brown, Happy Mondays, Two Door Cinema Club and more

In Between Days

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All Points East

Where?
Victoria Park, London

When?
Wednesday 5 April - Saturday 26 August

Who's playing?
Erykah Badu, Stormzy, Kehlani, Sampha, Knucks, Ms Banks, Lucky Daye, WSTRN, Field Day, Aphex Twin, Bonobo, Arca, Fever Ray, Jayda G, The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Angel Olsen, Girl In Red, Jungle

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Kaleidoscope

Where?
Alexandra Palace, London

When?
Saturday 15 July

Who's playing?
Hot Chip, George Fitzgerald, Gaz Coombes, Elvana, Girls Of The Internet, Erol Alkan, Fabio & Grooverider, Heidi, Nina Conti, Shaun Keaveny and Joe Lycett in Conversation

Kaleidoscope

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Kew The Music

Where?
Kew Gardens, London

When?
Wednesday 12 July - Sunday 16 July

Who's playing?
Bastille, The Vamps, Jack Savoretti, The Human League, Hacienda Classical, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blue Orchestra, Bananarama and more

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Midnight Sun Weekender

Where?
Lews Castle Grounds, Stornoway

When?
Thursday 25 May - Saturday 27 May

Who's playing?
Primal Scream, Pretenders, John Fogerty, Ocean Colour Scene, Spiritualized, Edwyn Collins, Public Service Announcement, Honeyblood and more.

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Connect Festival

Where?
Royal Highland Showgrounds, Newbridge

When?
Friday 25 August - Sunday 27 August

Who's playing?
Primal Scream present Screamadelica, Franz Ferdinand, Future Islands, Fred again.., Young Fathers, Boygenius, Loyle Carner, Raye, Confidence Man, Muna, Public Service Broadcasting and more.

Connect

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Cardiff Bay Series

Where?
Cardiff Bay

When?
Wednesday 6 - Saturday 9 September

Who's playing?
N-Dubz, The Streets, Scooter, The Chemical Brothers and more TBA

Cardiff Bay Series

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