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New On Skiddle: CIRCUS presents Jamies Jones, Boogietown 2023 & more
Discover the latest events now on sale with Skiddle...
Last updated: 13th Mar 2023
Transport your mind away from the grim wintery scenes outside and dream of balmy summer days spent raving to your favourite artists, amidst the lush sunbathed fields of the British countryside. The destination for some of the biggest and best live music festivals the world has to offer.
Yes, spring is finally here, though it may not feel as though it is when you take a walk outside, and it won't be long before the 2023 festival season finally gets underway! Our index of music and art spectaculars for the coming weeks and months just keeps on growing, with some unbelievable lineups set to bring extraordinary entertainment to fans UK-wide.
Check out some of those aforementioned world-beating festival offerings in this week's New On Skiddle, as well as a few extra special one-off party surprises, and let the excitement take over!
(Click or tap on the event titles, artists or venue names for tickets and further details. Tickets for all events mentioned are available at the time of writing unless stated otherwise)
Jamie Jones, founder of global event series, Paradise and head honcho of esteemed dance label, Hot Creations, is set to headline an electrifying Easter experience at Liverpool's Blackstone Street Warehouse this April. Hosted by local DJ favourite Yousef and his acclaimed CIRUCS brand, the event will also see incomparable sets from international icons of house the likes of Honey Dijon, Manada Moor, Dennis Cruz, Melanie Ribbe and the main man himself, Yousef.
Witness some of the best in the business proving their skills behind the decks at this 9-hour Bank Holiday bonanza. Tickets are in high demand. You have been warned.
Returning to its spiritual home this September, Apps Court Farm in Surrey, Boogietown 2023 has confirmed its plans for its biggest-ever edition to date, boasting a weekend chock-full of funk, soul and disco across four epic stages.
Headlining this summers instalment, revellers can expect a mix of pioneering DJ names alongside acclaimed live acts from across the ages, with performers including Billy Ocean, Earth Wind & Fire, The Tramps, Fatback Band, Armand Van Helden, The Shapeshifters, Trevor Nelson, DJ Spoony, Jocelyn Brown, Jazzie B, Omar, Groove Armada, Artwork, Crazy P, Craig Charles, The Nextmen, Norman Jay MBE, Killa Kutz and many more.
With camping options on offer for the very first time this year, the party animals among you can relish the prospect of going all out through the day and long into the night. And when the dust settles and you need to recharge, you'll find a wealth of relaxing activities to keep the mind, body and soul enriched - from relaxation and wellness areas to carefully curated food and drinks offerings.
All six dates for this year's On The Beach event series have now been announced, with tickets already on sale and moving fast! Heading to the golden shores of the south coast this July for 7 days of no-holds-barred fun underneath the beaming summer sun, those fortunate to come by tickets are set to experience unforgettable live sets from a handful of the most revered names in music.
Headliners confirmed to appear adjacent to the crystal blue waters of the English Channel include drum n bass icons Chase & Status, the godfather of house and techno Carl Cox, Eric Prydz, Above & Beyond, Royal Blood and Oasis legend, Noel Gallagher and His High Flying Birds.
Immerse yourself in music at what is possibly the UK's most appealing outdoor venue this summer.
On The Beach - Day One ft. Chase & Status
On The Beach - Day Two ft. Carl Cox
On The Beach - Day Three ft. Eric Prydz
On The Beach - Day Four ft. Above & Beyond
On The Beach - Day Five ft. Royal Blood
Ticket waiting list for On The Beach 2023 - Day Five with Royal Blood
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Escape Records proudly presents a special one-off performance from the UK's highest-ever-scoring Eurovision contestant, Sam Ryder, live from Swansea's Singleton Park on Friday 18th August 2023.
The biggest breakthrough act of 2022 and viral Tik Tok champion will bring his number-one album, There's Nothing But Space, Man, to music fans in Wale's second city this summer, serenading eventgoers with hits such as 'Living Without You', 'Put A Light On Me' and 'SPACE MAN', the track which secured him a close second place to last year's Eurovision winners, Ukraine, at the world's longest-running internationally televised music competition.
Be sure to catch the social media star, who's currently out on an extensive tour of the UK, live in Wales' second city this August.
The new music champions at This Feeling, one of the UK's leading club nights and independent record labels, have announced plans to take over the largest indoor venue on the east coast of Northern England this August, to host the first-ever edition of This Feeling By The Sea.
The all-new festival will celebrate the best of British talent with a stellar lineup of future stadium-fillers set to rock the foundations of the historic seaside events space. Headlining the weekend, those who look to attend the event can expect showstopping performances from Wigan-hailing four-piece The Lathums, who are currently out on the road promoting their latest acclaimed LP, From Nothing To A Little Bit More, and Liverpudlian sextet Red Rum Club, who bring their distinct 'Tarantino-esque' sound to proceedings.
See the poster above for even more names performing over the weekend.
Hector Barbour, the real name behind the alias of renowned house music selector, Denis Sulta, travels to Manchester this April to perform live in one of the city's most frequented clubbing spots - Hidden.
Topping the bill of the club's upcoming 'Day & Night' party, the highly regarded Glaswegian DJ will deliver his customary high energy and melody-focused set with support from the likes of Fion Curran, one of Ireland's fastest-rising talents, and Mell G, the eclectic Hamburg-based producer who's talents have been showcased on popular music platform, HÖR Berlin.
The lineup for the daytime party has yet to be announced but if the night's programme is anything to go by, you can expect something pretty spectacular.
Celebrating the very best in Amapiano, Gqom and Kwaito, The Kings of Amapiano Outdoor Festival brings the authentic South African sound to movers and shakers in the northern capital this June.
An unparalleled line-up of leading UK DJs, dancers, collectives, and special guest headliners from South Africa and the near European continent are set to ensure that vibes are kept at a maximum throughout the duration of the one-day event, confirmed to run at the colossal Bowlers Exhibition Centre.
Details surrounding the event's lineup have yet to be released. Keep an eye on the Skiddle blog over the coming weeks to stay updated with all the latest info.
Fans of acid house, deep house, techno and everything in between, get on this one!
Liverpool-based party experts, 909 have lined up a mega summer day's soiree, planned to run upon the outdoor terraces of one of the city's best live music destinations - the Invisible Wind Factory. At the helm and taking full control of the atmosphere and energy from behind the decks on Saturday 29th July, DJ extraordinaire Henry Saiz will throw an extended mix of club anthems with support from 909 and Cream resident, Stuart Hodson.
Guaranteed to be a memorable affair, the day party will carry on long into the evening and into the next day with an afterparty taking place within Invisible Wind Factory's moody basement venue, the Substation.
Tickets are flying for this one. Don't hesitate, get yours now.
Dancehall king, Beenie Man embarks on a journey from his native Kingston, Jamaica, to the North West of England this August, to perform some of his biggest and most adored tracks live at Manchester's renowned music venue and events space, Albert Hall.
An international success, with fans spread right across the globe, Beenie Man has been churning out hit after hit since the early 90s. His distinct sound, fusing elements of rap and reggae, and unrelenting passion for music have earned the born entertainer a series of accolades over the years, including no less than 3 Grammy nods and 2 MOBO Awards.
Voted the top DJ in Jamaica for a decade straight, the prolific songwriter, dancer, producer and actor has caught the attention of several superstar names throughout his career, collaborating with the likes of Janet Jackson, TI and Wyclef Jean, to name a few.
Catch the 'Zaga Zow' star performing anthems such as 'Girls Dem Sugar' and 'Dude' live in Manchester this summer.
The spectre in the golden mask, German house and techno specialist, Claptone brings his mystical Masquerade party to dance fans in Northern England this May. The one-of-a-kind event, famous for its trippy and sensory overloading visuals, has wowed audiences in destinations across the world - from the superclubs of Ibiza to festivals such as Tomorrowland, Dream Valley and Amsterdam's ADE Festival. And now, it's coming to Manchester.
Joining the enigmatic DJ behind the decks on the night are a score of esteemed selectors including MCMA, Laura Jackson and legendary DJ, radio broadcaster and film scoring authority, Pete Tong.
First-release tickets for this event have now all sold out with second-release tickets moving fast! Get yours now, before it's too late, below...
Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.
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