Discover the latest events now on sale with Skiddle...
Last updated: 27th Feb 2023
The second month of the year is almost complete. The days are getting longer and the worst of the cold winter weather looks to be behind us, signalling that spring is well truly on its way. And we all know what that means. It won't be long before we're packing up our tents and heading off into the fields for a weekend of music and shenanigans with our closest festival comrades.
In this week's New On Skiddle, there's an assortment of epic escapades to be found. From the south's biggest celebration of Jamaican music culture, Reggae Land Festival, to hardcore dance spectacular, TeleTech Festival, and pop music gathering, 90s Baby Festival. Just a small sample of the many festivals to be found on Skiddle, all with tickets now on sale!
Not in the market for a festival adventure in 2023? Well, that's a damn shame. Our thoughts are with you. However, there's no need to feel blue. We've chucked in a handful of mindblowing gigs and parties too.
Make sure you're getting the most out of the sun-filled party seasons this year by attending one or two or maybe even three of the events listed below...
(Click or tap on the event titles, artists or venue names for tickets and further details. Tickets for all events listed are available at the time of writing)
When: Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th August 2023
Where: The National Bowl in Milton Keynes
The UK's biggest family-friendly reggae event, Milton Keynes Reggae Land Festival returns to The National Bowl for another weekend packed full of all things Caribbean.
Boasting an unparalleled lineup stocked with more than 80 reggae, dub and dancehall legends, featuring the likes of Sean Paul, Barrington Levy, Steel Pulse and Alborosie, to name just a few, the two-day event will see 30,000 guests bopping and swaying in the warm and hazy sun to the quintessential summer soundtrack.
Those with a taste for West Indian flavours will be catered for too, with more than 50 authentic vendors on hand serving up a smorgasbord of mouthwatering dishes and refreshments.
Tickets for Reggae Land Festival
When: Friday 25th - Monday 28th August 2023
Where: Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Upminster
Brought to ravers and misbehavers by some of the most respected brands in electronic music - we're talking Circoloco, Trick, Abode, XXL, Eastenderz, Foreverland and many more - London's We Are FSTVL is an event which all dance enthusiasts should have marked in their calendars when the new year comes around. And for good reason.
Making up the bill for this year's eagerly anticipated instalment are a host of influential game-changing names, from The Prodigy, Carl Cox and Andy C to Amelie Lens, Annie Mac, HAAi, Green Velvet, Kerri Chandler, Patrick Topping, John Summit, Interplanetary Criminal... we could go on and on.
Going BIG for their ten-year anniversary edition, taking place over the late Bank Holiday weekend this August, this is an event you can't afford to miss, no matter your location in the UK.
Tickets for We Are FSTVL
When: Friday 7th April 2023
Where: The Classic Grand in Glasgow
Marking the resurrection of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ in a manner that would please him enormously no doubt, the team behind Infexious have put together a mega Easter Bank Holiday special for the faithful hardcore dance fans of Glasgow, presenting some of the hottest names in hardstyle at The Classic Grand on Friday 7th April.
Among the yet-to-be-announced talents on the lineup are said to be three acclaimed international hardstyle specialists. More details are expected to come soon. Keep an eye on the Skiddle blog.
Limited early bird tickets are now on sale and priced at just £10. Get yours below whilst you still can...
Tickets for Infexious: Easter Party
When: Saturday 5th August 2023
Where: Bec Warehouse in Manchester
A huge lineup of incredible techno artists will appease the Manchester rave contingent this summer when the much-adored Teletech Festival returns to its birthplace for a day-long special on Saturday 5th of August.
Founded in the Northern capital, Teletech has grown into one of the most esteemed techno event brands in Europe, hosting high-energy parties with internationally acclaimed artists always behind the decks.
Richie Hawtin, FJAAK, Charlie Sparks, Sara Landry, Pawlowski, Blk., OTTA B2B Bours?, Azyr, Funk Tribu, and many more are set to soundtrack the wild 16-hour spectacle, brimming with the hardest and darkest of techno bangers. Peep the full lineup above.
Tickets for Teletech Festival
When: Sunday 16th July 2023
Where: City Airport Ltd in Manchester
Ready for the throwback party of the summer? Here it is! 90s Baby Festival is coming to Manchester on Sunday 16th July bringing with it three colossal arenas of music, each brought to life by the artists that soundtracked your childhood.
Landing at Manchester’s City Airport for a nostalgic outdoor bonanza, those of you lucky enough to come by tickets for what is set to be a sell-out event can look forward to high-energy sets from icons of the foregone pop era, including B*witched, 911, Liberty X, Five, Sonique, N Trance, Phats & Small and many more.
Join 5,000 like-minded pop addicts beside the busy runway of the international airport and in between the music, enjoy the gin and rum bars, the food village and the fairground attractions on offer. Although maybe not in that order.
Tickets for 90s Baby Festival
When: Friday 26th - Sunday 28th May 2023
Where: Old Park Farm Margam in Port Talbot
Beginning life in the clubs and bars around Cardiff, In It Together Festival has fast out-grown the small capacity venues whereby it found its now faithful audience, becoming an annual live music monster featuring some of the biggest names in music.
Proving its worth in 2023, the three-day event will see a jaw-dropping list of internationally renowned talents performing alongside a selection of local and emerging names. British heritage acts, UB40 and James will have audiences singing along to familiar hits like 'Sit Down' and 'Kingston Town', whilst electronic music titans Groove Armada, Chase & Status and Hedex bring the noise. Get a good look at this year's mighty lineup in the image above.
Join thousands of festival revellers this May at Wales' largest camping festival.
Tickets for In It Together - Day tickets
Makina Scotland x I Am A Raver
When: Friday 31st March 2023
Where: The Classic Grand in Glasgow
The sound of the North East, Makina, for all those in the dark, is a subgenre of hardcore techno which first originated over in sunny Spain. Fostered by working-class Geordie's, it's become a phenomenon in recent years with the region's poster boy of dance music, Patrick Topping sticking his neck out to endorse it within his live sets.
Now beginning to infiltrate neighbouring towns and cities, Makina is on the move, winning over the hearts of ravers wherever it goes. And this March, Scots in Glasgow will see the breakneck bounce-style genre rocking one of the countries leading live music venues, The Classic Grand.
Promising an event never to be repeated, three of Scotland's most respected MC names, LUGZY, OAKZY B and MC TINY will team up to bring down the house on Friday 31st March. Don't miss out on this special one-off show.
Tickets for Makina Scotland x I Am A Raver
When: Saturday 15th April 2023
Where: Tunnels in Aberdeen
London-based, Aussie-born DJ duo, X Club have once before rattled the unique subterranean foundations of Aberdeen venue, Tunnels. And now, they're coming back to do it all again this April.
Presented by the team at RARE Club, a group of in-the-know promoters bringing the best in underground electronic music to fans across the other side of the English border, X Club have become a highly sought-after act in recent times, known for their distinctive crossover sound. Inspired by 90s techno, contemporary drum n bass and everything in between, they've refined and carved out their own space in modern dance music.
Shifting between euphoria and chaos, their accomplished live set has become a thing of legend. Guiding ravers on a dynamic journey through sound and energy, X Club have left their mark on audiences the world over and we expect them to go stratospheric as more dance fans come to know their music through 2023.
Tickets for RARE Club // X Club
On The Beach 2023 - Day Six with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
When: Sunday 30th July 2023
Where: Brighton Beach in Brighton
Oasis icon Noel Gallagher brings his High Flying Birds to Brighton this summer, to perform live upon the golden sands of Brighton Beach alongside a bill of acclaimed British acts.
Joining the Mancunian songwriter on stage across the day-long event this July, gig-goers in the South of the UK, and those willing to make the journey, will see and hear a handful of polished performances courtesy of The Vaccines, Liverpudlian quintet The Coral and Supergrass frontman gone-solo, Gaz Coombes.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds issued a brand new single just last month titled 'Easy Now'. The single marks the second release from the band's upcoming studio album, Council Skies, which is scheduled to drop on streaming platforms on Friday 2nd June.
Hear the new single as well as anthems 'AKA... What A life!' and 'In The Heat OF The Moment' under the warm summer sun in Brighton this July.
Tickets for On The Beach 2023 - Day Six with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
On The Waterfront presents James + The Coral + Red Rum Club
When: Sunday 2nd July 2023
Where: Pier Head Liverpool L3 in Liverpool
Three powerhouses of Northern rock n roll, James, The Coral and Red Rum Club are set to take over the stunning Liverpool waterfront, a registered UNESCO World Heritage site, for one night only this July.
Reciting a selection of hits from their expansive back catalogues, each act will have those in attendance swaying and dancing with arms outstretched in the air, enjoying some of the biggest tracks of the past thirty years whilst under the watch of the fabled Liver Birds atop the city's most recognisable landmark.
Expect a light show like another, with monuments around the stage all aglow against the backdrop of the night sky, fireworks, and an unparalleled soundtrack at this very special event on the waterfront.
Tickets for On The Waterfront presents James & guests
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.
Header image credit: We Are FSTVL / Facebook.com
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