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UK music festivals: which one are you?

Published date:
4th April 2023
Three Festival Team

Ever wondered which UK music festival suits you best? Festivals are a great way to enjoy live music, good food, and a buzzing atmosphere with kindred spirits. But different festivals cater to different personalities and tastes. We think most festivals have something for everyone, but if you’re having trouble choosing where to go, we’ve put together a handy guide of which festivals best suit which types of music-lovers.

The Rock Star – Reading and Leeds Festival

If you’re a rock lover, you can’t go wrong with Reading and Leeds Festival. It’s got a long history of showcasing some of the biggest names in rock music, like Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana, and Green Day. With a range of different stages catering to different rock sub-genres, this festival is perfect for anyone who loves loud, high-energy performances. So check out The Three Platform where you’ll get the VIP rock treatment, and even an ice cream.

TRNSMT festival stage at night with fireworks

The Alternative – Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival is perfect for those who enjoy a more eclectic or alternative selection of music. Featuring a diverse range of music genres like indie, rock, folk and electronic, as well as comedy and theatre performances. Latitude is also great if you’re wanting to explore different art forms, like poetry readings, debates, and art installations – so it’s a great option for anyone looking for a cultural experience too. And, with The Three Platform, you can recharge, get your ‘gram on, and spend a little while being a VIP.

'Latitude' festival sign in a field with sheep

The Party Animal – Parklife Festival

For those who love to party, Parklife in Manchester is the perfect choice. Featuring some of the biggest names in electronic dance music and hip-hop, with multiple stages and immersive visual displays, Parklife creates a non-stop party atmosphere. You’ll join an energetic and lively crowd, and you’ll get extra VIP perks with The Three Platform. It’s perfect if you love to dance all night long.

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The Urban Music Fan – Wireless Festival

If hip-hop, grime, and R&B are your jam, then London’s Wireless Festival is the place for you. Showcasing some of the biggest names in urban music, with performances from the likes of Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Cardi B. With a stylish crowd, Wireless is perfect for anyone looking for a cutting-edge music experience. Plus, you can charge up with 3Charging, so you can keep snapping, chatting, and showing your friends at home what they’re missing, with Three+.

Wireless festival stage in the evening

The Eclectic Music Lover – TRNSMT Festival

If you love all kinds of live music, the TRNSMT Festival in Glasgow is the perfect option. Featuring a range of music genres, from rock and indie to electronic and pop, and attracting some of the biggest names in music, TRNSMT is also in a wonderful location in Scotland’s second city. With a vibrant and friendly crowd, it’s a great way to experience Scottish hospitality and live music.

TRNSMT festival stage at night with fireworks

The Classic Rock Fan – Isle of Wight Festival

Love classic rock and roll? Then get yourself down to the stunning Isle of Wight this summer. This festival has a long, beautiful history, dating back to 1968 when it was headlined by Bob Dylan. Today, the festival still features a range of classic rock and roll acts, as well as indie, pop, and electronic music. With a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere in a beautiful setting, the Isle of Wight Festival is perfect for anyone looking to experience the quintessential British festival experience.

Isle of Wight festival stage in the evening

The Pop Music Fan – Belfast Vital Festival

If you’re into your pop music, the Belfast Vital Festival is the perfect choice. It proudly showcases a range of popular music genres, from straight-up, unapologetic pop, to electronic, to rock and indie, and attracts some of the biggest names in music. With a friendly and welcoming crowd, the Belfast Vital Festival is a great way to experience Northern Irish culture and live music.

So, there we have it – loads of different music festivals, each catering to different personality types and tastes. Whatever kind of music you’re into, and whatever kind of experience you’re looking for, there’s a musical festival out there for you. So, grab those tickets and get ready for a summer of music madness, with Three+

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