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Creamfields Festival ~ 25th August

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Creamfields FestivalCreamfields Festival, the UK’s biggest dance and electronic event, returns to the Cheshire countryside on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Previously held at the Old Liverpool in Speke, it was a sell out success attracting over 40,000 people. This year’s venue in Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire has the capacity for almost 50,000. Previous headline acts in Liverpool included The Pet Shop Boys, Scissor Sisters, Basement Jaxx, Massive Attack, Faithless, Underworld and Run DMC.

This year’s line up includes The Chemical Brothers, Groove Armada, Kelis and Mark Ronson, entertaining all tastes ranging from trance, electro, drum and bass, breaks, house, nu rave, techno,and hardhouse – perfect for all ravers!! The festival kicks off 3pm Saturday 25th and goes on until 6am Sunday morning giving 15 hours of melodious enjoyment.

Tickets are on sale priced £57.00 each (plus booking fee) or if you really want to treat yourself book yourself in to the hospitality enclosure; a fully furnished marquee with plush leather sofas, a fully stocked bar (and cocktail bar!) and best of all – luxury toilets!! Tickets aren’t cheap though at £100 each (plus £10 Booking fee).

Check out Creamfields website for more info.

Glastonbury Festival

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Glastonbury LogoGlastonbury kicks off this Friday (22nd June) and if you’re attending you can look forward to a wild weekend of live music and entertainment with an unbelievable atmosphere. If you’ve not been to Glastonbury Festival you should read up about what you’re letting yourself in for! It is the largest green-field music and performing arts festival in the world and is like entering a tent city!

This year the line up is looking pretty damn good, some of the acts headlining on Friday will be Arctic Monkeys, The Fratellis, Amy Winehouse and The Magic Numbers. On Saturday you can catch The Kooks, Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen and The Killers. Sunday will bring to the stage Kaiser Chiefs, James Morrison, Manic Street Preachers, The Who and loads more fantastic bands.

As well as being one of the most famous events in the UK, Glastonbury Festival also recognises the need for positive change and supports charities such as Oxfam, Wateraid and Greenpeace. For full details about the event visit the official website.