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London Summer Music Festivals 2019

  • What's On -27-Jun-2019

London's Top 10 Music Festivals 2019

  1. South West Four
  2. Wireless Festival
  3. British Summer Time
  4. Lovebox
  5. Proms
  6. Notting Hill Carnival
  7. Somerset House Summer Series
  8. Elrow Town
  9. Kaleidoscope
  10. Meltdown

10. Meltdown

Southbank Centre, South Bank
3rd - 11th August 2019

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Meltdown is a series of carefully curated gigs held at the Southbank Centre. Across 10 days in August a line-up complied by Nile Rodgers will rock the Southbank. At Rodgers’ Meltdown festival, submit to the surreal genius of bassist and singer Thundercat, rock out to the legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Johnny Marr, hear blistering rock from Mali’s Songhoy Blues, or bathe in the lazing rhythms of neo-soul collective Jungle.

9. Kaleidoscope

Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill
20th July 2019

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The mighty Alexandra Palace has a lot of strings to its cultural bow, and last year it added another in the form of Kaleidoscope, a  one-day music and arts festival. This laidback, alternative summer festival is back with a top secret line-up of performers. Last year's selection was eclectic and awesome, so we anticipate the same this time around.

8. elrow Town

Trent Park, Oakwood
17th August 2019

elrow Town London has outgrown Olympic Park and is moving to a beautiful, bigger and greener Trent Park! It may be changing locations, but expect the same day-glo, glitter-cannon madness and outdoor raving as usual. If you have a love for the funky and strange, there's only one place in London you should be this summer.

7. Somerset House Summer Series

The Strand, Blackfriars
11th-21st July 2019

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Across eleven nights of open-air gigs, Somerset House brings a vibrant festival atmosphere to the very heart of London. With a programme of pioneering musicians across a range of genres, Summer Series gives music fans a live experience unlike any other. Enjoy the rare chance to see critically acclaimed artists plus some of the best up and coming performers in a spectacular yet intimate setting.

6. Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill, Kensington
24th - 26th August 2019

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It comes every summer. Londoners descend on Kensington for one of the world's largest street carnivals, Notting Hill Carnival. Each year, almost 1 million people attend this celebration of Caribbean heritage on the streets of Notting Hill. Celebrations include costume-clad Caribbeans dancing to traditional reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba, and zouk music, and street vendors selling foods like seasoned jerk chicken, callaloo, and traditional goat stew. It's the perfect way to explore and celebrate Caribbean culture.

5. The Proms

Royal Albert Hall, South Kensington
19th July - 14th September

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The Proms season kicks off in July with events and performances from the latest and greatest of classical music. This year marks the 125th season of the Proms and it's still going from strength to strength. With 8 weeks of extraordinary music making from July through to September, enjoy over 150 events including more than 80 concerts of orchestral, choral and chamber music.

4. Lovebox

Gunnersbury Park, South Ealing
12th-13th July 2019

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Lovebox returns in July with another huge line-up of exceptional artists, including Chance the Rapper, Lizzo, Cypress Hill and many more. This unique festival lasts for two days over the weekend, perfect for the 9-5er who wants to get their kicks between Friday and Monday.

3. British Summer Time

Hyde Park, Knightsbridge
5th July & 14th July 2019

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Florence + the Machine headline British Summer Time in the 2019 celebration of summer in Hyde Park. For two weekend this summer, British Summer Time is host to a stellar line-up of international artists. Between the weekends, head down to enjoy street food, daytime DJs, pop-up bars and other entertainment.

2. Wireless Festival

Finsbury Park, Brownswood Park
5th-7th July 2019

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Join revellers at Wireless in north London's Finsbury Park for three days of big music hits from a unique mix of hot newcomers and urban music legends. This year, Finsbury Park will be home to Cardi B, Tim Westwood and Travis Scott.

1. South West Four

Clapham Common, Clapham
24th-25th August 2019

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South West Four returns in summer 2019, hosting Martin Garrix, Pendulum: Trinity, Chase & Status and many more of the best electronic artists in the world. With 10 stages and a line-up better than ever, South West Four is the home of the electronic music scene in London.

London is going to be full of festivals this summer, so it's time to escape to the city. Book your summer break at Grange Hotels today. For a limited time only, use offer code SUMMERESCAPE for 15% off!

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