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Can't choose between flying to Miami for Ultra Music Festival or having a stay-cation and hitting Wireless, Parklife and Lovebox? From dates to locations to line-ups, find out everything you need to know about the 13 festivals worth visiting in 2015.
Secret Garden Party is as much about the amazing surroundings and atmosphere created as it is the music. Bright and beautiful, be sure to check out the Sunflower Field, The Big Burn and their pop up hot tubs. Since its beginnings in 2004, the festival (which takes place in Abbots Ripton, England on the last weekend of July) has grown from one stage and 1000 visitors to more than 15 stages.
This year will mark 10 years since Wireless Festival started so there's no doubt it's going to be a big one. The dates and lineup for its 2015 run are yet to be announced, but it looks as though the festival will take place in Birmingham as well as London for the second consecutive year. Past headliners include Kanye West, Jay Z, Bruno Marks and Pharrell Williams. Picture: Getty
If you can afford the flight to Miami book your ticket now because Ultra Festival is back and the line-up is shaping up to be nothing less than you'd expect. Already announced DJs performing are Afrojack, Hardwell, Alesso, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Avicii… The list is endless. The festival this year falls on 27th, 28th, 29th March, but hurry up - there are limited tickets still available.
If you're looking to get off the mainland but your budget won't stretch far enough to take you to Croatia or Miami, you can get an early bird ticket to Bestival in the Isle Of Wight for £180. It's one of the year's later festivals, happening from 10th-13th September. The confirmed line-up includes Outkast, Disclosure, London Grammar, Major Lazer, Sam Smith and Gorgon City.
London music lovers gather together in Victoria Park for two days of the year to let their hair down and have a laugh at Lovebox Weekender, this year taking place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July. Chase & Status and M.I.A headlined last year, with A$AP Rocky, Katy B and Duke Dumont also taken the stage. if you don't have a place to crash, be sure to book an East London hotel early. Picture: Getty
If you're a dance music heavyweight then Tomorrowland Festival is for you - there's a reason why it's held in the Belgium town of Boom after all. The festival has won the title of Best Music Event for 2012, 2013 and 2014 from International Dance Music Awards - will it grab the award this year too? No acts have been announced on the line-up yet but organisers have warned to "expect the very best of the electronic world to be on top form for this incredible festival." Picture: Instagram
Pack up your bags and head to California where Drake, David Guetta, Alesso, The Weeknd and more are confirmed to perform from 10th - 19th April. Tickets aren't cheap, starting at £230, but if it's anything like last year, with surprise performances from Beyoncé and Solange and Nas and Jay Z reuniting, it's worst every penny.
Heading to Manchester, Tennesee this year you'll find the one and only Kendrick Lamar alongside Childish Gambino and Deadmau5. And that's not all, expect an array of artists from an array of genres. For example, you'll also find Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and G-Eazy at the festival, taking place between 11th-14th June. The event takes place over 10 stages on 700 acres of Tennessee farmland. Epic.
If you were still considering whether or not to head to Glastonbury, you're too late. The festival has sold out ahead of even announcing its line-up. However, they do hold a resale of cancelled and return tickets in the Spring, which you have a chance of getting your hands on if you head to their site and register your information. You're welcome!
If you're looking to combine your annual festival holiday with your sunshine one (and refuse to rely on the British weather) Hideout Festival is the event for you. Based against a stunning back drop on the Adriatic Sea in Zrce, Croatia, past guests have included Disclosure, Skrillex, Julio Bashmore and Chase & Status. Picture: Facebook
Earlybird tickets for Creamfields 2015 have already sold out, but not to worry - phase one of general tickets to the Cheshire event are available now. It's happening on August's Bank Holiday Weekend (28th, 29th, 30th) and the line up is yet to be announced, but to give you an idea, last year Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Fatboy Slim, Duke Dumont and Laidback Luke all made appearances. Picture: Facebook/ Creamfields
Last year you only had to make the trip to Manchester to see world class acts including Kendrick Lamar, London Grammar, Nero, Snoop Dogg and Sam Smith perform live. This year Parklife Weekender returns on the 6th and 7th June at Manchester's Heaton Park. Tickets are yet to go on sale, but head to their site and register to guarantee a spot. Picture: PA
Returning to Croatia from 2nd - 6th September, Outlook Festival covers almost all genres, from house, techno, and dub step to reggae, hiphop, and grime. Going from strength to strength, its eighth year is set to be a busy one, so get in there early for tickets.