Weekly Update

REBEL Editorial || July 29th

Eliza and The Bear, Raye, Freak, Claudia Kane, and comedians Ivo Graham, Joe Bor, and Allyson June Smith (Weston Park) have been announced for both of the twin V Festivals taking place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire over the weekend of Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st August 2016, as the day and stage splits are revealed.

They join headliners Justin Bieber and Rihanna. Also confirmed to appear are Rick Astley, Sia, David Guetta, Faithless, Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille, Little Mix, Jess Glynne, Jake Bugg, Lukas Graham, Years And Years, Halsey, Tinie Tempah, Example, Craig David, Katy B, Travis, DJ Ez, Sigma (DJ Set), James Morrison, Tom Odell and Laura Mvula.

Simian Mobile Disco, and Alan Fitzpatrick will replace Derrick May on the line-up for Boomtown Fair, the festival with an on going narrative for about to have Chapter 8: 'The Revolution Starts Now' happening at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire over the long weekend of Thursday 11th until Sunday 14th August 2016.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, original headliner Derrick May has had to bow out of Chapter 8 due to family sickness but in his place will be the 2 trailblazing acts as a replacement.


Reading and Leeds Festivals s have announced six more acts appearing at next month's twin festivals.

Leading the new names are Fatherson who will take to the NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage, the Festival Republic Stage will host White Room, Rejjie Snow, and Astroid Boys are confirmed for the BBC Radio 1XTRA Stage, Dinosaur Pile Up appear on The Pit, and Strange Bones on the Lock Up Stage.

Joining them on the bill across the August Bank Holiday weekend are five headliners with Foals, and Disclosure co-headlining, so will Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy.


More acts have been recently added to the line-up for the family friendly Ramsbottom Festival which takes place from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September 2016 at the riverside location of Ramsbottom Cricket Club, Ramsbottom, in Lancashire.


The latest additions are Lake Komo, Larkins, Liines, Adventures of Salvador, Nev Cottee, Ukepunk, Harp and a Monkey, White Boy, Delamere, Holy Moly & the Crackers, James Holt, Horsebeach, We Came From Wolves, Rews, Richard Lomax, The Hubbards, David Gibb, Smoove & Turrell, The Plumedores, Moon Hooch, Animal Noise, Feed The Kid, False Heads, Ist Ist, Sly Antics, Skies, The Bright Black, and The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band.

Public Service Broadcasting, Gaz Coombes, and Fun Lovin' Criminals will headline.


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Festival No. 6 taking place in Portmeirion, Wales returning for a fifth year in 2016 from Thursday 1st until Sunday 4th September 2016, has today announced that day tickets are now on sale as the day and stage splits have been announced.

Day tickets are priced at:

Adult Friday day ticket £65 + BF (£7.50)

Adult Saturday or Sunday day ticket £75 + BF (£7.50)

Youth (11-15 years old) Friday day ticket £40 + BF (£5)

Youth (11-15 years old) Saturday or Sunday day ticket £40 + BF (£6)

Children (10 years and under) Friday or Saturday or Sunday day ticket £Free + BF (£1.50)

Park & Ride £22

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The festival is famed for it's quirky setting - the location for the cult 60's TV series The Prisoner, hence the name being a reference to the show, closing proceedings on Friday night are Bastille, headlining Saturday night will be Hot Chip, and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will be bringing this year's festival to an end.