Music festivals 2017 guide: Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, Lovebox and more

Alicia Adejobi
Glastonbury Festival 2016

Be it Glastonbury, Isle Of Wight or Wireless, there is a festival to suit everyone's musical tastes in 2017. With festival season fast approaching, the time has come to prepare for what promises to be another great summer of live music and outdoor entertainment.

Following SXSW in March, the US launches its 2017 festival season with Coachella in California before the UK takes the reins with the eclectic We Are FSTVL and the pop bonanza of BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

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With so many choices now on offer, it can be difficult deciding which festival to opt for, but this ultimate guide will help narrow down the choices.

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Dates: 13-16 April

Location: Malta

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Headliners: Annie Mac, Armand Van Helden, Jamie Jones

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Coachella

Dates: 14-23 April

Location: Indio, California

Headliners: Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead

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Glastonbury Festival 2016

We Are FSTVL

Dates: 26-28 May

Location: Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster

Headliners: Craig David, Carl Cox, Dizzee Rascal, Basement Jaxx

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BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend

Dates: 27-28 May

Location: Burton Constable Hall, Hull

Line-up: Katy Perry, Little Mix, Kings Of Leon, Stormzy

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Primavera Sound

Dates: 8-10 June

Location: Porto, Portugal

Headliners: Bon Iver, Aphex Twins, Justice

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke

Isle Of Wight

Dates: 8-11 June

Location: Seaclose Park, Newport

Headliners: David Guetta and Run DMC, Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart

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Download

Dates: 9-11 June

Location: Donington Park

Headliners: System Of A Down, Biffy Clyro, Aerosmith

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Parklife

Dates: 10-11 June

Location: Heaton Park, Manchester

Headliners: The 1975, Frank Ocean

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Shipsomnia 2017

Shipsomnia (cruise)

Dates: 14-18 June

Location: Barcelona, Ibiza, Sete

Line-up: Pendulum, Sub Focus, Netsky

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Glastonbury

Dates: 21-25 June

Location: Worthy Farm, Pilton

Headliners: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran

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Lady Gaga

Hideout

Dates: 26-30 June

Location: Novalja, Croatia

Headliners: Major Lazer, Marco Carola, Stormzy

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British Summer Time Hyde Park

Dates: 30 June-9 July

Location: Hyde Park, London

Line-up: Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

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Wireless

Dates: 7-9 July

Location: Finsbury Park, London

Headliners: Chance The Rapper, Skepta, The Weeknd

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TRNSMT

Dates: 7-9 July

Location: Glasgow Green, Glasgow

Headliners: Radiohead, Kasabian, Biffy Clyro

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The Weeknd

Latitude

Dates: 13-16 July

Location: Henham Park, Suffolk

Headliners: The 1975, Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes

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Lovebox

Dates: 14-15 July

Location: Victoria Park, London

Headliners: Frank Ocean, Chase & Status

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Secret Garden Party

Dates: 20-23 July

Location: Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire

Headliners: Metronomy, Crystal Fighters, Toots & The Maytals

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Arcade Fire

MADE

Dates: 29 July

Location: The Digbeth Triangle, Birmingham

Headliners: Hannah Wants, Kurupt FM, Goldie

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Lollapalooza

Date: 3 August

Location: Grant Park, Chicago

Headliners: Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Muse, Arcade Fire

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V Festival

Dates: 19-20 August

Location: Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire

Headliners: Pink, Jay Z

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Creamfields

Dates: 24-27 August

Location: Daresbury, Cheshire

Line-up: The Chainsmokers, Deadmau5, Axwell & Ingrosso, Above & Beyond, Chase & Status, Tiesto

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Jay Z

Reading & Leeds

Dates: 25-27 August

Location: Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds

Headliners: Eminem, Muse, Kasabian

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SW4

Dates: 26-27 August

Location: Clapham Common, London

Headliners: Pendulum, Deadmau5

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Bestival

Dates: 7-10 September

Location: Lulworth Estate, Dorset

Headliners: The xx, Pet Shop Boys, A Tribe Called Quest

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Outlook

Dates: 7-10 September

Location: Pula, Croatia

Line-up: Dizzee Rascal, Ghostface Killah, Wiley, Giggs,

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