Music Festivals in Leeds
Leeds Festival is one of the UK’s largest music festivals, held over the August bank holiday weekend each year, with a number of stages across Bramham Park hosting some of the world’s most-loved music names. 2017's festival features huge acts such as Muse, Bastille and Major Lazer.
Live at Leeds is an annual city centre music festival held across a variety of unique venues in Leeds during the first bank holiday weekend in May. Winner of Best Metropolitan Music Festival at the UK Festival Awards, the festival will celebrate the best in upcoming local bands, alongside some more established names, featuring lots of gigs and other music inspired events.
Slam Dunk Music’s annual festival, taking place on 28th May 2017 on Millennium Square in the heart of the city, boasts over 50 national and international artists across seven stages. This year the festival will be bigger and better than ever as they celebrate their 11th anniversary!
Otley Folk Festival takes place mid September and 2017 will their 26th festival! It is a festival with something for everyone, street entertainment, concerts, music sessions abound. Camping is available at the campsite on the Pool Road just outside Otley. Artists appearing at this year’s festival include Vin Garbutt, The Churchfitters, De Temps Antan, Les Barker, Grannies Attic plus a host of our regular favourites. Find out more at www.otleyfolkfestival.com
Let’s Rock Leeds! Is THE music festival if you’re a lover of all things 80s. Held on Saturday 17th June 2017 in the gorgeous grounds of Temple Newsam, this one day festival is packed with fun for the whole family and plenty of 80s madness.
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Wharfest 3 – 28th January 2017
Sounds Like THIS (Leeds College of Music) - 14th -24th March 2017
Live at Leeds – 29th April 2017
Made in Leeds Festival – TBC April 2017
Slam Dunk Festival – 28th May 2017
Headingley Music Festival – TBC June 2017
Black Dyke Brass Festival 2016 - 4th June 2017
Let’s Rock Leeds! – 17th June 2017
Cocoon in the Park – TBC July 2017
Scene Better Days Fest - TBC August 2017
Leeds Festival – 25th-27th August 2017
Black Music Festival - TBC 27th August 2017
Bingley Music Live – TBC September 2017
Otley Folk Festival – TBC September 2017
OnRoundhay - TBC September 2017
Mint Festival - TBC September 2017
Beacons Metro – TBC October - November 2017
Kazoopa Festival - TBC November 2017
Leeds Piano – 2018