Didn't manage to get a ticket for Glastonbury or V Festival this year? All is not lost! Check out these other fantastic festivals both at home and abroad...
11th-13th – Isle of Wight Festival
A home grown knees-up with some of the biggest names in pop and indie around today.
Line up: Jay Z, The Strokes, Paul Mcartney, Pink, Friendly Fires, Calvin Harris, Paloma Faith.
17th-19th – Sonar, Barcelona
As cool as the weather is hot, Sonar festival is a paean to the Gods of house music, all situated in the beautiful urban landscape of Barcelona.
Line up: Chemical Brothers, LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, 2ManyDj's, Booka Shade, Air.
Price: 155 Euros
2nd-11th – Garden Festival, Croatia
Once a year, the sleepy fishing village of Petrcane transforms into a thriving hotbed of fantastic music for hedonists searching for something a little bit different.
Line up: 2020 Soundsystem, Geddes, Horse Meat Disco, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler.
2nd-3rd – O2 Wireless, London
Central London gets a dose of pop madness for two days, with some seriously big artists taking to the stage.
Line up: Pink, Jay Z, Temper Trap, Mr Hudson
Price: £47.50 per day
8th- 11th – Exit, Serbia
All the house and electro you can shake a stick at, all located in an ancient fortress for four days of party madness
Line up: Chemical Brothers, Royksopp, Mika, Boize Noize, Ricardo Villalobos.
15th – 18th – Benicassim, Spain
Gorgeous weather, eclectic music and lush rural scenery all in the heart of Spain...what's not to love?
Line up: To Be Confirmed.
15th – 18th – Latitude, Southwold
Comedy, literature and poetry combine with great music – the thinking persons' festival!
Line up: Florence and the Machine, Belle and Sebastian, Vampire Weekend.
Price: £155 for a weekend ticket
16th-18th – Melt, Berlin
Three days of musical madness in the heart of Berlin.
Line up: Massive Attack, Booka Shade, Jesse Rose, The XX, The Very Best
Price: 94 Euros
16th – 18th – Love Box Weekender, London
Let loose in London with an eclectic line up of great artists, new and old.
Line up: Dizzee Rascal, Roxy Music, Grace Jones
Price: 3 days/£99
20th-23rd – Secret Garden Party , Cambridge
Like your usual summer barbeque with friends but on a huge scale, this festival is situated in a country estate and boasts a fantastic line-up.
Line up: Marina and the Diamonds, Mercury Rev, Gorillaz
30th – 31st Global Gathering, Stratford
A two day party in an abandoned airfield with some of the biggest names in dance music.
Line up: Faithless, Dizzee Rascal, more.
6th – 8th – The Big Chill
A two day festival dedicated to the art of the chill, The Big Chill is the last word in relaxed hedonism.
Line up: Alphabeat, Bonobo, Marina and the Diamonds, Chris Cunningham
27th-28th – Creamfields
Line up: To Be Confirmed
9th – 11th –Bestival
Otherwise known as the Quirky One, Bestival goes all out to impress with a yearly fancy dress theme and an adventurous musical policy
Line up: Dizzee Rascal, Roxy Music, Flaming Lips, Hot Chip