With Covid 19 having wiped out the live music scene for 2020, there is no shortage of people desperate to get back on the dance floor. So, here’s a look at some of the EDM events confirmed for late summer and autumn 2021.
UK Festivals 2021
We Out Here Festival – Cambridgeshire – 19-22 August:
The We Out Here Festival was founded by Giles Peterson, so expect live music and generous servings of UK Jazz and world music mixed into this most creative electronic music festival. Headline acts: Ezra Collective, Floating Points, Nubya Garcia.
Newsam Park – Leeds – 29th August:
A new festival aimed at the techno crowd. Headline acts: Sven Vath, Jamie Jones, Denis Sulta.
Creamfields – Daresbury, Cheshire – 26th – 29th August:
The oldest and the biggest dance festival with over 200 artists performing. Headline acts: deadmau5, Carl Cox, Martin Garrix.
Beautiful People – London – 4 September:
A festival with a more house, R&B, and disco vibe. Headline acts: Arrested Development, Basement Jaxx DJ set, David Rodigan.
Southbound Festival – South London – 5 September:
A new dance music festival with live acts, DJs, and MCs. Headline acts: Sigma [DJ set], SaSaSaS, The Manor.
Hospitality Weekend in the Woods – Beckenham, Kent – 18 & 19 September:
Drum and Bass Festival, with DJ sets and live performances. Headline acts Metrik, Netsky, Camo & Krooked.
Boundary Brighton – 25 September:
Brighton’s biggest electronic music festival. Headline acts: Chase & Status, CamelPhat, Andy C.
MiNT Festival – Leeds – 25 September:
A range of dance music and a party atmosphere. Headline acts: Amelie Lens, Dax J, Eats Everything.