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8 Yorkshire music festivals for summer 2019 - and the acts confirmed to play them

Missed out on Glastonbury tickets this year? No need to panic - there are plenty of music festivals you can find in God's Own Country.

Check out the best music festivals happening this summer throughout Yorkshire.

1. Leeds Festival, 23rd-25th August

One of Yorkshire's most popular festivals, music lovers attending Leeds Festival this year can look forward to Foo Fighters, the 1975 and Post Malone headlining alongside a host of other big-name artists. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other

2. Slam Dunk Festival, 25th-26th May

Looking for something a little less mainstream? Slam Dunk Festival is an award-winning UK Pop-punk, Metal, and Alternative music held in Leeds. This year, All Time Low and Bullet for my Valentine are highlights. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other

3. Tramlines Festival, 19th-21st July

Dubbed "Sheffield's biggest party", Tramlines is an excellent (non-camping) festival taking place in the city each year. Big time disco legends CHIC will be headlining alongside Two Door Cinema Club and the Courteeners. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other

4. Deer Shed Festival, 26th-28th July

A family-friendly music, arts and science festival, this year Deer Shed near Topcliffe village will be welcoming Ezra Furman, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Anna Calvi and more. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other

5. Grassington Festival, 14th-29th June

Grassington is a small annual event that calls itself a "celebration of music and arts in the Yorkshire Dales". Stand-out acts this year include singer Mica Paris and comedian Ed Byrne. Picture:

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6. Staxtonbury Festival, 4th-7th July

Held near Scarborough, Staxtonbury Festival is great fun for all the family. It's small but lively, and acts already booked this year include Boomin, Huge, Soul Rida and Friday Street. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other

7. Underneath the Stars Festival, 2nd-4th August

Underneath the Stars is held near Barnsley in August and promises three days of music, art and fun. In 2019 Scottish duo The Proclaimers as well as Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will be playing. Pictured: Contributed Copyright: other

8. Cleckheaton Festival, 5th-7th July

If you're a folk music fan, this is the festival for you! At this small Yorkshire festival you can look forward to seeing a host of acts including Daphne's Flight and the 'London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra. Picture: Contributed Copyright: other


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