Summer is here and Live Nation UK has started a record-breaking outdoor season. Over the months of June, July and August, Live Nation will host nearly 6 million fans at live shows across the UK.
June kicked off with over 200,000 fans at the new Creamfields South and Liam Gallagher at Knebworth over the bank holiday weekend. For footage of these amazing shows and info on upcoming shows please see here: https://www.livenation.co.uk/summerishere
This weekend was Download festival and Parklife festival which saw more than 300,000 fans descend on Donington and Heaton Park, with headline sets from Kiss, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro, 50 Cent, Chase & Status, Tyler, The Creator and Bicep.
This year is set to be Live Nation UK’s biggest summer ever, with fans attending over 100 events: 4 million people will attend a festival or outdoor event, while nearly 2 million will attend shows at indoor venues across the country. With Harry Styles, Lady Gaga, Eagles, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Billie Eilish all on tour, there are more options than ever for fans.
Denis Desmond Chairman Live Nation UK and Ireland says ‘It is wonderful to see fans reunited with the artists they love, and new bands forging their futures. This will be a summer to remember’.
Fans will not only be attending their favourite festivals but also experiencing five new festivals and editions that Live Nation has to offer this year in the region.
British fans have been waiting to see their favourite acts and are ready to celebrate together with friends and family again – in Scotland, 24% of the population will attend a DF Concerts show or festival this summer.
was itself a record year, this summer is tracking to be one for the books. #SummerIsHERE.
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