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Festival season is almost upon us. Yay! But which one is best for you?

We've sifted trough the hundreds of bashes taking place this summer to bring you a handy festival guide. Here, then, are 33 festivals that carry the NME stamp of approval.

Read on to watch live videos from headliners and find out why each one is worth digging out your wellies…


Standon Lordship, Hertfordshire; August 6-8

With a line-up that practically defines the term ‘critically acclaimed’ – perhaps the only time you’ll see Buena Vista Social Club and Fucked Up on the same bill – it’s like the organisers know they can’t compete with the big boys in terms of headliners so they’ve booked ALL the ace medium-sized bands. Only problem with this many groups worth seeing is that there’s no time to get munted.

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