The best new bands of festival season 2018

The up-and-comers who made this summer a classic

If you didn’t see at least one new band that captured your heart this summer then you’re either very fussy or you’ve been doing festival season wrong. There were plenty of candidates on offer, whether you were looking for something catchy, or deep, or a bit silly, or something to hit you right in the feels. Here are the best new bands we caught over the past few months.