Summer festivals in London
Summer festivals in London

Limousine Hire to any 2013 Summer festivals in London

There are few combinations better than sunshine, friends and good music! So why not get a group together hire a stretch limousine and head to one of these London music festivals, where some of the world’s biggest artists will be performing this summer? Whether you love dance, indie, R&B, rock or pop, there is an event you will love taking place in the capital this year. Read on to find out more about five of 2013’s biggest London music festivals.

Wireless Festival

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Olympic Park, London, E20 2ST

Event Times
Friday 12th July (Justin Timberlake + Guests): Doors – Midday, Show – 1pm
Saturday 13th July (Jay Z + Guests): Doors – Midday, Show – 1pm
Sunday 14th July (TBC + Guests): Doors – Midday, Show – 1pm

First up on July 12th to 14th is London’s top urban music festival, Wireless. This year Wireless is set to be bigger and more exciting than ever, as it’s among the first live music events to take place at the London Olympic Stadium in Stratford. This follows a move from the festival’s original home of Hyde Park.

The 2013 headline acts are also pretty impressive. Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z will headline Friday and Saturday respectively, then the pair will come together for the grand finale performance on Sunday night. The rest of the line-up is also packed with big names, including Black Eyed Peas star gone solo,, and Grammy Award winner Frank Ocean.

Somerset House Summer Series

Location: Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 1LA
Event Dates: 11th to 21st July 2013

How would you like to enjoy a live music extravaganza in the setting of a beautiful, historic London building? Somerset House opens its doors to music fans each year for their Summer Series. This year’s concert programme includes artists from a variety of genres, ranging from sweet acoustic-pop artist Lianne La Havas to dance music legends Basement Jaxx.

Tickets go fast for the Summer Series as it’s a unique opportunity to experience London’s culture and history. The concerts take place on 11 consecutive nights, beginning on 11th July and running until the 21st. If you’re a Londoner, the Summer Series will show you a new side of the city, while tourists will equally enjoy the chance to spend an evening at this famous British landmark.


Location: Victoria Park, Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London, E3 5SN
Event Dates: 19th, 20th and 21st July 2013

East London’s Lovebox festival is known for its eclectic mix of artists. As usual, 2013’s line-up includes performers from a range of genres, including some of the year’s coolest new acts and some true music legends. Among the newbies are Rudimental, Azealia Banks and AlunaGeorge, and the more established acts include Plan B, Kelis and Lil Kim.

Lovebox 2013 takes place at Victoria Park between the 19th and 21st of July. In addition to the live performers, festival-goers can also party to DJ sets by big names in the dance world such as Disclosure and Annie Mac. The three-day event is organised by Mama Group, who are also responsible for The Great Escape and Global Gathering.

Electric Daisy Carnival

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Olympic Park, London, E20 2ST
Event Dates: Saturday 20th July 2013

If you’ve ever dreamed of attending the famous American dance music festival, the Electric Daisy Carnival, now is your chance! On 20th July 2013, the hugely popular event arrives in London for a massive party at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Expect amazing light shows, dancers and lots of glow sticks.

The Electric Daisy Carnival, known as EDC for short, started in Las Vegas and has become North America’s largest dance music event. The UK carnival will follow the same pattern, with DJ sets from a selection of the biggest names in electro and EDM. British DJs such as Sub Focus and Flux Pavillion feature on the line-up alongside huge international artists such as Avicii, Tiesto and Porter Robinson.

iTunes Summer festivals in London

Location: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH
Event Dates: 1st to 30th September 2013

If you haven’t had your fix of live music by September, don’t worry – there is still a whole month of performances by big name artists to enjoy! The ITunes Festival is free to attend, but you need luck on your side as tickets are allocated via a prize draw. You can enter online to win tickets for as many shows as you like, and if you’re successful you also get to bring a friend.

Although the ITunes Summer festivals in London only started in 200?, it has become one of London’s most important music events. This year huge name artists have already been announced to play at the Roundhouse, where the festival takes place, including Elton John, Justin Timberlake and the Arctic Monkeys. Each act is supported by an up-and-coming artist who the organisers believe will appeal to the same audience.






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