Oasis Festival 2019 review

The fifth edition of Oasis Festival in Marrakesh returned to the Fellah Hotel for a sold out birthday edition welcoming 5,000 revellers. Mike Barnard was there.

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South West Four Weekender 2019

The tried and trusted late August bank holiday event showcased the best in homegrown British dance music across drum & bass, house and grime. As well as stylish sets from Belgian producer The Magician and Dutch Bakermat came a tour by the US’s Armand Van Helden though 25 years of house hits. Jungle beats past, present and future delivered, courtesy of Andy C, Chase & Status and London’s Shy FX, with a little help from his friends. Laura Jones was there.

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Elrow Town London 2019: Rowmuda Triangle

After a successful stint in the Olympic Park in east London, elrow took its third instalment of the most over-the-top immersive day festival, elrow Town, north to Trent Park. Eric Morillo, Alan Fitzpatrick, Jamie Jones and Camelphat all headlined. Ann McManus was there.

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Wanderlust 108 2019

Wanderlust’s signature mindful triathlon returned for a third year in Battersea Park. The event comprised a 5k run or walk, a DJ-powered 90-minute outdoor yoga class with Tom Middleton on the decks and a 30-minute guided meditation. Ann McManus was there to take part.

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Sónar 2019 report

Sónar 2019 attracted 105,000 people to see 140 performances by more than 300 artists from 36 countries. Mike Barnard was there.

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Kala Festival 2019 review

Albania’s Kala Festival returned for its second year offering another mix of music, wellness and beaches. Mike Barnard was there.

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She Said²: Wanderlust 108 2018

Featuring three mindful activities — running, yoga, and meditation — Wanderlust 108 brought some Saturday morning zen to Battersea Park for its second instalment in London. Ann McManus and Laura Jones were there.

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Kala Festival 2018 review

The debut Kala Festival introduced the Albanian coastline as a destination for music-lovers and explorers of fresh settings to party. Mike Barnard was there.

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Sónar 2018 report

Sónar marked the 25th edition of its Barcelona festival by attracting its highest attendance of 126,000 and more than 150 performances. Mike Barnard reports.

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Nuits Sonores 2018 review

More than 143,000 festival-goers made the 16th edition of Nuits Sonores a record-breaking year for the Lyon event. Mike Barnard was there.

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