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    Hello fellow festival fans,

    I've been going to Coachella for the past few years, but I am now going to be spending at least a year in Aberdeen, Scotland working. I'm sad to miss Coachella this year, but I am excited to get to some other festivals in the UK. I was wondering if people could help me track down the names of the other major festivals in Scotland and the rest of the UK? I know of Glastonbury, Rewind, and Rockness.

    I know there must be more in the UK. What are the big ones?

    Also, I guess since Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden are all pretty close, anything located over there would be appreciated too.

    I appreciate any help in advance!

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    We went to Bestival in September and had fun.
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    Just browse through the location section of this comprehensive list: http://festival-outlook.consequenceofsound.net/
    2/12/: The Budos Band @ The New Parish
    2/12: Sunset @ Mighty
    2/14: Robag Whrume @ PW
    2/25: The Dead Ships @ Bender's
    2/25: Kamsai Washington @ The Independent
    2/25: Julien Baker @ Bottom of the Hill
    3/3: Lower Dens @ The Independent
    3/12: David Crosby @ The Aladdin Theater
    3/18: Blanck Mass @ The Rickshaw Stop
    3/23: Quilt @ The Independent
    3/27: Joanna Newsom @ The Fox Theater
    4/1: Ben Klock, DVS1 @ PW
    4/13: Underworld @ Fox Theater Pomona
    4/15-17: Coachella

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    Roskilde is supposed to be great. It's a week of partying then a 4 day festival at the end.

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    March 3 - Sumac
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    March 24 - David Gilmour
    March 31 - Melvins
    April 19 - Smashing Pumpkins
    April 30 - Levitation
    May 13 - The Cure
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    In addition to the CoS list, there's a uk website called "efestivals" that keeps up to date information on all things festivals. Particularly Euro festivals.
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    Thanks for all the help! I'm starting to read through all the websites you guys recommended.

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    T in the park always looks like a good line up. Crowd looks fun and into the music. Only downside is that there are a lot of NEDS and the festival gets a bit trashy, from what i have heard and read.

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    if you're into riots and moshing, then Reading is the place

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    Boomtown Fair looks like a fun party.
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