Music festivals: What's on summer 2008

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The ultimate guide to this year's best British music festivals

August

Connect
Date: August 29-31
Location: Inveraray Castle, Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland
Headliners: Franz Ferdinand, Kasabian, Bloc Party, Sigur Ros, Manic Street Preachers, Goldfrapp, Duffy, Mercury Rev
Tickets: £125 (Early bird weekend camping ticket).
Website: www.connectmusicfestival.com

Offset Festival
Date: August 30-31
Location: Hainult Forest Country Park
Headliners: Wire, Gang Of Four, Young Knives, The Maccabees, Metronomy, Fightstar, Die! Die! Die!
Tickets: £45 (£55 with camping)
Website: www.offsetfestival.co.uk



September

End of the Road Festival
Date: September 12-14
Location: Larmer Tree Gardens, North Dorset
Headliners: British Sea Power, Jeffrey Lewis, Micah P Hinson, Laura Marling, Mercuy Rev, Two Gallants, more TBC
Tickets: £105 (weekend camping).
Website: www.endoftheroadfestival.com

Bestival
Date: September 5-7
Location: Robyn Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight
Headliners: My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Underworld, Pendulum, Roni Size, Aphex Twin, CSS, The Breeders, Foals, George Clinton, more
Tickets: £130 (weekend camping).
Website: www.bestival.net

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