Three Friday Nights
Surrey plays host to some of the best outdoor music festivals in the UK. Now's the time to start booking those tickets, as concerts with the biggest names and the best tribute acts sell out fast! Here's our top pick of who to see and where to see them!
Three Friday Nights at Goodwood Racecourse, May 31, June 14, June 21
The legendary Three Friday Nights at Goodwood Racecourse for another year with three top DJs who will transform the picturesque Parade Ring into a dance floor under the stars. Book now to see Rudeimental, Andy Cato and Trevor Nelson this summer.
Hampton Court Festival 2013, June 13 to 24
Scene of Henry VIII’s infamous compulsory purchase from the discredited Cardinal Wolsey, Hampton Court Palace is quite simply one of the most impressive historic buildings in the world. Catch the likes of Jools Holland, Imelda May and Cliff Richard in this unique backdrop.
Epsom Live 2013 July 4, 11, 18, 25
Epsom Live! evenings start with six horse races over the world renowned Derby course. The racing is followed by a live outdoor concert at dusk, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Epsom Downs. This year you can see Bananarama, Tony Hadley, Mike and the Mechanics and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.
Kew the Music 2013, July 9 to 14
Featuring six exceptional artists over six consecutive nights, these festival‐style concerts are renowned for their magical laid back atmosphere. This year, performing against the backdrop of the magnificent Victorian Temperate House, will be Blondie, The Human League, Paul Weller, Jools Holland, Leona Lewis and Bellowhead.
Hampton Pool Music 2013 July 12 to 27
Now a well-established part of the south-west London summer season, Hampton Pool’s beautiful open-air location is the perfect setting to enjoy a musical programme that mixes classic acts, brilliant performers and timeless music in an easy-going atmosphere. Among the classic line up are The Zombies, ABC and Midge Ure.
Magic Summer Live 2013, July 13 to 14
As sad as it was to learn that Guilfest is no more, music lovers will be pleased to know that there will still be a music festival in Guildford this summer. Bryan Adams and Jamiroquai have been confirmed as the headliners for Magic Summer Live 2013, which will take place on July 13 and 14 at Stoke Park. Joining this stellar line up will be James Morrison, Joss Stone, Squeeze, Level 42, Soul II Soul, The Overtones and Kim Wilde.
Sandown Music Nights, July 17, 24, 31
Sandown Music Nights are among the biggest dates in the racecourse’s calendar with major acts performing live against a stunning backdrop. Book now to see Madness, Happy Mondays and Travis this July
Kempton Park Racecourse, September 14
One of the brightest male solo artists the UK has produced in years, Conor Maynard already has a number one album, three top ten hits and well over half a million singles sold in the UK alone. To round off the season, he'll be performing live at Kempton Park Racecourse on Saturday, September 14