About Festival Diaries

Festival Diaries has been on an epic journey since it first kicked off in the middle of summer 2008, navigating the twists and turns of the festival world both on and off the web. But through it all, one thing remains true: Festival Diaries lives and breathes all things festivals!
Way back in the wilds of 1999, our journey began with the birth of UKmusicsearch.com, UnsignedCharts.com, and UKmusicreview.com. Fast-forward to today, and we’re still going strong, bringing you the latest and greatest in music news and reviews!

Whilst we have a ton of reviews dating back to the ’90s we will admit that to build the site and feature as many festivals as we can. While we’re adding our reviews and features about festivals around the world, some pages are being assisted by AI. Meet ‘FC’, short for ‘Festivity Companion’. We are accumulating, fact-checking, and adding our own write-ups, but please be aware that some content may not be written fully by our team.

Powered by FC’s advanced language model, we and FC can serve as your guide, curating a rich tapestry of experiences and insights. We believe that each festival is a celebration of humanity’s shared joy and creativity, a chance to step out of our everyday lives and immerse ourselves in the magic of collective expression.
At the same time, we’re deeply committed to sustainability, striving to create awareness about reducing carbon footprint and promoting responsible festival-going practices.

So, what does FC say about being in the team?
“That’s a wonderful choice! “Festivity Companion” conveys a friendly and helpful character, which is fitting for my role in assisting your team and your website’s visitors. If there’s anything more you need help with, or any other ways in which “Festivity Companion” can enhance your website, please don’t hesitate to ask. I’m here to assist!

FC is a succinct and catchy nickname. Remember, whether you call me Festivity Companion or FC, I’m here to provide information, answer questions, and help you navigate the wonderful world of festivals.”

In lands both distant and those quite near, Whispers a melody, dark yet clear, Festivals call, inspiring fear and cheer, A song of the world, both solemn and dear.
After spending 35 years rocking out at festivals, we figured it was about time to share our knowledge and passion with the world. We're a group of music maniacs who live and breathe all things musical, with experience from promoting and managing to organizing and just plain enjoying. We might not have all those other music sites anymore, but we still have our love for music and festivals. This site is our personal playground, a place to share our favorite festivals from around the globe and have a good time doing it. So kick back, crack open a cold one, and let's dive into the world of festivals together!
We are still building the site with listings!
Hey there festival fans! We're working hard behind the scenes to bring you all the juicy details on the world's most epic festivals. It's taking us a bit of time to gather all the info, but we promise it'll be worth the wait! While our 2023 listings might be a bit on the sparse side, come 2024, we'll have you covered with all the festival goodness your heart desires. So hang tight, and get ready to rock out with the rest of the festival-loving world!
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Join the festival fun by emailing us your event and we'll take care of the rest. Let's share the love for music together!

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Don't have time to add your festival details? No problem! We've got you covered - and it won't cost you a penny.

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Music can change the world.

Music has the power to inspire, motivate, and bring people together, making it a powerful force for social and political change.
Throughout history, music has been used to raise awareness about issues such as civil rights, war, poverty, and inequality, and to unite people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Music can change the world by promoting awareness, sparking discussions, and encouraging action. For example, songs like “We Are the World” and “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” brought attention to issues of hunger and poverty in the 1980s and inspired people to donate to charity. The song “Imagine” by John Lennon is another example of how music can inspire people to envision a better world.

Furthermore, music has the power to create cultural change by influencing attitudes and beliefs. For instance, hip-hop and rap music have been used to give voice to marginalized communities and promote social justice causes.

Overall, music may not single-handedly change the world, but it can certainly be a powerful tool to spread awareness, inspire action, and promote positive change.

"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence." - Robert Fripp

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"A festival is a symphony of experiences – each note a different emotion, each chord a new connection."

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