Cloud 9 Festival 2011 – Cheshire’s Finest Musical Showcase

The Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide is literally bursting at the moment as the British festival season reaches fever pitch. With the sun finally shining across the UK, the country’s festival goers are making the most of the turnaround in weather and eagerly packing tents for a summer that’s choc-full of great line-ups. Cheshire’s Cloud 9 Festival however can be heralded as not only bringing top quality chart-topping artists to the masses but doing it at a cost that won’t have you digging too deep into your wallet.


Field Day Festival Set to Exhilarate London’s Music Scene This Summer

The first additition to the Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide to come from London for you this morning folks, in the shape of the hugely exciting Field Day Festival. New artists and exclusive performances have now been announced for the East London spectacular and a partnership with Australia’s Laneway Festival confirmed. With students from London undoubtedly having to trek around the country to get their festival fix, this event could be the answer.


Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters Festival Announces 30 Brand New Acts to Add to Fatboy Slim and Co In Association with Vans

Young Academic can bring you news of perhaps the coolest addition to our Ultimate Festival Guide. Following last week’s expedition to Wakestock (review to come), we are absolutely loving music festivals by the sea and this one is to be held on none other than Newquay’s Fistral Beach & Watergate Bay. With even more huge names added to the bill and the promise of glorious sunshine, the Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters Festival is most definitely one to put in your diarys. Young Academic will be doing an exclusive review of Boardmaster complete with interviews and podcasts – so we’ll see you on the sand!


Gentleman’s Dub Club – Suits, Swagger and Sassy Dub

Well we promised you entertainment galore this summer, as that is most certainly what we have for you here at Young Academic. The Ultimate Festival Guide has been churning out event after event and following yesterday’s great interview with dubstep sensation True Tiger, we now have an intriguing interview with Johnny from Gentleman’s Dub Club.


Young Academic Catch Up with True Tiger to Discuss All Things Dubstep!

As festival season really starts to gather pace, Young Academic has been scouring the country looking for the very best interviews and entertainment news. We caught up with dubstep star Stanza from True Tiger last week to discuss his role models, how budding DJ’s can make it in a gruelling industry and the future of a developing genre.


Exclusive Young Academic Glastonbury 2011 Preview

Festival goers across the country are preparing themselves for a Glastonbury that looks set to be nothing short of a belter. Despite early predictions of torrential rainfall, the current MetCheck …


Second Parklife Festival Goes Off Despite the Rain

Young Academic were there last year for the first Parklife Festival at Platts Field, Manchester and boy was there no way we were going to miss this one! Even torrential rain, wind and bogs of Glastonbury-like proportions could not keep the ravers away as Parklife’s new weekender found remarkable success. This, the first of the Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide Reviews, will outline the highlights of what is shaping up to be one of the United Kingdom’s premier dance festivals.


Travel Six Countries With One Thousand Students in One Race with Student Brake Away

As students across the United Kingdom finish their exams and get ready for a belter of a summer, Young Academic will be bringing you news of all the hottest events and festivals going on in 2011. Student Brake Away, now in its eighth year, is a unique car rally through Europe which offers students and young people the opportunity of an experience of a lifetime.


Get Your Camping Gear Sorted and Win Tickets to Kendal Calling with Millets

Following the great Kendal Calling preview in the Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide, we can bring you a great competition brought to you by Millets. With the spring and early summer weather proving to be typically temperamental, camping at your favourite festivals this summer could turn out to be particularly arduous. Therefore, having the best equipment is of paramount importance.


Celebrate the End of Exams in Style with Beach Break Live

With just a few weeks to go until thousands of students are let loose on Pembrey Country Park for this summer’s Beach Break Live, Young Academic delves into the history behind the festival and what’s in store for this year’s festival-goers. The latest addition to the Ultimate Festival Guide, today we bring the latest line up announcements for the festival as a break away from the usual student news.