As the Great British winter really begins to set in sales of tickets for Benicassim 2013 are really starting to take-off. Benicassim has been named the best overseas festival of 2012 at the ninth annual UK Festival awards. Founded by DJ Rob da Bank and his wife Josie. The UK Festival Awards are decided by a combination of online votes from fans and music industry experts. It sounds like Benicassim is a proven life-long memory maker. Back in 2010 when I attended my first Benicassim Festival the one thing that really hit me was the fact that you were enjoying these huge name performers (and... [Read the full story]
So you’ve decided to attend Benicassim festival. Make sure you’ve booked your tickets before getting your hotel booked! We’ve been scouring the web for cheap hotel deals in Benicassim so that you can save time and more importantly money by booking through our site. Remember that if you’ve booked the weekend festival ticket, then you’ll have a space on the campsite for the duration of the festival automatically included. However, due to the extreme heat and sweaty conditions that you will experience during the festival then many people, particularly the hardcore... [Read the full story]
Benicassim was awarded the coveted prize of “Best Overseas Festival” by the UK Festival Awards 2012. The UK Festival awards are voted by festival lovers and music industry experts and are highly respected by fans and industry big-wigs alike. I mean we always knew that Benicassim was pretty damn good but to see it voted as Best Overseas Festival 2012 really shows it’s definitely one to include in your calendar for 2013. Check out the other 2012 award winners and nominees on the UK Festival Awards Website (opens in new window). The Overseas Festival Award was introduced as increasing... [Read the full story]
As with all the northern UK airports we’ve looked at the only downside with flying from Newcastle is that you can’t fly directly in to Valencia (the closest airport to Benicassim). If you were feeling bonkers then you could fly to Valencia from Newcastle with 2 changes and at a cost of around 230quid (at time of writing). Alternatively you could fly into Alicante (only a few hours by car/train from Benicassim) for less than 100quid. If you’re doing this with a group of mates then the money (and time) you save is well worth it and can even leave you enough left over to hire... [Read the full story]
So it’s time to lay your thoughts on the line. Who should and shouldn’t play at Benicassim 2013? You tell us! Benicassim 2012 saw the likes of The Horrors, Bob Dylan, The Stone Roses, New Order and Yuksek deliver everything from blinding rock performances through to electrifying dance routines that sent the crowds absolutely ballistic. Tell us what your ears are screaming out for at this year’s festival, but also tell us why and maybe even give us a bit of what might make your ears bleed. Just add your thoughts using the comments section below: Read More →
Benicassim was awarded the coveted prize of “Best Overseas Festival” by the UK Festival Awards 2012. The UK Festival awards are voted by festival lovers and music industry experts and are highly respected by fans and industry big-wigs alike. I mean we always knew that Benicassim was pretty damn good but...[Continue reading: Best Overseas Festival 2012]
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just added four Spotify playlists to the site so you can preview all the artists before you even get to Benicassim. We’re hoping that this will allow you to decide who you really want to see so you can minimise any line-up conflicts at the festival itself. With...[Continue reading: Listen to Benicassim 2012 Playlists Now]
Thanks to all of you who came along to Benicassim 2011. We know everybody is now waiting for news on Benicassim 2012, just sign-up to our newsletter to keep up to date on the latest news and rumours for next year’s festival. We’ve just released our first festival story from the 2011 festival, Sam Bennett...[Continue reading: Your Stories – Tell Us About What You Loved]
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