9 Unmissable Women Headlining 2018 London Festivals
In a festival season where some festivals have not one female headliner (*cough* Barclays BST in Hyde Park *cough*), we thought it was about time to celebrate the amazing women headlining 2018’s London festivals.
Even though their names may be smaller on the poster, they’re just as good if not BETTER!
In no particular order, here’s our summer sorted…
An under-rated genius comes to South London, as Field Day changes fields…
Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
NYC’s Karen O brings the Yeah Yeah Yeahs electric atmosphere to Hackney’s new festival.
“OOH HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH!” In SE24.
Patti Smith brings her legendary lyricism to support Nick Cave (although we suspect a lot of ticket buyers might leave after Patti’s performance).
I TURN TO YOU. The cool Spice Girl lets her camp side loose at the MIGHTY HOOPLA.
WHERE YOU’RE THE ONLY MOTHERFUCKER WHO CAN HANDLE ME.
Divine sounds from this world-changing artiste.
The NZ wunderkind is touring and this is one stop you won’t want to miss.
Pop’s queen of the alternative brings something bonkers and new as always.
Hiphop megaforce Princess Nokia is ready to take on the hipsters of Field Day.
Did we miss any incredible women from London Festivals?
Name your heroine in a comment below…
I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.