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8 Yorkshire music festivals for summer 2019 - and the acts confirmed to play them

Missed out on Glastonbury tickets this year? No need to panic - there are plenty of music festivals you can find in God's Own Country.

Check out the best music festivals happening this summer throughout Yorkshire.

Grassington is a small annual event that calls itself a "celebration of music and arts in the Yorkshire Dales". Stand-out acts this year include singer Mica Paris and comedian Ed Byrne.

5. Grassington Festival, 14th-29th June

Grassington is a small annual event that calls itself a "celebration of music and arts in the Yorkshire Dales". Stand-out acts this year include singer Mica Paris and comedian Ed Byrne.
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Held near Scarborough, Staxtonbury Festival is great fun for all the family. It's small but lively, and acts already booked this year include Boomin, Huge, Soul Rida and Friday Street.

6. Staxtonbury Festival, 4th-7th July

Held near Scarborough, Staxtonbury Festival is great fun for all the family. It's small but lively, and acts already booked this year include Boomin, Huge, Soul Rida and Friday Street.
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Underneath the Stars is held near Barnsley in August and promises three days of music, art and fun. In 2019 Scottish duo The Proclaimers as well as Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will be playing.

7. Underneath the Stars Festival, 2nd-4th August

Underneath the Stars is held near Barnsley in August and promises three days of music, art and fun. In 2019 Scottish duo The Proclaimers as well as Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will be playing.
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If you're a folk music fan, this is the festival for you! At this small Yorkshire festival you can look forward to seeing a host of acts including Daphne's Flight and the 'London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra.

8. Cleckheaton Festival, 5th-7th July

If you're a folk music fan, this is the festival for you! At this small Yorkshire festival you can look forward to seeing a host of acts including Daphne's Flight and the 'London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra.
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