Leeds Festival 2011 Features
Watch our video highlights from 2011 as we go around the world from Biffy in Beefa to Mr Slim at Snowbombing and all the mud-splattered goodness in-between...
We've gone all Einstein on the figures and from Slipknot to Gary Barlow calculated the top ten festival headliners of the summer - now tell us what you think!
Virtual Festivals is the home of having your say and now's your chance to determine the winners of the UK Festival Awards and AIM Awards and give your opinion in our Festival Census.
All the biggest and best interviews from Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011.
The most fun and chaotic pairing since Danny Devito and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 get their first app review.
Scared about what Reading and Leeds 2011 has in store? Worried the music snobs will laugh at you? Have you even packed marker pens? Best check out our bumper preview then.
It's just before headliner time and you're stood, let's face it, a few sheets to the wind, unable to make a decision on who to see. Hold back those tears chum, we've chosen who to watch when those set times collide...
We look at what makes the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2011-nominated albums so great and how they've transposed live at festivals this year. We also check out where else you can catch the nominees this summer.
Ever have problems finding your way back to your tent after a long, hard day of drinking and dancing? Do you keep forgetting where your friends are pitched even though they're in the same field as you?
Continuing our series of eco-friendly gadgets and gizmos that make festival life greener and easier, we're taking a look at the FRANK Water FreeFill scheme, coming to a festival near you this summer.
With the regulars on the R&L bill comes a handful of acts to grace the twin festival bill for the first time.
Luke Morton looks at new ways to make festival-going more environmentally friendly.
Tickets to the Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011 go on general sale at 7.15pm on Monday (21 March), with the line-up being announced at the same time. As the annual bunfight for those golden tickets looms, it seems that the world and its mum wants in - so we've devised a handy guide on how to stay ahead of the competition.
We continue our series on how to festival with a conscience.
This year, Glastonbury organisers are offering an extra incentive to 'Green Travellers' other than the cleaner air and clear conscience.
The secondary ticketing market is big money. Depending on who you speak with estimates can run into billions of pounds per year but is it fair and are fans losing out?
The modern tout has evolved. The days of standing in the shadows outside a venue with a fag arching from their lips seem numbered. If fans want a ticket to a sold out show, then they need look no further than the Internet. But that, it would seem, is causing a headache for many people, too. We sent Daniel Fahey to investigate...
Each week we poll the festival-going public about the biggest topics around. Here you can find the results from all the past polls.
Tell us your thoughts on the reselling of concert and festival tickets!
Chris Eustace is back with his final rumours round-up for 2011, taking a peek at Reading and Leeds, Download Festival and Hard Rock Calling.
We took delivery of a very precious item the other day - a Festival Crystal Ball, with which we would have the power to know exactly who would be headlining every festival for evermore.
Bored at work? Sick of hearing 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' playing on the office radio? Well, take five minutes out to try our Christmas Quiz, or Quiz-mas time waster, as we've dubbed it at VF Towers.
Warning! Inside this article are the answers to our Christmas quiz. If you haven't taken it yet, don't peak inside...
Friday 3 December has become the day of choice for festival organisers putting their 2011 tickets on sale, it would seem.
Thanks, in part, to George Osborne's "unavoidable budget", 2011 looks like it will be the most expensive year for festivals ever. Here we look at the ways to make it as cheap as possible.
A good sole plans ahead, and I've got some early 2011 ticket bargains for ya that are off the scale.