Download Festival will return to the UK this summer as a pilot event with limited capacity. The event will be part of the second phase of the government’s Event Research Programme, with a 10,000 capacity. The festival will be held in Donington Park on June 18th-20th, where all attendees will be tested for COVID before entry. The full lineup will be revealed tomorrow (28th). Tickets will be available for those who have purchased tickets for the 2022 festival on June 1st, and general on-sale will be public on June 3rd.
“We’re hyped to announce we’re running a pilot event as part of the second phase of the government’s Event Research Programme. Download Pilot will be a 10,000 capacity camping festival in Donington Park on 18th – 20th June, featuring a line up of DL faves to be announced. All attendees will have been tested before entry, meaning you’ll be able to rock out with your fellow Downloaders without a mask or social distancing. Line up lands Friday. Priority access for DL2022 ticket holders available on Tuesday 1st June. General on sale Thursday 3rd June Full info: bit.ly/3bUsYgz #DownloadPilot”