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The best music festivals are found in the USA…

The USA is MASSIVE. Seriously massive. It’s a country full of diversity, which is reflected in their music scene. They’ve got a variety of incredible festivals just waiting to be attended. Whether you’re a bit of a celebrity-spotting fashionista, into your hard-core punk or like to keep things pretty chilled, the USA is guaranteed to satisfy your musical penchant, whatever it is! Not only that, the freshest new talent and undiscovered gems are often found at festivals, especially in the States – that’s the best bit about them. So hop across the pond, put your dancing shoes on and keep your ears out for the next big thing in music!

Let’s get stuck into some of the AWESOME festivals the USA has to offer…

The obvious choices…

Coachella

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KYKO – STA Travel Sounds artist of the month

The music scene in London just keeps better! The capital is heaving with so many exciting young artists, KYKO included. South London-born and raised Verrill, a multi-instrumentalist with a feverish passion for experimenting, has been crafting noise since reaching his teens. Raised in a household rife with the sounds of Paul Simon and British bands like The Jam, Verrill strives to combine his musical background with his passion for modern pop music and it’s ever-evolving form.

When we first heard KYKO’s music we loved his sound so much that we invited him to play at the STA Travel Sounds stage at this years Bestival festival.

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Teenage Cancer Trust & STA Travel: Supporting Young People With Cancer Worldwide

At STA Travel, we help millions of young travellers explore the world each year. Yet every day in the UK, around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer.

These young people are friends, family and colleagues of the STA Travel community, who require expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word cancer.

In 2015, STA Travel formed a partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust and other charities around the world to help spread awareness and raise vital funds. Our CEO John Constable said: “There are specific challenges that come with having cancer when you are young. Normal life is suddenly turned upside down and treatment prevents you from socialising, playing sports and travelling. We want to spread the word about Teenage Cancer Trust, and their important work in bringing young people for treatment in a home-away-from-home-environment”.

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Throwback to our favourite Bestival artists!

We’re bringing you a homage to all the greats that have graced the Bestival stage over the last 12 years. Oh boy there have been some good ones! From the likes of Amy Winehouse to the Beastie Boys and The Prodigy to The Cure.

So let’s throwback to some classic line ups and get a little bit BUZZING for this year’s Bestival!

2004: Basement Jaxx

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STA Travel takes on Bestival

This is the second year that STA Travel will be taking on Bestival and we literally cannot wait! But unfortunately like everyone else, we’re just gonna have to. After the success of last year, we are promising to comeback BIGGER and BETTER than ever before.

So here’s what we’ve got in store for you beautiful festival goers…

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