Brooklyn, New York
Inspired by Groove Armada's club night of the same name, Lovebox headed outdoors for the first time in 2003. That first one-day event on Clapham Common was swamped by eager clubbers and this mad-for-it bash has since morphed into one of London's best festivals – a three-day glitz-and-glam shindig with acts booked depending on their ability to get feet moving.
As well as attracting one of the friendliest festival crowds you could wish to party with, the stages are usually a sight to behold, too, with art installations and theatrical film-sets sourced from Glastonbury. Red Bull Music Academy is joining the party once more with a stage featuring Jazzie B, DJ Harvey, David Rodigan, Mark Ronson, A-Trak, Toddla T and many more. See you down the front.
Lovebox 2013: mamacolive.com/lovebox