Chapter Three
Revolution of Imagination

Dream big and don’t hold back. The future is imagined first.

Boomtown is a music festival, but not as you know it.

A parallel world where unique city districts come alive. With 12 main stages, over 50 hidden venues, thousands of performers, and one secret lineup.

Discover the stories unfolding all over the city, and uncover the collective wisdom teaching us all how to transform our world.

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February 28, 2024

LIVE: Thumpasaurus - Boomtown 2023

Check out Thumpasaurus' Struttin' in all its glory 💥

Many citizens told us that Thumpasaurus were their find of the weekend at last year's show! 🔎

With every corner of the city having a unique theme and every genre imaginable soundtracking the show - Boomtown is an adventure of discovery ✨



Boomtown always celebrates the infinite variety of music from around the globe. With soundsystem culture the beating heart of the town there will also be the freshest new post-punk bands, dons of the reggae world, disco divas, and afrobeat royalty.

From jungle to techno, house to hardcore, dub to dnb and many more, whatever your taste we’ll have it covered in our secret lineup; to be revealed just before the show!

February 28, 2024

Stepping Through The Camera

It's hard to believe that 6 months ago the South Down National park was swimming with almost 60,000 Boomtown citizens.

Seeing the space at this time of year puts into perspective how the smallest seedling of imagination can blossom into a limitless phenomenon.

Step through the lens and see how some of your favorite Boomtown locations look right now!

February 28, 2024

Sharing Work: The Long Time Academy Podcast

As part of our weekly series, we’re inviting you to immerse yourself in some of the inspiring work and resources that will ignite your imagination.

The Long Time Academy Podcast is hosted by The Long Time Project’s co-founder Ella Saltmarshe. The Long Time Project wants to find ways to make people care more about what happens in the future, so we start taking care of it now. It's about getting everyone excited and working together to be good ancestors.

The podcast comes to listeners with one clear message: “changing the way we choose to engage with time can be life-changing, both when it comes to the problems we’re facing day to day, and to the huge threats we’re facing as a species”

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Don't just take our word for it...

Drum & Bass Awards
Best Festival & Best Event 2023
Boomtown Citizen
I had lost my faith in humanity finishing university and since leaving the festival I feel like I have been given a second wind, a new outlook on life. Boomtown saved my life, I literally cried at the opening ceremony realising how far I had come.
Major Events International
Best Non-Sport Event
DNB Arena Awards
Best Festival 2022 & 2023
UK Festival Awards
Best Festival Production 2023 & 2024
Boomtown Citizen
I feel that the community at Boomtown is unlike anything you’d find at any other festival. Everyone is so lovely and it feels like such a safe, happy place to be.
Best Festival 2023
February 28, 2024

LIVE: Confidence Man - Boomtown 2023

You never used to listen now you do... 🎶

Take us back to Confidence Man and sunny Grand Central afternoons! ☀️