floods hit Download 2016 campsite

waith a flash river flooding tents

published: Fri 10th Jun 2016

around the festival site (floods)

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2016
Donington Park, Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£205 for five nights with camping
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Fri 6th May 2016

The great British weather has struck again at Download today as heavy rain has brought flash flooding to Download Festival's campsite at Donington Park, which kicked off today and is held over this weekend of Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2016.

Currently a bit of a wash-out Donington Park very wet and visitors arriving are recommended to take wellies (perhaps waders if the rain doesn't abate), festival goers have already dubbed the event 'Drownload 2016' and conditions have been described as "fairly terrible!"

Topping the bill tonight is Rammstein, Saturday headliner is Black Sabbath, and Sunday's headliner is Iron Maiden. Also announced are Korn, Deftones, Megadeth, Nightwish, Disturbed, Shinedown, Killswitch Engage,  Don Broco, Architects, Neck Deep, Tremonti, Gojira, Beartooth, Saxon, Ghost, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Billy Talent, Saxon, The Amity Affliction, Alien Ant Farm, Amon Amarth, Anti-flag, As Lions, Ashestoangels, Black Peaks, Bury Tomorrow, Cane Hill, Danko Jones, Electric Wizard, Escape The Fate, Good Tiger, Grand Magus, Graveyard, Heck, Hill Valley High, Jane's Addiction, Kadavar, Monster Truck, Muncie Girls, Municipal Waste, NoFX, One Ok Rock, Pallisades, Periphery, Reigning Days, Shvpes, Sixx:A.M., Slaves, Strange Bones, The King Is Blind, The Kenneths, Turbowolf, Wage War, Whiskey Myers, Zoax, Halestorm, Beartooth, Twin Atlantic, Atreyu, Attila, Skindred, Juliette and The Licks, Raging Speedhorn, The Amorettes, Wearing Scars, The Wild Lies, the silent film accompanied by a rock band - Gutterdammerung, and more. In total around 150 acts appear over five stages over the three days of the festival.

For the line-up details as available see the Download line-up page.



Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2016
Donington Park, Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£205 for five nights with camping
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Fri 6th May 2016


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