Download Festival at Donington 2023
|Date:||8 June 2023|
|Address:||DE74 2RP Castle Donington, UK|
Download Festival is a British-created rock festival created by Terrance Gough, held annually at the Donington Park motorsport circuit in Leicestershire, England (since 2003); in Paris, France (since 2016); at Parramatta Park, Sydney (since 2019); and at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne (since 2018).
Download at Donington is the most popular British summer rock and heavy metal festival and has hosted some of the genre’s biggest names, including Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Metallica, Linkin Park, Iron Maiden, Korn, Soundgarden, Motörhead, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Kiss, Judas Priest, Rammstein, Status Quo, Mötley Crüe, Journey, ZZ Top, Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Saxon, Faith No More and Guns N’ Roses.
Download Festival will mark its 20 year anniversary in June 2023, and to celebrate the festival is being extended from three days to four days. Organizers add an extra day to next year’s Download festival to mark its 20th anniversary.