Live Nation today announced that will.i.am has been confirmed as special guest for Legends of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and JAY Z at Yahoo! Wireless Festival on Sunday 14 July. Other additions across the weekend include Sub Focus (Live), Zane Lowe (DJ Set), Bluey Robinson, Drop City Yacht Club, Devlin, Taboo and Misha B. Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 will have an exciting brand new stage – The Yahoo! Stage – which will feature an incredible line up of talent playing across the three days including Fazer, Mikky Ekko, Giggs, Watsky, A*M*E and Taboo. Tickets for Sunday 14 July headlined by Legends of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and JAY Z – a special preview of their North American Stadium Tour – are available but selling fast, www.wirelessfestival.com
Tickets for Friday 12 July (headlined by Justin Timberlake) and Saturday 13 July (Headlined by JAY Z) are now sold out.
In 2011, as part of Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am headlined a sold out Wireless Festival, it was one of the most electrifying sets in Wireless Festival history. This year sees the star return for his first solo performance. The singer, songwriter and producer extraordinaire has received countless accolades as part of The Black Eyed Peas including seven Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, a Teen Choice Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, and three World Music Awards. will.i.am has released four outstanding solo albums, with his fourth ‘#willpower’ containing the massive hit singles ‘This Is Love’ (feat. Eva Simons), and ‘Scream & Shout’ (feat. Britney Spears) out last week. will.i.am is not the only Black Eyed Peas member to be making his solo debut, Taboo has also been confirmed to play the festival.
Yahoo! Wireless Festival is the festival that everybody’s talking about and without doubt the destination of the Summer. Promoted by Live Nation, this dazzling open-air live music experience offers a chance to experience the excitement of watching the best in popular music in one of London’s most iconic sites – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. With many more acts and details still to be unveiled, Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 is set to be the biggest and best event on the summer’s musical calendar.
YAHOO! WIRELESS FESTIVAL LINE-UP SO FAR (NEW ADDITIONS IN BOLD):
FRIDAY 12 JULY
Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel, Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, special guest Frank Ocean, Bingo Players, Sub focus, Zane Lowe (DJ set), Bluey Robinson, Drop City, Yacht Club
SATURDAY 13 JULY
JAY Z, Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, DJ Fresh/Live Special guest Calvin Harris, Flux Pavilion, Zedd, Iggy Azalea, Devlin, Taboo
SUNDAY 14 JULY
Justin Timberlake and JAY Z LEGENDS OF THE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR, A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, A$AP Rocky, Jessie Ware, Katy B, Magnetic Man, Rizzle Kicks, 2 Chainz, Porter Robinson, Angel, Daley, Misha B
YAHOO! STAGE (DAY SPLITS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON)
FAZER, MIKKY EKKO, WATSKY, MIKILL PANE, KOAN SOUND, GIGGS, A*M*E, MAT ZO, FLIGHT FACILITIES, CLEAN BANDIT, JAKWOB, LOGIC, JACOG PLANT, P MONEY, WAKA FLOCKA FLAME, PHLO FINISTER, DROP CITY YACHT CLUB, JOEL COMPASS, CHARLIE BROWN