The countdown is officially on as Boardmasters is now just four months away, and to celebrate, even more acts have today been added to this year’s line-up.Maximo Park, SG Lewis, Michael Kiwanuka and more will be joining the likes of Chase & Status, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Primal Scream on the glorious Cornish Coastline from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 August 2016 for Cornwall’s own surf and music festival. With the biggest names in music and the most exhilarating surf action, don’t miss out, tickets are on sale NOW via the website.
A further nineteen acts have been added to the line-up today, with rockers Maximo Park, Michael Kiwanuka whose new album ‘Love and Hate is out soon, one of the hottest rising UK producers SG Lewis, The Big Moon repping the ladies, Northern alt-rock band Dinosaur Pile Up, the infectious Youth Club and the bluesy duoSmokin’ Durrys. They’ll be joined by Antimatador, My NU Leng & Dread MC, Charlie Tee and The Duke Spirit, as well as Hidden Charms, Icarus, Auction For The Promise Club, Joseph J. Jones,The Steelers, Keir, Recreations and Allibis.
Boardmasters can also today reveal on which day each of the acts lined up are set to take to the stage and perform. On Friday it’ll be Catfish and the Bottlemen, followed drum n bass legends Chase & Status closing the show, Saturday will see Kaiser Chiefs get crowds rocking, and an electric set from Deamau5 and finally onSunday, the incredible Primal Scream will take to the stage followed by James Bay who will bring Boardmasters 2016 to an epic close.
Boardmasters is located across two sites bursting with the best in music and sports action. Keep the party going at the Beach Sessions with live music on idyllic Fistral Beach, as well as the Beach Bar and BBQ bringing the food, drink and DJ sets. Head into Newquay to party into the early hours with Boardmasters After Parties, which take place at clubs around the town centre. Don’t miss the Pro Skate and BMX competitions to check out the best in extreme sports, the Surf Village, Cornish Market where you can taste the local delights, as well as Surf Art, photography and film sessions. If watching the surf action from the sidelines has tempted you to try it out yourself, ride the waves with a Surf Lesson from a local surf school. Unwind and relax at the Wellbeing Area or the On Site Eco Spa for some well deserved pamper time. There is also Luxury Camping and Glamping on offer to upgrade your experience even more.
Established in 1981, Boardmasters is a 5-day event situated across two stunning locations in Cornwall – the surfing mecca of the UK, Fistral Beach where Boardmasters famous International Surf Competitions take place and arguably the most stunning location in the country to watch live music, Watergate Bay. Last year saw Boardmasters welcome over 150,000 festivalgoers across its two sites over the 5 days of the festival. Boardmasters operates a tiered ticket system with price bands for tickets changing over time. The sooner you buy, the cheaper it is! Book tickets via the website.
Deadmau5 // James Bay // Chase & Status
Catfish and the Bottlemen // Kaiser Chiefs // Primal Scream
Lianne La Havas // Sigma // Craig David’s TS5 // // Wilkinson // Wolf Alice
Example & DJ Wire // Foxes // Soul II Soul // Mystery Jets // Kano // Krept & Konan The Magic Numbers // Eats Everything // Protoje // Jackmaster // Roots Manuva
Rat Boy // Blossoms // Mike Skinner & Murkage presents TONGA // Raleigh Ritchie SOAK // Maxïmo Park // Michael Kiwanuka // SG Lewis
Alibis // Antimatador // Apres // Artwork // Auction For The Promise Club
Ben Remember // Bicep // Big Deal // Bodhi // COASTS // Camelphat // Carly Foxx Charlie Tee // Danny Howard // Detroit Swindle // Dinosaur Pile Up // Doorly // Dusky
Eli & Fur // Eliza & The Bear // Eton Messy // Formation // Gabrielle Aplin // Heidi
Hein Cooper // Hidden Charms // Icarus // Jack Savoretti // Jamie Lawson
Jonas Rathsman // Joseph J Jones // Keir // Kloe // Louis Berry // MNEK // Maribou State
My NU Leng & Dread MC // Nahko and Medicine for the People // Rationale Recreations // Smokin’ Durrys // Spring King // The Big Moon // The Correspondents
The Duke Spirit // The Mouse Outfit // The Steelers // Toucan
VANT // White // Youth Club
Chase & Status, Catfish and the Bottleman, Lianne La Havas, Wilkinson, Wolf Alice, Krept & Konan, Eats Everything, Blossoms, Maxïmo Park
Auction for the Promise Club, Bicep, Big Deal, Bodhi, Carly Foxx, Danny Howard, Dinosaur Pile Up, Formation, Jack Savoretti, Jonas Rathsman, Keir, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Smokin’ Durrys, Spring King, The Correspondents, Toucan, Youth Club
Deadmau5, Kaiser Chiefs, Craig David’s TS5, Kano, Example & DJ Wire, Foxes, Michael Kiwanuka, Protoje, SG Lewis, Roots Manuva, Jamie Lawson,
Antimatador, Après, Camelphat, The Duke Spirit, Dusky, Eli & Fur, Eliza & The Bear, Eton Messy, Gabrielle Aplin, Icarus, Joseph J. Jones, Kloe, Louis Berry, Mouse Outfit, Panda, Recreations, The Steelers
James Bay, Primal Scream, Sigma, Soul II Soul, SOAK, Raleigh Richie, Mike Skinner & Murkage presents Tonga, Mystery Jets, The Magic Numbers, Jackmaster, Rat Boy
Alibis, Artwork, Ben Remember, Coasts, Charlie Tee, Detroit Swindle, Doorly, Heidi, Hein Cooper, Hidden Charms, MNEK, Maribou State, My Nu Leng & MC Dread, Rationale, The Big Moon, VANT, White