Maximo Park and more added to Boardmasters

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 ParkSG LewisMichael 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 ParkMichael Kiwanuka whose new album ‘Love and Hate is out soon, one of the hottest rising UK producers SG LewisThe 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 AntimatadorMy NU Leng & Dread MCCharlie Tee and The Duke Spirit, as well as Hidden Charms, Icarus, Auction For The Promise Club, Joseph J. Jones,The SteelersKeirRecreations 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 VillageCornish 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.



Headline Acts

Deadmau5 // James Bay // Chase & Status

Joined by

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 

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