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.

 

BOARDMASTERS 2016

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

Friday:

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

 

Saturday:

 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

 

Sunday:

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 

Chase & Status announced as headliner for Boardmasters

Boardmasters gets set to make waves today as the third headline act for this year’s festival is announced. Drum n Bass duo Chase & Status will be making a hotly anticipated return to the golden Cornish coastline for Boardmasters 2016 as they get set to entertain festivalgoers with their thumping, thrilling sound. Cornwall’s own surf and music festival runs from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 August 2016 for five days of exhilarating surf and music action along the sun-drenched coast.

Chase & Status have firmly cemented themselves as the ultimate Drum n Bass duo, having dominated the dance scene for over a decade with their unique sound, which never fails to get crowds jumping. Having released three studio albums, their most iconic dance hits include ‘Blind Faith‘Lost and Found’ and ‘Count on Me’. The duo have just released a brand new single ‘Control’, featuring Slaves, who join the list of the huge musical names that Chase & Status have worked with, including Plan B, Example and Rihanna. They’re no strangers to Boardmasters, having headlined back in 2014. Back by popular demand, Chase & Status are sure rock Watergate Bay this summer with a fist pumping, banging display of the very best in Drum n Bass.

Boardmasters has also today announced further acts joining the line up, including 2016 BRIT Award winning rockers, the awesomeCatfish and The Bottlemen who scooped with coveted British Breakthrough Act gong at this year’s ceremony. The four-piece, who released their new single ‘Soundcheck’ last month are currently on tour, taking the UK by storm with their retro-rock sound and are expected to drop a brand new album later this year.

Boardmasters is stoked to announce even more acts for this year’s festival. The hottest UK rising star right now, Raleigh Ritchie who recently released his debut album ‘You’re a Man Now, Boy’ will be making his Boardmasters debut. The incredible Foxes will be bringing her electro-pop sound, with Krept & Konan representing the best in fresh UK hip-hop. UK rapper Mike Skinner presents TONGA, formerly front man of The Streets is lined up for Boardmasters 2016 alongside funk legends Soul II Soul best known for the chart-topper ‘Back To Life’, and dubstep pioneer Artwork. Bringing the best in UK grime is Kano, who has just released new album‘Made in the Manor’. Get set for dance floor royalty, as Radio One Dance Anthems DJ Danny Howard also joins the line up, withProtoje who’s leading the reggae revival and Manchester punk rockers Spring King. Indie-rockers Eliza and The Bear, who have firmly established themselves with a reputation for an unforgettable live show will take to the stage, as will White who’s sure to bring an electro-funk vibe, the incredible Irish talent SOAK and one to watch, singer-songwriter Louis Berry. Further acts added to the line up include FormationBig DealToucanCarly FoxxCamelphatApresBen Remember, Kloe and Hein Cooper.

Boardmasters is located across two sites jam-packed with the best in music and sports action. Keep the party going with Beach Sessions with live music on stunning Fistral Beach, as well as the Beach Bar and BBQ offering food, drink and DJ sets. Head into Newquay and party into the early hours with Boardmasters After Parties, which take place at clubs around the town centre. There arePro Skate and BMX competitions to check out the best in extreme sports, the Surf VillageCornish Market where you can sample delights from local merchants, 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, you can ride the waves with a Surf Lesson with a local surf school. Unwind and relax at theWellbeing 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.

BOARDMASTERS 2016

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

 

Apres // Artwork // Ben Remember // Bicep // Big Deal // Bodhi // Camelphat  

Carly Foxx // COASTS // The Correspondents // Danny Howard // Detroit Swindle Doorly // Dusky // Eli & Fur 

Eliza & The Bear // Eton Messy // Formation // Gabrielle Aplin // Heidi // Hein Cooper // Jack Savoretti // Jamie Lawson

Jonas Rathsman // Kloe // Louis Berry // Maribou State // MNEK

The Mouse Outfit // Nahko and Medicine for the People // Rationale  

Spring King // Toucan // VANT // White

James Bay set to headline Boardmasters 2016

Boardmasters, Cornwall’s own surf and music festival, has today announced its first headline act set to take to the main stage this summer will be UK singer-songwriter of the moment, James Bay. Boardmasters returns to the stunning sun-drenched Cornish coastline for another year, giving festivalgoers the best in surf and music. The festival runs from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 August 2016.

British homegrown talent, James Bay is riding the wave of platinum-selling success, with his No.1 debut album, ‘Chaos and the Calm’, featuring one of the biggest hits of the year ‘Hold Back The River’ and his current worldwide tour is selling fast. Having been honoured with the Critic’s Choice award at last year’s BRIT’s, he’s been nominated for a massive four awards at the 2016 ceremony and is also in the running for three Grammys. Continuing its role in bringing the hottest new acts to the South West, Boardmasters is stoked to welcome James Bay as he continues to dominate the UK and global music scene.  Fans are in for a treat, with James Bay set to put on a spellbinding performance when he takes to the main stage for his first headline appearance.

Boardmasters has also announced further acts to perform at this year’s festival. First up is the undisputed king of the UK garage sceneCraig David, tipped as one of the most hotly-anticipated comeback acts of 2016, with his latest hit ‘When The Bassline Drops’ currently storming the charts. Also announced are some of the UK’s hottest music acts – Kaiser Chiefs, Jamie Lawson who signed to Ed Sheeran’s record label last year, Example, Sigma, Wilkinson, BRITs British Breakthrough Act nominee Wolf AliceJack Savoretti, Gabrielle Aplin, MNEK, Nahko and Medicine for the People who will join James Bay and Craig David for what’s sure to be a weekend of high-octane performances from the biggest names in music. 

Everything Everything, Roni Size & more set for Boardmasters 2015

Even more acts have been announced for Cornwall’s Boardmasters festival, including 2014 Single Of The Year winners Everything Everything,Mercury Award winner Roni Size Reprazent, rising r&b star and rapper Raleigh Ritchie plus new and upcoming talent from the likes of High Tyde, Rhodes, Seafret, Sundara Karma, The Academic and Tora. They will be joining headliners Bastille, Rudimental and Faithless when the festival returns from Wednesday 5 August to Sunday 9 AugustTickets are on sale NOW via the website here.

As well as BastilleRudimental and Faithless, performances across the weekend will also come from already announced Clean Bandit, De La Soul Live, Duke Dumont, Nick Mulvey, Lower Than Atlantis, Reef, MNEK, Sunset Sons, DJ EZ and The Darkness with loads more acts still to be revealedacross seven stages.

Cornwall’s own surf and music festival is five days of thrilling surf competition at Fistral Beach finished off with the explosive live music on the stunning headland, Watergate Bay.  New for 2015, Boardmasters camping at Watergate Bay has now been extended and will open from Wednesday 5 August, meaning surf fans, beach bunnies and music lovers won’t have to miss a single day of the festival. Those looking for the ultimate Boardmasters experience should purchase the new bumper ticket package – the ‘Charger’ ticket, which includes everything from bus pass to parking, VIP camping, Beach Session gigs, After Parties and a Boardmasters t-shirt and tote bag.

Clean Bandit, De La Soul and more Boardmasters 2015

Boardmasters 2015 has confirmed its first wave of acts that will perform at the festival this summer. Joining headliners Bastille and Rudimental will be Clean Bandit, De La Soul Live, Duke Dumont, Nick Mulvey, Lower Than Atlantis, Reef, MNEK, Sunset Sons, DJ EZ and The Darkness.

Making their Boardmasters debut, Clean Bandit make a very exciting addition to the festival’s line up this year and will be sure to wow the crowd with hits including 2014 anthem and #1 single 'Rather Be’. Fresh from celebrating their 25th anniversary, American hip-hop trio De La Soul will also be bringing the party to Cornwall this summer with their high energy live performance. DJ Duke Dumont joins the bill alongside teenage wonder-kid MNEK. The pair co-wrote Dumont’s hugely successful and Grammy nominated single ‘Need U (100%)’ featuring A*M*E*. Re-reformed Brit Award winners and glam rockers The Darkness will also be appearing at the festival as will singer songwriter and Mercury Prize nominee Nick Mulvey. Completing the first wave of acts announced today is rockers Lower Than Atlantisand Reef, Cornwall favourites Sunset Sons and garage music’s DJ EZ.

Cornwall’s own surf and music festival welcomes festivalgoers to enjoy five days of thrilling surf competition at Fistral Beach as well as a weekend of explosive live music on the stunning headland, Watergate Bay.  New for 2015, Boardmasters camping at Watergate Bay has now been extended and will open from Wednesday 5 August, meaning surf fans, beach bunnies and music lovers won’t have to miss a single day of the festival. Those looking for the ultimate Boardmasters experience should purchase the new bumper ticket package – the ‘Charger’ ticket, which includes everything from bus pass to parking, VIP camping, Beach Session gigs, After Parties and a Boardmasters t-shirt and tote bag!

 

Bastille set to headline Boardmasters 2015

Since last summer, Boardmasters’ family of fans have been crying out for this bands return and Cornwall’s own surf and music festival listened. Back by popular demand, BRIT Award winners, Bastille will be making an epic return to Boardmasters 2015. After missing out on their headline performance last year because of the effects of ex-hurricane Bertha, festival favourites Bastille plan on taking care of unfinished business, playing an unforgettable headline performance as the sun sets over arguably the most beautiful festival setting of the summer.

Click here for the Bastille announcement video

Bastille, who’s highly acclaimed debut album ‘Bad Blood’ made them one the biggest selling British debut acts, is the second act confirmed to headline Boardmasters 2015. They join fellow BRIT Award winners, Rudimental who are also announced to headline the festival. The third and final headline act will be announced soon and will surely cement Boardmasters with one of its best line-ups to date!

Bastille’s front man, Dan Smith said this about the band’s upcoming return to the Boardmasters stage: "We're all incredibly excited to be coming back to Boardmasters for, barring anymore hurricanes, an amazing night in the west country. Growing up in the southwest, Boardmasters was a festival I always wanted to play so when it was cancelled last year I was devastated. Hopefully coming back this year will help make up for it and we'll be able to play some material from our new album as well.   We can't wait to see you all in August."

Boardmasters refund information

Boardmasters has confirmed all ticket holders will be refunded the face value of their Sunday ticket after the event on Sunday 10 August was cancelled because of extreme winds caused by ex-Hurricane Bertha.

As Boardmasters operates a tiered ticketing system, refunds will be remunerated accordingly to the ticket purchased. The value of refunds is listed on the website here:http://www.boardmasters.co.uk/tickets/your-sunday-will-be-refunded/

All card payments made via See Tickets will be refunded automatically within the next 14 days. Cash buyers are to advised to get in touch with See Tickets directly on 01158 960074 from 10am tomorrow, Thursday 14th with their ticket as proof of purchase. Those who purchased from a different ticket agent should contact that agent directly for details of how to arrange their refund.  Any Tipi or pre-erected tent ticket holders are to email [email protected]

Boardmasters 2014 is already being hailed as the best year to date despite Sunday’s cancellation. Those that can’t wait to get back to Cornwall for more explosive live music, world-class surfing and thrilling BMX and Skating action can purchase Dawn Patrol earlybird tickets for Boardmasters 2015 from the website now, available at the 2014 price of £109 for a full 4-day ticket.

For any further information or to book 2015 tickets visit www.boardmasters.co.uk

 

Zane Lowe, Wilkinson and more added to Boardmasters lineup

Zane Lowe, Wilkinson, The Enemy, Dead Kennedys, Oneman, Elli Ingram, Scott Matthews, The Ramona Flowers, Goldirocks, A Plastic Rose, Isaiah Dreads, Amber Run, Bat & Ball, Magnus Puto, Ghouls and Antimatador join the summer celebration of surf from Wednesday 6 August to Sunday 10 August in Cornwall. Click the link for tickets and info for 2014’s Boardmasters festival of music and surfing in Cornwall

These artists will be performing across the weekend on the stunning Cornish coastline at the festival’s Watergate Bay site and will be joining headliners, BRIT award winners Bastille, chart topping Chase & Status and hip-hop megastar Snoop Dogg. Other artists already confirmed to perform include Ben Pearce,Dan Croll, Palma Violets, Bipolar Sunshine, George Ezra, Reel Big Fish, The Cribs, 2manydjs DJ set, Duke Dumont, Roni Size, Peace, Boy & Bear, The Cuban Brothers, Raleigh Ritchie, Coves, Kidnap Kid, My Nu Leng, TCTS, Billon, Big Deal, Yuck, Current Swell, Decade, Southern,Lyger, Emily & The Woods, DJ EZ, Roska, Toyboy & Robin, Monki, The Golden Boy, Eton Messy Presents: Friend Within, Blonde, Isaac Tichauer, Bodhi and Eton Messy DJ Set.

Snoop Dogg will headline Boardmasters 2014

Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion has been confirmed as the third and final headliner for this years surf and music festival Boardmasters in Cornwall.

Snoop lines up against previously announced Bastille and Chase & Status to perform on the Cornish coastline this summer.

Others added to the lineup include: Ben Pearce, The CribsDan Croll, Palma Violets, Bipolar Sunshine, George Ezra and many more.

Additional artists already confirmed to play across the weekend at Boardmasters Watergate Bay are 2manydjs DJ set, Duke Dumont, Roni Size, Peace, Boy & Bear, Reel Big Fish, The Cuban Brothers, Raleigh Ritchie, Coves, Kidnap Kid, My Nu Leng, TCTS, Billon, Big Deal, Lyger, Emily & The Woods, DJ EZ, Yuck, Current Swell, Decade, Southern Roska, Toyboy & Robin, Monki, The Golden Boy, Eton Messy Presents: Friend Within, Blonde, Isaac Tichauer, Bodhi and Eton Messy DJ Set.

Bastille and Chase & Status to headline Boardmasters 2014

Bastille and Chase & Status have been confirmed to headline Boardmasters 2014, the UK’s biggest surf and music festival, which will take place on the stunning Cornish coastline from Wednesday 6 August to Sunday 10 August. Ben Pearce, Dan Croll, Palma Violets, Bipolar Sunshine, George Ezra + plus many more have also been confirmed to play across the weekend at the Watergate Bay site, with a whole host of acts still to be announced including the third headliner.

Bastille

Andrew Topham, Festival Director, says: “We are delighted to announce these first acts, making it Boardmasters biggest music line up to date and still more to come!”

This year’s 4 times BRIT Award nominated band Bastille quickly become one of the biggest bands in the UK since they broke onto the music scene last year with their debut album ‘Bad Blood’. To date the album has clocked up over a quarter of a million sales in the UK alone, becoming the biggest selling debut album of the year so far and still remains in the UK top 10. The band’s single ‘Pompeii’ has become one of the stand out tracks of the year with over half a million sales to date. 

Electro duo Chase & Status released their Gold selling debut album ‘More Than A Lot’ in 2008. Since then they have gone on to collaborate with the likes of Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal, White Lies, Cee-Lo Green and Plan B. Their most recent album ‘Brand New Machine’ stormed the UK charts reaching the no.2 spot in October 2013. Renowned for their electrifying live shows the Drum & Bass maestros are sure to give an explosive performance. 

Also confirmed to play across the weekend at Watergate Bay are Ben Pearce, Palma Violets, Reel Big Fish, George Ezra, Dan Croll, Bipolar Sunshine, The Cuban Brothers, Raleigh Ritchie, Coves, Kidnap Kid, My Nu Leng, Tcts, Billon, Big Deal, Lyger, Emily & The Woods, Dj EZ, Roska, Toyboy & Robin, Monki, The Golden Boy, Eton Messy Presents: Friend Within, Blonde, Isaac Tichauer, Bodhi and Eton Messy Dj Set.

Established in 1981, Boardmasters is a 5-day event situated in two legendary locations in Cornwall. Boardmasters opens on Wednesday 6 August at Fistral Beach, the UK’s surfing mecca and will host the festival’s surf, BMX and skate competitions in addition to the ‘Beach Sessions’ gigs. The festival continues down at Watergate Bay, arguably the most picturesque festival site in the UK with beautiful, uninterrupted views of the ocean for a weekend of explosive live music. The festival has grown year on year with 2013 seeing over 150,000 visitors. 

For 2014, Boardmasters continues its residence at renowned surf hot spot, Fistral Beach, hosting five-days of thrilling surfing. From Wednesday 6 August to Sunday 10 August a record number of fans, friends and family is expected to watch the competition unfold. Surf categories will include Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Men’s Longboard, Pro Junior, Under 16’s and the Air Show. The festival is embracing even more home grown talent than ever before. 2014 is already looking likely to be a record year.