In just three days time, the north coast of Cornwall will be taken over by lovers of music, surfing and camping, as the renowned annual Cornish festival Boardmasters returns to Newquay.
This year’s line-up is bursting with world-class acts, from James Bay and the Kaiser Chiefs, to Roots Manuva and Lianne La Havas. With multiple stages set across acres of oceanfront land overlooking Watergate Bay, its tropical backdrop makes it one of the most scenic festivals in the UK.
As well as hundreds of international, UK, and Cornish music acts and DJs, the five-day event from 10th to 14th August, 2016 will host BMX and Pro Skate competitions, as well as the renowned international surf competitions at Fistral Beach in Newquay.
There’s a Surf Village with shops, food outlets, bars, and entertainment; a Cornish Market with local culinary dishes and an array of Cornish ales and ciders; a Wellness Area and Onsite Spa; and films, art, and surf lessons.
This year’s musical line-up includes:
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, Hannah Lou Clark, Jack Savoretti, Jonas Rathsman, Joy Crookes, Keir, Lewis Watson, Matt Wills, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Sam Fearon, Smokin’ Durrys, Spring King, The Correspondents, Tom Speight, Toucan, Winter Mountain, Xylaroo, Youth Club.
Deadmau5, Kaiser Chiefs, Craig David’s TS5, Kano, Example & DJ Wire, Foxes, Michael Kiwanuka, Protoje, SG Lewis, Roots Manuva, Jamie Lawson, Adam French, Antimatador, Après, Ben Roberts, Callum Beattie, Camelphat, Cortes, The Duke Spirit, Dusky, Eli & Fur, Eliza & The Bear, Eton Messy, Gabrielle Aplin, Icarus, Johnny Borrell & Zazou, Joseph J. Jones, Kloe, Louis Berry, Lucy Anna, Mouse Outfit, Panda, Recreations, Skinny Living, Soham De, Ten Tonnes, The Steelers, Tom Walker.
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,
Dan Owen, Detroit Swindle, Doorly, Hannah Grace, Heidi, Hein Cooper, Hidden Charms, Into The Ark, Kiko Bun, MNEK, Maribou State, My Nu Leng & MC Dread, Rationale, Rhys Lewis, Sam Richardson, Sivu, Son of Jack, The Big Moon, Tom Prior, Trevor Sensor, VANT, White, White Denim.
For the full Boardmasters line-up, further information, and tickets, visit www.boardmasters.co.uk