Boardmasters Drops Third Wave For 2024

Boardmasters Festival UK 2024 news

The sun is shining and spring has sprung, which means Boardmasters 2024 is just a few months away! And today, the festival reveals its third and final wave of acts, completing the line up for 2024. 40+ artists including THE STREETS, MAISIE PETERS, GHETTS, PROFESSOR GREEN and more join the huge line-up which includes headliners CHASE & STATUS, SAM FENDER and STORMZY. Shaping up to be the biggest Boardmasters yet, fans can check out the final billing, as well as stage splits, revealed as part of today’s announcement. Plus, there’s tons to explore at this summer’s Boardmasters, including new festival stages, reimagined spaces, plenty of new places to discover and uncover. That’s not to mention the best in international surfing as the Boardmasters Open supported by Rubicon Raw Energy with the WSL returns to Fistral Beach. Cornwall’s own surf and music festival, takes place from 7th – 11th August 2024 across two stunning sites in Newquay, Cornwall. We’ll see you at the beach!

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Birmingham grime legends THE STREETS join the line-up for Boardmasters. Pioneers of UK garage, The Streets have cemented themselves as one of the most influential groups in British music culture since bursting onto the scene in 2002. The Streets remain groundbreaking to this day, with a catalogue of hits including ‘Fit But You Know It’, ‘Has It Come To This?’, ‘Blinded By The Lights’, ‘Dry Your Eyes’ and 2022’s ‘Brexit At Tiffany’s’. MAISIE PETERS’ innate talent for storytelling and relatable songs has seen her rack up over half a billion streams globally. Maisie has sold out London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire and headlined her own U.S. tours and is now heading to Cornwall for Boardmasters. Her  acclaimed debut album shot straight to No. 2, every date on her headline tour sold out in 1 minute and she has released a string of pop bangers including ‘Cate’s Brother’, ‘Blonde’, ‘Good Enough’ and ‘Not Another Rockstar’.

GHETTS’ latest album ‘On Purpose, With Purpose’ has earned him a deserved flurry of rave reviews including Guardian describing the release as “brimming with elegant fury”. Notably one of the UK’s most prolific and influential rappers, Ghetts joins the Boardmasters bill. He’s an Ivor Novello nominee, a Mercury Prize nominee, and a MOBO Award winner, who serves up sharp commentary and has collaborated with everyone from Kano, Wretch 32 and Sampha. East London’s own MC and rapper PROFESSOR GREEN has remained prolific throughout his incredible career and this summer you’ll find him on Cornish shores, taking to the Boardies main stage for a set laden with his biggest hits including ‘I Need You Tonight’, ‘Jungle’, and ‘Read All About It’. The brilliant platinum-selling singer songwriter CAT BURNS joins, too, known and loved for her relatable tracks including ‘go’ and ‘people pleaser’.

Other hot new additions to the line up include FUTURE UTOPIA, the psych rock band which is the brainchild of the renowned Fraser T Smith who’s added his magic to works by Adele, Dave and Stormzy. Plus, the unstoppable SAMMY VIRJI will be on the decks serving up infectious grooves, as well as ‘Tell Me Something Good’ hitmaker and Scotland’s biggest hyped DJ of the moment EWAN MCVICAR, breakthrough duo GOOD NEIGHBOURS and drawing on all things RnB, soul and reggae, ÄYANNA is not to be missed.

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There’s plenty more for festival-goers to discover, across Boardmasters 11 stages which include a newly-designed and newly-located The View which does firmly what it says on the tin, offering the best views in the house overlooking the beautiful Watergate Bay. Plus, DJs will be taking to the decks down at The Point; the ultimate clubbing destination at Boardmasters which comes with an eye-popping new design and will this year sit alongside Unleashed presented by Drip for the unmissable after hours hot spot. From the Keg & Pastonbury, The Boulevard, and daily Beach Cleans to Street Food, Pub Quizzes, Surf Screenings, Bingo, Karaoke, and Family Fun, there’s an abundance of options of day to night activities. Stay tuned for more surprises yet to be revealed.

New for 2024, the Paradise Surf Club is a nod to Boardmasters’ long standing surf heritage. The surf shack will be landing on the shores of Boardmasters arena, and comes complete with an outdoor deck space to soak up the view of the coastline. What’s more, festival-goers’ favourites are set to return. Muscle Beach is back – Boardmasters’ very own outdoor gym, bigger and better than ever and free for camping ticket holders. Expect professional personal trainers, challenges and prizes and high octane workout sessions for a full five days of fitness. And, ACTION! The free Boardies Cinema returns for 2024, too. Expect surf films, comedies, Hollywood classics and more, as camping ticket holders are invited to settle in with their mates for some movie magic. For those seeking a moment of calm amidst the excitement, Boardmasters presents Zennor Haven at the festival campsite. A haven for mindfulness, Zennor Haven offers expert-led sound baths, wellness discussions, panel talks, massages, and workshops. It’s the perfect spot to reconnect with nature and appreciate the stunning surroundings of the coast.

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