NASS festival has announces a huge second drop of acts joining the line-up for 2023’s four-day festival of music, street art, skate and BMX. Headlined by trailblazing drum’n’bass duo CHASE & STATUS (Live), hip-hop royalty WU-TANG CLAN and Mercury Prize winning LITTLE SIMZ. Now, even more massive names have landed as NASS festival shapes up to be its biggest and best yet. Taking place at the Bath and West Showground, nr. Bristol, from 6th – 9th July 2023.
Today, chart-topping pop sensation with some of the catchiest summer tracks ANNE-MARIE joins the NASS festival line-up. Having seen a meteoric rise to stardom, she will be headed direct to NASS’ main stage armed with some of her biggest hits including 2002, and last year’s viral hit PSYCHO. BRU-C is back by high demand, with the MC returning to deliver a welcome injection of the very best in D&B and bassline to NASS 2023, alongside British Ghanaian rapper and artist, and 2023 BRIT Awards Best New Artist nominee, KOJEY RADICAL. One of the UK’s most acclaimed producers, rappers and songwriters, EXAMPLE will be at NASS 2023, with the Kickstarts and Changed The Way You Kiss Me hitmaker gearing up for a high-octane main stage set this July, as well as neo-soul star GREENTEA PENG – hot on the heels of her latest single release Top Steppa V2.
The big names keep rolling in, including the unapologetic and exuberant D&B star VENBEE whose rapidly racking up streams with tracks including Messy In Heaven, Trinidad-born rapper, producer, and songwriter BERWYN famed for his recent collaboration with Fred again, Irish singer and rapper BIIG PIIG, best loved for her English/Spanish rap tinged with infectious groove, BBC Sound of 2022 shortlisted and hotly-tipped breakthrough singer-songwriter RACHEL CHINOURIRI, and CASSIA who’ll bring self-proclaimed tropical vibes with their infectious, sun-drenched summer sound.
NASS also announces 22 year old rapper and one of the most exciting UK lyricists right now – SONGER, Leeds’ own CHARLOTTE HAINING taking bass music by storm, South London producer-rapper AYRTN who released his must-listen vibey EP ‘Too Awesome’ in 2022, Tik Tok star A LITTLE SOUND with the dreamy vocals, as well as ABBIE PIPER, with 5x platinum UK records to his name, JOEL CORRY is one of the most revered DJs of the moment, plus a giant in UK dance music, chart-topper NATHAN DAWE. Rasputin hitmaker, DJ and producer MAJESTIC will be at NASS, too, plus the all-female DJ collective bringing inclusivity to dancefloors everywhere – GIRLS DON’T SYNC.
The Southbank warehouse is a festival favourite, open until the early hours of the morning with the liveliest line-up comprising the best in bassline and D&B. Today, the line-up for Southbank heats up even more, with two of the biggest names in D&B HEDEX & EKSMAN joining the bill taking to the decks together, alongside pioneering bass music duo KOVEN and the DJ, producer and songwriter who has amassed a huge following for her boundary breaking sound – GEORGIE RIOT. London-based drum & bass producer GRAY will be going b2b with BLADERUNNER who put out his latest anthemic offering, Love Me, in 2022. Coveted as one of the D&B scene’s most ground-breaking talents, CULTURE SHOCK will be at NASS’ Southbank this July and is not to be missed, along with Brighton’s finest LENS and MC DEGS and bringing drum & bass of the highest energy, SIREN.
For over 15 years, SIKA Studios has been the pillar of UK underground music. They bring the best in underground talent to the surface and they’ll be back at NASS 2023 to deliver the freshest breakthrough acts at the SIKA Stage. A firm NASS favourite, Fatty’s Yard provides the best of summer vibes. With a bar serving up insanely good cocktails, an unrivalled chill out area and tons of acts to be announced to perform, there’s nowhere better for reggae, funk, disco, hip-hop, dancehall, bass, UKG, house, and jungle tunes pumping out through the day.
Plus, in July NASS will welcome the biggest names in skate and BMX, who’ll battle it out with international competitions taking place across the four days of the festival. What’s more, the most talented UK street artists will be creating and displaying their work throughout the NASS festival site for fans to enjoy. Stay tuned for more info.