Boardmasters 2017 is shaping up to have the best line-up in the surf and music festival’s history, and the Newquay festival has now added a whopping 60 more acts.
The line-up already includes big names like Stormzy, Two Door Cinema Club, Jake Bugg, Jamiroquai and Alt-J who will be performing on the Friday, Saturday or Sunday of the five days from Wednesday, August 9, to Sunday, August 13 at the two stunning sites of the festival, Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach.
One of the newly-added acts taking the Main Stage includes Newton Faulkner, who has appeared before at Boardmasters. Frances will also be taking to the main stage. The Oxford-born singer-songwriter released her debut studio album earlier this year, title Things I’ve Never Said. Also added to the Main Stage line-up are Afrobeat electro-funk band Ibibio Sound Machine, front by singer Eno Williams.
On the Land of Saints stage, which brings the indie-rock vibe to Watergate Bay, are the likes of Lucy Rose, Fickle Friends, Lower Than Atlantis, Formation and Honeyblood.
The Unleased tent, The View and The Netloft live music areas along with The Point have also had several new acts added to their line-up. Some of these acts include Star One in the Unleashed tent, with Flashmob and Carly Foxx will be appearing at The Point.
The View will see the likes of Marcus McCoan, Mullally, Haunt The Woods, Winters Hill, John Buckley, Catherine McGrath, Isaac Gracie, Sonny, Patrick James, River Matthews, Lily Rendle, Maisy Start Walter, Boo Seeka, Joe Fox, Wildwood Kin, Matt Maltese, A K Patterson and Tommy Ashby.
The Netloft made its debut at Boardmasters last year and saw a huge success. This year will see a carefully curated line-up made of under-the-radar and on the brink of hitting it big artists who will take the intimate stage. Take a look to see who will be there: She Drew The Gun, Saint PHNX, Charlotte Carpenter, Chris Haddon, White Room, Charlie Bowdery, Lives, Ider, Alice Jemima, Get Inuit, Wild Front, Her’s, Secret Tongues, Suzie Mac, Rue, Banfi, Meadowlark, Childcare, Dextric, William The Conqueror, Indian Queens and Mog Jones.
Tickets for the festival are now on sale.