Boardmasters takes place over five days from Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th August 2016 at a cliff-top location overlooking Watergate Bay, and Fistral Beach.
Boardmasters is held on two sites near Newquay offering action sports including surf, skate, bmx, plus daily live music acts and the music festival.
Headliners Deadmau5, James Bay, and Chase & Status, plus Primal Scream, Lianne La Havas, Rat Boy, Eats Everything, Mystery Jets, Kaiser Chiefs, Craig David Presents TS5, Example & DJ Wire, Wolf Alice, Sigma, Wilkinson, Gabrielle Aplin, Jack Savoretti, Jamie Lawson, Mnek, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Raleigh Ritchie, Maximo Park, Michael Kiwanuka, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Auction for the Promise Club, Charlie Tee, Dinosaur Pile Up, Youth Club, Keir, Smokin' Durrys, The Duke Spirit, Antimatador, Recreation, The Big Moon, Hidden Charms, Alibis, Icarus , Joseph J. Jones , SG Lewis, The Steeler, Kano, Foxes, Krept & Konan, Soak, Mike Skinner presents Tonga, Danny Howard, Protoje, Spring King, Eliza and The Bear, Louis Berry, Formation, Big Deal, Toucan, Carly Foxx, Camelphat, Apres, Ben Remember, KLOE, Hein Cooper, Jackmaster, The Magic Numbers, Blossoms, Bodhi, Coasts, Detroit Swindle, Doorly, Dusky, Eli & Fur, Eton Messy DJs, Heidi, Jonas Rathsman, Maribou State, Rationale, The Mouse Outfit, Vant,Lewis Watson, Johnny Borrell & Zazou, Kiko Bun, White Denim, Tom Speight, Winter Mountain, Skinny Living, Adam French, Sivu, Dan Owen, Matt Wills, Hannah Lou Clark, Xylaroo, Soham De, Tom Walker, Rhys Lewis, Trevor Sensor, Joy Crookes, Sam Fearon, Callum Beattie, Ben Roberts, Tom Prior, Hannah Grace, Ten Tonnes, Lucy Anna, In The Ark, Son Of Jack, and Sam Richardson.
Latest additions Horse Meat Disco, Crazy P Soundsystem, Greg Wilson, Ekkah, Pete Josef, Pete Herbert, Bobby Pleasure + MRM, Southsea Soul Club, Shamu, Mr. M, Jordan Rakei, Mr Doris, Cal Jader, Rat On The Roof, Easylife Sound Association, Jack Priest, and Tamu Massif.
The acts for the free daytime Fistral Beach Bar sessions are Josh Mac, Stevie Ray Latham, October, Violet Avenue, John Buckley, Lauren Bannon, The Kingdom, Rich Stephenson, Daisy Clark, Suzie Mac, Late Evening Glass Off, Bache, Scenic Route, Hein Cooper, Charlie Bowdery, Violet Avenue, and Rujiero.
For the line-up details see the Boardmasters line-up page.
Tom Curren, Ady Suleiman, and DJ Format & MC Abdominal are Wednesday's beach session. Thursday’s line-up is Betty The Shark, Pat Smith and headliners Sunset Sons. Tickets for the Beach Sessions are sold separately, priced at £15 (sold under add ons in ticket link).
Tickets for the Beach Sessions are sold separately, priced at £15 (sold under add ons). The Beach Bar on Fistral Beach provides the perfect setting for enjoying laidback beats late into the evening.
The festival offers five days of surf competition at Fistral Beach and a weekend of live music on the stunning headland, Watergate Bay.
An adult weekend ticket for 4 days is priced at £164 with camping. A five day ticket with camping has sold out and was priced at £174. VIP, Day tickets (Saturday sold out), non-camping, and parking car pass tickets also available. Children aged 7 years and under can attend free but require a ticket.
Tickets for the Beach Sessions are priced separately.
World Surf League
The surf competition will this year be included as part of the World Surf League qualifying series. Featuring as a Qualifying Series event, Boardmasters will host the Boardmasters international competitors for the Men’s Open, the Boardmasters Women’s Open and the Boardmasters Men’s and Women’s Longboard contests.
Official festival camping is situated within throwing distance of the Watergate Bay site.
More information will be here when available.
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