Beach Sessions announced for Boardmasters

Ady Suleiman, DJ Format & Abdominal, Pat Smith, Betty The Shark, & Tom Curren

published: Thu 19th May 2016

Ady Suleiman

Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th August 2016
Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AN, England MAP
4 days £164 with camping
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Mon 8th Aug 2016

Boardmasters which takes place from Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th August 2016 at Watergate Bay, and Fistral Beach in Cornwall has announced the line-up for this year's Beach Sessions

Pro-surf legend and musician Tom Curren will be swapping his surfboard for a mic and guitar as he gets set to take to the stage on Wednesday 10 August, along with Ady Suleiman, and DJ Format & MC AbdominalThursday’s line-up sees indie rockers Betty The Shark, which includes pro-surfer/band-member Lee-Ann Curren, as well as Pat Smith and a special guest headline act to be confirmed soon. 

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.  

They join 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, 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, and Vant.

For the line-up details see the Boardmasters line-up page.

The festival offers five days of surf competition at Fistral Beach and a weekend of live music on the stunning headland, Watergate Bay.

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 competitoors for the Men’s Open, the Boardmasters Women’s Open and the Boardmasters Men’s and Women’s Longboard contests. Details of the 2016 athletes line-up will be announced soon!

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A tier 2 adult weekend ticket for 4 days is priced at £134 with camping. A five day ticket with camping is priced at £144. Deposit option is available securable for £30. Day tickets, non-camping, and parking car pass tickets will be available at a later date. Children aged 10 years and under can attend free but require a ticket.

VIP options are also available.

Boardmasters is located across two sites jam-packed with the best in music and sports action. Keep the party going with Beach Sessions with live music on stunning Fistral Beach, as well as the Beach Bar and BBQ offering food, drink and DJ sets. Head into Newquay and party into the early hours with Boardmasters After Parties, which take place at clubs around the town centre. There are Pro Skate and BMX competitions to check out the best in extreme sports, the Surf Village, Cornish Market where you can sample delights from local merchants, as well as Surf Art, photography and film sessions, surf lessons with a local surf school, a Wellbeing Area, and on site Eco Spa, plus luxury camping and glamping on offer to upgrade your experience even more.

Tickets for the Beach Sessions (once announced) are priced separately.



Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th August 2016
Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AN, England MAP
4 days £164 with camping
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Mon 8th Aug 2016


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