Beach Break Live 2013

Beach Break Live 2013

Thursday 20th to Monday 24th June 2013
Newquay and Fistral Bay, Cornwall, SA16 0EJ, England MAP
£119 including camping
Daily capacity: 20,000
Last updated: Wed 5th Jun 2013

The seventh annual student festival for 20,000 people in mid June to celebrate the end of exams and the start of summer. Dates are from Thursday 20th to Monday 24th June 2013.

This year the festival moves to take over Newquay and Fistral Bay, in Cornwall, abandoning a single site set up for a complete urban style .


The latest acts confirmed are Backbeat Soundsystem, Hidden Riddim, Alice Jemima, Missarioty, Scott James & The Revolution and Sounds Of Harlowe, Abigail Hubbard, Adam Burridge, Albert Jones, Alice Amelia, BackBeat Soundsystem, Badger, Battle of You, Bela Takes Chase, Ben & Lex, Blue Rose Code, Boddika, Bremond, Budos, Charlie Wingfield, Chunky, Club Peel, CODA, Corp, the Cuban Brothers, Devlin, Dismantle, DJ Boundski, DJ Chamber, DJ Edge, DJ Shockproof, Drakelow, Drumachine Project, Drop DJs, Duro, Dusky, Hotcakes Live feat. Ed Solo, Deekline & JFB, Ejeca, Ellie Rose, Empire of Fools, End of Level Baddie, Eton Messy DJs, Felix Fables, Fjokra, Freerange DJs, Freestylers, Frett, Fringe Man, Funky Drop, Gang Colours, Gentleman's Dub Club, Gentlemen Duke, George Fitzgerald, Great Plain Sundance, Hanna Jacobssen, Helen & The Sirens, Hoi, Honey, Honeyfeet, Huxley, Iago, Ilona, Island Cassettes, Jack Light, Jack Wallen, Jacob Curtis, Jamie Lawson, Jay Bee, Jenna Bennett, J-man, Joseph, J Robot, Jungle Doctors, Klose1, Krafty Kuts, Laid Blak, Land of the Giants, Laura Fletcher, Laurence Fox, Lazy Habits, Le Chat, Lion The Weak, Loefah, Loose People, Major Triadz, Maribou State, Mele, Natasha North, Nathan Ball, Olos, Only Joe, Passport to Stockholm, Pedestrian, Polly Money, Rag & Bone Man, Raphaella, Richie T, Riddim Fruits, Riot Jazz, Robb Maksimcyz, Rock & Oben, Rory Hoy & Kitten & The Hip, Rushil, Sam Supplier, Sam Williams & the Flock of Bats, Seattle Yacht Club, Seizure, Shadow Child, Shout Timber, Sion Russell Jones, Si Roxwell, Six Kinds of Wednesday, Sky Murphy & The General, Snatch the Wax, Sneaky Nuts DJs, Sophie Scott, Submotion Orchestra, Tall House, The Boston Tea Party, The Boxettes, The Dark Lights, The Great Nothing, The Peoples String Foundation, The Shallows, The Skints, The Urban Folk Quartet, The Worries, The Zookeepers, This Calamity, Those Damn DJs, Tom Jarvis, Victoria, We The Undersigned, Xeno, and Yngve & The Innocent.

They join Jake Bugg, AlunaGeorge, Devlin, Lucy Rose, Foreign Beggars, Lulu James, Dub Pistols, High Contrast, David Rodigan, Danny Byrd, Nu:Logic, Metrik, MC Wrec & Dynamite MC, Shy FX, Breakage, B.Traits, Dismantle, Skream ft. Sgt Pokes, Eats Everything, Jackmaster, Roska, Will And The People, Scratch Perverts, The Nextmen, DJ Format, Benji Boko, Imperial Leisure, Alice Jemima, Neil Halstead, Panda, J-Man, Marc Roberts, The Intermission Project, The Drum, Machine Project, By The Rivers, Mystery, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Hidden Riddim, Andy H, The Magnet, More Like Trees, Emily And The Woods, Greta Isaac, Luke Ritchie, Sam Beeton, Wokka, Sebastien, Minuten, Rondo Linx, Rogue Elements, Astroid Boys, True And False, Tankus the Henge, Auction for the Promise Club, Annaca, Erin K, Ten Story, Shark Bait, Audio Sleaze, Jack Light, Ben James, The Attic Project, Gareth Lee, Kola, Rosie & The Vandals, Blair & The Mackichan Band, LFM & Mali, Brown Bear, Olee & Mr Morri, Matt Anderson, Frisky Nippa, Phrizus, Tom James, FIM, N.U.M.B, Xander Rawlins, The Daydream Club, Glot, DJ Demonise, Jay Bee, Lovelight Soundsystem, Yannick, Trick The Fox, Felix Hagan And The Family, Whiskey Jax, Iller Instinct b2b Shortson, Modu, The Budos Band, Xhosah, Prospero's Judgement, Bear Arms, The Magnus Puto Band, Jasper in the Company of Others, The Standard, Jakarta Club, and many more.

For the line-up details as available please click here.


Starting from £79 and up to £119 including 4 nights accommodation, either caravan or camping, and you don't have to be a student to buy them. A full pass is priced at £40 for access to every venue and all entertainment across Newquay and Fistral Bay which does not include accommodation, and it's £20 for a day ticket.

To buy tickets, click here.

This is an over 18s only event.

More info

The festival takes over the Cornish town utilising more than 30 venues along the coast from cafes to local clubs, beaches, pubs, hidden rooftop raves, beaches, pool parties, harbour side film festival, street art, circus, comedy, cider n ale festivals, after parties, theatre, boats and more. The local is perfect to enjoy sports including kitesurfing, surfing, wakeboarding and windsurfing with competitions, taster sessions, pro demos, and tuition.

Extreme Sports

This year The Pool Gap returns with the Wakeboarding competition on a two pool set up visible from the Golden Ticket campsite. Watergate Bay hosts the The Student Windsurfing Association show with both a team racing competition and an Expression Session style competition where competitors will be judged on wave riding, jumping and freestyle moves. Kitesurfing returns to Beach Break Live at Watergate Bay this year. Fistral Beach will be a wash with Surfers throughout Beach Break Live as they compete for the title of Surfing Champion.


Existing campsites, hotels, hostels, and self catering apartments are utilised for the festival period.

More information will be here when available.

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