Foals, Gorillaz, and Jorja Smith to headline this year'sr Boardmasters

plus 100 acts including Sam Fender, Lianne La Havas, Mahalia, Loyle Carner, and The Kooks

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 30th Apr 2021


Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th August 2021
Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AN, England MAP
Daily capacity: 50,000
Last updated: Thu 12th Aug 2021

Foals, Gorillaz, and Jorja Smith will headline this year's Boardmasters Festival, which takes place from Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th August 2021 at a cliff-top location overlooking Watergate Bay, and Fistral Beach in Cornwall.

Foals headline Friday's luine-up that includes Sam Fender, Lianne La Havas, Mahalia, Jade Bird, Kojey Radical, Andy C + Tonn Piper, Holly Humberstone, Eats Everything, Gabrielle Aplin, Emma McGrath, Olivia Dean, Sonny Fodera, MistaJam, Franky Wah, Karen Harding, Majestic, Alfie Templeman, The Native, Dixon Brothers, 2Shy MC, Honey Dijon, Ejeca, Madvilla, Metrik, Billie Marten, Sam Richardson and The Renegades, Lucy Spraggan, KAM-BU, Barely Legal, Joesef, Josh Barry, Shapes, and .

Gorillaz, will present a Saturday night headline set at Watergate Bay. Damon Albarn with 2D, Noodle, Murdoc Niccals and Russel Hobbs, promise a full scale production and top a line-up including Loyle Carner, The Kooks, Becky Hill, Django Django, Basement Jaxx (DJ set), Maisie Peters, Ocean Wisdom, The Snuts, Baby Queen, Young T and Bugsey, The Four Owls, Ashnikko, Crucast, Griff, Tiffany Calver, Bklava, TSHA, Charlie Boon, Zero, Inhaler, Hollie Cook, Andrew Cushin, Lady Leshurr, Ekkah, Eliza Shaddad, Bru-C, Darkzy, Kanine, Lazcru, MC AD, Skepsis, and Window Kid.

Jorja Smith will close the main stage on Sunday, the day will also feature performances from Jamie XX, Blossoms, Slowthai, Beabadoobee, Maribou State (DJ Set), Arlo Parks, Maverick Sabre, The Big Moon, Gengahr, Noisy, Adelphi Music Factory, James Hype, Jaguar Skills, Charlie Hedges, Just Kiddin, Allah-Las, Folamour, Jayda G, Netsky, Chris Lorenzo, Sherelle, Jaguar, Crissy Criss, Phibes, Charlie Tee, Gentleman's Dub Club, Sigala, Jamie Webster, Helena Star, Kelli-Leigh, Will And The People, and Respons.

Boardmasters Festival Organiser and Co-Founder, Andrew Topham said, "We are delighted to be able to announce the first wave of artists for this year's Boardmasters, including three world-class headliners, Foals, Gorillaz and Jorja Smith. On behalf of the entire Boardmasters team, we'd like to say a huge thank you to all our fans, artists, suppliers, the local community in Cornwall, and everyone who is involved in making this festival happen. Thank you for sticking with us over these past two years, your continued support has been truly overwhelming and quite simply, we couldn't do it without you. Roll on August, we can't wait to see you all this summer."

Weekend tickets are now sold out.

They were priced as follows:-
adult 5-day camping from Wednesday: £174
adult 3-day no camping: £154

Tixel will operate as the official peer-to-peer resale site for this year's Boardmasters festival tickets.



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