Europe’s biggest surf, skate and music festival, the Rip Curl Boardmasters, hits Newquay between 4-10th August 2008.
You’ll be able to catch the world’s best surfers, watch amazing skateboarding and BMX action, booze at the huge bar on the beach – and now they’ve announced an amazing live musical line-up, with something to suit all tastes.
The Beach Sessions are live from the Fosters Bar at the iconic Fistral Beach. The intimate venue will bring you live music from some of the world’s best up-and-coming bands, artists and DJ’s. This year there will be five nights of live music from the likes of Kids in Glass Houses, Seth Lakeman, British Sea Power, Rodney P & The Nextmen and Shapeshifter.
The Unleashed Festival at Watergate Bay are proud to announce Groove Armada, The Zutons, The Pigeon Detectives, The Futureheads and Glasvegas all playing the main stage. Relentless will also be delivering a second stage with bands including Gallows, Johnny Truant, The Mystery Jets, The Holloways and more…Full lineups are below: THE BEACH SESSIONS
Monday 4th: Kids In Glass Houses, The Dear Superstars, Elliot Minor (afternoon show)
Tuesday 5th: British Sea Power, More TBC
Wednesday 6th: Nextmen, Rodney P, Inner City Dwellers, Part Time Heroes, Zarus
Thursday 7th: (Rip Curl Girls night), Seth Lakeman, Ruarri Joseph, Beau Young, Nick Harper
Sunday 10th: Shapeshifter, The Anonmalies, Back Beat Sound System
Mainstage: Groove Armada, The Zutons (Special Guests), Audio Bullys, Morcheeba, Natty, The Black Seeds, Yoav, Beau Young, Jersey Budd, Sonny J DJ’s (in between)
Relentless No Half Measures Stage: Mystery Jets, The Holloways, Haunts, Sam Isaac, Jeremy Walmsley, Jersey Budd, Bookhouse Boys, The LocarnosSaturday August 9th 2008
Mainstage: The Pigeon Detectives, The Futureheads, Reverend & The Makers, GlasVegas, The Young Knives, The Rifles, Cage The Elephant, The Displacements, Red Light Company, Sam Isaac, Astro Firs
Relentless No Half Measures Stage: Gallows, Ghost of A Thousand, Johnny Truant, In Case Of Fire, Slaves to Gravity, Hexes, Fighting with wire, Skirtbox, Lioness (local opener).
PLUS! Fistral Beach, Newquay and Watergate Bay will be playing host to the 5-Star World Qualifier, where the world’s best surfers will compete for over $100,000. The Vans Summer Sessions is the skate equivalent with a total prize purse of $20,000. Moving into the town you can check out the Vans Newquay Park Pro, where the best street skaters in the country will battle it out at Wooden Waves Skatepark.
Get your ticket now!
Weekend ticket £54.99; All week ticket £99.99.