Groove Armada to Headline at Watergate Bay

The countdown to Europe’s biggest surf, skate and music festival has officially begun. The Rip Curl Boardmasters will return to Newquay for a 27th year from 4-10 August 2008 for its biggest event to date and an epic week of world-class action sports and music.

This year’s events include a fierce 5* Men’s World Qualifying Series (WQS) surf contest, the UK leg of the Rip Curl Girls Go Surfing Tour, Vans Summer Session Vert skate and Eastpak Miniramp contests. Alongside the sporting action will be the Boardmasters trade village and Foster’s Beach Bar showcasing five nights of live music at Fistral beach.

Over August 8th and 9th, 35 international music acts will play across two live stages which have been previously graced by the likes of Razorlight, Feeder, ASH, Newton Faulkner, Paolo Nutini and The Ting Tings. Organisers have announced that UK dance maestros Groove Armada have been confirmed to headline on Friday 08th August. Keep tuned to the RipCurl Boardmasters website for updates on the line-up.

Tickets are £29.99/day and £54.99/weekend on sale now from Ticketweb or on 0844 77 1000.