Bastille Headline Boardmasters, Newquay

Bastille to Headline Boardmasters 2014

Boardmasters 2014 headliners Bastille have won ‘British Breakthrough Act’ at last night’s BRIT Awards. The band beat Disclosure, Laura Mvula, London Grammer and Tom Odell to be crowned winners of the coveted award. Previous recipients include Ben Howard and Ed Sheeran, who both headlined Boardmasters the year they won.

Bastille have quickly become one of the biggest bands in the UK since they broke onto the music scene last year with their debut album ‘Bad Blood’. To date the album has clocked up over a quarter of a million sales in the UK alone, becoming the biggest selling debut album of the year so far and still remains in the UK top 10. The band’s single ‘Pompeii’ has become one of the stand out tracks of the year with over half a million sales to date.

Boardmasters, the UK’s biggest surf and music festival will take place on the stunning Cornish coastline fromWednesday 6 August to Sunday 10 August. Electro duo Chase & Status will also join Bastille headlining the event.  Others on the bill playing across the weekend at Watergate Bay are Ben Pearce, Palma Violets, Reel Big Fish, George Ezra, Dan Croll, Bipolar Sunshine, The Cuban Brothers, Raleigh Ritchie, Coves, Kidnap Kid, My Nu Leng, TCTS, Billon, Big Deal, Lyger, Emily & The Woods, DJ EZ, Roska, Toyboy & Robin, Monki, The Golden Boy, Eton Messy Presents: Friend Within, Blonde, Isaac Tichauer, Bodhi and Eton Messy DJ Set. The festivals third headliner is still to be announced.

Click here for Boardmasters 2013 highlights video.

Ticketing information:

Watergate Bay tickets are on sale NOW – Boardmasters operates a tiered ticket system with price bands for tickets changing over time. The sooner you buy, the cheaper it is!

A set allocation of tickets is saved for each tier, which will close when the allocation of tickets is sold out. Tier 1 is already sold out!

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