Snoop Dogg to headline Boardmasters festival

The rapper will top the bill of the Cornwall event along with Chase & Status and Bastille

Snoop Dogg to headline Boardmasters festival

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Snoop Dogg has been announced as the third and final headliner for Boardmasters festival.

The rapper – also known as Snoop Lion – joins previously announced headliners Chase & Status and Bastille on the top of the bill.

Boardmasters will take place in Watergate Bay, Newquay between August 6 and 10.

Other acts on the bill include The Cribs, Palma Violets, Peace, 2 Many DJs and George Ezra.

In addition of gigs on the beach, festival-goers can also take part in surfing, skateboarding and BMX competitions.

Last year, more than 150,000 people turned out to the event, which was headlined by The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx and Ben Howard.

Snoop Dogg will also headline Manchester's Parklife Weekender this summer along with Foals.

To check the availability of Boardmasters tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.

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