Thousands of students headed to sunny South Wales for Beach Break Live last week (June 14-18). Sand, bands and blazing sunshine – what more could you want?
The Futureheads told us that they were ready to bring out “the big boys” for their set on the Tuesday (June 15) at Beach Break Live. The guys played stacks of tunes from their new album, plus all the fan favourites including ‘Hounds Of Love’ and ‘A To B’.
Ellie Goulding takes to the stage for a sunset gig on Wednesday June 16 at Beach Break. She told NME.COM before her set that she wants to get back into the studio to start working on the follow-up to her debut album.
Only the bravest, or most intoxicated, students took part in Bearded Kitten’s competitions at Beach Break Live (June 14-18). Jelly wrestling in a paddling pool anyone? Or maybe try the obstacle course while dressed as a sumo wrestler…
Vampire Weekend kick up a storm as they headline the first night of Beach Break Live (June 15). The boys told us before their set that they prefer UK festivals because there are so many of them.
Thousands of students descended on Pembrey Country Park in Wales for the ultimate end of term party at Beach Break Live (June 14-18). They were treated to live sets from the likes of Vampire Weekend and DJs including Annie Mac.
Some lucky bands got to take to the Boat Stage on the seafront while punters played volleyball, tried out yoga and got their faces painted. There wasn’t a drop of rain all week – which suited this al fresco venue!
I Blame Coco rocks the main stage at Beach Break Live. Daughter of Sting and actress/producer Trudie Styler, Coco Summer has music in her blood and she proved it in Wales.
Fans enjoy the sunshine at Beach Break Live in Wales’ Pembrey Country Park (June 14-18). The event is in it’s fourth year and won Best Small Festival at the UK Festival awards last year.
Plan B warms up the crowd ready for headliner Calvin Harris on the Wednesday at Beach Break Live (June 16). His revised, rocky sound got the punters dancing as the sun went down.
Band Of Skulls backstage at Beach Break Live (June 14-18) – proving that black is the ‘in’ colour this summer. The guys hit the main stage on the Wednesday afternoon (June 16).
New Young Pony Club performed a mixture of old and new tracks for their tea-time gig on the final day of Beach Break (June 17). Punters had already started to don their fancy dress costumes for the last night of partying.
Sunglasses were a must in the baking Welsh sunshine – a surprise for everyone. These revelers clearly checked the weather forecast before they left their tents at Beach Break Live (June 14-18).