Chemical Brothers, The Horrors, Craig David and more announced for Boardmasters 2018

Festival run from August 8-12 in Cornwall

The first acts have been announced for Boardmasters festival 2018.

Next year’s event will run from August 8-12, taking place at Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay in Cornwall. Tickets are on sale now at the Boardmasters website.

The Chemical Brothers have been confirmed as the festival headline and will close the main stage on the festival’s Saturday night (August 11).


They will be joined on the bill by the likes of The HorrorsCraig David and Annie Mac. Also confirmed are The Amazons, HAAi, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Declan McKenna, Tom Walker, Sam Fender, and Bicep.

2017’s outing was headlined by Two Door Cinema Club, Jamiroquai and Alt-J.

Andrew Topham, Boardmasters Festival Director, says: “We are delighted to announce The Chemical Brothers as our first headline act for Boardmasters 2018. Following another sell-out year which saw the biggest Boardmasters ever this summer, we are excited to bring more of the most exciting names in music to Cornwall next August. Boardmasters’ unique fusion of the very best in international surfing and music helps to keep Cornwall firmly on the map as the festival sees unprecedented growth year on year. We can’t wait to welcome our incredible community for another summer of thrilling surf and music action across two stunning sites – Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay.”

More acts and headliners for 2018 will be announced shortly.


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