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5 Artists From The First Wave Line Up We Can't Wait To See

We’re delighted to be teaming up with the good folks at CLUNK Magazine again this year - champions of new music for fresh ears - to deep dive into some of the amazing acts that you can catch at Boardmasters 2024.  This month, we’re diving into 5 acts we cannot wait to see next summer…

1. Stormzy

Stormzy makes his return to Boardmasters, but this time as the Sunday Headliner. The UK rapper has had an incredible career with awards up to his eyebrows, including Brit Awards, BET Awards, Mobo Awards and MANY more. On top of this, he’s released countless culturally impactful releases such as ‘Vossi Bop’, and heaps more discography. To witness one of the UK’s greatest artists perform with the backdrop of Watergate Bay is going to be nothing short of spectacular.

2. English Teacher

The rising post-punk (with a dash of indie) has been rising through the ranks in the past year with memorable performances throughout the UK and further afield at SXSW in the USA. As we enter 2024, the band is only going to continue to rise, so getting to see them at Boardmasters is such a privilege. 


3. Soft Play

Veteran punks Soft Play (formerly known as Slaves) returned after a hiatus and blew the cobwebs off our ears with the single ‘Punk’s Dead’. In 2024, the band return to Boardmasters to take the crown as one of the most exhilarating and energetic performances at the festival. 

4. The Teskey Brothers

The Teskey Brothers have had a meteoric rise in the last few years that has seen them be nominated for a Grammy, touring the world, and releasing acclaimed soulful rock music. With the sunshine trickling off our backs and endless coastline, The Teskey Brothers are the perfect soundtrack to Boardmasters 2024. 



5. Nia Archives

Nia Archives is almost what the name suggests as the artist is a vault of genres ranging from soul, jazz, liquid, DnB, Jungle, and more all wrapped up into one vibrant package. There’s no doubt that her set at Boardmasters 2024 is going to be one of the most vibrant, interesting, and genre-spanning of the weekend. 

Time is running out to join us at Boardmasters 2024!

With all 3 Day No Camping tickets SOLD OUT and most ticket types on their FINAL TIER, don’t hang about.




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