Jungle DJ secured for B LOVE headline spot
Following collaborations with artists such as Emeli Sande, Dizzee Rascal and Plan B, jungle and roots reggae DJ Shy FX will perform a set on Saturday evening.
With a number of UK hits including his groundbreaking jungle anthem Original Nuttah and others including Jungle Love and Shake Ur Body with T-Power, Shy FX has helped the genre achieve mainstream status and founded the Cult.ure music label in 2018.
Tickets are now on sale for the two-day festival, which will bring over 100 live music acts, family entertainment and art in unusual places to War Memorial Park on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July.
The 2019 ticket prices will be frozen for this year’s event. For those purchasing before 31 March, adult tickets will be £10 for a day and £15 for a weekend ticket. For just £2, young people aged between 13 and 17 years old can snap up a day ticket and £3 for a weekend ticket. A 7.5% booking fee applies.
After this date, adult tickets will be priced at £15 for a day and £23 for a weekend and £3 for a day ticket and £4.50 for a weekend ticket for those aged between 13 and 17 years old. Concession prices are also available.
More details about the fantastic line-up of acts, including other stage headliners at B LOVE, which is funded by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and programmed by the B LOVE Forum, will be announced soon.
The borough council’s Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Partnerships Cllr Simon Bound said: “Together with the B LOVE Forum I’m pleased to announce our first headline act who will be entertaining crowds at the Main Stage on Saturday evening.
“I’m pleased the festival continues to attract international artists while giving a number of Basingstoke-born performers a unique platform to showcase their talent.
“Bringing this year’s Basingstoke Festival to a close, there really is something for everyone at B LOVE with a mix of music, family entertainment and art in unusual places.
“The countdown is on so get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.”
Stay up-to-date on important information including when tickets go on sale, new headliner announcements, the full line-up and other activities available at www.blovemusic.com Blovefestival on Facebook, @Blovefestival on Instagram or @Blovefestival on Twitter.