KISS and Live Nation are excited to announce that Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah are confirmed to headline KISSbeach, a brand new festival taking place on Great Yarmouth Beach on Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June. Already confirmed to join Dizzee Rascal on the bill is Katy B, Lawson, Conor Maynard and K Koke whilst Rizzle Kicks, Rudimetal, Iggy Azalea and Angel are confirmed to join Tinie Tempah, many more artists will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets go on sale Friday 22 March at 9am.
Live Nation is the UK's most prolific festival producer with a multi-award winning stable that includes Yahoo! Wireless Festival, Reading and Leeds, T in the Park, Hard Rock Calling, Creamfields, Download, Latitude, Magic Summer Live, Bluesfest plus many more across Europe.
Simon Lewis, President of Live Nation Europe said 'We are delighted to launch KISSbeach with such a great line up - the fans will have a fantastic show!'
Saturday's headliner, Dizzee Rascal is the superstar behind of string of massive hit singles including 'Dance Wiv Me', 'Bonkers', 'Holiday' and 'Shout'. He has released four critically acclaimed albums in the UK, his debut album, 'Boy in Da Corner' was released in 2003 and awarded with the prestigious Mercury Music prize. Follow-up albums 'Showtime', 'Maths + English' and 'Tongue n' Cheek' have all been certified gold in the UK.
Tinie Tempah, who headlines on Sunday, is one of the UK's leading hip-hop stars. His debut album 'Disc-Overy', released in 2010, includes the number one singles 'Pass Out' and 'Written In The Stars', it went straight to the top of the charts upon release. The Brit Award winner has sold in excess of one million singles in the UK alone, his eagerly anticipated new album 'Demonstration' will be out later this year.
Joining Dizzee Rascal on Saturday 29 June is dubstep queen Katy B plus pop rockers Lawson, one of the UK's brightest new stars Conor Maynard and UK rapper K Koke. Brighton duo Rizzle Kicks, Drum & Bass quartet Rudimental, hotly tipped songstress Iggy Azalea and R&B singer/songwriter Angel join Tinie Tempah on Sunday 30 June. Many more artists are still to be announced across the weekend.
Since KISS was given its license in 1990, it has been at the cutting edge of hip-hop, R&B, urban and dance music. It now boasts over 4.3 million listeners a week throughout the UK. With celebrated shows and presenters including Rickie, Melvin and Charlie In The Morning KISS is renowned for bringing its listeners the very best music in the world.
Rickie, Melvin and Charlie, KISS Breakfast said: 'We are really looking forward to KISSbeach. It will be a crazy weekend, with lots of artists that we can't wait to see . Bring on the summer, and see you there!'
Live Nation is also happy to announce that Tic Tac is to be an official partner of KISSbeach. This year they will be bringing fans a refreshing lift to their festival experience whilst launching a limited edition Festival Pack. Tic Tac will also be giving the opportunity to win VIP tickets to the festival as well as the chance to go back stage at the event through fun Tic Tac competitions
Trevor Wainwright, Leader of Great Yarmouth Borough Council, said:
'This is fantastic news for Great Yarmouth. Great Yarmouth Borough Council has been keen to ensure that Live Nation host the event here as it presents a huge opportunity for local businesses and profiles our Borough on a national stage. Subject to the respective licences being approved, nearly 50,000 people will enjoy the event over the course of two days. In addition to the many residents that I'm sure will be keen to be there, we will also see a huge number of visitors coming to the area over the course of both days. Their spending will bring a further summertime boost to our local economy.'
O2 pre-sale starts Wednesday 20th March at 9am
Live Nation pre-sale starts Thursday 21st March at 9am
Tickets go on general sale Friday 22 March at 9am
Tickets are priced as follows:
Saturday GA Ticket in Advance: £45
Sunday GA Ticket in Advance: £45
Weekend GA Ticket in Advance: £80
Saturday Hed Kandi VIP Ticket: £75
Sunday Hed Kandi VIP Ticket: £75
Weekend Hed Kandi VIP Tickets: £140
Booking fees apply