DIZZEE RASCAL CONFIRMED AS THIRD AND FINAL HEADLINER FOR WILD LIFE FESTIVAL 2017
TWO VERY SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY DISCLOSURE B2B ARMAND VAN HELDEN AND RUDIMENTAL ALSO ANNOUNCED TODAY
FURTHER ACTS CONFIRMED INCLUDE: STORMZY, CLEAN BANDIT, J HUS AND MANY MORE
THEY WILL JOIN PREVIOUSLY CONFIRMED HEADLINERS JESS GLYNNE AND FATBOY SLIM, PLUS CHAKA KHAN, ZARA LARSSON, WILEY, ANDY C, GIGGS, PETE TONG AND MANY MORE ON THE WILD LIFE 2017 LINE UP
FRIDAY 9TH & SATURDAY 10TH JUNE
BRIGHTON CITY AIRPORT
“A two-day bash that doesn’t ever really stop pelting forwards.” – DIY
“The biggest event of its kind in Sussex…If an artist finds themselves booked for WILD LIFE Festival, they can rest assured that the hype is real” – CRACK Magazine
“An unforgettable weekend…WILD LIFE is surely destined for further critical acclaim and huge future success” – The EDGE
“A very inviting new addition to the UK's festival calendar.” – Time Out
“A huge success” – BN1 Magazine
“The good times prevailed in pulsating fashion” – The Argus
Today, 23rd February, WILD LIFE Festival, the event created by Disclosure and Rudimental in 2015, announces its third and final wave of its 2017 line up including DIZZEE RASCAL, STORMZY, plus DISCLOSURE B2B ARMAND VAN HELDEN, RUDIMENTAL (DJ SET), CLEAN BANDIT, J HUS and many more. Full line up listed below. Tickets are available from www.wildlifefestival.com.
UK rapper and grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal will take to the WILD LIFE stage on the Saturday to perform a career spanning set. Mercury Music Prize winner, Dizzee, who shot to fame in 2003 with the now-classic ‘Boy in the Corner’ paved his way to international stardom having collaborated with Armand Van Helden and Calvin Harris among others. Following his epic performance with Ed Sheeran at the BRIT Awards last night, acclaimed grime pioneer and multi-MOBO Award winning artist Stormzy also takes to the stage at WILD LIFE this year for a very highly-anticipated appearance ahead of what is set to be a huge year for him. Rudimental and Disclosure also return for two very special performances, with Disclosure performing a back to back set with Armand Van Helden and Rudimental playing a highly-anticipated DJ set.
Speaking of additions to the 2017 line up, Disclosure said: “We’re super excited to announce the full line up to this year’s WILD LIFE 2017 Festival. Having acts like Fatboy Slim, Jess Glynne, Stormzy and Dizzee Rascal there along the rest of the amazing lineup is just incredible. But we also decided we couldn’t stay away completely, so catch us going b2b with the legend that is Armand Van Helden. See you there!”
Grammy Award-winning three piece Clean Bandit are also announced today, the UK chart topping group are the final act to be confirmed for the Wild Life stage on the Friday night and look set to perform a joyous set of pop classics, including recent Christmas number 1 smash hit, Rockabye.
Also announced today is J Hus, cited by Fader as ‘London’s most vibrant new MC’, who joins the line up bringing his unique afro-beat and reggae rhythms to WILD LIFE’s eclectic Friday night Tropical Stage. My Nu Leng, the electronic duo from Bristol known for their dancefloor focused sets, are also joining the lineup with a Friday night performance on WHP Presents Stage.
Also confirmed today are artists to headline the Kopparberg Urban Forest stage - including special guests Bondax, Shadow Child, DJ Zinc, Low Steppa, Kideko and Enzo Siffredi.
Today’s acts join headliners Grammy Award-winning Jess Glynne and Brighton’s own Fatboy Slim. Also featured on the WILD LIFE line up are legendary ten time Grammy Award-winning Chaka Khan, two time BRITs Award nominated Zara Larsson and legendary drum and bass DJ, producer and co-founder of RAM Records Andy C. Up and coming electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mura Masa also will be performing at the festival.
WILD LIFE Festival 2017 (crowned Best New Festival 2015 – UK Festival Awards) will take place at Shoreham’s Brighton City Airport for its third year, bringing festival-goers an extensive mix of music from emerging talent on the Sounds of the Near stage to the massive and legendary artists headlining the WILD LIFE stage.