Wireless 10th birthday show line-up announced featuring Drake
PUBLISHED: 12:49 01 April 2015 | UPDATED: 12:49 01 April 2015
Organisers of this summer's New Look Wireless festival have announced a 10th birthday show headlined by Drake.
Taking place at Finsbury Park in London the weekend before the three-day festival, Wireless 10 will feature the Canadian rapper on Sunday, June 28.
To warm-up Wireless fans before the big event, the 10th anniversary concert features an incredible line-up of some of the biggest old school names and established new talent, with this year’s New Look Wireless headliner Drake, Rita Ora and Chance the Rapper heading up the celebrations.
After Wireless 10, Drake will then headline the opening night of New Look Wireless on Friday, July 3.
As well as Drake, the 10th birthday party will feature a UK festival exclusive by Rita Ora, old school acts such as Public Enemy, Black Star (Yasiin Bey AKA Mos Def and Talib Kweli) and Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, who will be performing the album Only Built for Cuban Linx, through to new hip-hop talents Kid Ink and Big Sean, as well as Jhene Aiko, ILoveMakonnen, G-Eazy and Katy B.
The festival’s official Twitter handle @WirelessFest tweeted today (Wednesday): “Celebrate 10 years of New Look #Wireless with the biggest pre-party in town this June 28”
A subsequent tweet added: “This is not an April fools. We don’t joke about birthdays ;) #Wireless10”
Day tickets, two-day tickets including Wireless 10 and one New Look Wireless weekend day, and disabled tickets are available for Wireless 10.
Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on Thursday, April 2 priced at £69.50 from www.wirelessfestival.co.uk.
For all Wireless fans, previous ticket holders will be able to get £10 off their ticket in a special early bird offer from today (Wednesday) until Thursday, April 2 at 9am.
* For more information, and to buy tickets, visit the Wireless website.