You know you are in for a wild treat when the Wireless Festival comes calling to the streets of London. The Wireless festival happens to be one of the biggest celebrations of urban music drawing top artists from every genre and presenting them all in a one of a kind package for the audience. Expect a multitude of artists this time around as the lineups have finally been made official to the public.
A Brief History
Since its inception back in 2005, the Wireless Festival has become a common name for music buffs who want to enjoy, relax and groove to the beats of their favorite musicians. The festival was earlier known as the O2 Wireless festival. This was later changed on again to Barclaycard Wireless Festival in the year 2009. This again changed the name back in the year 2013 is finally named by Yahoo as Yahoo! Wireless. Wireless Festival is renowned for being a short festival that starts and ends within 3 days of time ensuring that no one really has to go the distance to enjoy their favorite artists. This has especially proved to be an effective strategy which has managed to draw in crowds over the years and still continues to do so. To celebrate the 10 years of the event, the 2015 festival had an extra day added along to it.
Schedule for 2018
The Finsbury Park is hosting the 3-day festival this time around. The festival will be kicked off on Friday, 6th July 2018 and continue till Sunday, 8th of July 2018. The events will kick off on the 6th at 13:30 local time with the music starting two hours after the slated opening. Look good for the Wireless Festival this year with the best deals on Beautyspin products of up to 70% off + free shipping on hair care and beauty essentials.
The tickets for the event are already getting sold out as the opening day closes down on us. Apart from the standard ticket, guests can enjoy the VIP and club VIP privileges for the event, both of which have been detailed below:
1. VIP tickets:
- Access to the Wireless VIP villages along with the DJ’s.
- Access to the VIP bar selling champagne, cocktails, beer, wine, and different spirits.
- Gourmet food trucks
- Commemorative wristband and laminates for the VIP guests.
- Cloakroom facilities for the patrons.
2. Club VIP tickets:
- Access to the wireless VIP villages alongside DJ’s.
- Separate chillout area
- 10 complimentary drinks per person and token.
- Commemorative VIP wristband, laminates, and lanyards.
- Cloakroom facilities.
There will be more than 30 artists in attendance for the event. Below is a detailed line up of artists attending the event:
- 6th July 2018:
Some of the headliners on the opening day of the event would be Tim Westwood, Just Banco, Big Heath, Belly Squad, Wretch 32, Mabel, Post Malone and J. Cole.
- 7th July 2018:
The coming next day after the grand opening day would see performances from French Montana, J Hus, Migos, Big Shaq, Hardy Caprio, Fredo, M Huncho, Romzy, Charlie sloth as well as DJ Semtex.
- 8th July 2018:
The final day promises to be a showstopper with some big names gracing the center stage. This would include artists like DJ Khaled, Giggs, Rae Sremmurd, Rick Ross, Trippie Redd, 67 Lisa Mercedes, Suspect and Manny Norte.
Unlike some other camping festivals where you can camp on the grounds of the venue, the Wireless Festival certainly isn’t one. You can book hotels close to the venue and around the Finsbury area. The event organizers have also partnered up with some local hotels which would be providing stays for discounts and reward points. Have nothing great to wear to the festival? Well, fret not. Head straight to Woodhouse Clothing and get great deals on T-shirts, footwear, accessories etc.
The Wireless App 2018
There is also a special app for the festival that will keep you updated on the latest happenings with regards to the event as well as provide backstage gossip and much more. You can even check out the artists playing in this year’s and maybe familiarise yourself with some of their songs. The app is available on both Google Play and the Apple App store.
List of Do’s and Don’ts
The official website of The Wireless Festival has made a list of the Do’s and Don’ts for the event which are necessary to abide by during this 3-day long festival. If you are a ticket holder to the event, it is advisable that you familiarise yourself with the rules in order to avoid the inconvenience of any kind.
So there we have a brief write up about The Wireless Festival of 2018. Be sure to enjoy your time out there.