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Wakestock 2011 line up takes shape

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James McLaren James McLaren | 10:41 UK time, Friday, 28 January 2011

North Wales' beach sports and music festival Wakestock has announced its first raft of artists, with Biffy Clyro, The Wombats, Ellie Goulding and Example taking centre stage.

Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro

Wakestock is held each year at Abersoch near Pwllheli in Gwynedd. First held in 2000 in an overflow car park in Abersoch for 650 people, it has grown to a 25,000-capacity music and watersports festival that's able attract some of the UK's highest-profile acts.

Event Director Stuart Galbraith said: "We are really pleased with how the line up is coming together and are sure that it will be the strongest yet with Brit award nominees and previous Brit winners. The Wombats are a great addition to headline the Sunday night."

Other artists known so far are Danny Bird, DJ Fresh and Jaguar Skills. More line up details will be published as they become available on the official Wakestock website

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