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Unleashed Festival 2008

The Rip Curl Boardmasters returns to Newquay from 4th - 10th August 2008 for its biggest event to date and an epic week of world class action sports and music. Many of the acts have been announced. Find who will be headlining.

This year's events include a fierce 5* Men's World Qualifying Series (WQS) surf contest, the UK leg of the Rip Curl Girls Go Surfing Tour, Vans Summer Session Vert skate and Eastpak Miniramp contests.

Alongside premier sporting action will be the Boardmasters trade village and Foster's Beach Bar showcasing 5 nights of the biggest and best live music acts at the iconic Fistral beach.

Pigeon Detectives

August 8 and 9th 2008 plays host to the Rip Curl Boardmasters Unleashed music festival overlooking Watergate Bay.

35 internationally renowned acts will play across two live stages which have been previously graced by the likes of Razorlight, Feeder, ASH, Newton Faulkner and last year's headliner, Paolo Nutini, as well as supporting up and coming acts like The Ting Tings.

Organisers have already announced an impressive line-up including one of the UK's biggest live dance bands Groove Armada to headline on Friday 8 August and Leeds five piece indie pop band The Pigeon Detectives confirmed for Saturday 10 August.

Support for the bands is still to be announced but again in the tradition of Unleashed expect an eclectic line up across the two stages featuring some of the hottest up and coming bands of the moment.

Bands so far confirmed are;

as well as; Morcheeba; Audio Bullys; Natty; The Black Seeds; Ash Grunwald; Sam Isaac; The Astro Firs; Mystery Jets; Rosie and The Goldbug; Gallows; Ghost of a Thousand; Johnny Truant; In case of Fire....with more to follow.

Tickets are £29.99 per day and £54.99 for the weekend and are on sale now. For more information visit the website below:

Read about last year's Boardmasters:

last updated: 04/08/2008 at 09:35
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