NASS 2017 Festival is bringing grime royalty to the South West as Kano becomes the latest headliner to be announced for the action sports and music festival this year.
Fresh off the back of the mercury nominated, Made in the Manor, his most successful album to date, the MOBO award winning Kano heads to NASS this summer as part of an grade a line-up of grime and drum and bass. Joining Kano is the forefather of UK grime Wiley, whose latest album, the aptly named Godfather, dropped earlier this month.
The latest headline announcement comes hot off the tail of last week’s first line-up announcement featuring Australian drum ‘n’ bass and electronic rock outfit Pendulum and Sigma Live.
The second drop of acts will artists such as grime MC and producer Preditah, drum and bass outfit Bad Company UK, multi award-winning drum and bass MC, Eksman as well as Matrix & Futurebound, Hazard, Dimension, Nu: Tone b2b Logistics, Mala, Crissy Criss b2b Mampi Swift with Carasel & Unknown and Kingston based reggae studio, Channel One taking over the stage.
DJ, and one-time producer for Wiley, Skepta and Roots Manuva, Toddla T joins the billing along with Dutch electro outfit Noisia plus drum and bass, liquid funk and garage DJ Danny Byrd.
This year NASS will take place on the 6th – 9th July just a few miles from the unofficial alternative capital of street and skate culture, Bristol.
In addition to a stellar music line up, international athletes from the world of Skate and BMX will compete over the weekend for bragging rights and world titles. The event will feature a 15ft Vert Ramp, the tallest in Europe as well as a pro park, dirt jumps, street sports and public courses and ramps.
Street artists will paint across the festival, completing a unique weekend where the energy of action sports collides with night time revelry. Further acts will be announced soon. Stay tuned for more details.
KANO // PENDULUM
WILEY // SIGMA LIVE
David Rodigan // Sub Focus & MC ID // Gentlemen’s Dub Club // My Nu Leng & Dread MC // TQD (Royal T, DJ Q & Flava D) // DJ Zinc (Jungle Set) // Randall // Sir Spyro // Preditah // Channel One
Bad Company UK // Matrix & Futurebound w. Messy // Hazard //Dimension // Nu:Tone b2b Logistics // Eksman // Mala // Crissy Criss b2b Mampi Swift w. Carasel & Unknown
Further headliners and many more acts TBA
INTERNATIONAL PRO SKATE, BMX COMPETITIONS & STREET ART
Further athlete and artist details TBA
Check out the highlights from NASS 2016:
NASS is the #1 music and action sports festival in the UK – join us from the 6th to the 9th July 2017. The line-up keeps getting better so keep your eyes peeled to see who’s going to be joining the confirmed artists above.
Tickets for 2017 are available now from http://www.nassfestival.com/tickets NASS operates a tiered ticketing system with price bands for tickets changing over time – the sooner you buy, the cheaper it is.
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Festival address: Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN