THE GREAT 2 DAY CHANNEL ISLANDS EXPERIENCE …
WEEKENDER FESTIVAL 2018
ROYAL JERSEY SHOWGROUND
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Wow, it’s safe to say a few jaws hit the floor with our first two announcements for this year’s Weekender! The response so far has been unbelievable after announcing two of the hottest artists in the world right now, the brllliant Rag’N’Bone Man and the iconic Rita Ora, who will both be joining us at Weekender in September!
Today we take things up a notch and add another dimension to this year’s Weekender! The big names keep on coming, and this is one man that is going to have the whole of the island jumping on the Saturday night! Turn up the bass for one of the godfathers of grime music; a man who laid the blueprint for artists like Stormzy and Skepta by catapulting grime music into the mainstream, taking the charts and radio waves by storm in the process. We are delighted to announce that joining us on Main Stage on Saturday at Weekender this year is, previous Brit Award & Mercury Prize winner, the one and only DIZZEE RASCAL!
DIZZEE has been at the forefront of the movement of UK urban artists that arrived on the scene in the early 2000s, taking grime music from the estates of London onto the international stage with his breakthrough album Boy in Da Corner, which scored him the prestigious Mercury Music Prize at the tender age of 19! From then on the only way was up for Dizzee, who went on to establish himself as one of the highest selling artists in the UK, racking up an incredible 5 No 1 singles! After forging a relationship with dance music heavyweights like Calvin Harris, Armand Van Helden and Chase & Status, Dizzee’s tracks became just as likely to be heard in Ibiza as they would in London. With huge tracks like ‘Dance Wiv Me’ and ‘Bonkers’ both becoming staple tracks in clubs around the world! He was also handpicked to go on tour with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and The Prodigy, before lending his vocal talents to tracks with some genuine music royalty, working on tracks with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Arctic Monkeys, Shakira and Robbie Williams to name a few!
Dizzee’s prolific career has seen him not only sell out multiple tours of his own, but also headline some of the biggest festivals in the world, as well as stealing the show at Glastonbury on multiple occasions! His hard-work has definitely been rewarded, with him picking up Best Male Artist at the Brits as well as the NME Award for Innovation, recognising his undeniable influence over the now huge grime and UK hip-hop scene that has taken the world by storm!
Whether it’s the Opening Ceremony for the London Olympics in 2012, rocking the mountains at Snowbombing, or delivering one of the most memorable sets ever on the main stage at Jersey Live almost ten years ago. There is no denying that Dizzee Rascal does it best live, his reputation as a high-octane live performer is almost unparalleled! There aren’t many acts out there that know how to get a crowd jumping like this guy!
With much more to come from us over the next couple of weeks it’s time to Fix Up. Look Sharp and grab your Weekender tickets now!
See DIZZEE RASCAL Live at WEEKENDER 2018 �along with RAG’N’BONE MAN + RITA ORA >
Tickets here: https://weekenderjersey2018.eventbrite.co.uk