The Wheels and Fins Festival has announced the first acts in this year’s music line -up.
The three day sports and music fest at Joss Bay from September 8-10 will include music on the main stage on the Friday by Scots band Twin Atlantic, composed of Sam McTrusty, Barry McKenna, Ross McNae and Craig Kneale.
Other acts include dance music DJ Danny Howard on the Saturday; duo Icarus; DJ and producer Jess Bays on the Sunday; Mike Vallely;The Picture Books; DJs Jon Kennedy, Twisted Fish and Mali and Kylie; sisters Skinny Girl Diet; Steak; Steve Zest; Gary B; Tenjay; Derrick Patterson; Mark G; Jasper; Tom Glide and Tasty Sax.
The fifth Wheels and Fins Festival will also include the UK Mini Ramp Champs, UK BMX Flatland Champs, Surf and Sup, the popular soapbox races, craft beers, stalls, food and more.
The festival is run by event director and former Pride in Thanet winner Dave Melmoth, owner of the Joss Bay Surf School.
This year Dave has also introduced the first Wheels and Fins International Film Festival – a festival that showcases authentic independent film, action sports and coastal lifestyles. The festival will be a collaboration with Bou Mou Productions and the judging panel will be led by Raindance Winner Marc Price.
Official Selections will take place at the Palace Cinema in Broadstairs, where there will also be presentations from key people in the sports cinema world and a chance for the winner to screen to 5,000 daily festival-goers over three days at the main Wheels and Fins event in September.
Also new for this year is camping at Elmwood farm in Elmwood Avenue which overlooks the festival site, Northforeland lighthouse and Joss Bay.
A free shuttle bus service will run from Broadstairs Train station. It will be operating from morning until night on all three days.
There will also be cycle parking on site
Programme so far
OPEN AIR MAIN STAGE
UK MINI RAMP CHAMPS
UK FLATLAND BMX CHAMPS
PREMIERE OF FILM FESTIVAL WINNER
MAD DROP AIR BAG
SURF LIFE SAVING COMP
SURF LIFE SAVING DEMO’S
THE BOOMBOX EXPERIMENT
HAECKELS BATHING MACHINE
Early Bird Ticket Prices are: Weekend (Fri – Sun) £40.00 Daily (One Day) £25.00
Camping Tickets are: Weekend (Fri – Sun) £30.00
For all information go to: http://wheelsandfins.co.uk/
Ticket link: http://wheelsandfins.co.uk/tickets/
Find out more about the festival and book tickets here