Posted in Press Releases on 12 March 2013
Live Nation are thrilled to announce that due to phenomenal demand and tickets for days 1 & 2 selling in record time, there will be a third day of Yahoo! Wireless Festival on Sunday July 14. This will be a preview of Jay Z and Justin Timberlake's North American LEGENDS OF THE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR. A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks also join the bill. Justin Timberlake and JAY Z are already confirmed to headline Yahoo! Wireless Festival independently on Friday 12 July (Justin Timberlake) and Saturday 13 July (JAY Z), tickets for these dates were the fastest selling in Wireless Festival history.
Tickets for the final Yahoo! Wireless Festival date Legends Of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and JAY Z - will go on sale Friday 15th March, available at www.wirelessfestival.co.uk
Unlike their separate headlining dates, on Sunday 14th July, Justin Timberlake and JAY Z will share the stage as a special preview to their North American Legends of The Summer Stadium Tour.
Groundbreaking hip-hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest are confirmed to join Justin Timberlake and JAY Z on Sunday July 14, this is their first UK show in twenty years. The group helped pave the way for innovative hip-hop and are cited as one of the best rap groups of all time. Other sensational acts confirmed are the incomparable Nas, New York rapper A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks.
Additional acts confirmed to join Justin Timberlake for his solo headline show on Friday 12 July are Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, Bingo Players, and Iggy Azalea, the bill also features Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and very special guest Frank Ocean. Additional acts confirmed to join JAY Z for his headline show on Saturday July 13 are Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Flux Pavilion and Zedd, they join already announced Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Dj Fresh/Live, and very special guest Calvin Harris.
Yahoo! Wireless Festival is the UK's number one urban/ pop festival and the destination of the summer. A dazzling open-air live music experience It offers a chance to experience the excitement of watching the best in popular music in one of London's most iconic sites - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. With many more acts and details still to be unveiled, Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 is set to be the biggest and best event on the summer's musical calendar.
Robert Bridge Snr Director, Head of International Marketing at Yahoo! said "Yahoo! Wireless is the culmination of a three month long mobile entertainment festival that we are rolling across two continents. With the hottest line up of the summer, we can't wait to inspire and entertain Yahoo! fans across Europe every day. On The Road, culminating in the Yahoo! Wireless festival in London will bring to life the best of Yahoo!"
Dennis Hone, Chief Executive of London Legacy Development Corporation said "It's a credit to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park that this year's Yahoo! Wireless Festival is the fastest selling in the event's history and we are delighted that both Justin Timberlake and Jay Z, will be performing a third date here in July with a preview of their Legends of the Summer Tour."
YAHOO! WIRELESS FESTIVAL LINE-UP SO FAR:
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Ticketing Information: Tickets Sunday 14 July - go on sale Friday 15 March at 9am and are priced at 75 plus booking fee.