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http://www.bluebanana.com/article.php/191/boardmasters-festival The awesome Relentless Boardmasters festival is one of the most recognised surfing events in the country and has everything you could possibly need for a weekend away. You’ve got music, a surfing event, skating and a whole load more so you’ll never run out of things to do! Where all of the biggest names in surf, BMXing and music come together, Boardmasters is the music event you must check out this summer. Located in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, watch the sun set over the cliff top and get ready for a long night of dancing and buzzing music.
The Relentless Boardmasters festival offers an eclectic array of solo artists, rock bands and pop groups, you’ll discover some fresh faces as well as some tracks you’ll want to download the second you return home. You’ll be getting a full five days of sea, sun and a whole load of sand, as well as late night entertainment and world famous sportspeople. With an awesome area designated for festival camping, you won’t want to leave and will be returning year after year. So for fun filled days at the beach packed with entertainment, what more could you want from the Relentless Boardmasters Festival?
To get a better feel of the Relentless Boardmasters festival and what it’s about we’ve provided a summary guide of previous years events. We’ve included information on the types of acts and artists that have performed here and other background knowledge on the actual event. So reminisce with us now about some of the most awesome times celebrated at the Relentless Boardmasters festival over the years. History and now Slide 3
http://www.bluebanana.com/article.php/191/boardmasters-festival The Relentless Boardmasters festival was previously known as The Rip Curl Boardmasters Unleashed festival and is known as Europe’s biggest surf, skate and music event. The name was changed in 2009 due to a change in sponsors when the fantastic energy drink company Relentless took over. It has now been running for almost 30 years, celebrating its 30th anniversary in August 2011. Since 1981 the Relentless Boardmasters festival has been supplying you with top quality entertainment and sports from the awesome location of Newquay.
In 2008 the Relentless Boardmasters festival was headlined by Groove Armada, The Zutons, Audio Bullys, The Pigeon Detectives and Reverend and the Makers. It also contained the introduction and performances of Mystery Jets, Gallows and Ghost of A Thousand on the No Half Measures Stage. Attendees of the 2008 event were lucky enough to experience pleasant, summery weather at the Relentless Boardmasters festival and a line up which had something for everyone.
In 2009 the name changed to Relentless Boardmasters and welcomed the first beach session down at Fistral Beach. This year there was a wider range of acts performing at the festival, from The Streets to Master Shortie, there was something for all tastes and styles in 2009. Some of the most well known acts were; Calvin Harris, Roots Manuva, The King Blues, Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip and Noisettes. However, the highlight of the weekend was an awesome performance from headliners Cypress Hill. This year Relentless Boardmasters festival goers were also blessed with perfect weather and the weekend received fantastic reviews.
Most recently the 2010 Relentless Boardmasters festival was a huge success. There are now three main stages at the surfing event; Main Stage, Relentless Stage and Vans Off the Wall Music Stage. The beach sessions continue on Fistral Beach on the Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Examples of the 2010 highlights include; The Futureheads, Natty, Young Guns, Madina Lake, Chase and Status, Gallows, Plan B, Seasick Steve and Example. The headliners at Relentless Boardmasters festival were Newton Faulkner and Leftfield which both contributed to an awesome review for the entire weekend. There...