Fresh Island Announce Headline Acts

Apr 5 2018 BY Brett Lewis

After much anticipation, Fresh Island festival dropped the third wave of acts for the upcoming Croatian Festival. PARTYNEXTDOOR, Vince Staples and Wiz Khalifa are the latest acts to join the impressive Fresh Island festival line up along with Ty Dolla $ign who is confirmed for the Zero Day party. This year’s edition already includes J Hus, Goldlink, Statik Selektah and Lil Pump, taking place 10th – 12th July 2018, across the open-air super clubs on Zrce Beach. For one week thousands of music lovers will soak in the sun with some of the biggest names from hip-hop, grime and R&B at beach stages, pool parties and more. Festival-goers can also set sail into the Adriatic as boat party line-ups are revealed, with the top urban music crews providing the soundtrack. Tickets for Fresh Island are €149 (around £130) and Zero Day tickets are €35 (around £31), all available from fresh-island.org.

Canadian hitmaker PARTYNEXTDOOR has quickly become one of the biggest names in R&B. The first signee of Drake’s OVO label, his music is renowned for its honesty and vulnerability all fuelled by his life experiences. With nothing but hits from breakthrough single Come and See Me to his Majid Jordan collaboration One I Want, the singer-rapper will be unmissable at Fresh Island 2018.

From Long Beach to Zrce Beach, Vince Staples brings his smooth and honest Californian vibes to the Rinse FM stage this summer. Known for his electric on-stage energy and no doubt performing tunes from his critically acclaimed debut album Summertime ’06, along with his most recent Big Fish Theory LP, Staples’ performance will be pure fire.

Ty Dolla $ign and Wiz Khalifa return after incredible performances at Fresh Island in recent years. Undeniably set to be as explosive as in 2016, Fresh Island fans and newcomers are in for exciting performances from the two US hiphop giants, Ty who released his latest album last year and Wiz, who’s rumoured to be dropping one in 2018. The new additions join J Hus, Goldlink, Statik Selektah, Lil Pump, Tim Westwood and more at Fresh Island this year.

This year, Fresh Island Festival partner with Rinse FM – London’s leading underground urban music radio station. Across the week Wiz Khalifa, Vince Staples and J Hus will be performing on the Rinse FM stage. All in all, it’s not one to be missed out on!