BOAT & POOL PARTIES ANNOUNCED PLUS EXCLUSIVE GRIME KARAOKE WITH BIG NARSTIE, STORMZY & SIAN ANDERSON
FINAL TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM JUST €89 (£65)
15th – 17th July, 2015
Zrce Beach, Croatia
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Europe’s biggest urban music festival is close to sell-out as it urges fans to get their tickets quick. The festival has become one of Hip-Hop’s summer event highlights, attracting artists and revellers from all around the world. This year is no exception as Action Bronson, Pusha T, Skepta, Joey Bada$$, Danny Brown, Migos, Just Blaze, Tropkillaz and more take to the beach stages in Croatia. Today the festival also announces it’s famous boat and pool party line-ups featuring some of Europe’s best urban crews, including Shorebitch, Supa Dupa Fly and Faded as well as appearances from Tim Westwood and DJ Cut Killer. A veritable haven for Hip-Hop, R ‘n’ B and urban artists and fans alike, this year’s Fresh Island is also set to feature a very special Grime Karaoke with Big Nastie, Stormzy, Sian Anderson and more. Tickets are on sale from just €89 (£65). Advance VIP tickets are now sold out and tier 2 tickets are available for €210 (£155) via Fresh Island’s website.
This year at Fresh Island boat parties will set sail each day taking revellers on a voyage along the stunning Adriatic, with a soundtrack provided by some of Hip-Hop’s finest DJs and crews. This year’s line-up includes the likes of UK Hip-Hop party starters Melody Kane and Faded who head out with Bonafide Magazine & Croatia Wave plus the legendary French DJ Cut Killer will also take the helm. On land UK Hip-Hop champion Tim Westwood brings a taste of his radio show on Capital XTRA to the poolside parties which will also see takeovers from GRM Daily, who welcome Melody Kane and Miss DJ Candy, and Statik Selektah who will film a video for his new album Lucky 7. Tickets for boat parties will be on sale tomorrow on the Fresh Island website from just €28.
VICE’s Noisey will be hosting a special Adriatic edition of their Grime Karaoke series, which has garnered a strong following not only from the genre’s fans but also its protagonists including Giggs, Tempa T, Skepta, Wiley and more. Joining Noisey at Fresh Island for the unmissable party will be karaoke regular Big Narstie, grime prodigy Stormzy and Radio 1Xtra DJ Sian Anderson along with festival-goers willing to step up to the plate.
The festival has also announced a special pre-party on the eve of the festival where DJ crews from all over the world gather and spin a myriad of tunes for revellers who want to start the party early.
With tickets costing just £65 for the full three days, return flights from £104 (London – Venice) and an array of affordable accommodation options, Fresh Island is a no brainer for urban music lovers looking for a great value summer escape. The ultimate celebration of Hip-Hop, R&B and urban music culture in Europe, the festival will host a mix of stunning live performances, cutting-edge DJs, dance crews, MC battles and beach, boat and pool parties in the idyllic setting of Zrce beach, with takeovers of Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaya (voted best club in Croatia in DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs). Advance VIP tickets are now sold out and fans are encouraged to avoid disappointment and grab tickets now while they are still available.
General release tickets starting at just €89 (around £65) and €210 (around £155) for VIP, all available from the Fresh Island website. Accommodation and transfer packages are available from Fresh Island’s UK Travel partner and Official Package Provider, Croatia Wave, via its website.
In anticipation for this year’s event, the festival has released day by day breakdowns for the full line-up.
Fresh Island Boat, Pool & After Beach Parties
Boat Party: 1PM – Bonafide x Croatia Wave Presents: Faded DJs | Melody Kane
Boat Party: 5PM – Backspin Presents: Crux Soundsystem | Crowns Club DJ’s
Pool Party: 4PM – Mahreen Luv & Shorebitch DJs @ Papaya After Beach Stage
Starduck & PartyKybl After Beach Party – Kontrafakt, DJ Wich & Vladimir 518 LIVE @ Soul Electronics Stage at Aquarius: Powered by Noisey
Boat Party: 1PM – Ladylicious Presents: Ladylicious Crew DJs
Boat Party: 5PM – Trace Urban Presents: Cut Killer | TBC
GRM Daily Pool Party: 4PM – Melody Kane | Miss DJ Candy @ Papaya After Beach Stage
HipHop.de After Beach Party – Haftbefehl LIVE | DJ Maxxx | Juicy Crew | Big J @ Soul Electronics Stage at Aquarius: Powered by Noisey
Boat Party: 1PM – PartyKybl x Starduck Presents: PARTYKBL Crew DJs
Boat Party: 5PM – W.A.R D.A Presents: Juicy Crew | Big J
Capital Xtra Pool Party: 4PM – Tim Westwood | Faded DJ’s @ Papaya After Beach Stage
Noisey Grime Karaoke Pool Party – Big Narstie LIVE | Sian Anderson @ Noisey Stage at Kalypso Club powered by Soul Electronics
Fresh Island Live Show Breakdown
Day Zero Party – Noisey Stage @ Kalypso Club powered by Soul Electronics
Trace Urban Stage @ Papaya Club – Joey Bada$$ | Dj Statik Selektah
Soul Electronics Stage @ Aquarius Club powered by Noisey – Danny Brown | Just Blaze
Trace Urban Stage @ Papaya Club – Migos | Tim Westwood | Tropkillaz
Soul Electronics Stage @ Aquarius Club powered by Noisey – Action Bronson | Skepta | Evidence (Dilated Peoples)
Trace Urban Stage @ Papaya Club – Pusha T | Cut Killer
Noisey Stage @ Kalypso Club powered by Soul Electronics – Stormzy | DJ Target | Big Narsty | Sian Anderson