Continuing with Boomtown Fair’s district announcements the festival has unveiled Barrio Loco, the festival’s home of hip hop, grime and garage. Just one of Boomtown’s 12 themed districts, the reverberating sounds, rhythms and lyrics provide the perfect balance to the festival’s varied headline bill that includes Lauryn Hill, Prophets Of Rage, The Streets, Chronixx, Chase & Status Presents Rtrn II Jungle, Groove Armada, Slaves, UB40 aka Ali Campbell and Astro, Salt-n-Pepa, Gogol Bordello and many more
Artists will be play the Poco Loco stage, 24 Hour Garage Girls, Kaotic Kartel and the all newPirate Studios presents.
Headliners include OCEAN WISDOM / LITTLE SIMZ / BLACKALICIOUS / SLOWTHAI and a HIGH FOCUS TAKEOVER.
There will also be a brand new collaboration to Boomtown’s vibrant party capital Barrio Loco. BBC Radio 1Xtra will be opening up Poco Loco, the districts’ main stage, on Thursday with a full day takeover showcasing some of the radio station’s top DJs and discovered talents. See the full line up below. Districts still to be announced are Copper County, Paradise Heights, Town Centre, and the much anticipated big DnB announcement.
Barrio Loco Full Line-Up:
Thursday: 1Xtra Takeover – Tiffany Calver / Jamz Supernova / Alicai Harley / Joel Culpepper / Che Lingo /
Friday: Swindle – Live / Blackalicious / D Double E / Eva Lazarus / Drs & Pitch 92 Present From The Deep / Inja / Wonka & Syn /
Saturday: Ocean Wisdom / Little Simz / Flava D / Jus Now / Sir Spyro / Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon / Pengshui /
Sunday: High Focus Takeover: Special Guest Slowthai / The Four Owls / Dirty Dike / Jam Baxter / Dabbla / Onoe Caponoe / Ramson Badbonez / Dj Sammy B-Side / Molotov / Cmpnd
24Hr Garage Girls:Matt Jam Lamont / Sammy Virji / Danny Rankin (Decoy Kurupt Fm) / Shosh
Mind Of A Dragon / Foor / Mikey B / Off Me Nut Takeover / Dj Cartier / Deadbeat Uk / Zero / Freddie Martin / Gash B2B Hadean / Nadine / Wonka & Syn / Coxon
Pirate Studios: More Time Records Takeover Ft. Ahadadream, SnØW + More Tba Plastician / Maxsta / Jafro / Klasey Jones / Cabasa / Roy Bar / Jimmy Fader