Wireless 2017: First line up announcement

Chance The Rapper, Skepta and The Weeknd will headline the Finsbury Park Festival.


Yesterday, organisers at Wireless Festival finally announced the first wave of artists to play the 2017 edition of the festival. Mercury Prize winner and Grime kingpin Skepta will take to the stage on the Saturday night of the festival having headlined with group Boy Better Know in 2016. Chance the Rapper will be closing the Friday night with his iconic Gospel enfused sound whilst the world beating The Weeknd will close the Sunday night. None of the headliners were announced as festival exclusives thus sparking rumours of potential other slots across the summer.

The festival takes place across 7-9 July at London’s Finsbury Park will also see performances from Zara Larsson, Sean Paul, Wiley and Section Boyz will also play at the festival which has UK exclusive performances from Nas, Rae Sremmurd and Bryson Tiller. Many more names are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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