With just over 1 week until NASS 2019 opens its doors to 30,000 revellers, the final music, action sports and street artist line ups have been announced, the official app and fun maps have been unveiled and more immersive entertainment has been added via the NASS website.
NASS, the UK’s biggest celebration of music, street art, skate and BMX, is returning to the Bath & West Showground, near Bristol on Thursday 11 – Sunday 14 July 2019 for their biggest year yet, featuring headliners Giggs, Rudimental and Cypress Hill. NASS brings together the world’s best BMXers, skateboarders, street artists and fresh music talent alongside pioneers from an eclectic mix of subgenres including grime, hip hop, garage, drum & bass, dubstep and more, creating the most exciting street culture event in the festival calendar.
Want more? Check out the Sketch Club in the Truck and Bearing on site pub venue, Fri-Sun at 5pm with Gums and Tongue street art crew – a place to pick up some pens and express yourself. Witness the most epic live street art undertaking from Pitchi Avo at the Mainstage creating a piece as tall at the stage itself, from 11am daily. Showcase your talents during daily DJ and MC Workshops taking place between 11am-5pm at The Warehouse. Take on a Skate or BMX lesson with a Pro in The Plaza (Public skatepark). See the spectacle that is the Ring of Fire, on Friday and if that’s not enough action sports fun, head to the Roscomar Skate Container Jam on Friday and the BMX Wallride Presented by FireBall on Saturday. Last but by no means least is the FourPure Mini Ramp Skate Best Trick competition, taking place on Sunday.
NASS is proud to present its biggest music line-up to date, with impressive headline acts including influential UK rapper Giggs, BRIT-award winning collective Rudimental and West Coast hip-hop icons Cypress Hill. Supporting them on the mainstage will be East London’s hottest new rapper Yxng Bane, South London wordsmith Loyle Carner and “one of the UK’s top independent producers”, Tom Misch. They are joined by hundreds of other carefully curated artists including Pendulum, Hannah Wants, SaSaSaS, Problem Central, DJ Hype & Hazard, IAMDDB, Grandmaster Flash, Becky Hill, Lady Leshurr, Akala, Maverick Sabre, Novelist, D Double E and Devlin. From local crews to superstars, NASS celebrates the success stories of top musicians, whilst elevating the headliners of the future.
NASS brings together the world’s best skate and BMX athletes to compete in one of the biggest and most progressive contests in the country. Expect to see world class skating from Olympic hopefuls Alex Decunha, Alex Halford and Jordan Thackeray, all of whom will benefit from UK Sport’s Aspiration Fund award to help them qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
Alongside music and action sports, street art is heavily ingrained in NASS’ DNA, festival goers can expect exclusive, site-wide live and curated street art from some of the best names in the game including Mr Penfold, Insane 51, Inkie, My Dog Sighs and more. Following on from the success of last year, NASS have once again partnered with Bristol based Upfest, founders of Europe’s largest street art festival.
Giving back to the core communities that it celebrates is of paramount importance to NASS, be that enlisting pro athletes in the ramp building process or partnering with skate charity, SkatePal. This year NASS donated £5,000 to SkatePal to develop plans for a new skatepark in Palestine and expand their reach to empower more young people through skateboarding. As NASS grows, they plan to continue to support the great work that goes on by organisations dedicated to skate, BMX and street art, which sit at the core of the festival.
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Check out the all set times, sports schedules and much more via the website here https://www.nassfestival.com/app
Image credits: Jack Foster / Nass