Festival also pulls a Coachella.

Since 2004, Wireless Festival has been an exclusively London-based event (and not always an uncontroversial one at that). That’s set to change in July, when the festival will take place in both London and Birmingham simultaneously.

They’ve toasted the logistical switch-up with a seriously hefty line-up, including the two goliaths of contemporary hip-hop, Kanye West and Drake. Joining them will also be the freshly reunited OutKast, playing their first joint UK shows since, well, forever. Other major names on the bill include PharrellBasement Jaxx, Chance The RapperEarl Sweatshirt and Azealia Banks.

The London leg will see the festival move to Finsbury Park, whereas the inaugural Birmingham show is set to take place in Perry Park. The line-up as announced so far is below.

Wireless will take place in London and Birmingham from July 4-6. You can peep our predictions for Glastonbury 2014’s headliners here. [via The Guardian]


July 4 (London), July 6 (Birmingham)
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams
Basement Jaxx
Iggy Azalea
Ella Eyre
Angel Haze

July 5 (London), July 4 (Birmingham)
Wiz Khalifa
Azealia Banks
Chance the Rapper
Earl Sweatshirt
A$AP Ferg

July 6 (London), July 5 (Birmingham)
Bruno Mars
Ellie Goulding
John Newman
Clean Bandit
Salt N Pepa



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