One of Cornwall's most popular festivals has announced its headline acts for next year's event.

Yesterday, Boardmasters 2022’s headline acts were revealed as Kings of Leon, who make their long-awaited Boardmasters debut, George Ezra and Disclosure, along with ten more acts who will be performing across the event.

Cornwall’s own surf and music festival is set to welcome some of the biggest names in music, and the most exciting surf talent to the UK’s most spectacular festival settings of Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach, Cornwall.

Tickets for Boardmasters go on sale from 5pm, Friday 29 October 2021, with pre-sale on sale on Thursday 28 October via

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Kings of Leon will be headlining Boardmasters Main Stage as the sun sets across Watergate Bay on Sunday 14 August.

Boardmasters will be their first UK festival show since they headlined Reading & Leeds Festival in 2018.

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After the success of ‘Staying at Tamara’s’ in 2018, George Ezra will make his return to Watergate Bay, headlining on Friday on the Main Stage.

Grammy-nominated dance duo Disclosure make their Boardmasters debut, taking the coveted Saturday Main Stage headline slot.

Their new EP ‘Never Enough’ will be taken across Europe on a huge headline tour in 2022 including a stop on the Cornish coast.

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Boardmasters has also unveiled several more acts, including four-piece Bastille who will be lighting up the Main Stage.

Plus, reggae heavy-hitter Damian “Jr Gong” Marley heads to Boardmasters to deliver a performance that will include music from his Grammy-winning ‘Welcome to Jamrock’ and ‘Stony Hill’ albums.

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Singer-songwriter and indie icon Declan McKenna also joins the bill, along with ‘Lost Without You’ chart-topper Freya Ridings, and Bristol-born band IDLES who will headline the Land of Saints stage next summer.

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Arguably the UK’s most exciting DJ and producer, Joel Corry will be headlining the Unleashed stage next summer.

Plus, Brit-nominated soul sensation Joy Crookes will be coming to Cornwall, making her Boardmasters debut.

The View will play host to Lime Cordiale, the pop-rock duo heading to Boardmasters all the way from Sydney, Australia, while over at The Point, Patrick Topping will be hitting the decks.

Having risen to fame after the TikTok community began sharing and making videos of his songs, Sam Ryder has gone on to make his own songs on the viral video platform.

The singer and rhythm guitarist joins the line-up for next summer’s Boardmasters.

Acclaimed producer and DJ Shy FX also joins the Boardmasters line up for DB90, with Sons of the East making a welcome return to Cornish shores.

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And last but by no means least, Tom Grennan, who made a name for himself releasing charting singles like 'This is the Place' and 'Little Bit of Love', will also be heading to Boardmasters next August.

With many more acts set to be announced, Boardmasters 2022 will be a five day celebration of music and surfing with the backdrop of the stunning Cornwall coastline.

Tickets for Boardmasters 2022 go on sale at 5pm, Thursday 29 October 2021, with pre-sale tickets from Thursday 28 October.

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