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Urban artiste is latest headliner for family-run festival
URBAN artiste Labrinth has been announced as the latest headliner for Brownstock festival.
The producer and soloist will headline the three-day family-run festival on the Saturday night, September 1, with a full band backing him for his live set.
He made his name producing, writing and singing on Tinie Tempah’s singles Pass Out and Frisky, but he made waves as a solo artiste with his second single Earthquak, which also featured Tinie Tempah, charting at number two.
The star joins a host of other names, including Nero, who’ll be doing a DJ set, Radio One DJ Zane Lowe and hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash.
But the latest line-up announcement also comes tinged with sadness as it was revealed A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg has been forced to pull out due to ill health.
Festival organiser Jess Brown says: “Phife has had to pull out of his trip to the UK due to illness resulting from a failed kidney transplant. We wish him a speedy recovery.”
Brownstock started life as a small family party at the Browns’ farm near South Woodham Ferrers. Siblings Jess, Adam and Anna have worked hard to create an ever- growing atmosphere.
Sunday’s headliner, on September 2, is yet to be announced, so listen out for further big names. Brownstock takes place on August 31 to September 2 at Morris Farm, Lower Burnham Road, Stow Maries. Tickets are £74 for weekend camping with discounts available. Visit www.brownstock.co.uk