Have a NASS weekend!
Inspired by the individuality and creativity of alternative youth culture, 15,000 music and action sport fans will make their way to the Bath & West Showground near Shepton Mallet for a weekend of action sports, live music and hardcore revelry at NASS next weekend.
American alternative hip hop group, Jurassic 5 will headline the main stage in 2016 joining headliners drum ‘n’ bass champion, Andy C, one of the fore fathers of the genre and Australian electronic dance music duo, Knife Party. Over 100 acts will perform across X stages over the course of the weekend.
The IBMXFF World Championships will be held in the UK for the first time in 28 years with the world’s leading freestyle BMX athletes descending on the West Country in time for NASS. 450 professional and amateur riders from over 40 countries will compete in BMX freestyle; park, vert, flatland and dirt including BMX legend, Mat Hoffman, Australian superstar and three times NASS winner, Logan Martin and X Games 2015 Gold Medallist, Daniel Sandoval.
As well as the BMX worlds, top pro skateboarders will compete over the weekend for their share of a prize purse totalling over $50,000 (the largest BMX and skate prize purse in the UK). The event will feature a 14ft Vert Ramp, a pro park, dirt jumps, street spots, public courses and ramps.
If that isn’t enough the festival will feature performances from B-Boy champions, Soul Mavericks including the recently crowned UK champion, Sunni Brummit ‘Sunni,’ along with Gavin Vincent ‘Gav-zen,’ Juan David Gaveria ‘Spin,’ Anthony Jackson ‘AJ-47,’ Simon Lee ‘Mid Air’ and Lee Crowley ‘Reckless-Lee’ and in partnership with Upfest street artists, including three collectives have also been invited to live paint across the festival, completing that awe-inspiring banging atmosphere.
Tickets for 2016 are available through www.seetickets.com.
NASS operates a tiered ticketing system with price bands for tickets changing over time – the sooner you buy, the cheaper it is.
For more information and tickets visit www.nassfestival.com and follow festival news on Twitter and Facebook @nassfestival using #NASSFestival.