Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z To Headline Wireless Festival 2013
NME reports that Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z will headline the Wireless Festival this year, their only UK festival appearance of the summer. The event takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, moving from the previous location of Hyde Park.
Timberlake will perform on July 12 with Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and Frank Ocean. Jay-Z will perform on July 13 with Emeli Sande, Rota Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh and Calvin Harris.
Live Nation’s (festival organizer) Steve Homer said: “Wireless Festival has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2005, we’re incredibly excited to take it to its new home, London’s iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and are delighted to secure Justin Timberlake and welcome back Jay-Z.“
Mayor of London Boris Johnson added: “This is a stellar line-up of stars that is set to bring the house down this summer at Queen Elizabeth Park, London. It proves that our fantastic Olympic Park is now a destination of choice for world class musical events.“
Tickets go on sale Friday at 9 AM and are priced at $89.25 plus booking fees. Two-day tickets are $170.73 plus booking fees.