FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Wireless Festival @ Finsbury Park, 06/07/18 – 08/07/18

The Verse’s Janna Radwan previews Wireless festival, taking place in Finsbury Park, London on 6th – 8th July 2018.

Since June 2005, Wireless festival has been the festival in the London region to go to. From headlining acts such as Jay Z, Drake and Rihanna to P!nk, Far East Movement and Basement Jaxx. Wireless has been on for over a decade now and it first started out with a rock influence to it. However, over the years it has evolved with society and what is “poppin”, one of the reasons it is so favoured. Wireless is getting increasingly popular every year, evidenced by the tickets selling out within minutes of their release.

This year’s lineup is the most spectacular with performers such as J.Cole, Stormzy, Cardi B and DJ KHALED! These are only to name a few big names that will appear throughout the Wireless festival weekend.

It is very delightful to see so many UK acts in the lineup this year. It really shows the world what us Brits can do! An upcoming British artist on the Sunday lineup is Not3s. He has an amazing upbeat song with Mabel called Fine Line That you all should listen to! This has helped him to bag an unforgettable opportunity and experience at this year’s Wireless festival. He is definitely an artist to watch out for at this year’s Wireless festival.

The Guardian’s, Hannah J Davies, reviewed last year’s festival and had a few interesting things to say. What I found intriguing was the talk about Wireless’s USP. Davies says, “from Drake’s collaborations with UK up-and-comers… “afrobeats” style – it’s now much easier to see the USP that the Finsbury Park weekender offers.”

Wireless is one of the most known festivals in the UK and is a must see! The vibes are always good and the music never disappoints.

For more info on this amazing festival check out their website: https://www.wirelessfestival.co.uk


The Verse Staff

Next Post

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Reading @ Little John's Farm, Reading, 24/06/18 - 26/06/18

Wed Apr 18 , 2018
The Verse’s Gemma Turner previews Reading festival, taking place 24th – 26th August 2018 at Little John’s Farm, Reading.  Any seasoned festival-goer will tell you that Reading Festival has been a British music festival ritual for many years, making its claim on the last bank holiday of the year in […]
reading Photo credit: Jen O'Neill

You May Like

Get In Touch

Editor in Chief                     contactverse@gmail.com                                 Alice Pierre & Daisy Bradshaw

Student Voice Editor     versestudentvoice@gmail.com                       Sarah Tann

Arts Editor                       versethearts@gmail.com                         Bethany Jo O’Neill

Entertainment Editor           verseentertain@gmail.com                        Federica Purcaro

Creative Editor                 versecreate@gmail.com                           Roxanne Clark

News Editor                       versenews@gmail.com

Social Media Manager                                 n/a

Photographers                                                Alice Pierre                                                          Tate Batham

Website Manager                                          Amber Eder



About us

The Verse is run by students, for students. If you’re studying at University of Brighton and you’d like to get involved by writing for us or becoming a sub-editor, we welcome you to contact us via email.

The Verse is funded and supported by Brighton Students’ Union.

The views expressed on The Verse online newspaper do not necessarily represent the views of Brighton Students’ Union, its management or employees. For more information or for any enquiries, please contact the Marketing and Communications Team at bsucommunications@brighton.ac.uk