Coventry’s Ricoh Stadium to host Soundscape Festival

East London original grime pioneer turned worldwide superstar Dizzee Rascal has been added to the Soundscape Festival bill taking over the Stadium Bowl on Sunday 16th June 2019.

Chart and dance music fans that love live music and are looking for their festival fix need only one date in the diary this summer. Soundscape Festival is launching in Coventry’s mammoth Ricoh Arena, featuring huge global acts, the buzz of a traditional festival, with the added bonus of state-of-the-art tech and facilities for discerning music fans chasing a taste of the spectacular. Tickets for the festival are on sale now priced from only £49.00 here.

Soundscape line-up speaks for itself, with a range of acts that have commanded headline slots at some of the country’s hugest music events. Dizzee brings his upfront blend of hip-hop and to the festival. He joins festival headliner the iconic French DJ and producer David Guetta who plays his only UK Date. Also on the bill is the UK brightest new soloist Anne-Marie, chart-topping electropop trio Years & Years, million-selling dance group Clean Bandit, chart sensation Mabel and X-Factor breakout stars Rak-Su with a few surprises thrown in for good measure.

The ultimate performer Dizzee will showcase his number one hits ‘Dance wiv Me’, ‘Bonkers’, ‘Holiday’, ‘Dirtee Disco’, and ‘Shout’. His debut album ‘Boy in da Corner’ is still considered a grime classic and earned him the 2003 Mercury Prize Award and he’s still ripping up the rule book. He’ll also showcase his bass-heavy newer material, with songs like ‘Wot U Gonna Do?’ from 2017 album ‘Raskit’ and ‘Bassline Junkie’ from 2013 album ‘The Fifth’ which is sure to get crowd jumping. There will also be new material to enjoy from new EP ‘Don’t Gas Me’. Recent single ‘Quality’ samples the classic 1992 hardcore track ‘The Sound of Music’ by Nookie and is the ultimate festival floor-filler.

Along with a star-studded programme packed with hits, Soundscape’s world-class staging will be the scene for huge production, dazzling light effects, atmospheric lasers and breathtaking pyrotechnics, putting all music fans right at the heart of the action. You won’t want to be anywhere else.

The festival vibe continues away from the excitement of the main stage. The Ricoh Arena is set to be transformed into a buzzing revellers’ paradise, with an array of artisan food stalls to help you keep your energy up for your non-stop dance moves, along with swish prosecco bars and mini gin palaces to make you feel refreshed and ready for anything. Dance, eat, drink, relax – and then, once revived, it’s back to the dancing!

Soundscape is set to be the stuff of legend, a staple of the summer live music calendar – and you can say you were there right at the very start!