Justin Timberlake and Jay Z headline this year's Wireless festival


Released on: June 25, 2013, 9:05 am
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The Wireless Festival will be one of the first events to take place at the newly re-launched Olympic Park, reports LondonTown.com

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Usually held at Hyde Park, the Wireless Festival moves to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for 2013 and will be one of the first events to be held at the recently re-launched venue. The three-day music festival will take place on the site once occupied by the Olympic hockey arena and will welcome a high calibre of stars to the capital. Festival goers travelling from outside of London can find a great selection of London hotel deals on LondonTown.com.

Following his recent comeback and ahead of his 2014 UK tour, Justin Timberlake will be one of the headliners this year. Taking to the stage on Friday, the star will be performing tracks from his third studio album 'The 20/20 Experience', which was released earlier this year. The Friday also sees Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Wretch 32 and Conor Maynard perform on the main stage. While other stages welcome the likes of A*M*E, Little Mix, Bingo Players and BRIT Award 2013 winner Frank Ocean, who will be making his Wireless debut.

The Saturday will see Jay Z return to London as the main stage's headline act. After become the first major hip hop artist to headline Glastonbury back in 2008, Jay Z is no stranger to the UK festival scene. He will conclude another strong day with EmeliSande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel and Macklemore& Ryan all taking to the main stage. However, the Pepsi Max Stage will give it a run for its money with the likes of Calvin Harris, Flux Pavilion and Iggy Azalea performing.

Performing under the name 'Legends of the Summer' - eponymous to their upcoming North American Tour -Justin Timberlake and Jay Z will return to the stage on Sunday to headline as a duo and give a preview of what can be expected on the tour. American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest will also play on the main stage, which will be their first UK show in twenty years. Further major acts on Sunday include Nas, A$AP Rocky, Will.i.am, Katy B, Magnetic Man and Jessie Ware.

Find out about all the main music festivals in London this summer with LondonTown.com'sSummer 2013 in London article.

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