The Wireless Festival is a music festival that takes place every year in London, England. It is owned and managed by Live Nation. While it started as primarily a rock and pop festival, in recent years it has focused on hip-hop and other urban music.
From its inception in 2005 until 2008, the festival was sponsored by telecommunications company O2, and was called the O2 Wireless Festival. From 2009 to 2012, the main sponsor was Barclaycard and the festival renamed to Barclaycard Wireless Festival. For 2013, the sponsor changed to Yahoo!, and was renamed to Yahoo! Wireless. Since 2015, the sponsor has been the fashion retailer New look.
The capacity of the 2019 event was 49,000. Adjacent festivals were held in Leeds in 2006 and 2007, as well as Birmingham in 2014. In 2017, Live Nation also established Wireless Germany, in Frankfurt.
The first festival took place in June 2005 and was in Hyde Park only. Tickets were £35 a day. Some of the acts on the line-up were (headline acts in bold)
What type of festival is wireless?
The Wireless Festival is a music festival that takes place every year in London, England. While it started as primarily a rock and pop festival, in recent years it has focused on hip-hop and other urban music.
Can you sell wireless tickets?
It is prohibited to resell tickets for the Event except where resold using the official resale platform of the official ticket agent you purchased your ticket from, or in the case that the official agent does not have an official resale platform then via Twickets, in accordance with the relevant ticket agent’s resale.
Are there sniffer dogs at wireless?
We put a lot of time and effort on briefing and training and run emergency exercises. We also have a team of sniffer dogs working around the clock.