Fresh Island Festival have announced acts for their seventh edition today. Alongside the stellar lineup, the summer escape will host a week of boat parties, poolside DJ sets and more in one of the most beautiful regions of the Adriatic.
Slidiin’ into everyone DMs at Fresh Island 2018 will be the Stefflon Don who headlines the festival. Since her first appearance in Jeremih’s London in 2016 alongside Krept & Konan, the UK singer and songwriter has gone from strength to strength with a collaboration with last year’s headliner French Montana her song Hurtin’ Me which had the crowd going wild in 2017. Steff’s performance on Zrce beach this summer will be truly unmissable.
One of the hottest names in UK music J Hus will be delivering his signature sounds of afrobeats, reggae and grime from his debut album ‘Common Sense’, which smashed into the UK top 10. 2017 was an unstoppable year for the east Londoner and the backdrop of the Croatian coastline will be an unforgettable and unique setting to witness the likes of Did You See and Bouff Daddy.
Also set to appear is Grammy-nominated Goldlink, who travels over the Atlantic to bring hits from his latest album ‘At What Costs’. Producer Statik Selektah makes a very welcome return to Fresh Island, having first performed back in 2015 where he also shot the music video to 2015’s Beautiful Life with Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$.
Another big name in hip-hop making his return to the festival is Tim Westwood. The renowned UK DJ’s pool party sets at Fresh Island have become legendary and Westwood took things to another level in 2017 when he wowed crowds last year with played a killer six hour set of hip-hop, grime, dancehall and r&b.
Making sure the parties continue throughout the week are UK’s finest crews including Shorebitch, Faded, Cheese on Bread, Shorty Bless, So Fresh So Clean and Stamina.
Fresh Island Festival 2018 takes over the huge open air clubs of Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaya on Zrce beach during the week of July 7th — 13th, with main stage performances taking place 10th-12th July. Standard three-day tickets for 2017 start from just €119 euros (around £109) and VIP at €279 (around £250). Festival tickets can be found on the Fresh Island website.