LIVE NATION ANNOUNCES SPECIAL TICKET INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK

Live Nation has announced a special ticket initiative for local residents of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London for the third day of the Yahoo! Wireless Festival.

Participating local boroughs are Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest and Tower Hamlets. Standard day tickets will be held for five days, from Friday 15th March until Tuesday 19th March, to assist local residents in purchasing tickets, subject to availability.

Live Nation is thrilled to announce that due to phenomenal demand and tickets for days 1 & 2 selling in record time, there will be a third day of Yahoo! Wireless Festival on Sunday July 14. This will be a preview of JAY Z and Justin Timberlake’s North American Legends of the summer stadium tour. A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks also join the bill. Justin Timberlake and JAY Z are already confirmed to headline Yahoo! Wireless Festival independently on Friday 12 July (Justin Timberlake) and Saturday 13 July (JAY Z), tickets for these dates were the fastest selling in Wireless Festival history.

Tickets for the final Yahoo! Wireless Festival date Legends Of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and JAY Z – will go on sale Friday 15th March, available atwww.wirelessfestival.co.uk

Residents wishing to purchase tickets for Wireless Festival should visitwww.wirelessfestival.co.uk and click ‘residents’, they will then be asked to enter the first part of their postcode to confirm validity. A full list of eligible post codes is available on the website. Postcodes must be entered using capital letters.

Legends of The Summer will be the first time fans will see Justin Timberlake and JAY Z sharing a stage for more than one song, expect to be treated to collaborative performances as well as both artists’ greatest hits.

Groundbreaking hip-hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest are confirmed to join Justin Timberlake and JAY Z on Sunday July 14, this is their first UK show in twenty years. The group helped pave the way for innovative hip-hop and are cited as one of the best rap groups of all time. Other sensational acts confirmed are the incomparable Nas, New York rapper A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks.

Additional acts confirmed to join Justin Timberlake for his solo headline show on Friday 12 July are Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, Bingo Players, Aluna George and Iggy Azalea, the bill also features Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and very special guest Frank Ocean. Additional acts confirmed to join JAY Z for his headline show on Saturday July 13 are Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Flux Pavilion and Zedd, they join already announced Emelie Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh/Live, and very special guest Calvin Harris.

Yahoo! Wireless Festival is the UK’s number one urban/ pop festival and the destination of the summer. A dazzling open-air live music experience It offers a chance to experience the excitement of watching the best in popular music in one of London’s most iconic sites – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. With many more acts and details still to be unveiled, Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 is set to be the biggest and best event on the summer’s musical calendar.

Robert Bridge Snr Director, Head of International Marketing at Yahoo! said “Yahoo! Wireless is the culmination of a three month long mobile entertainment festival that we are rolling across two continents. With the hottest line up of the summer, we can’t wait to inspire and entertain Yahoo! fans across Europe every day. On The Road, culminating in the Yahoo! Wireless festival in London will bring to life the best of Yahoo!”

Dennis Hone, Chief Executive, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park said:

“It’s a credit to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park that this year’s Yahoo! Wireless Festival was the fastest selling in the event’s history. Working with Live Nation and the local boroughs we are once again able to offer local people a greater chance of getting a ticket for this event. This summer, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host an exciting series of events in addition to Wireless. There will be concerts, cultural and sporting events and much more – with lots of opportunities for local people. We are on track to deliver a top visitor destination and a great legacy for east London.”

YAHOO! Wireless Festival line up so far:

Friday 12 July

Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel, Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, special guest Frank Ocean, Iggy Azalea Bingo Players.

Saturday 13 July

JAY Z, Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, DJ Fresh/Live Special guest Calvin Harris, Flux Pavilion, Zedd.

Sunday 14 July

Justin Timberlake and JAY Z LEGENDS OF THE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR, A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks