WIRELESS TICKETS ON HOLD FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS

Live Nation have announced a special Wireless Festival ticket initiative for local residents of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

Participating local boroughs are Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest and Tower Hamlets. Standard day tickets will be held for five days, from Friday 22nd February until Tuesday 26th February, to assist local residents in purchasing tickets, subject to availability.

Residents wishing to purchase tickets for Wireless Festival should visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk , and click ‘residents’, they will then be asked to enter their postcode to confirm validity. For more information and a full list of postcodes that qualify please visit www.wirelessfestival.co.uk

Wireless Festival takes place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July. Superstar Justin Timberlake is confirmed to headline Wireless Festival on Friday 12 July, this will be his only UK festival performance of 2013, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and very special guest Frank Ocean also join the bill. Music megastar Jay Z has confirmed his only European performance of 2013 at Wireless Festival on Saturday July 13. Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh/Live will also appear along with Calvin Harris who is confirmed as special guest.

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

“Working with Live Nation and the local boroughs, we are delighted to be able to offer tickets reserved exclusively for local residents to this fantastic event. This summer, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host an exciting series of events in addition to the Wireless festival. 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.”

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, Wireless Festival 2013 is set to be the biggest and best event on the summer’s musical calendar.

Ticketing Information

Tickets go on sale Friday 22 February at 9am and are priced at £57.50 plus booking fee.

Wireless festival 2013 is Subject to Licence and Planning

Wireless Festival media enquiries

Emma Elwood at LD Communications

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