NASS Festival 2019 ramped up Friday 12 July providing an unparalleled selection of music, street art, skate and BMX. Having sold out of Weekend Camping and VIP Camping tickets, the Bath & West Showground was buzzing with 30,000 festival goers keen to make the most of NASS’ incredible selection of music acts, spread over 15 stages.
It was an awe-inspiring first day of BMX and Skate competitions, Charlotte Worthington (GBR) took home the BMX Park Women’s title beating off fierce competition from Sasha Pardoe (GBR) and Kayley Ashworth (GBR) who finished second and third respectively. After an exciting qualifier and final of the BMX Street Open, Mike Suttle (GBR) was crowned champion after combining huge airs with technical tricks.
Main Stage headline act Giggs delivered an unforgettable set, pleasing the crowd with his unmistakable voice and energetic stage presence. Supporting on the Main Stage was East London’s hottest new rapper Yxng Bane, living up to his reputation with a unique and genre-spanning set. Hip hop legend Grandmaster Flash turned up the heat with an unbelievable performance, scratching and mixing iconic tracks. Birmingham’s Lady Leshurr entertained the crowd with her infectious humour and ingenious lyrics. With the sun shining over NASS, Maverick Sabre utilised his impressive vocal range and meaningful lyrics to create a captivating set, while iconic street art duo, PichiAvo treated the crowd to