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Surf Snowdonia Announces Headline Acts for First Ever Music and Surf Festival


Mercury Prize-winning artist Badly Drawn Boy and Capital FM DJ Anton Powers will top the bill at the three-day festival which takes place at Surf Snowdonia from 14-16 July.

Joining the headliners will be Bez from Happy Mondays, 25 Years of Cream, General Levy, Showhawk Duo and DJ Yoda as well as big local talent like Calfari and the The Spitting Pips. More names are set to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

The Electric Wave festival will take place on the shores of Surf Snowdonia’s world-first inland surf lagoon against a backdrop of the Conwy Valley’s magnificent mountains and forests.

Badly Drawn Boy

As well as music and surf, the festival will feature comedy, skate and a whole load of family-friendly activities like slacklining, mountain bikes, Crash & Splash, The Big Welsh Blob Competition and an Electric Wave fairground. Local producers will showcase the best in street food, BBQ, real ales and craft beers.

Festival run down

Electric Wave is a three-day festival (Friday 14 – Sunday 16 July 2017) and will take place at Surf Snowdonia in Dolgarrog, Conwy Valley.

Expect a family-friendly vibe which celebrates some of the best music of the last 25 years as well as some of North Wales’s best local talent.

Tickets are available on a day or a whole-weekend pass. Children under 10 go free.

You can see a full list of the pricing structure on