Stellar line-up set to impress at Tokyo World festival in Bristol

PUBLISHED: 20:00 20 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:24 31 July 2017

Basement Jaxx will perform at Tokyo World.

Basement Jaxx will perform at Tokyo World.

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A festival which began with a capacity of 10,000 people will now see 20,000 flock to Bristol to enjoy a weekend of hip-hop, drum and bass, techno and house music.

Tokyo World began in 2015 and has grown at rapid speed. It is now set to take place over an entire weekend at Eastville Park, in Bristol.

Day one will see hip-hop legends Ghostface Killah & Killah Priest perform live as well as a DJ set from leading drum and bass artist Wilkinson.

From the world of grime, Krept & Konan and Wiley will also be performing.

On day two of the festival Basement Jaxx’s DJ set is sure to be the highlight for many, as they are well known for hits such as Where’s Your Head At, Do Your Thing and Oh My Gosh.

Krept and Konan, who will perform at Tokyo World.Krept and Konan, who will perform at Tokyo World.

Grime artist Lady Leshurr and Wretch 32 will also be performing on the second day of Tokyo World.

Tokyo World will be spread across five fields and will feature more than 100 artists during the weekend. The event also has seven new bars this year and will offer a range of food at its various stalls.

The festival will take place on September 23 and 24. It will open at noon each day and finish at 11pm on September 23 and 10pm on September 24.

Tickets, priced from £45 for day tickets or £80 for weekend tickets, plus a booking fee, are available via www.tokyoworld.org

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