Skepta and BBK announce London O2 Arena takeover this August – and this is how you can get tickets


UK grime star Skepta and Boy Better Know are set to takeover the O2 in London this summer.

The UK grime collective, also known by fans as BBK, have experienced success with the growing popularity of grime music in recent years thanks to acts like Stormzy .

BBK will take over the entire London O2 Arena on the 27th August from 2pm to 11pm. Curating an array of entertainment for revellers ranging from live music and film screenings to gaming events and even food offerinsg, fans can get to experience and celebrate the best of the music crew’s hometown in the landmark venue.

Boy Better Know take over the whole of the O2 this summer

Tickets are available from the BBK Takeover website . Fans will be able to catch them when they play Glastonbury, which kicks off a string of summer of gigs for the group who will also make an appearance at Parklife in June.

Skepta performing at 2017’s BRIT Awards

Fans will also be able to see Mercury Prize winner Skepta live over the summer as the grime star is set to perform at a string of festivals across the UK and Europe, including Wireless and Primavera in Barcelona.

BBK and Skepta UK tour dates

Primarvera Sound, 31st May – 4th June – Get tickets from their website here .
Parklife, Manchester, 10th – 11th June 2017 – Get tickets from Ticketmaster here .
Glastonbury, Somerset, 21st – 25th June 2017
Wireless, London, 7 – 9 July – Get tickets from Ticketmaster here.
Longitude, Dublin, 14th – 16th July – Get tickets from their website here .
Lollapalloza, Paris, 22nd – 23rd July 2017 – Get tickets from their website here .
Other members of BBK have also announced shows, with Wiley playing Brixton Academy this November.