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Download Festival reveal Liquid Death as first ever headline sponsor

Download Festival reveal Liquid Death as first ever headline sponsor

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  • Liquid Death becomes first headline partner of the UK’s biggest rock and metal festival from 14th–16th June 2024
  • Partnership news comes a week ahead of epic 2024 Download artist line-up on Tuesday, November 7th
  • Partnership brings sustainability commitment to Download and beyond

Don’t be scared. It’s just a new headline partner for the UK’s mammoth rock festival Download.

Liquid Death, the beverage company making health and sustainability 50x more fun, is the first headline partner in Download’s twenty-one year history.

In 2023, Liquid Death and Download formed a partnership. Liquid Death became the official still and sparkling water partner at the festival, resulting in festivalgoers consuming over double the amount of water compared to 2022. By replacing hundreds of thousands of plastic bottles with infinitely recyclable cans during the UK festival season, Liquid Death made a significant reduction in plastic waste. This success prompted both Liquid Death and Download to elevate their relationship to the next level.

“Last year, Liquid Death received immense love from our fans,” stated Andy Copping, the renowned Download Promoter. “It’s only fitting that we embrace Liquid Death as the headline partner of the festival and welcome them into the Download family. Occasionally, a brand emerges that revolutionizes the game for consumers and an entire industry, and Liquid Death is one such brand. We couldn’t have asked for a better partner to delight our fans and artists, and we eagerly anticipate a joyous celebration together in June.”

“We are excited to become an official part of the Download community,” expressed Mike Cessario, Liquid Death’s founder and CEO. “The special bond between Download fans and artists is unparalleled. We eagerly anticipate quenching thirst for festivalgoers and artists in 2024 and beyond.”

The partnership will include complete brand integration across the festival from a physical onsite presence to digital communications. Liquid Death will also be the main water partner at all main bars in the festival arena as well as guest areas across the festival site. Finally, Liquid Death’s commitment to eliminating single-use plastic will be at the heart of the Download partnership.

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Liquid Death and Live Nation formed a strategic partnership in 2021 to offer environmentally friendly water choices and reduce single-use plastics at concerts and music festivals. Their innovative sustainability and hydration initiatives have eliminated single-use plastics at Live Nation venues and festivals in the US and UK, resulting in approximately 425 tons of plastic waste avoided so far.

About Liquid Death

Liquid Death is a rapidly expanding non-alcoholic beverage brand that stands out for its humor-infused approach to promoting health and sustainability. Our mission is to make it 50 times more enjoyable by injecting humor into the equation. We’ve taken the healthiest drink option and packaged it in tallboy cans that are infinitely recyclable. These cans rival the fun marketing of unhealthy brands found in energy drinks, beer, and junk food. Additionally, a portion of our profits supports non-profit organizations dedicated to combating plastic pollution and providing clean drinking water to those in need.

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