loads of new acts announced for Bestival

OFWGKTA, Tom Vek, Professor Green, DJ Krush, & many more

published: Thu 26th May 2011

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Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2011
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight.. PO30 2NU, England MAP
£170 (Adult) - / £85 (Age 13-15) - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Fri 9th Sep 2011

There's a host of new live acts and DJs confirmed for 'The Rock Stars, Pop Stars and Divas' themed Bestival.

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The latest acts announced for the Isle Of Wight bash are Californian hip-hop collective OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All), Tom Vek, Professor Green, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Hercules And Love Affair, Crystal Fighters, Sound Of Rum, Alex Winston, Ben Howard, Brigitte Aphrodite, Catherine A.D., Catherine Okada, Chancery Blame & The Gadjo Club, Cheviot Hill, Chris Peck & The Family Tree, Dog Is Dead, Dr Syntax, Fly, Frankie, Fly, Ghostpoet, Gideons Demise, Goodbye Stereo, Gypsy & the Cat, The Hempolics, Jackson Analogue, James Owen Fender, Losers, Lucy Rose, and Luke Concannon.

There will also be live sets from Mazes, MC Xander, Mirrors, Nosaj Thing, Paul Chambers, Paul Kalkbrenner, Punks Not Dad, Puzzle Muteson, Secret Rivals, Stopmakingme, Subgiant, Tall Ships, The Chapman Family, The Fan Jets, The Piney Gir Country Roadshow, Tripwires, Various Cruelties, and Woo Woos.

There's also a raft of new DJs including DJ Krush, Appleblim, Pearson Sound, Danny Byrd, Chris Coco, Across The Tracks, Al Tourettes, Artificial Intelligence, BarMisfits, Betamaxx, Benji Boko, Davey Morgan, Deaf By Disco, DJ Rastacore, Duffstep, Feeling Gloomy DJs, Filthy Dukes, JFB, Joakim, Kaf-Tan, Leo Zero, Lovesick, Luke Solomon, Max Brennan, Monki, Olli Dutton, Psychemagik, Rev Milo Speedwagon, Sancho Panza, The Shellac Collective, DJ Tayo's Tracksuit Party, Thomas Urv, Timo Garcia, White Wedding DJs, and Channel One Soundsystem playing roots rock reggae music.

Folksters Communion will be hosting The Bandstand on Sunday presenting Marcus Foster, Ben Howard, and Daughter.

Ben Lovett from Communion and Mumford & Sons said, "Bestival has fast become one of the most exciting British festivals both as an artist and a punter. With Communion hosting the Sunday Bandstand this year we can't wait to share in our celebration of new music and new communities."

Festival organiser Rob da Bank added, "Out of everyone that I've booked so far for Bestival I'm possibly more excited, nervous and downright psyched up that I've landed OFWGKTA for the main stage at Bestival. Believe me this will be a legendary, incendiary performance not to be missed. Tom Vek played one of the first ever Bestis and i can't wait for his return as well as my main man Professor Green and a shedload more live bands and DJs to tickle your nether regions. I'm also very proud to welcome a new musical partner Communion on board - these dudes know their folk onions so watch out for them on The Bandstand on Sunday!"

Bestival have also now booked their third headliner and say the act combines the best elements of pop star, rock star and diva into one super-exciting show-stopper, they will reveal who it is Friday 1st July.

Bestival takes place at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th of September 2011, Pendulum headline the Friday, with The Cure headlining the Saturday while Primal Scream present 'Screamadelica' in its entirety, headlining the Big Top on Saturday night.

Also confirmed are Brian Wilson, Magnetic Man, Robyn, Crystal Castles, DJ Shadow, Katy B, LFO, Omar Souleyman + Sublime Frequencies, 65daysofstatic, Cranes, Boys Noize, Diplo, A-Trak, Norman Jay, Grandmaster Flash, David Rodigan, 2 Bears, Carte Blanche (DJ Mehdi & Riton), Pantha Du Prince, and The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, and many more.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

An adult ticket is priced at £170. Ticket holders aged 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*.

Tickets only now available through ferry companies - Red Funnel, and Wightlink.

Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2011
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight.. PO30 2NU, England MAP
£170 (Adult) - / £85 (Age 13-15) - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Fri 9th Sep 2011


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