more acts added to Bestival

David Rodigan, Jaguar Skills, Kate Nash, James McCartney, & more

published: Thu 28th Jun 2012

David Rodigan

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September 2012
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£180 for Thu-Sun - camping sold out, premium camping £299
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 6th Sep 2012

More acts have been announced for Bestival which takes place at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from Thursday 6th until Sunday 9th September 2012.

David Rodigan
On Friday evening Bollywood will play host to David Rodigan Presents Ram Jam which will feature sets from Rodigan as well as Shy FX & Stamina, B Traits, The Nextmen feat MC Wrec, General Levy, and Congo Natty aka Rebel MC in what is destined to be a heavyweight session featuring the best of classic and brand new music spanning the worlds of reggae, dub, D&B and dubstep.

Rodigan will also bring his Ram Jam Chicken Shack at this year's festival, located near the Bollywood tent, selling Caribbean food with a twist.

David Rodigan said, "Delighted to be returning to Bestival, but this year with my own Ram Jam tent and special guests. Plus we're bringing our Ram Jam Chicken Shack, so its music for your mind and food for your soul, Rodigan style and fashion! Time to bring the signal!"

Jaguar Skills will bring his Amazing Friends to take over Bollywood on Sunday night with Zomboy, Murkage, DJ Cable, and DJ@WAR.

Also at Bestival will be Rudimental, Kate Nash, Dan Le Sac, Scroobius Pip, Disclosure, StooShe, Clement Marfo & the Frontline, Summer Camp, and The Correspondents. Other joining the bill include multi-instrumentalist (& son of Paul) James McCartney, The Coronas, Beans on Toast, Two Jackals, Lucky Elephant, Sleepy Sun, and Gush.

The line-up also sees the addition of Bassnectar, Alexander Nut , DJ Derek, Hip Hop Karaoke, The Good Guys, Soft Rocks, Ben Hoo, DJ Chris Tofu, Low Fro, Michael Cook, Sombrero Sound System, Dick & Dom dropping a 'Rip Up The Bungalow' set, and Police Rave Unit.

Also confirmed is controversial author and public speaker, David Icke who will be conducting one of his talks in the Ambient Forest.

Bestival has over 20 stages of live music from more than 300 bands alongside a wealth of hidden treasures peppered across the site. From the old world southern American charms of the Swamp Shack and the magical aura of the Wishing Tree, to the mayhem of the Wall of Death and the rush of the Roller Disco it's a non-stop party paradise all weekend.

New Order will headline Saturday, with Stevie Wonder headlining the Sunday. Also performing are Orbital, The xx, Sigur Ros, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Nero, The Horrors, Gary Numan, Earth, Wind & Fire Experience feat Al McKay, Rizzle Kicks, and many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Tickets for Bestival sold out last year, and are apparently near to selling out for this year. Tickets including entry from Thursday 6th September are priced at £180 for Adult Tickets and £120 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. For those arriving on or after Friday 7th September Adult Tickets are priced at £170 or £110 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket).

Parking tickets are priced at £10. Campervan Tickets were priced at £85 (per vehicle) and are strictly limited to 1 per transaction/customer. Your Campervan must be specially adapted for people to stay in (which does not include transit vans with a mattress in the back or 4x4s with the seats folded down). If your vehicle is longer than 7 metres you will need to purchase two Campervan Tickets. Cars will not be allowed into the Campervan area at any time so consequentially Caravans, Trailer Tents etc are not permitted.

To buy tickets from Seetickets, click here.

To buy tickets from Ticketline, click here.

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September 2012
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£180 for Thu-Sun - camping sold out, premium camping £299
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 6th Sep 2012


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