Carl Cox, and Underworld duo DJ Set announced for Bestival

plus Tom Middleton, Krafty Kuts, Mr Hudson and the Library, and loads more

published: Fri 15th May 2009

Carl Cox

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September 2009
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight.. PO30 2NU, England MAP
£140 (Adult) - / £70 (Age 13-15)
last updated: Fri 4th Sep 2009

Carl Cox, and Karl Hyde & Rick Smith lead the latest plethora of new additions to the line-up at this year's Bestival.

Carl Cox


Mr Hudson and the Library
Both exclusives, Carl Cox will be throwing down an old skool set in the Big Top, and Karl Hyde & Rick Smith (Underworld) will perform on the main stage before Kraftwerk's Saturday night headline slot..

They join the line-up of DJ acts that's further bolstered by the addition of Tom Middleton, Krafty Kuts, A Skillz, Jaguar Skills, Heavenly Jukebox, Jaymo & Andy George, Flying White Dots, and Justin Robertson, Foamo.

New additions continue with Feeling Gloomy DJs, Firas, Hijack, Scuba, L-Vis 1990, Rachel Barton, Broken Heart DJs, Lee Mortimer, Michael Cook, Outmode, Paul Trouble Arnold, and The Correspondents all added to the bill..

There's also a host of new live acts confirmed including Mr Hudson and the Library, Vetiver, Paloma Faith, The Field, Skint & Demoralised, Drums Of Death, The Mummers, Black Acid, Dirty Projectors, A Child Rasputin, The Hat, The Big Hairy Band, The Subs, and Natty..

Other acts announced today include Sound Of Rum, Fresh Legs, Luke Pritchard, The Gramaphone, JC & Angelina, Sons Of Aesos, and The Adventurists.

Bestival organiser Rob da Bank said, "Carl Cox and Underworld have both soundtracked my raving years and both have smashed it at Bestival before. I'm grinning like a fool at the prospect of Karl and Rick warming up the Bestival masses before Kraftwerk and Coxy tearing the roof off the Big Top on Sunday night. I'll make sure I'm not DJing at the same time as him this year!"

The space themed Bestival returns to Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, and happens from Friday 11th until Sunday 13th September 2009 and as well as the music, Bestival also offers cocktail bars, laughter clubs, a farmers market, kids area, morris dancing, magical moments and more, as one of the most colourful events on the festival calendar. Hopefully it will have lovely weather in 2009 too for this, the 'Year Of The Spectacular'.

This year's line-up sees Kraftwerk as the Saturday night headliners, Friday night it's the turn of Massive Attack. MGMT, Soulwax, Fleet Foxes, Seasick Steve, Klaxons, Bat For Lashes, Michael Nyman, The Beat, Squarepusher, The Future Sound Of London, Little Boots, Friendly Fires, Florence & The Machine, Bjorn Again, Fujiya and Miyagi, Metronomy, Dub Pistols, 2manydjs, James Yuill, Diplo, Alix Perez, Annie Mac, Beardyman, Buraka Som Sistema, Major Lazer, Rusko, DJ Derek, DJ Yoda, Fabio & Grooverider, are also confirmed. For the line-up details as available please click here.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £140. Ticket holders aged 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*.

Child (aged 13 to 15) weekend tickets are priced at £70. Age 13 to 15 Child Tickets are for anyone aged 13 to 15 on 04/09/2009. Child ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*.

Tickets for children aged 12 & under are FREE (ticket required) Age 12 & Under Child Tickets are for anyone aged 12 and under on 04/09/2009. Child Ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*.

*NB: One ticket holding parent or guardian can only accompany up to 4 people under the age of 18.

To buy tickets, click here.



Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September 2009
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight.. PO30 2NU, England MAP
£140 (Adult) - / £70 (Age 13-15)
last updated: Fri 4th Sep 2009


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