Bestival add Pendulum, P J Harvey, and The Maccabees

plus Fatboy Slim, Public Enemy, Big Audio Dynamite, Kelis & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 21st Mar 2011


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: 50,000
Last updated: Fri 9th Sep 2011

Friday night headliner Pendulum, and Uk Festival exclusive appearance from P J Harvey lead the latest acts confirmed for Bestival 2011.

Also crossing the Solent to appear at Bestival will be The Maccabees, Fatboy Slim, Public Enemy, Big Audio Dynamite, Kelis, Paloma Faith, Chromeo, The Drums, The Cuban Brothers, Village People, Noah and the Whale, Groove Armada present Red Light, Annie Mac, DJ Yoda, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May.

Other additions include Mogwai, Clare Maguire, Toots and the Maytals, Patrick Wolf, Global Communication, Graham Coxon, Cut Copy, Metronomy, Zola Jesus, Modeselektor, Jungle Brothers, Caravan Palace, Venetian Snares, Health, Beardyman, Asian Dub Foundation, Wretch 32, Gentleman's Dub Club, Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Ms Dynamite, The Unthanks, SBTRKT, L-vis 1990 & The Neon Dream, Ed Sheeran, Dry The River, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Eat Static, and Los Campesinos!.

DJs confirmed include Pete Tong, Andy Weatherall, Andy C & MC GQ, Congo Natty aka Rebel MC, Loefah, Joy Orbison, Skrillex, DJ Derek, Claude Von Stroke, Doorly, Tensnake, Julio Bashmore, Bok Bok, and Emalkay.

also confirmed are Fake Blood, Asian Dub Foundation, John Grant, Junip, The Midnight Beast, Breakage feat. Jess Mills, Fenech-Soler, The Correspondents, Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, Labrinth, Willy Mason, The Selecter, Kawa Circus, Emeralds, Brandt Brauer Frick, Goldie Lookin' Chain, The Japanese Popstars, Esben and the Witch, The Bad Shepherds, Foster the People, Oneohtrix Point Never, Rustie, Tanlines, Ulrich Schnauss, Andreya Triana, Rainbow Arabia, Tweak Bird, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Caitlin Rose, Dhol Foundation, Max Tundra, Modestep, Our Broken Garden, Spark, Dry The River, Feed Me, YasmIn, Horndog Brass Band, Lanterns on the Lake, Trophy Wife, Islet, Two Wounded Birds, Logo, Sophie Barker, Yaaks, Mz Bratt, Bright Light Bright Light, D/R/U/G/S, Liam Bailey, Maverick Sabre, 6 Day Riot, Star Slinger, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Carmen Rosa, Ellen and the Escapades, Kyla La Grange, October, Post War Years, Treefight for Sunlight, and Marcus Foster.

Rob da Bank said, "My brain literally never stops whirring, thinking and puzzling over who to book for Bestival. The 'anything goes' approach seems to have worked so far so I'm proud and pleased to announce Pendulum as Friday headliner who will smash the hell out of Robin Hill for sure. Just as importantly PJ Harvey will be making her only UK festival appearance of the year at Bestival and then from The Maccabees to Public Enemy, Mogwai to Fatboy Slim and a shedload of up and coming artists its possibly our most out there line up yet... and let's not forget The Cure headlining Saturday night! Dont be shy, get in there now!"

Previously confirmed as appearing at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th of September 2011 will be The Cure who will headline Saturday night, and Primal Scream presenting 'Screamadelica' in its entirety, headlining the Big Top on Saturday night.

Also previously 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.

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*.

There was also a ticket Payment Plan available - pay a quarter of the total ticket price (plus booking fees & postage) now, with the further three payments spread across the following three consecutive months.

Children aged 13 to 15 tickets are priced at £85. Age 13 to 15 Child Tickets are for anyone aged 13 to 15 on 08/09/2011. Child ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*.

Age 12 & Under Child Tickets: FREE (ticket required) Age 12 & Under Child Tickets are for anyone aged 12 and under on 08/09/2011. Child Ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21*. All Tickets include camping.

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

Campervan Tickets are priced at £65 (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, click here.

As well as the music, Bestival has the world's biggest fancy dress party for 40,000 festival goers - this year's theme has not been announced plus 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.

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