more acts announced for HMS Bestival

Crystal Fighters, Jon Hopkins, Hudson Mohawke, Greg Wilson, & more

published: Wed 29th May 2013

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Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th September 2013
Robin Hill Country Park, Nr Arreton, Downend, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£190 for Thu-Sun
daily capacity: 79999
last updated: Mon 2nd Sep 2013

Crystal Fighters, Jon Hopkins, The Correspondents, Valerie June, East India Youth, Tythe, Le Carousel, Sean McGowan, Signals, Golden Fable, Cherishport, Sarah Close, New City Kings, The Slow Show, Troumaca, Velvet Stream, Wight Harmony, and Mr Tom are the latest live acts to be announced for this year's nautical themed Bestival which celebrates it's 10th anniversary this year.

Also announced tonight are more DJs includeing Hudson Mohawke, Greg Wilson, Micky Finn, Bobby Tank, JFB Scratch, DJ Chris Tofu, Handsome Dave Rocker, Reeps1, Heavenly Jukebox, Intros Outros, Tythe, Jerome Hill, Ben Hoo, Long Jack, Mojo Filter, Pete Callard, Rev Milo Speedwagon, Tom Williams, Warm DJs, Olli Dutton, and The Dudes.

Plus added to the spoken word line-up is Bestival regular Howard Marks.

The Child Of Lov has cancelled all of his summer dates, so he won’t be joining us at Bestival as previously announced.

Festival captain Rob da Bank said, "HMS Bestival is well and truly under way, steaming across the high seas picking up even more musical passengers. Crystal fighters are Bestival stalwarts and about to go stratospheric, Jon Hopkins has made one of the electronic albums of the year and no party is a Bestival party without Hudson Mohawke and The Correspondents…all aboard you crazy landlubbers!".

Taking place at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from Thursday 5th until Sunday 8th September 2013 the nautical themed Bestival is also headlined by Fatboy Slim, Elton John and Snoop Dogg, plus MIA, Franz Ferdinand, Flaming Lips, The Knife, Wu-Tang Clan, Richie Hawtin, Carl Cox, Annie Mac Presents, and so many more. Plus a new arena The Port, Films in the Forest, World Music Day on the Bandstand, The Wishing Tree, Swamp Shack and The Grand Palace of Entertainment.

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

As well as the music, Bestival has the world's biggest fancy dress party for 50,000 festival goers. The festival also offers a vibrant mix of cocktail bars, laughter clubs, a farmers market, kids area, dancing, magical moments and more, as one of the most colourful events on the festival calendar.

Tickets for Bestival including entry from Thursday 4th September are priced at £190 for Adult Tickets and £127 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. For those arriving on or after Friday 5th September adult tickets are priced at £180. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket). A campervan ticket is priced at £90 (per vehicle), and car parking is priced at £11 advance (or £15 cash on arrival).

There's also a a 10 week payment plan which means that an adult ticket can now be bought at a payment of £19 per week (Thursday entry) or £18 per week (Friday entry) over 10 weekly payments.

To buy tickets now, click here.

Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th September 2013
Robin Hill Country Park, Nr Arreton, Downend, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£190 for Thu-Sun
daily capacity: 79999
last updated: Mon 2nd Sep 2013


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