Skrillex, and Mark Ronson (DJ set) lead the latest acts announced for the Port at 'The Summer Of Love' themed Bestival, which will be held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, are Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th September 2015.
Also confirmed to board HMS Bestival are Hannah Wants, Greg Wilson, High Contrast, London Elektricity, Benga, Special Request, Horse Meat Disco, Monki, Mele, Slimzee, Etherwood, Fred V and Grafix, Dynamite MC, Low Steppa, Kiwi, Logan Sama, Mella Dee, and Flava D.
They are joined by the previously announced Annie Mac, Seth Troxler, Four Tet, Tale Of Us, Guy Gerber, Jackmaster, David Rodigan, Mistajam, Erol Alkan, Andrew Weatherall, Toddla T, Wookie, and The Heatwave.
Skrillex and Mark Ronson will both appear as part of the last night shenanigans with Annie Mac taking the reins on Saturday showcasing a series of very special back to back rinses, and Seth Troxler in charge on Friday.
In other news FKA Twigs was also recently confirmed for the line-up.
Festival organiser Rob da Bank said, "The Port is one of our finest achievements at Bestival, with some pretty stiff competition from all the other inventive constructions that have gone down over the last 12 years. A massive ship seemingly anchored into the grass at Robin Hill complete with smoking funnels, rusty portholes and all topped off with a crazy crew of nautical nutters dancing day and night in laser beam ecstasy.
"I cannot wait to see what Skrillex will pull out the bag for a Sunday finale. Sonny hasn’t been to Bestival for four years so a lot has changed for all of us, and I think The Port is gonna be very special that night. Especially because, as anyone who’s seen Mark Ronson DJ knows, they’re in for a massive treat, too – a sublime Sunday night double-header, even if I do say so myself. I love Annie Mac’s back to back extravaganza - great concept and some amazing talent, and our Friday techno and disco explosion will kick it all off nicely. All aboard for another insane party at The Port!"
The Chemical Brothers (live) headline Saturday night and Underworld for Thursday. Joining the line-up for the first time for a UK festival exclusive appearance are Duran Duran, plus The Jacksons, Tame Impala, Jungle, Jurassic 5, a UK exclusive from Flying Lotus, Gorgon City, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy, Duke Dumont, Kate Tempest, Jamie XX, Boy Better Know, Todd Terje, Action Bronson, Future Islands, Level 42, Young Fathers, Flight Facilities, Rae Morris, Jungle Brothers, The Cuban Brothers, Pond, Charli XCX, Lianne La Havas, Neneh Cherry & RocketNumberNine, Ella Eyre, Andreya Triana, B.Traits, Monki, Soak, Lonelady, Honeyblood, Kate Simko & The London Electronic Orchestra, Girlpool, Moxie, Josey Rebelle, Barely Legal, Ekkah, Jagaara, Throwing Shade, Laura Moody, Graceland, Sleaford Mods, Fat White Family, Lapsley, Cymande, Slaves, Shura, George The Poet, Dean Blunt, Snap!, Arthur Brown, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Reggaerobics, and Circus Raj.
There are still many more acts including 2 headliners to announce.
For the line-up details as available see the Bestival line-up page.
Early bird tickets including entry from Thursday are priced at £195 for Adult Tickets and £130 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Student tickets are priced at £185 (For full-time students only. Valid NUS or ISIC ID required at the box office. No other student ID accepted). For those arriving on or after Friday tickets are priced the same. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket). A campervan ticket is priced at £92.50 (per vehicle), a caravan pass is £105, and car parking is priced at £15 advance (or £20 cash on arrival). Adult Wild Copse camping tickets are priced at £325, and £165 for a teen Wild Copse camping ticket.
Once again this year Bestival are adding on a £1 charity donation onto all Bestival tickets. The money raised will go directly to the Isle Of Wight Youth Trust (Reg Charity no. 1087163) to help fund their work offering counselling and support to young people aged 25 and under on the Isle of Wight. The Bestival Foundation is also a proud supporter of the Youth Trust.
There's also the weekly payment plan, which lets you spread the cost of a Bestival ticket across 25 weeks for around £7 per week after your initial deposit. So there are no excuses! Join our legion of lovers now!
This year Bestival has become a member of pioneering project Energy Revolution, a festival charity (pending incorporation) that crowdsources donations and invests in clean energy to tackle climate change and create a sustainable future for everyone. When booking a car park, caravan or camper ticket there will be an option to add a £3 donation to Energy Revolution. Help to do your bit by using renewables where possible, donate and help Bestival to make a real difference!
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