The Temple Island line-up has been revealed for 'The Summer Of Love' themed Bestival at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, are Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th September 2015.
Bestival’s boss Rob da Bank said, "Bestival people! Man, I am so excited about the centre of our rave universe, Temple Island, and its line-up for 2015. Last year Temple Island, with its tiered stadium party vibe, was non-stop from Thursday till Sunday night, and one of my favourite places to hang out and get lost in my little pockets of downtime!
"This year I’m confident we’ve pulled some mega guests out the bag, from the mighty Hudson Mohawke to the incredible Madlib kicking it off on Thursday, chart botherers Disciples, Philip George and Alex Adair, plus our hardcore Friday night extravaganza, some vintage sounds from Sherwood & Pinch, and new blood Kurupt FM and B Traits, to name but a few. In fact, I can’t see a duff act within 100 decibels of that stage. Tops off, whistles out and get ready to rave… Temple Island-style…"
On Friday it's the turn of Philip George, Disciples, TCTS, ShadowChild, and Alex Adair, plus World of Rave & Music Mondays Presents: Altern8, Liquid, Ratpack, Baby D, Kaotic Chemistry, Slipmatt, Billy 'Daniel' Bunter, Uncle Dugs, and Idiot Savant.
Sunday will see Digital Soundboy’s leading lady B.Traits top a line-up of Paranoid London, and Moxie. While Hypercolour present Dense & Pika, Luke Vibert, Tom Demac, DMX Krew, 2 Bad Mice, A Sagittariun, and Cedric Maison, plus David Dabieh.
Bestival are also giving one up-and-coming DJ the chance to play on stage with their Temple Island DJ Competition! All you need to do to win a coveted slot on the stage is upload your finest floor-filling DJ mix (no more than 30 mins) to your Soundcloud/Mixcloud/YouTube channel and submit the link along with your name, age and location at http://bit.ly/BTIDJcomp. Bestival curator Rob da Bank and The Physical Network’s Liam Negus-Fancey will select their favourite 10 mixes, and then our Bestival Ambassadors will vote for the winning mix.
Temple Island curator and director of The Physical Network, Liam Negus-Fancey said, "This is Temple Island’s third year at Bestival, and this year we’ll be back where we were in 2014, continuing to build on the massive success of the stage. As always our line-up is focused on what the ambassadors want. And this year, Robby and I, and all of Bestival’s ambassadors will be selecting an up-and-coming DJ to join our amazing line-up. So please sign up for this once in a lifetime chance."
Also added to The Port’s line-up, as part of Annie Mac Presents’ historic Masters & Makers back to back sessions with Daniel Averygoing up against his Phantasy label boss Erol Alkan, and Radio 1 resident Heidi will take on Tom Trago.
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, Skrillex, Mark Ronson (DJ set), Annie Mac, Seth Troxler, & more.
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 20 weeks for around £8.95 per week after your initial deposit.
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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