The acts appearing in the Pig’s Big Ballroom, Caravanserai and Club Dada have been announced for Bestival's Summer of Love at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight.
Programmed by Gregs Greats, and The Shellac Collective, Pig’s Big Ballroom is dedicated to the memory of the late great John Peel and hosts live music from Gary Williams and the Sinatra Jukebox, The Happy Skifflers, The Long Insiders, Mary Jean Lewis & the Starlight Boys, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing (pictured), Railroad Bill, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, Shamus OBlivion and the Megadeath Morrismen, Split Whiskers, The Swamptruck Goodtime Band, Tom Korni, and The Vagaband.
Whilst the DJ line-up includes Auntie Maureen, Brother Graham's Hayride, The Coconutters, DJs Flutter & Wow, Gregs Greats, DJ GG, It's A Wind Up, DJ Jules, Lil' Miss Lonesome, Ms Chameleon's Mechanical Melodies, Not Saffron, Dr SID, Tip Tony Tunes, and Uncle Norm's Blues Box.
Caravanserai, the brainchild of Monsieur Bateman and family sees Continental Drifts showcase live performances from Animal Noise, Bomba Titinka, The Carny Villains, Dila Varder and The Oddbeats, Keltrix, King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band, Madame Barducci and The Godzy Guitar, Maniere des Bohemiens, Mariachi El Pinche Gringo, Mortisville, New York Brass Band, The Ohmz, Rambunctious Social Club, A Ray Of Charles, Tantz, Temple Funk Collective, Thrill Collins, Voodoo Love Orchestra, Wight Floyd present a Pink Floyd Special, and Woohoo Revue.
Whilst on the 1s and 2s will be DJ Adewale, Arnivore, Big Swing Sound System, DJ Chris Tofu, CatJam, Daniel Peppit, El Gadze, Jonny Antrobus and Penny Metal, plus there will be off the wall escapades from Cirque Bijou, Flame Proof Moth, and Karauke.
Taking to the stage in Club Dada's Spiegeltent will be A Ray Of Charles, The After Hours Quintet, Bomba Titinka, Dila Varder and The Oddbeats, Dutty Moonshine, Grant Lazlo, Isaac Waddington, King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band, Maniere des Bohemiens, Mariachi El Pinche Gringo, New York Brass Band, Scarecrow, Tantz, Ted Zed, Temple Funk Collective, The Carny Villains, Thrill Collins, Voodoo Love Orchestra, and Woohoo Revue.
Plus At Home With sessions from JFB & friends, The Church (Sunday Sessions), Mr B and the Acid Ragtime Soundsystem, Arkhease, Arnivore, Carnival Collective, The Chicken Brothers, DJ Chris Tofu, DJ Dapper Dan, DJ Eggs Legs, El Gadze, Mark Jones, Mortisville, Movimientos DJs, Rambunctious Social Club DJs, Rumpsteppers, and Tropical Disco withCal Jader, Senor Griff, and Hodguez.
Plus there will be Daily Discos as for the first time the Dance-Off DJs crew will bring their unique blend of tunes, audience participation and theatre to Bestival.
The line-up appearing from Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th September 2015 includes Missy Elliott, Underworld, Duran Duran, and the Chemical Brothers top a bill that includes 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, Sleaford Mods, Fat White Family, Skrillex, Annie Mac, Seth Troxler, Dub Pistols, Wiley, Skepta, Roni Size Reprazent, Drenge, Jaguar Skills, DJ Yoda, and more.
For the line-up details as available see the Bestival line-up page.
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.
latest on this festival
Bestival 2018 Review
video of the day