The Fatback Band, Giggs, Redlight, General Levy, and more for Bestival

the full Big Top line up revealed

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 5th Aug 2016

The Fatback Band

Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2016
Robin Hill Country Park, Nr Arreton, Downend, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£190 adult weekend (+booking fee)
Daily capacity: 79,999
Last updated: Mon 5th Sep 2016

The guests have been revealed for Shy FX’s Party on the Moon on the Thursday of the future themed Bestival held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, which returns this year from Thursday 8th until Sunday 11th September 2016 .

The Thursday Big Top takeover will feature Giggs, Redlight, The Fatback Band, General Levy, Nadia Rose, and Masterstepz.

Also appearing on the opening day are Glass Animals, Snakehips and The Future kicks off with the cosmic Druid Opening Ceremony. Throughout the rest of the weekend, the Big Top will also be graced with Richie Hawtin, Katy B, The Human League, Odesza, Leftfield, Jagwar Ma, Animal Collective, new additions Wiley, Section Boyz, Chip, Big Narstie, Newham Generals, Frisco, P Money, Elf Kid, AJ Tracey, Jammz, Fekky, Logan Sama, Maximum, L.A. Salami, Lucha Va Voom, and many, many more.

Commenting on the Thursday line-up topped by the previously announced Hot Chip, Rob da Bank said, "Our opening extravaganza on Thursday is gonna be off the scale! From a druidic opening ceremony to The Fatback Band, Hot Chip and a host of great acts put together by Shy FX it’s gonna go off!"

For the full list of confirmed acts and line-up details, including the Big Top day splits, as available see the Bestival line-up page.

Wiz Khalifa and Sean Paul headline Sunday, The Cure will headline Saturday night, Major Lazer top Friday night’s main stage.

The line-up for the weekend includes Animal Collective, Aurora, Bastille, Beaty Heart, Benjamin Damage, Bicep, The Black Madonna, Bodhi presents ROOTS, Caravan Palace, Craig David's TS5, Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley, David Rodigan presents Ram Jam, Eats Everything, Eskimo Dance featuring Wiley, and Ghostpoet, Hospitality presents Camo & Krooked, London Elektricity, S.P.Y b2b Nu:Tone, Danny Byrd b2b Brookes Brothers, Maduk, and MC Wrec & Dynamite MC. The Human League, Jagwar Ma, Katy B, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Krept & Konan, Kurupt FM's Champagne Steam Rooms, Loyle Carner, MØ, Kano, Odesza, Snakehips, Mura Masa, Wstrn, Lady Leshurr, Billie Marten, Frances, Izzy Bizu, The Cuban Brothers, Fatherson, Subgiant, The Wytches, The Sherlocks, Pretty Vicious, All This Noise, Asylums, Black Honey, Born InA Barn, Clean Cut Kid, Coco, Creeper, Danny L Harle, Eska, Fickle Friends, The Greasy Slicks, Hinds, The Japanese House, JP Cooper, K.Flay, L.A. Salami, Louis Berry, Milk Teeth, Moose Blood, PC Music All Stars, Pinegrove, Pup, Rationale, Richie Hawtin, Ride, Shy FX's Party On The Moon, Skepta, Skream, Slamboree, Tourist, Wolf Alice, Years And Years, Leftfield, Oh Wonder, Honne, Anne-Marie, The Showhawk Duo, The Twilight Sad, Tiggs Da Author, ESPA, New Desert Blues, Alice Jemima, Xylaroo, Too Many T's, Lauran Hibberd, DJ Zinc, World of Rave & Music Mondays Crew, with History of Rave action from Slipmatt going b2b with Billy 'Daniel' Bunter and a DJ set from Altern8. Plus many more.

There's more still to announce.

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Tickets are priced at £190 for Adult Tickets and £120 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Student tickets are priced at £180 (For full-time students only. Valid NUS or ISIC ID required at the box office. No other student ID accepted). Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket). A campervan ticket is priced at £90 (per vehicle), a caravan pass is £100, and car parking is priced at £15 advance. A Wild Copse adult tickets is priced at £299, a Wild Copse teen ticket is priced at £149.50, and Wild Copse Child tickets are free. Prices are currently the same for Friday or Thursday entry.

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 is also a new VIP Ticket, which not only gives fast track entry on arrivL on site but also gives exclusive access to an all new VIP area that will include a viewing platform with exceptional Main Stage views. The VIP area also has its own cocktail bar, seating and toilet facilities and will host exclusive parties held after the Main Stage closes.

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