Brian Wilson to perform 'Pet Sounds' at Camp Bestival 2017

plus many more announced

By Neil Greenway | Published: Thu 26th Jan 2017

Brian Wilson

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July 2017
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£180 for the weekend
Daily capacity: 10,000
Last updated: Thu 25th Jan 2018

Beach Boy Brian Wilson has been announced as the Sunday headliner for the 'pop stars & rock stars' themed family friendly Camp Bestival 2017, which returns for it's 10th edition from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July, to the picturesque setting of Lulworth Castle, set against the backdrop of England's dramatic Jurassic coastline in Dorset.

He'll be performing 'Pet Sounds' in it's entirety plus his greatest hits, in the Sunday slot prior to the already-announced Leftfield who'll close the main stage before the fireworks spectacular.

Rob da Bank says: “There’s been so much talk of musical icons recently and I’m very proud that we’ll be presenting one of the most legendary figures in song-writing, music production and, maybe, the ultimate anti-pop star, Brian Wilson. Having made so many incredible records with the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds is a real solo foray into psychedelic rock, introspective lyric writing and a beautiful wall of sound concept album that still blows people away 50 years on. Whether you’re a stalwart Wilson supporter or maybe it’s the first time you’ve heard his name, I hope you’ll be there in the moment for the Sunday headliner in his full majesty”.

Also newly confirmed are Ray BLK,  Kate Nash, The Cuban Brothers, Becky Hill, Mexrrissey, Dub Pistols, DJ Yoda, Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana, The Blockheads, Norman Jay, Los Pacaminos Feat Paul Young, Raghu Dixit, Circus Raj, Disney Rascal, The Smiths Ltd, Funky Little Choir, Indian Queens, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, The Shellac Collective, and The Ska Vengers.

They join the previously announced acts of Mark Ronson (DJ set), Madness, and All Saints, Holly Johnson, Leftfield, Louisa Johnson, Bootleg Beatles, and Right Said Fred, with DJs and soundsystems including Skream, David Rodigan presents Ram Jam, Raindance, Big Fish Little Fish, and organiser Rob Da Bank, plus School of Rock - The Musical!, and for the kids there's Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble, and TV's Dick & Dom. 

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Tickets are priced as follows:-
Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) - £197.50
Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs) - £185
Age 13 to 17 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £125
Age 10 to 12 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £98.75
Age 5 to 9 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £45
Age 4 & Under (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £15
Babes In Arms (1 & Under) - FREE (but ticket required)
Car Parking - £20
Campervan Ticket - £95 per vehicle
Caravan / Trailer Tent Ticket – £105 (one car only per caravan/trailer tent – no exceptions)
The Camping Bestival 2017 weekly payment plan is available with a 25-week payment plan.

NOTE: all tickets will incur a booking fee.

All teens (aged 11 to 17) MUST camp in the same area as their families with a maximum of 2 teens per adult (over the age of 30). All children aged 4 and under (on 31/07/2016) can attend for free (but MUST HAVE a ticket). These ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21. Plus Camping Plus, Backstage VIP Camping and Hospitality Camping tickets are also on sale.

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