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Bestival Bestival 2014 Unveils Boundary Breaking Acts And The Best New Bands

With a cavalcade of big hitters, including OutKast, Foals, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Beck, Busta Rhymes, Candi Staton, Sven Vath, Chase & Status and many more already lined up to take Bestival's Desert Island Disco...

7th May 2014 17:07

Bestival Electric Eclecticism - Bestival 2014 Big Top Stage Revealed With Bonobo, Sbtrkt, Darkside And Others

The Big Top, old 'big blue' in the main arena is Bestival's action-packed, genre busting second largest stage, amidst a myriad of mind-blowing musical and immersive experiences and insane Bestival micro-parties. Opening the show on...

28th March 2014 15:35

Bestival The Port Returns To Bestival 2014 - Line-up Announced Featuring Chase And Status And Sven Vath

Anyone who was aboard HMS Bestival last year won't have failed to notice the maritime magnificence of The Port. A mind-expanding, oceanic vision, nestled near the Ambient Forest, The Port was unquestionably one of the...

17th March 2014 13:49

Bestival Paloma Faith, Basement Jaxx And Candi Staton To Hit Bestival 2014'S Desert Island Disco

The good times keep on rolling at Bestival HQ! Following the amazing news that Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will join OutKast, Foals and Beck as Bestival headliners and our frankly off the hook Port announcement...

12th March 2014 16:00

Bestival Bestival 2014 Reveal Sunday Night Headliners - Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers Desert Island Disco Finale

Rob da Bank says: "Ever since I first booked Chic and Nile for Bestival a few years back they have hands down been the best live band we've ever had at Bestival and Camp Bestival....

25th February 2014 12:46

Bestival Busta Rhymes Comes To Bestival 2014 - First Ever UK Festival Appearance

With an almighty line-up that spans from the completely legendary to the hottest acts around including OutKast,Foals, Beck, Disclosure, Major Lazer, London Grammar and more already confirmed for our Desert Island Disco, this September 4th-7th,...

10th February 2014 17:06

Bestival Bestival 2014 Announce Foals And Beck As Headliners Plus More New Acts

Like a million amazing Saturday nights packed into four mind blowing days, we're manically excited about all the fantastic things we've got lined up for Bestival 2014! Now that the cat is out of the...

4th February 2014 15:47

Bestival Bestival 2013 John Newman, Simian Mobile Disco Plus Many More Announced

Latest live acts and DJs announced for Bestival's 10th Birthday including John Newman, Simian Mobile Disco, Pretty Lights, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Ella Eyre, Skinny Lister, Dub Pistols, Kate Boy, Pete Tong hosting a special...

25th July 2013 10:36

Bestival New Arena Unveiled 'Temple Island' For Bestival 2013

In keeping with our 10th birthday spectacular celebrations at Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight from September 5th to 8th, the amazing gifts keep coming as Bestival HQ is buzzing with news of another...

20th June 2013 16:27

Bestival Bestival 2013 Announce New Acts - Crystal Fighters, Jon Hopkins Plus Many More.

More new live music and DJs added to the Bestival line-up with Crystal Fighters, Jon Hopkins, The Correspondents, Valerie June, East India Youth, Hudson Mohawke, Greg Wilson, Micky Finn plus spoken word from Howard Marks...

30th May 2013 17:25

Bestival New Order Announce 'Live At Bestival 2012' Charity Release Out On July 8th 2013

New Order release a live recording of their amazing set at Bestival last year, on Monday 8th July on Sunday Best Recordings."Live at Bestival 2012", a charity CD to support the Isle Of Wight Youth...

13th May 2013 11:06

Bestival Bestival 2013 Goes Cruising

Bestival's spectacular 10th birthday with the finest alternative cabaret to debauched club action: London and New York's hottest gay party Room Service is coming to Bestival in a festival exclusive to take over The Port...

1st May 2013 15:03

Bestival Bestival 2013 Announces New Acts & The Port: New Dance Arena For 2013

HMS Bestival is finally steaming back into home waters. Our trusty and now slightly rusty ship and crew have just spent the last decade cruising the high seas, dodging pirates in tropical climes and partying...

25th April 2013 14:59

Bestival Bestival Line Up And Ticket Information - 5-8th September 2013

Bestival, 5-8th September 2013Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of WightHMS Bestival is now boarding! That's right, preparations for our four day 10th Birthday spectacular are well underway and we have mega-exciting news as we can...

31st January 2013 18:04

Bestival Nme Awards 2013 Nominations Announced

NME is excited to reveal the nominations for its prestigious NME Awards 2013, which will take place on Wednesday 27th February at its brand new home, The Troxy in East London. Music fans have...

22nd January 2013 16:04

Bestival Bestival 2013 Theme Revealed

Can you believe that 2013 will see Bestival hitting those magic double figures? That's right, Bestival is ten and we're really pushing the boat out for what promises to be our biggest and best year...

29th November 2012 16:32

Bestival Bestival 2012 General Camping Tickets Sold Out! Only Last Few Remaining Wild Copse Tickets Left


29th August 2012 17:06


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