Bestival 2005 News
Tickets for next year's Bestival have gone on sale at early bird prices following the success of this year's sell-out and fancy dress party record breaking weekend!
With the weather forecast improving by the day, weekend tickets for Bestival on the Isle Of Wight have completely sold out, although day tickets will still be available to buy on the gate.
There appears to be no agreement between rival weather-predicting people concerning their Isle Of Wight forecasts - but it looks like there'll be a bit of sun, a bit of rain, and quite a lot of cloud...
The Rakes have been forced to pull out of next weekend's Bestival on the Isle Of Wight, with singer Alan Donohue still suffering from a sore throat.
Bestival organisers have confirmed plans to put up TV screens at the festival so that cricket fans can watch the fifth and decisive test match over the weekend. (Apparently a few were a bit worried!)
Bestival organisers have just let us know that our top DISCOVERED band for 2005 will be playing a Sunday evening slot in the 24 Hour Village - recognition that Intervurt are a band to be reckoned with!
Organisers of Bestival have confirmed they'll be bidding to set a world record for the biggest ever fancy dress party on the Saturday night of the festival - with the theme of cowboys and indians!
Following their triumphant mud-soaked Glastonbury activities featuring Editors, Four Tet, Erol Alkan and The Filthy Dukes amongst others, Adventures In The Beetroot Field will bring their Electronic Rock 'n' Rave Circus to The Bestival.
One of this year's top festival finds, The Magic Numbers, have been promoted to headline the Friday night at Bestival, with organisers also announcing the rest of the main stage lineup.
Gilles Peterson, VHS Or Beta, Erol Akan, Bent, Zoe Ball, and Max Sedgley are among the latest bands and DJs to be added to the eclectic lineup at this year's Bestival, on the Isle Of Wight.
Nordic beat chillers Royksopp will headline the Saturday night of this year's Bestival, with organisers today confirming loads more acts, including Saint Etienne and X-Press 2.
Super Furry Animals have been confirmed to headline the Sunday night at Bestival, with The Go! Team, Fabio & Grooverider, and Howard Marks also added.
The bulk of the line-up for this year's Bestival has been revealed, as well as details of a new acoustic arena for some special intimate sets. Tickets are on sale here and now!
British Sea Power have revealed their UK summer festival plans and are set to play Glastonbury, Reading/Leeds, Summer Sundae, and perhaps most intriguingly, Bestival.