New acts for Bestival 2012

Plus Azealia is back on the bill!

New acts for Bestival 2012

Photographer:Sara Bowrey

Chris Eustace - 30 April 2012

Back To The Phuture will be returning for the third year running to open the event on Thursday night, with John Foxx and the Maths, Killaflaw, and DJ sets from Adamski and Mark Jones also joining the line-up.

Jessie Ware, Skepta, Willis Earl Beal, Murkage, Jake Bugg, The Staves, Sunless '97, The Other Tribe, Parma Violets, Gorgeous George, Crowns, Subgiant, Daytona Lights, Charley Macaulay, Alonestar, A Way Of Life, and This Way Up are all newly confirmed as well.

Further DJ sets have also been announced, with Brodinski, Gilles Peterson, Redlight, Shy FX, Gutter Slut DJs, Zomby, Krafty Kuts, Duff Disco, Sonnyji presents Bang Bhang, Flying White Dots, and Kaf-Tan all set to perform at the festival, which takes place at Robin Hill Country Park, near Newport on the Isle of Wight from 6-9 September

Stevie Wonder and New Order are confirmed to headline this year's festival, with recent additions including Hot Chip, Gary Numan, The 2 Bears (DJ Set), and Alabama Shakes, and the likes of The XX, Sigur Ros, Friendly Fires, Two Door Cinema Club and Nero among those also on the bill this year.

A third headliner is still to be announced, while Azealia Banks, who cancelled the majority of her UK festival appearances this summer last week, including Bestival, has now been re-confirmed to play the event after all.

The festival is also twinning with Serbia's Exit Festival, as part of the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) initiative.

Head here for the Bestival line-up.

Bestival tickets are on sale now, priced as follows:

Adult Ticket with entry from Thursday 06 September – £180
Adult Ticket with entry from Friday 07 September – £170
Adult Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - £299
Student Ticket with entry from Thursday 6th September - £170
(For full-time students only. Valid NUS or ISIC ID required at the box office. No other student ID accepted)
Teen (age 13-17) Ticket with entry from Thursday 06 September - £120
Teen (age 13-17) Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - £149.50
Child (age 12 & under) Ticket – Free (but you must obtain a ticket)
Child (age 12 & under) Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - FREE
Advance Car Parking - £10 (or £15 in cash on arrival)

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