Bestival 2005

09 September 2005 - 11 September 2005

Royksopp to headline Bestival

16 May 2005
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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.

The three-day boutique festival takes place at Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of Wight, from 9-11 September. Click here for tickets!

Royksopp join previously confirmed Sunday night headliners Super Furry Animals with Friday's headline act still to be confirmed.

Joining Royksopp on the Saturday will be Saint Etienne and X-Press 2. The latter (aka Ashley Beedle, Rocky and Diesel) will be also be hosting a seven hour Balearic set in the Bollywood Bar Friday night, before a full, six-deck X-Press 2 special on Saturday evening.

Also just added are Bez, Bugz In The Attic, The Pipettes, Krafty Kuts, Kid Carpet, Dreadzone, Mistys Big Adventure, Caged Baby, Boomclick, Piney Gir and loads more. Click here for the full lineup. 

The festival is shaping up to be one of the most eclectic of the summer, with almost every genre of music being thrown into the melting pot.

Organiser Rob Da Bank said: "The line-up embraces all the styles I want Bestival to represent - the cream of indie with The Magic Numbers, British Sea Power and The Rakes, dance dons 2 Many DJs, Fabio & Grooverider, Vitalic and Two Lone Swordsmen, off the wall artists like The Go! Team and Lee Scratch Perry and now the jewel in the Saturday night crown Royksopp. Not to mention country & western, grime, ambient and reggae’s finest too."

Full adult weekend camping tickets cost £75, with day tickets and the usual concessions also available. Click here for a full breakdown and to buy your's now!


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