Dizzee Rascal among first names for Bestival
United Kingdom | 04 February 2010
Dizzee Rascal heads up the first host of live acts and DJs for this year's Bestival with The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem and Simian Mobile Disco also confirmed.
Hot Chip are to make their forth appearance at the event, while long lost jazz funk legend Gil Scott-Heron is set to re-emerge thanks to a new album.
Delphic, Chase and Status and Kitty, Daisy and Lewis will all perform for the second consecutive year, with Echo and the Bunnymen, Rolf Harris and Soft Cell man Marc Almond also set to play.
Greg Wilson, Mary Ann Hobbs, Annie Mac Presents and Joy Orbison will hit the decks along with DJ Derek, Dixon, Ewan Pearson and organiser Rob da Bank. Festival bosses have also announced loads more live acts and DJs.
Click here to see the latest Bestival line-up.
Following the success of its debut last year, The Afterburner arena is set to grow and will now include a full live stage. Other new features will include The Castle In The Sky Bonfire Extravaganza and the brand new Wishing Tree field that will feature the most amazing sculpture garden.
The Village will also be transformed in to Tomorrow's World envisaging an inspired, sustainable and green and fun future including a solar powered Bandstand and free solar mobile phone charging and a few regular treats including the Pub, WI Tent and Farmers Market.
Tickets are on sale now priced at £150 for and adult weekend pass with student, teens and under 12s passes also available.
Click here to buy Bestival tickets.
Bestival 2010 will take place at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from 10-12 September.
Ferries tickets from Red Funnel are on sale now with festival tickets. Book now to avoid the rush and the disappointment of not being able to get onto the Island.
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