Roxy Music, Tricky and more for Bestival 2010
As the fancy dress theme for the event is announced
Photographer: John Bownas26 February 2010
Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Mumford And Sons, Cornershop, The
Jim Jones Revue and Everything Everything are also set to perform live at the event that bagged
Best Medium Festival at the 2009 UK Festival Awards.
Elsewhere Mylo, Dave Clarke, Erol Alkan, Aeroplane, DJ Yoda, Skream and Tom Middleton will get behind the decks along with Shy FX, Jack Beats, Jackwob and Adrian Sherwood.
See below for the latest line-up announcement.
Organisers have also revealed that the fancy dress theme for 2010 will be ‘fantasy’ as festival chief Rob da Bank explains: "Roll up roll up tribe of the Bestivalites; descend from your starships, rise out of the seabed, fall from the stars, unleash the Magick and release your imagination into our 2010 world of FANTASY.
“Open the gates and welcome in Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz, The Lord of the Rings, hobbits, trolls, elves, fairies, the Odyssey, King Arthur, Merlin, the Dong with the luminous nose, William Morris, A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Willy Wonka, Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, Harry Potter, Spirited Away, The Time Machine, Star Wars, the Incredible Hulk, magick, the supernatural, Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Lord Ganesh, Fantasy Island, Caractacus Potts, Tarzan, Veruca Salt, Zombies!”
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.
Today's line-up announcement in full:
Mumford & Sons / Chic feat. Nile Rodgers / Tricky / The Temper Trap / Sub Focus (Live) / Cornershop / Alex Metric (live) / The Jim Jones Revue / Everything Everything / Memory Tapes / Ou Est Le Swimming Pool / Erland and the Carnival / Example / Gaggle / Deer Tick / Sparrow and the Workshop / Summercamp / Crystal Fighters / Egyptian Hip Hop / Phosphorescent / Portico Quartet / Race Horses / Neon Indian / North Atlantic Oscillation / Mademoiselle Caro & Franck Garcia / Jamie Woon / The Bikini Beach Band
Mylo / Dave Clarke / Erol Alkan / Aeroplane / DJ Yoda / Skream / High Contrast and MC Wrec / Tom Middleton / Todd Edwards /DJ Zinc / Joker / Jack Beats / Shy FX / Caspa and MC Rod Azlan / Adrian Sherwood / MC Dynamite / Jackwob / Chris Coco / Villa / Reggae Roast / Autonomic Showcase Featuring dBridge Instra:mental SP:MC / Breakage / Feeling Gloomy / Fear of Theydon / Sombrero Soundsystem /Paddy Freeform