More names added to Bestival 2010 line-up

The Jolly Boys, Mr Motivator, among additions

More names added to Bestival 2010 line-up

Photographer: Jason Downes19 August 2010

Organisers have also announced a number of new features for the festival with The Wishing Tree field, which will have chilled out sets from Chris Coco, Phil Mison, Pete Gooding, Pathaan, Moonboots and many more.

The new area will boast festival venue favourites The Bimble Inn and Chai Wallahs. Lulu And The Lampshades, Bellaruche, Countryside Alliance Crew, The Egg, Andy Barlow (Lamb) and Skinny Lister are among those to perform at the Inn over the weekend with Rodney P, DJ Die, The Nextmen, Channel One Soundsystem, David Rodigan and Asbo Disco hitting Chai Wallahs.

The Wishing Tree field will also host the Cabaret Tent inc Silent Disco, a 24hour dub café, The Big Love Inflatable Church, Lost & Found's antics, Prangsta Costumiers, Bramble FM, The Dukes Box and Mr Whippy & the Conettes, making it an essential destination.

Festival fans will also welcome the return of Club Dada and the Polka Tent.

Speaking about the additions, Rob da Bank said: "I'm down on the Isle of Wight at the mo' supposedly having a breather before Bestival but actually just getting very excited about all the latest fun and games we have to announce. Janelle Monáe is without a doubt a superstar, fame and glory aside she just writes the best songs since Prince ... technicolour funk mayhem coming to Bestival only this year! The Jolly Boys were so brilliant at Camp Bestival we had to get them back for Besti and they'll be gracing the main stage - undoubtedly a Bestival moment waiting to happen.

Mrs da Bank has been very busy beavering away on a brand new field, The Wishing Tree, roughly running 24 hours and really a place to wind down after the main stage finishes and also somewhere to get horizontal during the day and check out some brilliant cabaret, comedy and our two new micro venues Chai Wallahs and The Bimble Inn, two staples of the alternative festi circuit. Make sure you discover the actual The Wishing Tree (you can't miss it) and get inside later on for ambient sets from the likes of Phil Mison, Chris Coco and Moonboots. Yoga, meditation and chanting is not compulsory but is encouraged. Phew ...i cant wait!"

All the tickets have been snapped up with fans eager to see the likes of Dizzee Rascal, The Prodigy, The Flaming Lips, Chase And Status and many more.

Click here for the latest Bestival line-up.


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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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