Beastie Boys and The Chemical Brothers have been confirmed for Bestival, with The Maccabees, Gregory Isaacs, The Levellers, Jah Wobble, Fields, Adjagas and loads more also announced. Buy tickets now!
The Chemical Brothers, currently holed up in the studio recording their new album, will emerge to close the Friday night. The Beastie Boys make their only festival appearance in England, headlining on the Saturday night.
Organisers of the ecclectic event – voted 'Best Medium-Sized Festival' in the 2005 and 2006 UK Festival Awards – promise "the most jam-packed cacophony of musical treats ever" and it's looking good so far with Gregory Isaacs, The Levellers, The Orb, Billy Bragg, The Maccaees, The Cuban Brothers, Dub Pistols, Calvin Harris, Mr. Hudson & The Library, Simian Mobile Disco, Bonde De Role, Cagedbaby, Horace Andy, Jah Wobble, Zion Train, Fujiya And Miyagi, Kate Nash, Fionn Regan, Fields, Daedalus, Ska Cubano, Remi Nicole plus DJ's Francois Kevorkian, Gilles Peterson, Tim Westwood, David Holmes, Justin Robertson and, of course, curator Rob Da Bank, already confirmed.
Many more announcements will follow in the coming weeks, so stay posted.
Tickets are on-sale now at www.bestival.net (or call Ticketline on 08700 667753)
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