Mika and more set for Bestival 2009

Mika and The Hot Rats are among the latest names confirmed for this year's Bestival.

Thanks to our reliable friends at Ventorblog for the heads up, who also told us that Benga, Benji B, Bobby Friction, The Loose Cannons, Grum and Hudson Mohawke will be playing the Isle of Wight event.

Sunday Best’s latest signing Lemonade will also be performing along with local group Shanklin Freak Show, Ohbijou, Ross Allen, Skibunny, Stardeath And White Dwarfs, Sunny Day Sets Fire and The Acorn.

Kraftwerk, Massive Attack and Elbow will headline the event which has won the Best Medium Festival at the UK Festival Awards three times.

Other names on the bill include MGMT, Fleet Foxes, Seasick Steve, DJ Yoda, Passion Pit and many more.

Click here for the latest Bestival line-up.

As previously reported the fancy dress theme will be Outer Space and it will include Blastival, a fiery spectacle that blends pyrotechnical pleasures with street theatre.

Bestival 2009 will take place at Robin Hill Country Park, Newport on the Isle Of Wight from 11-13 September.

Tickets are on sale now priced at £140 for the weekend.

Click here to buy Bestival tickets.