The Beat and more for Glastonbury Festival 2010

The Beat, King Porter Stomp, Kissy Sell Out and Rob da Bank are among the acts confirmed for the Arcadia arena at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

The stage is set to return for 2010 after wowing crowds with incredible creations made from the scrap yard in the last few years.

Given their own field at Glastonbury, the organisers rocked the party in no uncertain terms with a combination of cutting edge music, mind boggling bespoke future shock stage constructions and ripping pyrotechnics that provided what was for anyone who saw it one of the most spectacular night time shows Glastonbury has ever seen.

Arcadia are a collective of young artists and engineers from the West Country, who are constantly pushing the boundaries on the scene with their surreal creations.

Growing up in amongst festivals, fields and scrap yards has inspired the desire to build far out, futuristic structures from industrial and military scrap for the purpose of positive combustion.

We recently caught up with Pip Rush who creates the Arcadia Spectacular to talk about the process behind the arena. Click here for the full article.

Arcadia aim to hit harder and faster in 2010 taking there enormous moving hydraulic machine to the next level with the aid of some gems discovered amongst military, nassa and customs and excise scrap yards.

Expect, as ever, to see Arcadia pushing the realms of traditional pyrotechnics and laser shows to new heights along side a stonking underground line-up and prepare to be wowed with an abundance of hard hitting dare devil aerial acts swinging between balls of fire and in combat with real flamethrowers and bolts of electricity.

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The full Arcadia line-up at this year’s Glastonbury Festival is as follows:

King Porter Stomp
The Soul Jazz Orchestra
Rob da Bank
Swing Zazou
The Correspondents
Beardyman vs. Arcadia
Arcadia spectacular featuring Freefall Collective     
Arcadia Allstars
Kissy Sell Out
Dog Show

Joe Acheson Quartet
Mr Woodnote
The Beat
A Skillz
Smerins Anti Social Club
Dubrovnik DJ set
Doc Daneeka
Dr Meaker
Arcadia spectacular featuring Freefall Collective     
McMash Clan

Professor Skank and African Simba
Mungo's Hi Fi featuring MC Ishu
Gentlemans Dub Club?Powersteppers
David Rodigan
Warrior One
Arcadia spectacular featuring Freefall Collective     
Arcadia Allstars
Aquasky And The Ragga Twins (History of Breaks Set)     
Black Sun Empire feat: Stamina MC & SP:MC

U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder have been given headline duties at the event, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary this June, with Dizzee Rascal, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Faithless, Slash and hundreds more performing over the weekend.

Click here for the latest Glastonbury Festival line-up.

Glastonbury Festival 2010
will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 25-27 June.

Tickets for this year's event have sold out.