Saturday, February 16, 2019

Bestival announce disco-inspired 2014 theme

The organisers of the annual Bestival music event have announced that their 2014 theme is to be inspired by disco, dubbed 'Desert Island Disco'. The release on the official website of the festival, which is set to kick off on 4th September, describes the event...

Basement Jaxx, Paloma Faith & Candi Staton added to Bestival lineup

Basement Jaxx, Paloma Faith, and disco heroine Candi Staton have been added to this year's Bestival lineup, organiser Rob Da Bank has announced. The announcement, which follows recent confirmation of appearances by Chic, Outkast, Chase & Status and Beck, means that this year's Bestival is...

Busta Rhymes to join Bestival 2014 lineup

Busta Rhymes has been added to the line-up for this years Bestival, organisers have confirmed. Confirming the news, organisers Rob da Bank said "Woo hah people! Yes it's true, Busta Rhymes has got you all in check and he's coming to Bestival for his...

Bestival organisers announce new Southampton ‘Common People’ Festival

Bestival curator Rob Da Bank has announced a brand new festival in the summer's calendar. Taking place on the Bank Holiday weekend of 23rd and 24th May, Common People will see the Bestival spirit start early in Southampton Common. Of the new event, da...

Skream, Route 94, Horse Meat Disco confirmed for Bestival

British producer/DJ Oliver Jones, aka Skream, has confirmed he is to bring his 'Skreamism' set to this year's Bestival, accompanied by Route 94 and Horse Meat Disco. Confirming the announcement moments ago, Skream's addition means he will join the likes of Outkast, Chic, Busta Rhymes...

MNEK confirmed for Bestival 2014

Rising British producer/singer/songwriter/all-round talented bloke MNEK has confirmed he is to perform at this year's Bestival. The young Londoner, who's achieved a string of success with both his own material, collaborative efforts (Duke Dumont's Need U 100%) alongside various production credits, made the announcement moments...

Bestival news: Nile Rodgers and Chic confirmed to headline

Following his announcement during a recent Billboard videocast, Nile Rodgers has confirmed he will join his Chic band to headline the Sunday night slot at this year's Bestival in the Isle of Wight. The slot, reserved for 'legendary' artists means Rodgers will feel right at...

The 2018 Bestival line-up will land this week

Bestival organiser Rob Da Bank has confirmed this year's first wave line-up announcement will land later this week. Taking to Twitter in a post which saw the founder gear-up in attire aligning with this year's circus theme, it was revealed that the 2018 list of...

Bestival Toronto: Full line-up released

As Bestival gears up for June's inaugural Toronto edition of the event, curator Rob da Bank has unveiled details of the full lineup, and it's set to be a biggie! Featuring a healthy dose of global big names, alongside new local Canadian talent, Bestival Toronto...

Bestival 2016: Initial lineup revealed

The Cure, Hot Chip and Major Lazer have been confirmed as headliners for this summer's Bestival, following the announcement of the first waves of acts across the Isle of Wight weekender. The reveal, which coincides one day after Bestival's 'future theme' unveiling, also leaves a...