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La Roux, Jenny Lewis added to Bestival line-up

La Roux, Jenny Lewis added to Bestival line-up

The festival takes place on the Isle of Wight from September 4-7

  • Jul 3, 2014
Nile Rodgers challenges Bestival organisers to build world's biggest disco ball

Nile Rodgers challenges Bestival organisers to build world's biggest disco ball

Sunday night headliner is hoping to see Isle Of Wight bash enter the Guinness Book of World Records

  • May 30, 2014
Fat White Family, Wolf Alice and Childhood added to Bestival 2014 line-up

Fat White Family, Wolf Alice and Childhood added to Bestival 2014 line-up

Factory Floor and Tune Yards also join this year's bill

  • May 6, 2014
Busta Rhymes to make UK festival debut at Bestival

Busta Rhymes to make UK festival debut at Bestival

US rapper joins Outkast, Foals and Beck on Isle of Wight event bill

  • Feb 10, 2014
Beck and Foals to headline Bestival 2014

Beck and Foals to headline Bestival 2014

Thursday and Saturday headliners revealed alongside 9 new acts

  • Feb 3, 2014
Bestival announces 2014 festival theme

Bestival announces 2014 festival theme

The 2014 event will be 'Desert Island Disco' themed

  • Jan 27, 2014
Elton John brings Bestival 2013 to a close with first festival performance since 1979

Elton John brings Bestival 2013 to a close with first festival performance since 1979

James Blake, Angel Haze, Chic and Parquet Courts also perform on last day of Isle of Wight festival

  • Sep 9, 2013
Snoop Dogg gets lapdance on stage during Bestival headline performance

Snoop Dogg gets lapdance on stage during Bestival headline performance

The rapper played a host of hits as he headlined the Isle of Wight bash

  • Sep 8, 2013
The Flaming Lips headline Friday at Bestival with spectacular psychedelic performance

The Flaming Lips headline Friday at Bestival with spectacular psychedelic performance

Wu-Tang Clan also perform on the main stage despite being several members down

  • Sep 7, 2013
Bestival weather update: Heavy showers expected ahead of tonight's action

Bestival weather update: Heavy showers expected ahead of tonight's action

Met Office reports that "rain could cause problems for festival goers"

  • Sep 6, 2013
Bestival goers advised to 'take wellies and woollies' by weather experts

Bestival goers advised to 'take wellies and woollies' by weather experts

Cooler temperatures and heavy rain showers expected during the four-day bash in the Isle of Wight

  • Sep 4, 2013
Bestival announce latest line-up additions

Bestival announce latest line-up additions

Simian Mobile Disco and John Newman among new additions to Isle of Wight festival

  • Jul 25, 2013
Bestival boss Rob da Bank: 'Booking Stevie Wonder was a once in a lifetime thing'

Bestival boss Rob da Bank: 'Booking Stevie Wonder was a once in a lifetime thing'

Promoter says he's almost clinched 2013's headliner too

  • Sep 10, 2012
Steve Wonder brings Bestival to a spectacular climax

Steve Wonder brings Bestival to a spectacular climax

Soul legend covers Michael Jackson, John Lennon and Marvin Gaye at hit-packed show

  • Sep 10, 2012
Stevie Wonder to bring Bestival 2012 to a close tonight

Stevie Wonder to bring Bestival 2012 to a close tonight

Sigur Ros, Bat For Lashes, Palma Violets and Spiritualized will also play the Isle Of Wight Bash

  • Sep 9, 2012
New Order dedicate Bestival show to Ian Curtis

New Order dedicate Bestival show to Ian Curtis

Manchester group play four Joy Division songs during headline gig

  • Sep 9, 2012
Florence And The Machine kick off Bestival with a lavish headline set

Florence And The Machine kick off Bestival with a lavish headline set

The xx play their first and only 2012 UK festival slot at the Isle Of Wight bash

  • Sep 8, 2012
New Order set to headline Bestival tonight (September 8)

New Order set to headline Bestival tonight (September 8)

Two Door Cinema Club, Azealia Banks, Justice will also play the Isle of Wight festival

  • Sep 7, 2012
Bjork brings Bestival to a close with 'Biophilia'

Bjork brings Bestival to a close with 'Biophilia'

The Icelandic star headlines the final day of the Isle of Wight festival

  • Sep 12, 2011
The Cure play only European show of the year at Bestival

The Cure play only European show of the year at Bestival

The band perform epic 32 song set

  • Sep 11, 2011
 
 
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