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The Cure 'considered quitting live circuit' before taking Bestival headline slot

The Cure 'considered quitting live circuit' before taking Bestival headline slot

Robert Smith and co will top the bill at Isle Of Wight bash tonight (September 10)

  • Sep 10, 2011
Friendly Fires to curate stage at Bestival

Friendly Fires to curate stage at Bestival

'Pala' band help shape roster for Isle Of Wight event

  • Jul 15, 2011
The La's announced to play Bestival 2011 - ticket details

The La's announced to play Bestival 2011 - ticket details

Liverpool band confirm first British festival show in six years

  • Jul 8, 2011
Bestival 2011 fancy dress theme announced

Bestival 2011 fancy dress theme announced

Plus Public Enemy to appear at the bash

  • Mar 3, 2011
The Prodigy to play 'last show for a while' at Bestival 2010

The Prodigy to play 'last show for a while' at Bestival 2010

Band will close this year's Isle Of Wight event

  • Mar 11, 2010
Bestival 2010 announces fancy dress theme and Roxy Music

Bestival 2010 announces fancy dress theme and Roxy Music

Theme celebrates 'the year of the fantastic', according to organisers

  • Feb 26, 2010
Elbow close Bestival 2009 with 'Star Trek'-themed set

Elbow close Bestival 2009 with 'Star Trek'-themed set

All the highlights from this weekend's festival on the Isle Of Wight

  • Sep 14, 2009
Kid Creole to headline Camp Bestival

Kid Creole to headline Camp Bestival

Plus there will be a 'Spinal Tap' screening at the bash

  • Apr 30, 2009
Elbow and Doves join forces for Bestival

Elbow and Doves join forces for Bestival

Manchester comrades to come together on the Isle Of Wight

  • Apr 3, 2009
Soulwax and 2manydjs to play Bestival

Soulwax and 2manydjs to play Bestival

A live show and DJ set from the Belgian duo is on the cards

  • Mar 5, 2009
Kraftwerk, MGMT, Klaxons, Fleet Foxes for Bestival

Kraftwerk, MGMT, Klaxons, Fleet Foxes for Bestival

Plus Massive Attack, Seasick Steve, Bat For Lashes for bash

  • Feb 27, 2009
The Specials reunite at Bestival

The Specials reunite at Bestival

Ska legends play first gig in 27 years

  • Sep 8, 2008
Amy Winehouse booed at Bestival

Amy Winehouse booed at Bestival

Grace Jones, Hot Chip and The Specials also play the rain-lashed bash

  • Sep 8, 2008
Freak weather forces stage closure at Bestival

Freak weather forces stage closure at Bestival

Sets by Black Kids, Lykke Li and Sam Sparro cancelled

  • Sep 6, 2008
Hercules And Love Affair added to Bestival line-up

Hercules And Love Affair added to Bestival line-up

Dance troupe set for the Isle Of Wight

  • Sep 1, 2008
The Sugarhill Gang for Bestival Reunion Tour

The Sugarhill Gang for Bestival Reunion Tour

Plus Florence and The Machine to play live

  • Apr 22, 2008
Amy Winehouse to headline Bestival

Amy Winehouse to headline Bestival

Plus Underworld, Hot Chip, The Coral for September bash

  • Apr 8, 2008
My Bloody Valentine to headline Bestival

My Bloody Valentine to headline Bestival

Plus CSS, Foals, Aphex Twin, The Breeders and Gary Numan to appear

  • Feb 22, 2008
 
 
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