Bat For Lashes, Alabama Shakes, Grimes added to Bestival line-up – ticket details

Ben Howard, Roots Manuva and SBTRKT also join the bill for this year's bash

Bat For Lashes, Alabama Shakes and Grimes are among the new additions to the line-up for this summer’s Bestival.

The Isle Of Wight based festival has added a slew of new acts to its bill today (March 9), including Ben Howard, SBTRKT, Roots Manuva, Alabama Shakes, Sage Francis, Chairlift, Gesaffelstein, Iceage, Ren Harvieu, Factory Floor, Porcelain Raft and Toy.

The other names also now set to play the bash, which takes place from September 6–9 at Robin Hill Park on the Isle Of Wight, are Kindness, Dismantle, Dirty Beaches, General Levy, Josh Kumra, Errors, Trailer Trash Tracys, Forest Swords, Stay +, Skinny Lister, Misty’s Big Adventure, Ryan Keen, Nina Nesbitt, Big Kids, The Lovely Eggs, Alt-J, St Spirit, Charming, Shepherds, and Sean McGowan.

New Order have previously been announced as the Saturday night (September 8) headliner at this year’s event, while other names already on the bill include Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Django Django, Daughter, Drums Of Death, The xx, Sigur Ros, The Horrors. Two Door Cinema Club, Azealia Banks, Soulwax, Nero, Emeli Sande, Warpaint, Spiritualized, Gary Numan, Charli XCX, First Aid Kit, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Turbowolf, De La Soul, Major Lazer, Justice and Gallows.

The festival’s organiser Rob da Bank has confirmed that Sigur Ros and The xx will make their only UK festival appearances of 2012 at Bestival.

Bestival will take place from September 6–9 at Robin Hill Park on the Isle Of Wight. For more information about the event, see

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