Mystery Jets, De La Soul for Bestival Reunion tour

Rob da Bank is taking his festival on the road next month

De La Soul, Mystery Jets and Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip are among the acts announced to play at the Bestival Reunion Tour of the UK and Ireland.

Florence And The Machine, Chester French and The Presets are also set for the tour, which kicks off in Liverpool on October 31.

The opening night of the jaunt, set for Liverpool Nation, is taking place in conjunction with MTV Liverpool Music Week.


“We really want people in the regions to experience a slice of the Bestival magic and, whilst this is intimate and indoors, I’ve personally selected all of the acts and, yes, I’m DJing on every single date! See you on the road,” Rob da Bank said in a statement.

The Bestival Reunion tour line-ups and dates are:

Liverpool Nation – Mystery Jets, Kissy Sell Out, The Presets, The Cuban Brothers (October 31)

Manchester Warehouse Project – De La Soul, Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip (November 7)

Glasgow Arches – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Kissy Sell Out, Cut Copy, Chester French (8)

Leeds Metropolitan University – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Kissy Sell Out, Florence And The Machine (12)


Southampton Orange Rooms – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip (13)

Dublin Tripod – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, 808 State, The Cuban Brothers (14)

Birmingham Custard Factory – Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, The Cuban Brothers, Toddla T (DJ set) (15)

To check the availability of Bestival Reunion Tour tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Bestival 2009 tickets went onsale last Friday.

Rob da Bank, meanwhile, was blogging for NME.COM throughout this year’s Bestival. Read his musings – and the responses of festival-goers – on the NME Festivals Blog.