You’ll have to wait a few more weeks to find out Bestival’s Friday night headliner, but in the meantime there are plenty of acts to look forward to including Stevie Wonder, New Order and Sigur Ros.
The annual U.K. festival is scheduled Sept. 6-9 in the Isle of Wight at Robin Hill Country Park. Festival organizers promise that if you’ve never been to the venue, you’re in for a treat, describing Robin Hill as “a beautiful leafy country park” and “a veritable Garden of Eden.”
BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob da Bank and his wife Josie curate the lineup for the fest, which is presented by the British disc jockey’s music company Sunday Best.
Austin City Limits Music Festival.
September 17, 2011
Here’s a look at the list of acts the da Bank family has booked for this year’s festivities. This week Azealia Banks and OFWGKTA’s Frank Ocean were added to the roster, joining previously announced acts Alabama Shakes, The xx, Friendly Fires, Soulwax, Justice and Two Door Cinema Club. Hot Chip will also take the stage, in addition to Bat For Lashes, Nero, Emeli Sande, Orbital, SBTRKT, Warpaint, Roots Manuva, Major Lazer, Spiritualized, Django Django, and Earth Wind & Fire Experience with Al McKay Allstars, along with many, many more acts.
The Sept. 7 headliner will be announced May 21.
Ultra Music Festival, Bayfront Park, Miami, Fla.
March 23, 2012
Tickets are on sale now. Four-day passes are £180 ($290.70). If you’d rather arrive Friday and stay through Sunday, three-day passes are available for £170 ($274.56).
The festival is once again offering fans the opportunity to pay for tickets through its ticket payment plan (via Ticketline). Discount tickets are available for students and teens age 13-17. Children 12 and under are free. Camping and Campervan tickets and also on sale along with advance car parking passes.
For more information visit 2012.Bestival.net