Subscribe to our RSS News feed Follow safeconcerts on Twitter Follow Safeconcerts on Facebook 
You're the stars! We have thousands of crowd photos here.
We know live music would be nothing without you!
Protect yourself from ticket scammers and fraudsters
before you buy with our Be Ticket Safe® Directory

27th April 2012
John Foxx, Killaflaw, Adamski, Brodinski, Gilles Peterson and more for Bestival

More News

Back to the Phuture returns with a bang and Bestival twins with Exit

Bestival brings more beautiful music for you to luxuriate in at Robin Hill Country Park this September 6th-9th.

Back to the Phuture will be returning for the third year running to open Bestival’s four-day escapist escapades. Very much a Thursday night institution, Back to the Phuture travels through time joining the musical dots of the past, present and phuture in their own immaculate style. As ever, the line-up is second to none featuring previously announced long time Bestival cohorts Hot Chip, the governor of all things synth Gary Numan, the super-hotly tipped Alabama Shakes, electronic music pioneer and inspiration to a generation John Foxx and the Maths and electro rockers Killaflaw. There will also be floor smashing DJ sets from The 2 Bears, acid legend Adamski and Back to the Phuture’s own Mark Jones.

“It's great to be back at Bestival for a third year with Back to the Phuture and a truly amazing line up of inspiring artists. Tomorrow is Today.........Today is Tomorrow..... Bring the Noize!
Back to the Phuture mainman Mark Jones

Also adding their not inconsiderable talents to our jam-packed bill of live musical cheer are the stunningly soulful Jesse Ware, self-described ‘motivational speaker with harmonious intentions’ Willis Earl Beal, rap-punk-ravers Murkage, super-distinctive microphone champion Skepta, singer song-writer and soon-to-be superstar Jake Bugg, spine-tingling harmonisers Staves, duelling boy-girl vocalists Sunless 97, Brit-electro types The Other Tribe, Mancunians Parma Violets, Eastern European folk flavoured South Londoners Georgeous George, folk-punk four-piece Crowns, live freestyle breaks dons Subgiant and shoestring-popsters Daytona Lights. Plus there will be appearances from Charley Macaulay, Alonestar and the Isle of Wight’s very own A Way Of Life and This Way Up.

Everyone is well excited about Parisian genius Brodinski coming to Bestival. Brodinski’s taste covers filthy techno, bass heavy house and minimal vibes. You know you have to be there when he raises the roof!

Anyone who knows their onions when it comes to dance music will know that Gilles Peterson is an utter legend on a quest to find the perfect beat and he’s taking his search to the Isle of Wight to exhibit his impeccable taste for all you lucky Bestivalites.

Redlight will be navigating the space between house, bass music and beyond, smashing it up with his jet-propelled bangers, jungle pioneer Shy FX will be there in full effect, plus there will be deck wrecking action from Dalston doyens Gutterslut, glitchy Dubstepper Zomboy, cut and scratch monster Krafty Kuts, edit-genius Duff Disco, bhangra chief Sonnyji Presents Bang Bhang, cosmic disco dude Flying White Dots, and local boy done good Kaf-Tan.

Bestival will be teaming up with Exit Festival to take part in the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) Twin Festivals initiative. Deriving from the popular ‘twin towns’ concept the scheme aims to create a cultural exchange between the UKs leading independent festivals and their international counterparts and both festivals have plenty of ideas up their sleeves to benefit both artists and festivalgoers from Serbia and the Isle of Wight this summer.

“I’m so pleased that we're twinning with Exit - my one visit there has stayed lodged in my festival brain as one of my favourite memories…playing records in an old fort to the most hedonistic party people this side of …well Bestival! So much energy, good vibes and great acts playing - hopefully something that we share with Exit at Bestival. Long may we be brothers and sisters in sound!”
Rob da Bank

To benefit local artists each festival has put forward acts to swap and play at each others events. The Playground Syndicate will play at EXIT and The Good Guys will play at Bestival. Each act will also blog about their experience playing at the twinned festival. 

Hailing for the Isle of Wight, The Playground Syndicate are made up of 2 DJ’s (Elmo & Beavz) and the visual brilliance of the A.V Circus. These boys are seriously talented individuals and when they come together they are a mega force, twisting your mind with warped visuals, DJing with huge creative energy and reinventing the tunes they play within the mix.

DJ duo The Good Guys aka Bojan Cizmic and Andrija Kovac play a mixture of electronic folk, guitars and samplers with no boundaries and are rising stars in the Serbian underground electronic music scene.  With over 30 productions under their belt covering a range of styles from folk trash to nu rave the pair have broken out of their native Eastern Europe and are now playing gigs all over the world. 

Azealia Banks is cancelling all of her summer shows in the UK and that includes Bestival.

Be Ticket Safe® and avoid ticket fraud:
only buy from legitimate outlets, don't lose out to scams & ticket touts

See our Be Ticket Safe® section for more in depth information about how to protect yourself

 

Sorry, but you need to login to your account to add feedback.

Login now, or sign up for your free account

John Foxx, Killaflaw, Adamski, Brodinski, Gilles Peterson and more for Bestival
Find out more ...
Bestival
UPDATED 14/08/2014
[Festival]
Camp Bestival
[Festival]
Buy tickets for Camp Bestival
30 Jul to 2nd Aug 2015
Lulworth Castle
Photo Galleries
Camp Bestival 2014
1341 photos
Camp Bestival 2014
Bestival 2013
1863 photos
Bestival 2013
Camp Bestival 2013
1378 photos
Camp Bestival 2013
Bestival 2012
1315 photos
Bestival 2012
Camp Bestival 2012
749 photos
Camp Bestival 2012
Bestival 2011
1258 photos
Bestival 2011
Camp Bestival 2011
958 photos
Camp Bestival 2011
Bestival 2010
1008 photos
Bestival 2010
Camp Bestival 2008
306 photos
Camp Bestival 2008
Camp Bestival 2009
789 photos
Camp Bestival 2009
Bestival 2009
1075 photos
Bestival 2009
Bestival Photo Galleries
Reviews
Camp Bestival 2013 review: Labrinth, Levellers, Richard Hawley and Mark Owen come to Lulworth Castle
A white wedding, the Rocky Horror, Labrinth, Mr Tumble, medieval jousting, Dick and Dom, the Cuban Brothers and a booming firework display define another fun filled family festival of Chuff Nuts
Sir Elton John brings Bestival's triumphant 10th birthday bash to a close
The best festival performance of the season? Bestival saved the best until last in 2013
Bestival 2011 Review: the festival goers’ No1 festival
Surreal, intoxicating, eccentric, theatrical, effortlessly trendy, a bit of a cult phenomenon and painfully cool, is Bestival the best festival of the season?
Camp Bestival 2011 Review: Blondie, Groove Armada and Primal Scream put Lulworth Castle through its paces
Is Camp Bestival all Mothercare and screams or is it simply the best family friendly festival in the UK? We returned for its fourth year to find out
Emma Goes to Bestival
I have just got back from the wettest and muddiest weekend I have ever been on. I had a fantastic weekend, I can't stop smiling and I have fallen in love with the festival that is Bestival.
Bestival is the 24-hour party people fest
Making kitsch cool - it's a full on cheesy, cheeky, freaky fantasy from the man with the Midas touch
Camp Bestival 2009 Review
Rob da Bank’s diverse and eclectic mix is a clever take on festivals and it offers a little more than your average shindig
Bestival 2009 Review
'The Year of the Spectacular' became the ‘Year of Bestival’!
Other Related News

Share Safeconcerts
Dull yet neccessary disclaimer: Safeconcerts.com cannot be held liable for any loss caused as a result of the publication of information here or of your acts or omissions based on the information published here. This is an open forum and as such we welcome contributions from any companies, artists or people listed to correct any inaccuracies. Unfortunately, due to the way that information is distributed, Safeconcerts cannot make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this site. Read our full terms and conditions of use.
Contact Us | Website Terms of Use | BACK TO TOP | Safeconcerts: Proud to be a thorn in the site of ticket touts and fraudsters
Ticket Safe Home Page The Red List: websites to avoid now The Green List: websites we recommend Suggest a site here The latest Ticket Safe News How to buy tickets safely What to do if you've been a victim of fraud Ticket Safe Forum Ticket Safe Articles About Us Media Contacts Buy Concert Tickets Safely