Bestival 2013 - first acts announced

Bestival 2013 - first acts announced

Elton John, Snoop Dogg, M.I.A, Franz Ferdinand and The Knife are amongst the first acts announced for this Bestival's 10th anniversary event.

Date published: 31st Jan 2013

Sunday night will see global icon and pop's most outrageous son Elton John headline the main stage in a UK festival exclusive, and his first major festival set on home soil in recent years. 

Saturday night's frivolities will be topped by the Doggfather himself, Snoop Dogg.

Joining the headliners are an impressive selection of live acts including M.I.A, The Flaming Lips, Franz Ferdinand, The Knife, Wu-Tang Clan, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Roots, Belle & Sebastian, Jessie Ware, Tom Odell, Disclosure, Nile Rodgers, Squarepusher, Sinead O'Connor, The Polyphonic Spree and many more. 

The electronic line-up is as strong as ever, with DJ sets from Richie Hawtin, Carl Cox, Annie Mac, Seth Troxler, Mark Ronson B2B Zane Lowe as A-Yo, Julio Bashmore and many, many more. 

See the full line-up so far below: 

Live sets from: 

ELTON JOHN AND HIS BAND (UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / SNOOP DOGG / M.I.A. (UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / FRANZ FERDINAND (ENGLISH FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / THE FLAMING LIPS (UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / THE KNIFE / WU-TANG CLAN / BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB (ENGLISH FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / THE ROOTS (UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE) / BELLE & SEBASTIAN / JESSIE WARE / DISCLOSURE / TOM ODELL / SINEAD O’CONNOR / CHIC FEAT. NILE RODGERS / SQUAREPUSHER / HOT NATURED / RUDIMENTAL / ANGEL HAZE / THE POLYPHONIC SPREE / JOHNNY MARR / BASTILLE / PEACE / THE STRYPES / DJ FRESH / DEXYS / THE WALKMEN / JOHN COOPER CLARKE / LISSIE / THE WONDER STUFF / CARAVAN PALACE / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / MATTHEW E WHITE / WHILE SHE SLEEPS / MERCHANDISE / MIKILL PANE / TRUE TIGER / SEXY SUSHI / IS TROPICAL / SKATERS / LULU JAMES / SWIM DEEP / DRENGE / JAGWAR MA / FLEETWOOD BAC / JAIPUR BRASS BAND / KAWA CIRCUS / LEWIS WATSON / JAWS / J-CATS

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And DJ sets from:

RICHIE HAWTIN / CARL COX / ANNIE MAC PRESENTS / SETH TROXLER / A-YO (MARK RONSON VS ZANE LOWE) / JULIO BASHMORE / MAYA JANE COLES / EROL ALKAN / DAVID RODIGAN MBE PRESENTS RAM JAM / DIXON / KERRI CHANDLER / EATS EVERYTHING / NUMBERS - JACKMASTER, SPENCER, REDINHO, SOPHIE & SPECIAL GUEST RUSTIE / JOY ORBISON / FABIO + GROOVERIDER / HOSPITALITY TAKE OVER FT. HIGH CONTRAST, DANNY BYRD, NU:LOGIC, FRED V & GRAFIX - HOSTED BY WREC & DYNAMITE / MARCEL DETTMANN / DJ YODA / THE DAFT PUNK TRIBUTE NIGHT IN THE HIDDEN DISCO / REDLIGHT / BONDAX / HEIDI / ED RUSH /  FAKE BLOOD / JESSE ROSE / JUSTIN ROBERTSON / A LOVE FROM OUTER SPACE / BEN UFO / CYRIL HAHN / DANIEL P CARTER / CATZ N DOGZ / MY LOVE IS UNDERGROUND / CASHMERE CAT / KRANKBROTHER / BEN PEARCE / DOLLOP DJS / ALEXANDER NUT / ROSKA / BODHI / KRY WOLF / COLEY FROM LUV*JAM / CRISPIN J. GLOVER / BAD ZUKE

Bestival 2013, Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight, September 5th - 8th 2013 

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