Bestival organisers have confirmed that one of the biggest line-ups in dance music will be gracing their Big Top stage.
Shy FX’s Party On The Moon will be returning to Bestival after a massive show at the Summer of Love last year. Shy FX and his crew will be taking over Thursday’s proceedings in the Big Top, featuring sets from Giggs, Redlight, The Fatback Band, General Levy, Nadia Rose and Masterstepz.
Also confirmed for the Big Top are the Eskimo Dance collective which will see sets from grime rappers Wiley, Chip, Section Boyz, Big Narstie and many more. They’ll be taking to the Big Top, on the Friday, before Animal Collective, Odesza and headliner Katy B.
Throughout the rest of the weekend, the Big Top will also see sets from Richie Hawtin, The Human League, Leftfield, Jagwar Ma, Anne-Marie, The Cuban Brothers and many more.
The full Big Top line-up can be seen below:
HOT CHIP / SHY FX’S PARTY ON THE MOON: GIGGS, REDLIGHT, THE FATBACK BAND, GENERAL LEVY, NADIA ROSE, MASTERSTEPZ / GLASS ANIMALS
KATY B / ODESZA / ANIMAL COLLECTIVE / ESKIMO DANCE: WILEY, SECTION BOYZ, CHIP, BIG NARSTIE, NEWHAM GENERALS, FRISCO, P MONEY, ELF KID, AJ TRACEY, JAMMZ, FEKKY, LOGAN SAMA, MAXIMUM / MØ / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / PETITE MELLER / OH WONDER / LOYLE CARNER / LUCHA VA VOOM
RICHIE HAWTIN / LEFTFIELD / CRYSTAL FIGHTERS / BILLIE MARTEN / IZZY BIZU / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / ANNE-MARIE / TOURIST / BENJAMIN DAMAGE / BEATY HEART / THE TWILIGHT SAD / LA SALAMI / LUCHA VA VOOM
THE HUMAN LEAGUE / JAGWAR MA / HOSPITALITY PRES. CAMO & KROOKED, LONDON ELEKTRICITY, S.P.Y B2B NU:TONE, DANNY BYRD B2B BROOKES BROTHERS, MADUK, DYNAMITE MC & WREC / MURA MASA / FRANCES / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / HONNE / JEREMY LOOPS / SLAMBOREE / ALICE JEMIMA / LUCHA VA VOOM
It has also been recently confirmed that day tickets will be available for Bestival so that Islanders can experience a day of the festival, followed by the comfort of their own beds. These are of limited availability, and can be purchased here.
Bestival 2016 will take place from 8th to 11th September with headline performances from The Cure, Major Lazer, Wiz Khalifa and Sean Paul. For the full, current line-up, including day splits, please see here.
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