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Festival line-up update – 27 May 2011

By | Published on Friday 27 May 2011


BESTIVAL, Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of Wight, 8-11 Sept: Featuring highly amongst the array of recent Bestival bookings are acts including conspicuous rap rascals Odd Future, Tom Vek, Crystal Fighters, Professor Green, Ghostpoet and Dog Is Dead. PJ Harvey and Pendulum share headlining duties, flanked by the likes of Fatboy Slim, The Maccabees, Kelis, Cut Copy and Mogwai.

THE BIG FEASTIVAL, Clapham Common, London, 1-3 Jul: Hercules & Love Affair and DJ Tom Middleton are the latest musical additions to the tasty array of acts set to perform at The Big Feastival, joining a line-up that includes Soul II Soul, The Charlatans, Mystery Jets and New Young Pony Club. Organised by Jamie Oliver to benefit charities including The Prince’s Trust, other on-site attractions include restaurant showcases and free samples galore.

V FESTIVAL, Hylands Park, Essex/Weston Park, Staffordshire, 20-21 Aug: Adding some variety and soul to the otherwise pop-dominated V bill are Aloe Blacc and Ziggy Marley, who are joined by the likes of Kassidy, Twenty Twenty, Big Country and rap posse D12. The most famous D12er, Eminem, shares headline duties with Rihanna, who take centre stage on an existing roster that also boasts Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal and Primal Scream.