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Bestival 2017: A Tribe Called Quest, The XX, Justice

Coachella, SXSW, Glastonbury, Primavera … festival is in the air.

If you know about good festivals, then you certainly know about Bestival. If Coachella were to mark the opening of Festival Season, then Bestival would be the closer. The last big act before we all go into hibernation for the winter. The festival to end all festivals. The king of festivals.

And as if to stake its claim as one of the top festivals, Bestival has moved into a Castle in Dorset this year. That’s right, Bestival is moving from the Isle of Wight to spread peace and love to the south coast of England. Bestival’s lineup includes four headliners: The XX, A Tribe Called Quest, Justice, and The Pet Shop Boys and as always, there is a huge list of amazing artists and side shows (because it’s not just about the music at Bestival).

You can expect some Bestival classics like the inflatable church, the world’s largest disco ball or the Bestival Love-Bot, but this year they’ve added the world’s biggest confetti cannon to the works. Bestival should be the one festival you go to this year (if you can only go to one).

“We’re going back to our roots” says Bestival’s creator, Rob Da Bank. “We are reclaiming our place as the funnest, most adventurous, musically savvy and downright magical festival on the map. Please come along for the ride. and remember Increase the Peace.”

Buy tickets to Bestival now.

Bestival 2017 Playlist

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Bestival Lineup 2017:
The xx
A Tribe Called Quest
Pet Shop Boys
Dizzee Rascal
Little Dragon
Man Danny Brown
Laura Mvula
Soul II Soul
Circa Waves
Ray Blk
Stefflon Don
Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit
The Cuban Brothers
Nadia Rose
Karaoke Glitter Rave Purple Rave Orchestra (Prince Tribute)
Bestival Brass Band
Weymouth Ukuleleans
Jamie T
Dj Shadow
Kurupt FM Charlotte Chruch’s Late Night Pop Dungeon
DJ Yoda
Lucy Rose
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Let’s Eat Grandma
Hackney Colliery Band
Annie Mac
Andy C Presents 25 Years of Ram
Maceo Plex
Dusky Patrick
Jasper James
Avalon Emerson
Barely Legal
David Rodigan Presents Ram Jam Toddla T’s Bestival Carnival
Teklife Showcase
Sam Gellaitry
Shanti Celeste
Job Jobse
Trojan Sound System
Nice Up! Presents: Daddy G, Star.One, Shepdog, Ghost Writerz,
Sink The Pink
Hard Cock Life
The Frozen Mole
Artwork presents Art’s House
Purple Rave
Cirque Du Soul
Craig Charles’ Funk N Soul Club
South London Soul Train
The Turbans
My Baby
New York Brass Band
Swing Patrol
The SKA Vengers
Smoove and Turrell
KOG and the Zongo Brigade
Kuenta I Tambu
Mixmaster Morris
Pete Gooding
Chris Coco
Cut A Shine
The Rising