It's their only UK festival appearence

New York hip hop veterans the Beastie Boys have been confirmed as headliners for this year’s Rob da Bank curated music festival Bestival.

It will be the Beasties only UK festival appearence this year.

The Chemical Brothers are also headlining the September event that takes place in Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle Of Wight.

The forth annual festival will also see performances from Gregory Isaacs, The Levellers, Horace Andy and Billy Bragg.

DJs confirmed so far include Giles Peterson, Tim Westwood, Erol Alkan and David Holmes.

As has become tradition at the Bestival – there will be a fancy dress parade as well a new ingenius idea to get festival goers to swim across the Solent to Bestival!

Navy lifeguards will on hand in case swimmers can’t quite make it all the way across. Cuban Brothers band member Miguel Mantovani will be screaming encouragement into a megaphone from a rubber dinghy trailing swimmers.

Adult weekend tickets are £115, children under 12 are admitted free.
There are no day tickets onsale this year.

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