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Bestival 'is a unique experience'

Thu 23 Aug 2012

Bestival 'is a unique experience'

Music fans preparing to travel to the Isle of Wight to attend Bestival next month have been told they are in for a unique experience.

According to a report by the Lincolnshire Echo, a weekend at Bestival on the Isle of Wight - with the event taking place at Robin Hill Country Park from September 6th to 9th - is comparable to going to the famous Glastonbury festival.

It was noted by the news provider that due to the wide range of acts on the bill of the event, there is sure to be something for everyone, while Bestival is said to be about more than just music.

For those looking forward to seeing some of the world's best live acts, the line-up includes names such as Sigur Ros, Florence and the Machine and Stevie Wonder, but there is so much to do over the course of the weekend that people could see just a handful of bands and still have a great time at the festival.

The xx are sure to be one of the most popular groups on the bill of Bestival this summer and the Mercury Prize winners will be debuting tracks from their new album Co-exist on the Isle of Wight, with the event the only UK festival they are confirmed to play at this summer.

"But as with all festivals, which manage to beat off the recession and still bring in the punters, Bestival isn't all about the music, it was noted by the newspaper, which added: "It's truly one of the most unique experiences this side of Glastonbury with its annual fancy dress parades, burlesque and cabaret performances and artist wonder hidden away in every nook and cranny."

The organisers of Bestival recently revealed that this summer's event is going to boast a revamped Bollywood arena which is sure to be one of the best parts of the whole weekend for those who check it out during the course of the festival.

Posted by Jon NobleADNFCR-3083-ID-801435008-ADNFCR

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