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Headfunk to curate at Isle of Wight Festival

Thu 30 May 2013

Headfunk to curate at Isle of Wight Festival

This year's Isle of Wight Festival could be an even more attractive prospect for music lovers following the announcement that local musical renegades Headfunk will be curating the Bohemian Woods in 2013.

It will feature a packed line-up including hip hop legend DJ Format, offering an array of Latin and world beats. In addition, local talent will be given centre stage in the arena, with sets from Fellowship of Groove, Plastic Mermaids and Resonators.

The final day of the festival will also see a shift in focus, with the Bohemian Woods playing host to Ergo Phizmiz's Playboy Club presents Gilles Peterson favourite The Greg Foat Group.

Other acts during the course of the weekend are set to include The Hackney Colliery Band, delivering a mix of Balkan, New Orleans and proper colliery brass tunes, with the group supported by Dom Servini - head of the WahWah 45s label.

Bohemian Woods has been described by Headfunk as a place where "all free-spirited festival-goers to experience the mix of peace, love and tranquillity by day and electrifying vibrant performances & DJs by night".

Headfunk will also be welcoming visitors to the woods in their very own Moroccan tent, complete with a dancefloor and bar that is sure to keep festivalgoers happy.

Isle of Wight Festival will be taking place June 13th to 16th, with gates to the camp site opening from noon on the Thursday.

Headliners set to perform at this year's event include US rock legends Bon Jovi and The Killers, as well Madchester scene founders The Stone Roses.

Tickets are still available for those keen to head along this year, with prices ranging from £37.50 for a child's day pass up to £185 for a full weekend adult entry with camping. Car parking will cost an additional £10 for all vehicles.ADNFCR-3083-ID-801592439-ADNFCR

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