The 12th edition of Rob da Bank’s annual four-day end-of-summer music marathon known as Bestival is now in the history books. Focusing on indie and dance music in a fairly intimate festival setting, Bestival presented big-name acts such as The Chemical Brothers and Underworld alongside newcomers like FKA Twigs and Jungle. Here’s a selection of images from four days overflowing with fantastic music. Continue Reading
This year’s Bestival was held on a sunny weekend from September 4-7 at Robin Hill Country Park located on Isle of Wight. Rob da Bank’s annual fete was four days of music and mayhem with acts ranging from Outkast and Major Lazer to Foals, Chic and Bonobo.
EDM is taking a foot hold everywhere and the genre made its presence known at Bestival. The usually eclectic UK festival that began in 2004 had been generally been built on electronic music, but this year saw a decline in indie-rock acts on the bill. Interestingly enough, the hippies, crustsies and rock heads who were prominent in recent editions seemed to disappear. Nonetheless, happy smiling faces were in abundance.