Chemical Brothers and The Jacksons confirmed for Bestival

The Chemical Brothers, The Jacksons, Tame Impala and Duran Duran are among acts confirmed for Bestival 2015.

Chemical Brothers
Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers, The Jacksons and Duran Duran are among acts confirmed for Bestival.

The annual music festival which takes place on the Isle of Wight, just off the coast of southern England, will also host performances from Tame Impala, Flying Lotus, Gorgon City and Future Islands.

Chemical Brothers will headline the Saturday night of the event, while Underworld will perform a UK festival exclusive when they headline the Big Top on Thursday night.

Duran Duran have also been confirmed as a UK festival exclusive and will be bringing their new stage show to the festival, playing tracks from their new album which is set to feature Mr. Hudson, Mark Ronson and Nile Rodgers.

Speaking about the announcement, frontman Simon Le Bon said: "This year sees the beginning of a new Duran Duran live show. I couldn't imagine starting it with more of a bang than an appearance at Bestival."

Elsewhere, The Jacksons - featuring Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon - will play their only UK festival performance of 2015 at the event which runs from September 10-13 2015 at Robin Hill Country Park on the island.

Other confirmed artists include Annie Mac, Jurrasic 5, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy, Duke Dumont, Jamie XX, Kate Tempest, Hannah Wants, Todd Terje and Four Tet, amongst others.

Tickets to the 'Summer of Love' themed festival - which is celebrating its 12th year - are on sale now, available from: www.ticketline.co.uk/bestival-tickets

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