News Bestival Confirms Stevie Wonder As Sunday Headliner

Saturday night will be headlined by New Order with Friday’s headliner still to be unveiled.

Bestival have confirmed the final evening's headliner to be Stevie Wonder in a UK exclusive festival appearance at the Isle of Wight event.

Of the announcement, curator Rob Da Bank says, “What can I say? What a day! I see part of my job at Bestival as giving you acts you may never have seen or will get the chance to see again… so, I’m hoping you feel as happy as I do as we announce the legendary Stevie Wonder as Sunday night headliner! A winner of 25 Grammy Awards, the most ever for a solo artist, this man’s music has always been part of the da Bank home listening experience and also a favourite at our Sunday Best and Bestival parties and this is a very rare chance to see a legend in action. See you there!”

The xx are also set to play the festival in a UK festival exclusive capacity as the second from top slot on the Friday. They'll be joined by another Bestival only act in the form of Sigur Ros, The Horrors, Azealia Banks and Spiritualized. Saturday night will be headlined by New Order, with Friday's headliner still to be unveiled.

Elsewhere other acts include Two Door Cinema Club, Soulwax, Nero, Emeli Sande, Warpaint, De La Soul, Major Lazer, Sister Sledge, Innter City, Gary Numan, Michael Kiwnauka, Sub Focus, DOOM, Rizzle Kicks, Cuban Brothers, Buraka Son Sistema, Earth Wind & Fire, Bellowhead, Little Dragon, Gold Panda, Lianne La Havas, Adam Ant, Delilah, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Chas & Dave, Dub Pistols, Ane Brun, Jeff Lewis, Charlie XCX, Field Music, Frankie Rose, Milagres, Liz Green, 2:54, Gabrielle Aplin, Gecko and King Krule.

There'll also be DJ sets from Four Tet, Caribou, 2 Many DJs, Annie Mac, The 2 Bears, DJ Yoda & more.

Bestival takes place from September 6th - 9th at Robin Hill Park on the Isle of Wight. More information, including the full line up so far, is available at

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