|When is Bestival in 2016?|
Bestival 2016 runs from Thursday, September 8th through Sunday, September 11th. More information regarding the festival can be found on the Bestival website.
|What is Bestival?|
Bestival 2016 is an annual music festival held at the Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, England. Since 2004, the four-day music fesitval is typically held towards the end of the summer in September. Founded by Rob da Bank and his wife, Bestival has grown from 10,000 attendees to over 50,000. Presented by the record label, Sunday Best (owned by Rob da Bank), Bestival received the award for the "Best Medium-sized Festival" in 2006 at the UK Festival Awards before being named the Best Major UK Festival at the 2010 and 2012 UK Festival Awards. Adult tickets cost roughly £195, equivalent to $330 USD.
Some of the biggest musical acts to perform at Bestival over the years include Basemen Jaxx, Poyksopp, The Magic Numbers, Pet Shop Boys, the Beastie Boys, My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, MGMT, The Flaming Lips, the Fleet Foxes, Pendulum, Bjork, The Cure, Florence + the Machine, and Stevie Wonder.