Bestival 2016: 5 Acts You Should Know About

If you’re one of the cool kids heading to Bestival this year, you’re probably going to watch your favourite acts or to have a amazing time with all the festivities. This is a round up of some acts that you may not know, BUT that you should definitely get to know. Check it out below.

Billie Marten

Her music is that rare and beautiful thing, honest, heartfelt and soulful to its core, as illustrated in last year’s stunning As Long As EP. With a long player set to drop in 2016, Billie Marten is set to become everyone’s favourite new musical force. Her appearance at Bestival is your chance to get in on the act before the crowd.


Izzy Bizu

When your influences include some of the classic and contemporary greats such as Ella Fitzgerald,  James Brown, Amy Winehouse and Adele,the music you are going to create will be a fusion of soul, funk, jazz and pop that sounds classic and brand spanking new all at once. One of our favourite at Bestival this year, go and check out the gorgeous Izzy Bizu.



This duo’s live shows that have really been doing the damage, warm, sensual, effortlessly cool soul music to make you dance and to make you fall in love. They are definitely an act you don’t want to miss.



New-comers Asylums, are the epitome of goodtime, indie rock n roll, and while their Invaders of the Future Stage show at Bestival 2016 might be the first time you’ve experienced the band, we guarantee it won’t be the last.


Loyle Fader

Hip Hop artist to watch is this 20-year-old from South London. He has been causing quite a stir since the release of his debut ‘A Little Late’ EP in September 2014. Support has come from all areas, he has been championed by DJ Semtex on Radio 1Xtra, while Phil Taggart and Huw Stephens at Radio 1.  A star in the making, get down to see him in September!


Definitely have a listen before you head down to Bestival this year. These acts are worth watching and are sure to put on fantastic performances. Let us know what you think! What artists are you looking forward to watching.


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