Stop everything you are doing because Bestival has announced that Missy Elliott will be the festival’s Sunday headliner! Originally from Portsmouth (no not that one) in Virginia, Missy Elliott has come a long way since her humble beginnings, the American superstar is undoubtedly one of the biggest and best MCs, producers and songwriters in the world and has amassed a multitude of awards throughout her career. She is now set to play the Sunday night slot at the festival in September.
Missy Elliott said: “I’m very excited to be performing at Bestival this year! I can’t wait to see all my fans I haven’t seen in some time… new ones and my day one fans! We are gonna have a blast together! Bring your dancing outfits and kicks!”
Other acts include: The Chemical Brothers (live) headline Saturday night and Underworld for Thursday. Joining the line-up for the first time for a UK festival exclusive appearance are Duran Duran, plus The Jacksons, Tame Impala, Jungle, Jurassic 5, a UK exclusive from Flying Lotus, Skrillex, Mark Ronson (DJ set), Hannah Wants, Greg Wilson, High Contrast, London Elektricity, Benga, Special Request, Horse Meat Disco, Monki, Mele, Slimzee, Etherwood, Fred V and Grafix, Dynamite MC, Low Steppa, Kiwi, Logan Sama, Mella Dee, Flava D, Gorgon City, Little Dragon, Roisin Murphy, Duke Dumont, Kate Tempest, Jamie XX, 47soul, Alice Jemima, Andy Votel presents Twisted Nerve, BaDow, CoCo and the Butterfields, Esther Joy Lane just to name a few. Dub Pistols, Wiley, Skepta, Roni Size Reprazent, Drenge, Jaguar Skills, DJ Yoda and his Breakfast Of Champions, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Gabrielle Aplin, Dinosaur Pile Up, Dodgy, Kero Kero Bonito, Lloyd Yates, Seafret, Xockha, Yrslf, and the Chuckle Brothers.