Live & Dangerous: Bestival 2014

August 27, 2014 7:48 PM

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This edition of "Live & Dangerous" takes us across the pond to one of the UK's most acclaimed music festivals - Bestival. The award-winning 4 day festival has been held on the stunning Isle of Wright every year since 2004, and will take place this year from September 4th-7th. Bestival, which was created by BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob da Bank, has a uniquely creative vision which is reflected in both its modus operandi and eclectic lineup. The fest features fancy themed dress days (this year's is Desert Island Disco), secret stages, and is often referred to as a "boutique festival" because of its lack of corporate influence - and this year's headliners range in style from Busta Rhymes to Chic to Beck. But everyone knows about the big guys - here are 3 emerging acts set to perform that are also well worth checking out if you plan on being in the UK for Bestival this year.

WHO: Clean Bandit WHY: Clean Bandit is a breakthrough electro-pop group that really stands out from the indie-pop crowd. They've been making music since 2009, but their irresistibly catchy hit "Rather Be", just recently saw some major success in the US (peaking at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts...

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