Some acts you may not be planning to see but you should


Mø – La Pussy Parlure – 9pm Friday

Karen Marie Ørsted, better known by her stage name Mø, is a Danish singer-songwriter signed to Sony Music Entertainment. Mø, whose name means “maiden” or “virgin” in Danish, has been compared to electropop artists such as Grimes and Twin Shadow.




Hozier – Acoustic Tent – 1.40pm Friday & John Peel Stage – 1pm Saturday

The Irish singer whose Take Me To the Church video is currently at 3 million-plus views on YouTube, with a nod to Tom Waits, Paul Simon and Muddy Waters, and the crossroads of folk and soul.



Royal Blood – John Peel Stage – 2pm Saturday

Royal Blood is a British rock duo band formed in Brighton in 2013 that teams bass and drums, and sounds like heavy riffing Led Zeppelin or Metallica with a nod to hair metal and grunge. The band’s sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern garage rock and blues rock.


PSBPublic Service Broadcasting – West Holts Stage – 4pm Sunday

Public Service Broadcasting is a London-based musical duo consisting of J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments, samplings and electronic instruments; and Wrigglesworth on drums, piano and electronic instruments.



Tune Yards – West Holts Stage – 7pm Friday

Tune-Yards (stylized as tUnE-yArDs) is the music project of New England native Merrill Garbus. When performing live, Garbus creates drum loops on the spot, and layers these with ukulele, and vocals, in addition to electric bass played by Nate Brenner.


3dan_le_sac_vs_scroobius_pipDan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip – Left Field – 9pm Saturday

Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip are a hip-hop duo, combining electronic beats with sung, spoken, and rapped lyrics. The pair are Daniel Stephens (aka Dan le Sac; production, programming, keyboards, guitars and backing vocals), and David Peter Meads (aka Scroobius Pip; vocals/rapper/poet).


PolicaPoliça – John Peel Stage – 4pm Friday & William’s Green – 9pm Friday

Poliça (often written as Polica) is an American Synthpop and alternative rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have been described as hypnotic dream-pop with treated vocals and slow-motion rhythms that envelop the senses.


DryTheRiver4Dry The River – John Peel Stage – 4pm Sunday & Avalon Stage – 9.15pm Sunday

Dry The River’s rattly alt-folk is a rag-tag mixture of Americana, gospel and indie rock; early collaborations born of a shared love of late 90s post-punk and prog. Counting gospel, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes and Paul Simon as major influences.


BonoboBonobo – West Holts Stage – 8.30pm Sunday

Simon Green’s blissful electronic soundscapes will be accentuated by the addition of a large band replete with strings and horns, taking Bonobo’s music to a whole new organic dimension.

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