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First acts announced for Bestival presents Common People

Last month we brought you the news of Bestival’s new side project ‘Common People’ and now the first acts set to play at their inaugural show.

Taking place on the Southampton Common over the May bank holiday weekend, Head organiser revealed that there will be no camping in an effort to offer “a metropolitan experience”.

Norman Cook will be headlining Common People’s Saturday night along with live sets from hip-hop legends De La Soul, Jaguar Skills plus a homecoming for locals Band of Skulls who said: “We are extremely happy and proud to be playing Common People festival. We grew up here in Southampton and the common has played a big part in our lives. Hometown shows are always great, this will be extra special. See you in May”.

Common People Come Together For

Saturday: Fatboy Slim

And Live Music From: De La Soul / Jaguar Skills / George the Poet / Plastic Mermaids / Battle of the Bands winner / Funky Little Choir / Mr Motivator

DJs: Dusky / Huxley / Dense & Pika / Leon Vynehall / Luca Pilato / Jordan McKinlay

Sunday: Special Guest Coming Soon!

Plus Clean Bandit

And Live Music From: Band of Skulls / Kitty, Daisy & Lewis / Slaves / DJ Yoda / The Cuban Brothers / Craig Charles / West End Kids

DJs: Derrick Carter / Rob da Bank / Friend Within / Toyboy and Robin / Muddywellies


Immersive Bestival Antics and High Jinx / Amazing Venues, Cocktails & Scrumptious Streetfood / Incredible Daytime Family Fun and Much More!

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