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Scissor Sisters headline Bestival
Two members of the Scissor Sisters
The Scissor Sisters are Sunday night headliners at Bestival
The Scissor Sisters are to join the Pet Shop Boys as a headline act at the three-day Bestival music event on the Isle of Wight in September.

It is the only confirmed UK gig this summer for the American group.

Also added to the line-up are indie act Mystery Jets, folk musician John Martyn and Nizlopi, who reached number one with a song about riding a JCB.

Among the DJs playing sets will be Terry Hall, formerly of Fun Boy Three, and BBC Radio 1's Annie Nightingale.

The festival, at Robin Hill Country Park in Newport, has already announced that the Stranglers, the Fall and Kid Creole and the Coconuts will be playing.

Musician and DJ Terry Hall
Former Fun Boy Three star Terry Hall is among the DJ line-up

Organiser and DJ Rob da Bank is due on stage, and also on the bill are his Radio 1 colleagues Huw Stephens and Zane Lowe.

Lowe appears with his group Breaks Co-op, which he started in New Zealand in the late 1990s.

Other artists playing at Bestival include electronic group Hot Chip, Canadian blues harmonica player Son of Dave, and the Bikini Beach Band, who specialise in surf-themed cover versions of classic hits.

The event takes place from 8 to 10 September.


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