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Camp Bestival confirms first acts

PJ Harvey
PJ Harvey will headline the Saturday night of Camp Bestival

PJ Harvey will headline this year's Camp Bestival festival.

The singer will be joined by Bon Iver, Mercury Rev, Roots Manuva and Candi Staton.

The spin-off festival from the highly successful Bestival weekender takes place between 24-26 July at Lulworth Castle in Dorset.

Last year's festival saw performances from Kate Nash, Chuck Berry and The Flaming Lips.

Headliner Harvey will make her only solo appearance of the year at the event.

The singer is set to release a record with John Parish called A Woman A Man Walked By this spring.

Hotly-tipped new acts Dan Black, Marina & The Diamonds, Wild Beasts, Micachu and Golden Silvers are also confirmed to play Camp Bestival.

A number of DJs will also appear at this July's event including Erol Alkan, Zane Lowe, Scratch Perverts, DJ Yoda, Rob da Bank and Annie Mac.

The festival, now in its second year, incorporates arts, crafts, dance and comedy.

Tickets are on sale now.

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