Alternative rock-pop band Bastille will headline immersive spectacular Neverworld for a rare festival appearance this summer. After playing LeeFest in 2012, The BRIT Award winners and Grammy nominated four-piece are set to return to the newly evolved Neverworld, tracing a whirlwind six years that have seen the band go from newly discovered artist to global sensation.

With a 2018 European tour just around the corner and new album on the horizon, Bastille will bring their alt-indie offering to this perfect setting for an unforgettable performance that is set to include classic songs such as Pompeii, Of the Night, and Good Grief.

Dan Smith fronts the band Bastille live at Redfest 2013 on Saturday 27th July. (Simon Jay Price/Photographer: Simon Jay Price)

For those festival goers looking for a dance orientated weekend, Neverworld have announced huge sets from genre bending dance Bristol duo My Nu Leng, who debut new label Maraki Records for a highly anticipated stage take-over featuring rising talent Bushbaby and Barley Royal. They join previously announced parties from Percolate featuring Denis Sulta and legendary D&B label RAM Records with Sub Focus, proving there’s undeniably something for everyone. 

 Across the weekend, some of the UK’s most exciting new artists and bands will take to the BBC Music Introducing in Kent stage, giving partygoers a chance to revel in the up-and-coming, as Neverworld’s dedication to championing emerging talent continues. Unruly rap-pop star GIRLI will also take to the stage, with reggae pop force Hollie Cook sharing the bill with folk and country wonders Hudson Taylor, plus Ferris and Sylvester.

Just added to Neverworld’s eclectic line-up are refreshingly new indie rock bands Airways and Forever Cult alongside the fuzzed out finely-honed sounds of Honey Lung and Wolf Note, bringing their blend of garage rock and dream-pop to the immersive festival. The heavy-pop sounds of Estrons also join brit-pop four piece 

The Neverland (Connie Jean Price)

Festival-goers will be encouraged to join one of three tribes – Pirates, Mermaids or Lost Boys to embark on an adventure into their wildest dreams. Venues and stages across the weekend include; The Fortress, the home to the Lost Boys and The Circus, a place for new music discovery.  Then there’s Miami inspired stage The Beach, flecked with club tropicana vibes and opulent drag club Rainbow Rooms. Not to mention late night rave destination The Goldmine, playing host to the hottest names in dance music. Neverworld has truly created a space where festival-goers can let themselves go like never before.

Joining the already announced Clean Bandit and Declan McKenna, Rae Morris, We Are Scientists, new acts added to the line-up include My Nu Leng, Hollie Cook, Hudson Taylor and many more. The latest evolution of the award winning LeeFest; Neverworld invites revellers into a kingdom of music, party and wonder with performances from chart-topping names in music as well as emerging talent for a weekend not to be missed. Taking place 2nd – 5th August 2018, tickets are on sale now but tickets are selling fast. For more information visit the Neverworld website.

Stage hosts: RAM Records, Percolate, Maraki Records, BBC Music Introducing in Kent

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