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THE MAIN STAGE

The Main Stage with BBC Music

Our largest stage is an eclectic beast. It's played host to some of the greatest artists of all time over the years, spanning the genres and the decades of a huge and multi-talented range of luminaries. The Wilderness Main Stage, with BBC Music this year

NILE RODGERS & CHIC

CHIC are arguably the best disco outfit that ever lived. CHIC's sound was anchored by the scratchy, James Brown-style rhythm guitar of Nile Rodgers and the indelible, widely imitated (sometimes outright stolen) basslines of Bernard Edwards. As the co-foun

Bastille

"Wild World is the right album at the right moment" - Q Magazine **** "Anyone that denies that Bastille can write a hook is deluded" - The Guardian **** “It’s about showing a moment — two friends existing in that split second in that exact space, two peop

Justice

We're thrilled beyond all measure to announce that Justice will be added to the Wilderness Main Stage. Back in 2007 Justice’s crunching deconstruction of techno, pop, R&B, electro, funk, metal and pretty much anything else that took their fancy establ

Jon Hopkins

Always in demand, Jon Hopkins has been incredibly busy since the release of 2013′s Immunity. Even before the release of Immunity, Jon was known as an expert producer and collaborator, as well as a remixer of artists as diverse as David Lynch, Moderat, Dis

Kamasi Washington

When Kamasi Washington released his tour de force LP, The Epic, in 2015, it instantly set him on a path as our generation’s torchbearer for progressive, improvisational music that would open the door for young audiences to experience music unlike anything

Baxter Dury

Delusional and hopeful. Loving but injured. Full of vitriol though brimming with forgiveness. Intensely personal yet brutally open. Baxter Dury’s fifth album is both a private meditation into the very real relationship breakdown he experienced over the la

!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

!!! (generally pronounced "chk chk chk") are the dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, in 1996. The band's name was inspired by the subtitles of the movie The Gods Must Be Crazy, in which the clicking sounds of the Bushmens' Khoisan langu

IAMDDB

"Pain is such a strange thing but we need it. Without it, there’s no growth.” - IAMDDB Twenty-one year old artist IAMDDB has become one of the UK’s most exciting young prospects. Riding spikey hip hop beats, her drawling elastic flow glides somewhere betw

Palace

‘One of our favourite new bands.’ – Huw Stephens ‘spacious, romantic pop’ – DIY ‘an echo drenched sound reminiscent of early Foals’ – The Guardian ‘somewhere between Jeff Buckley and Kings of Leon.' - The Times They sing of escapism, death and diving head

Dan Owen

Dan Owen's songs speak of love, loss and a vast spectrum of universal emotions in between. Delivered with his husky, wounded roar of a vocal, one could imagine these compositions emerging from an old soul with a wealth of experience behind him. In person

Joy Crookes

"Assured beyond her years" - The FADER "The kind of sound that blew up a post-Fugees Lauryn Hill... we can't get enough" - Notion "All the grandeur of Lana Del Rey... a masterclass... it's hard not to be slightly in awe." - The Line of Best Fit A bold vis