Tag: Wight

The Guardian festival blog: Isle of Wight festival bans Jess Glynne for life after last-minute cancellation | Music

Jess Glynne has been banned from performing at the Isle of Wight festival after cancelling her 16 June set at the last minute. Festival boss John Giddings told the Mirror that Glynne’s behaviour was “shocking” and “shows no regard for people that bought a ticket”. He said: “She will never be booked to play the […]

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NME Festival blog: George Ezra explains why he performed his Isle of Wight festival set while sat on a stool

“Off his head on anti-inflammatories” George Ezra has explained why he was sat on a stool for the entirety of his Isle of Wight festival headline show. The ‘Shotgun’ singer, who topped the bill last night (June 15), said that his “annual run” was to blame. “I headed out and the next thing I know […]

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NME Festival blog: Weather conditions improve at the Isle of Wight Festival after tornado hits island

The tornado happened on Wednesday as festivalgoers began to arrive for the weekend Weather conditions have improved at The Isle of Wight Festival today (June 14) after the island was briefly hit by a tornado earlier this week. An image of Wednesday’s tornado (June 12), captured by photographer Jamie Russell, showed a large twister circulating […]

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NME Festival blog: Isle Of Wight Festival weather looks all over the place

Bring every kind of clothing you can think of next weekend Fans heading to Isle Of Wight Festival next weekend look like they’ll need to bring every kind of clothing possible – because the weather is predicted to be extremely changeable. The festival at Seaclose Park in Newport on the island starts on Thursday (June […]

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NME Festival blog: Cage The Elephant and Garbage lead new additions to Isle of Wight Festival 2019

The festival will take place later this summer from June 13-16 Cage The Elephant and Garbage are among the new additions to the line-up for this year’s Isle of Wight Festival. This year’s festival will take place from June 13-16, with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro headlining. The likes of […]

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NME Festival blog: Isle of Wight Festival confirms huge line-up for 2019

The famous festival will return to action from June 13-16 this year Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro have been confirmed as the headliners of the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 – check out the rest of the line-up below. This year’s festival will be held from June 13-16, with the […]

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Eklectica FESTIVAL NEWS: Isle of Wight musicians from Platform One to open Eklectica festival at Robin Hill

Latest Festival Flyer update from Eklectica Festival Eklectica Source We’re so excited to have Platform One students opening the festival this year! Support live local music! https://eklectica.live/ Isle of Wight musicians from Platform One to open Eklectica festival at Robin Hill A great chance for talented Platform One artists Honey Bones and Vyne Collective, who […]

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NME Festival blog: Isle of Wight Festival 2018: all the best bits in photos

The festival celebrated its 50th birthday in style The Isle of Wight Festival came to a dazzling close last night with a headline performance by The Killers, proving that they can still deliver so long as Brandon Flowers is in the band. The weekend, which marked the festival’s 50th anniversary, also saw sets from Liam […]

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NME Festival blog: Depeche Mode learn about festivals at first Isle Of Wight show

After a slow start, Depeche’s rare festival appearance reaches a frenzied crescendo. For years, Isle Of Wight Festival organiser John Giddings has namechecked Depeche Mode as one of his dream bookings. That’s partially down to scarcity value: Depeche Mode just don’t play British festivals. They’ve never done Glastonbury or Reading And Leeds. So finally landing […]

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NME Festival blog: Isle of Wight Festival adds Hurts, Sigrid, Travis and more to 2018 line-up

The iconic festival has announced a host of new additions for this year’s event, which will take place from June 21-24 The Isle of Wight Festival has added a number of acts to its 2018 bill, including Hurts, Sigrid and Travis – check out the new additions to the line-up below. The legendary festival will […]

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