When & Where The Isle of Wight Festival usually takes place on the Isle of Wight on the second weekend in June.
Isle of Wight Previous Performers
The Strokes will headline on Saturday, Paul McCartney will headline the Sunday with special guests Blondie on Saturday, and Pink on Sunday. Orbital headline the Big Top on Saturday, with Squeeze headlining on Thursday for early arrivals who are camping. The line-up also includes Editors, The Courteeners, Reef, Noah and the Whale, Mr Hudson, Biffy Clyro, Florence And The Machine, N-Dubz, La Roux, Hockey, Crowded House, Doves, Calvin Harris, Vampire Weekend, Friendly Fires, Spandau Ballet, Ocean Colour Scene, Paloma Faith and The Saturdays. More to come...
What to expect This festival usually attracts top class world music acts.
Getting there Getting to the Isle of Wight only takes 30 mins. Book a ferry across or you can also book a hovercraft across. There’s also a way by taking a train to Portsmouth Harbour then get the Fastcat to Southampton Central then a bus will take you to Red Funnels “Red Jet” a passenger/vehicle service. Southern Vectis also provide a bus service to the island.
Where to stay You can book cheap accommodation & quality hotels on the Isle of Wight here.
Isle of Wight Festival History
History This Music festival originally held in 1968 featured Marc Bolan, Jefferson Airplane and 11 other acts. Today the festival features almost 50 of the world’s best music acts from across the globe.