Isle of Wight Festival

  1. Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album, Tour for 2012

    November 21, 2011 8:09 AM EST Speculation about the future of Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band in the wake of the death of beloved sax player Clarence Clemon s was addressed on brucespringsteen.net last night: According to a brief post there will be both a new album and ...

  2. Kasabian To Headline Isle Of Wight Fest

    November 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. alt rock act Kasabian has been confirmed as the third and final headline act for the U.K.'s Isle Of Wight Festival. The band will close the three-day event on June 12. As previously reported, the other confirmed headliners for the festiv ...

  3. Foo Fighters, Kings Of Leon Headline Isle Of Wight Fest

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.S. rock acts Foo Fighters and Kings of Leon are to headline the U.K.'s Isle Of Wight Festival, which takes place June 10 to 12, 2010. Britpop band Pulp, who announced earlier this month that they were reforming to play a series of U.K. and ...

  4. Pink Moves 3 Million Tickets

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pink moved a total of 3 million concert tickets on her 2009-2010 worldwide tour, according to a statement on behalf of U.K. tour promoter Marshall Arts. The artist stepped up to become a major global touring act in 2010. Indeed, she is one of the ...

  5. Vampire Weekend Added To Isle Of Wight Fest

    December 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Alternative rock act Vampire Weekend has been added to the bill for the U.K.'s Isle of Wight Festival in 2010, along with British pop veterans Spandau Ballet and dance act Calvin Harris. Dance-rock act Friendly Fires also joins the bill for t ...

  6. Jay-Z, Strokes, Pink For Isle Of Wight Fest

    November 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z, the Strokes and Pink are among the first acts confirmed to play the 2010 Isle of Wight festival, held June 11-13 at Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, England. Jay-Z will headline the main stage on Friday June 11 with New York City alt- ...

  7. Study Shows Isle of Wight Fest's $24 Million Boost

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A university study has revealed the annual Isle of Wight festival potentially contributes up to £15 million ($24.4 million) to the island's economy, according to the Isle of Wight Council. The figure includes spend away from the site by visit ...

  8. Secondary Ticket Deal For Isle Of Wight Fest

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following its deal with Festival Republic for Latitude and Reading and Leeds Festivals , London-based Viagogo has now become the official secondary ticketing partner for the Isle Of Wight Festival, held June 12 to 14. The 50,000-capacity Isle Of W ...

  9. Young Headlines Isle Of Wight Fest

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Neil Young will headline the U.K.'s Isle Of Wight Festival, closing the event on Sunday, June 14. Young is also strongly rumored to be the final headline act to be confirmed for Glastonbury Festival, held June 24 to 28, alongside U.K. rock ac ...

  10. U.K. Festivals Reveal Latest Additions

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST A number of high profile U.K. events have confirmed more major acts for the 2009 summer festival season, including Scotland's T in the Park and the Isle of Wight festival. Newcomers to the T in the Park line-up include the Killers as headline ...

  11. Glastonbury, Ting Tings Named U.K. Festival Favorites

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Michael Eavis' Glastonbury festival bounced back after a year of media scrutiny for slower ticket sales and his choice of a hip-hop act, Jay-Z, for headliner as the event won in three categories at this year's U.K. Festival Awards. At th ...

  12. Glastonbury Unveils Advanced Booking Scheme

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Glastonbury Festival has rolled out an advance booking system for the 2009 event, which will take place June 24-28 at Worthy Farm, Somerset. The iconic music festival suffered from slower sales this year after tickets were made available in April. ...

  13. Weller, Girls Aloud Head To Isle Of Wight

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The promoter of the Isle Of Wight Festival is launching a spin-off event on the British island. British rock veteran Paul Weller will headline the first night at Osborne House on July 26, with pop act Girls Aloud topping the bill the following nig ...

  14. BT Sponsors IoW Fest

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST British telecommunications giant BT has come on board this year's June 13-15 Isle of Wight Festival as primary sponsor. The Police, Kaiser Chiefs, Sex Pistols and KT Tunstall are among the headliners booked to play the event, which will take ...

  15. Stones Split With Manager Loewenstein

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones have effectively split with their long-time business manager, Prince Rupert Loewenstein. The move was confirmed in a statement issued this morning by a publicist on behalf of the Stones. The statement reads, "Prince Rupert ...

  16. BRIT Winners Line Up For IoW Festival

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST The United Kingdom's annual Isle of Wight Festival today (Feb. 19) unveiled a strong line-up for its 2007 edition, including several artists who starred at this year's BRIT Awards ceremony. Headlining the first night of the three-day eve ...