The Isle Of Wight Festival Releases First Line-Up Details

Following last year’s momentous 50th anniversary celebrations, The Isle of Wight Festival has announced the first artists for the 2019 event.  The festival kicks off the British festival season on  13th – 16th June.

The incredible Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds headline the opening night of The Isle of Wight Festival 2019.  He is returning to the Festival for the first time since 2012. Chart-topping British singer-songwriter George Ezra will headline the Main Stage on Saturday.  It will be his first major UK festival headline performance.  Special guest Fatboy Slim, is making his Isle of Wight Festival debut. However, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro bring their passionate and rousing live show to the Main Stage on Sunday 16th June, closing the 2019 Festival.

Joining the line-up for this year’s event are Anne-Marie, Bastille, Courteeners, DMA’S, IDLES, James, Jess Glynne and Lily Allen.  Also joining them are Madness, Miles Kane, Richard Ashcroft, Rick Astley, Sigrid, The Coral, Tom Walker plus many more.  Additionally, Hacienda Classical will be returning for a second year following last year’s incredible debut in The Big Top. Tickets for the 2019 event are on sale Friday 25th.

Isle Of Wight Friday Headliner

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will take to the Main Stage on Friday evening, closing the first day of the 2019 festival in style. Since going solo in 2011, Noel has released 3 studio albums, all debuting at number 1 in the UK Album charts.  He has toured the world over, encompassing landmark open air shows and festival headline slots. As a result, his latest album, Who Built the Moon?, was a record-breaking 10th consecutive UK chart-topping studio album for Noel.   A feat which no other artist has achieved. Arguably one of Britain’s greatest songwriters, Noel and his High Flying Birds will bring an incredible array of songs to his set.

Isle Of Wight Saturday Headliners

Since bursting onto the scene in 2013, George Ezra has become one of the biggest selling male artists of the decade. His debut album, Wanted on Voyage, is certified 4x platinum in the UK and was one of the biggest selling albums in both 2014 and 2015. It hit number 1 and spent a whopping 122 weeks in the charts overall. BRIT Award nominations and worldwide tours followed, before he released his sophomore album, Staying at Tamara’s, in 2018.  Itshot to the top of the UK charts, becoming the best selling artist album of 2018. George returns to The Isle of Wight Festival on 15th June, having played a storming set in 2017, for what is sure to be a feel-good, finger-snapping show.

Making his debut at The Isle of Wight Festival 2019 is award-winning superstar DJ and producer, Fatboy Slim, who will bring his raucous blend to the Main Stage for a special guest slot on Saturday night. A pioneer of the 90s big beat movement, Fatboy Slim has made an immeasurable impact on the British music scene.

Isle Of Wight Sunday Headliner

Bringing proceedings to a close are Scottish rockers, Biffy Clyro, who will headline the Main Stage on Sunday 16th June. Returning to the festival after a rousing headline performance in 2014, the trio have undeniable longevity and their passion for the music they create is evident. They’ve garnered countless award wins and nominations.  They received 2 BRIT Award nominations, 4 NME Awards wins and 4 Kerrang Award wins.  Plus, they toured the world many times over. In addition, frontman Simon Neil also won the inaugural Fender Play Award at the 2018 Q Awards.  The band’s live show is truly stunning and fans will be in for a treat at The Isle of Wight Festival 2019.

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The Isle Of Wight Full Line-Up

There are so many stunning acts to perform at this year’s festival.   Therefore, check out the full list in alphabetical order listed below:

Tickets for The Isle of Wight Festival 2019 go on sale from the 25th January from www.isleofwightfestival.com

 

Additionally, Disabled Access tickets must be purchased from Ticketmaster, details on how to book can be found at https://isleofwightfestival.com/info/disabled

A variety of travel options can be viewed on the festival’s website.

Fans can keep up to date with the festival by using the hashtag #IOW2019 on Twitter and Instagram. Follow the festival on Twitter @IsleOfWightFest and on Instagram @isleofwightfest

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George Millington
George Millington is a central London based music news and music review writer.

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