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Isle Of Wight Festival 2014
Seaclose Park, Newport

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August 1968 saw the first ever festival on the Isle Of Wight with a stage made out of two trailers as Jefferson Airplane, The Move and T-Rex performed to a crowd of 10,000 fans.

1969 saw the event grow with an audience of more than 150,000 people with Bob Dylan headlining the two day event. By 1970 this was THE festival to be at and a splendid 5 day extravaganza was arranged with major acts of the time lined up including the late great Jimi Hendrix.

Such was its attraction that in excess of 600,000 people turned up to the event - many declined to buy a ticket and a bit of chaos ensued - as a result the infamous 1970 'Isle of Wight Act' banning all future festivals was passed in Parliament - the fun was stopped in its tracks!

In 2002 after an enforced absence of 32 years  the festival was re-established.

Last update: 18/02/2013 10:57

Line up includes

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Biffy Clyro
Calvin Harris
Rudimental
Passenger
The 1975
The Waterboys
Kings Of Leon
Travis
Clean Bandit
The Specials
John Newman
Deap Vally
Nina Nesbitt
The Horrors
Gorgon City
The Strypes
The Polyphonic Spree
From The Jam
Neon Jungle
Swim Deep
Chlöe Howl
The Selecter
Duke Dumont
Peace
July Talk
The Move
Dappy
Lawson
The Vamps
Suede
Fall Out Boy
Katy B
Tom Odell
Ella Eyre
The Pretty Reckless
Anna Calvi
Starsailor
Boy George
The Struts
Alison Moyet
Amber Run
Inspiral Carpets
The Doors Alive


This information was last updated on 18/02/2013 10:57. Please check with the event website for any last minute changes.
Ticket Info
Standard Ticket PricesWeekend Tickets: £190
Day Tickets (Fri, Sat, Sun): £75
Campervan: £100 sold out
Weekend Car Parking In Advance: £15
Per Day Parking: £10
Children 12 and under are free
 
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Where can I find Isle Of Wight Festival?
Seaclose Park
Fairlee Road
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 2EA

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Reviews
The Isle of Wight Festival 2010 Review
Promising the best line-up ever when you are the Isle of Wight Festival is a big claim, so could this year's festival achieve the impossible? We found out for sure
Sunday @ The Isle of Wight Festival
if asked who their surprise band of the weekend was, I would put money on it being GLC...
Saturday @ The Isle of Wight Festival
The Maccabees?...performance of the weekend so far!
The Isle of Wight 2009
Pendulum hit the stage as NASA on a Bass Test. Drinks hit the floor; cigarettes were extinguished and 40,000 people were the best dancers on the island.....!!!
Friday at the Isle of Wight
By the end of play on Friday night the Isle of Wight had truly arrived... “At festivals you should expect the unexpected”
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