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Isle Of Wight Festival, 13 - 16 June 2019. All about the legendary event

Isle Of Wight Festival


WHERE: Isle of Wight, England.
WHEN: from 16th to 19th June 2022

Born in the distant 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival celebrates 51 years of life.

Isle of Wight is a true paradise in the English Channel, just south of Southampton. A magical and evocative place, with many naturalistic and landscape attractions. And it is in this context that fits, to perfection, Isle Of Wight Festival, musical review of which the edition dated 1970 has become legendary.
It was the last European concert by Jim Morrison and the Doors, as well as Jimi Hendrix’s last show before his death.
Not just.

This, unfortunately, was also the last edition of the Festival that was forced, for various vicissitudes, to close its doors. Despite this, the Festival has always kept intact charm and power in the collective imagination. At 22 years away, the Festival has been reborn. Four days of Rock, Dj set and extraordinary areas, for a truly unforgettable Isle Of Wight Experience!

Names of great appeal: this year it will be the Muse‘s turn to close the concert on Sunday. A truly unique location: the splendid Seaclose Park. A story of music and freedom. Here are the reasons why the Isle of Wight Festival continues to thrill. Even after 50 years!

Isle of Wight Festival
Photo, 2009 David Jones

PRACTICAL INFOS

HOW TO GET

Coming from any European destination, London it is the starting point to reach the beautiful British island.
The numerous London airports are well connected to many European and non-European destinations. From this link, you can book your most convenient flight for one of the international airports of the capital.
To travel from London, you can use the fast South West trains, which connect the Capital and Portsmouth, in about 90 minutes. The ticket costs, at the normal fare, about 35£ but, by booking in advance, you can find cheaper tickets, less than £20. For all the info, you can consult the official website from this link.

Red Funnel and Wightlink, are the shipping companies that make connections from the ports of Southampton, Portsmouth, Lymington and Southsea.
Isle Of Wight Festival takes place, as usual, at the location of Seaclose Park, in Newport. Once you reach the port, there are several buses that allow you to get to your destination. Tickets start at £2.30 for children for a round trip, and £3.60 for adults.

If you are arriving by car, remember to book your parking in advance to take advantage of the discounted rate of £15 (instead of £20).

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2022 LINEUP

There are truly numerous international artists who will perform during the 2022 edition of the Isle Of Wight Festival. Here is the list of artists who will perform at the MAIN STAGE:

  • FRIDAY 17: Lewis Capaldi. Lionel Richie. Nile Rodgers & Chic. Sigrid. The Vaccines.
  • SATURDAY 18: Kasabian. Pete Tong. Blossoms. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott. The Proclaimers. The Fratellis.
  • SUNDAY 19: MUSE. Rudimental. Tom Grennan.UB40 FT Ali Campbell. Freya Riding.

THE AREAS OF THE FESTIVAL

During the 4 days of the Festival, you can spend your time in one of the many areas present.

MAIN STAGE is the main area where the best international artists perform. Other shows, on the other hand, will take place simultaneously in the other Area, BIG TOP. Here, we start Thursday the 16th with Happy Mondays, Heather Small and The Compozer. From Friday to Sunday, Shaggy, Joel Corri, TS5, The Kooks, The Charlatans, and more will perform among others.
The Strongbow Yard offers music and entertainment day and night. There are great DJ sets ready to make you dance, have fun and let loose.
Also this year, the partnership with the Hard Rock Cafe should be confirmed, which, as part of the Festival, offers the most interesting emerging artists, still little known to the public.

TICKETS AND TIMETABLE

By purchasing the Weekend Ticket, you can attend the shows for the entire duration of the Isle Of Wight Festival 2022; you will also have access to the Campiste starting from Thursday 16, from 12:00, until Monday 20. You must leave the area by 14:00.
The ticket costs £195 per person. Children between 13 and 17 years of age benefit from the TEEN rate of £170. In any case, they must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Weekend ticket. Children from 5 to 12 years of age pay the special rate of £7.50 (must be accompanied by a paying adult). FREE for children under 5 years old.

Tickets for a single day only offer access to the shows for the chosen day. Camping is not included.
The ticket, valid for a single day of your choice between Friday, Saturday or Sunday, costs £75.
Tickets, which can be purchased online, do not include any taxes and commissions.

DISABLED

Isle Of Wight is perfectly accessible for people with reduced mobility. Access is from the A6 parking side. If you have bought the ticket, you have no problems; if not, you’ll have to wait until next year. All tickets for the disabled, in fact, are almost immediately sold out!

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