A Cowes-based estate agent has given a significant boost to the town’s brass band with a £500 grant towards new instruments.
Some of the biggest names in rock and pop will once again be appearing on The Isle of Wight during 2013, with visitors being encouraged to book early for some of the major festivals to avoid disappointment.
Isle of Wight tourism boss David Thornton has a secret side, which he’ll be revealing with a live performance at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor Esplanade on Thursday, 7th February.
Bestival revealed the first names for its 2013 event including two main stage headliners in the legendary Elton John and international hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg!
We emerge, blinking, into 2013 on Monday 28 January offering you our signature combination of original music and home comforts (well, Quay Arts Cafe Bar comforts) and a superb line-up that sets the New Year bar rather high!
‘The Bandstand’ is back at the Isle of Wight Festival and once again will be run and programmed by Platform One College of Music. Platform One has been involved with the Festival since its rebirth in 2002 and specialises in the delivery of commercial music education on the Isle of Wight.
Conceived in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001 The Killers will headline the 2013 IW Festival on Saturday evening (15th June).
Rock veterans Bon Jovi will close the 2013 Isle of Wight Festival when they headline Sunday night at Seaclose Park. It will be their first appearance on the Island.