Isle of Wight music

The Isle of Wight has a wealth of musical talent which we believe deserves to be celebrated. Find out about up-and-coming bands and musicians, whether they be popular or classical, as well as those already established.

Read about upcoming gigs and concerts and make sure you don’t miss out.

Million Dollar Bash teams up with Playlist for Life as world’s first dementia-friendly festival confirmed

All Wight Now's Million Dollar Bash has confirmed they will be working with leading dementia charity, Playlist for Life, to make this year's 50th anniversary festival dementia friendly and fully inclusive.

Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 6:55pm

By Sally Perry

Second single for Isle of Wight’s Killing Morton

Killing Morton

The Isle of Wight grunge trio release their second single later this week, with live gigs lined up next month.

Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 9:28am

By Sally Perry

The Sound of Isle of Wight Indie music on Spotify

Fat Earthers performing on stage

If you're hankering after some Isle of Wight tunes, head to Spotify for the ultimate playlist of Isle of Wight independent music.

Sunday, 23rd June, 2019 6:41pm

By Sally Perry

The LOVE Band, featuring Johnny Echols, to open their farewell tour on the Isle of Wight this Wednesday

the love band

This is a very rare mid-week treat for Islanders, as the incredible LOVE band open their farewell tour on the Isle of Wight. With a very special surprise guest collaboration featuring artists from several well-loved Isle of Wight bands. Grab a ticket before they all go.

Saturday, 22nd June, 2019 1:23pm

By Feature Writer

CHAMPS play rare hometown show at Ventnor Fringe Festival

champs with dave looking down at mike on the hair

They went down a storm in Madrid earlier this month and recently signed a three-album deal with music giants, BMG. Headlining at Ventnor Fringe Festival, tickets for CHAMPS are selling fast.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 6:01pm

By Feature Writer

Rave Against Cancer returns for another event

DJ Missrepresent

Book your tickets now for this event which is expected to sell out (like the last ones) and features award-winning DnB DJ, MissRepresent. All proceeds go to Wessex Cancer Trust.

Thursday, 20th June, 2019 8:05pm

By Alicks Simpson

Isle of Wight Festival kicks off with smiles despite the rain

Party girls at Isle of Wight Festival

There were lots of smiles, despite the rain and mud, at the first day of the Isle of Wight Festival.

Friday, 14th June, 2019 11:58am

By Amy Allen

Volunteer at Ventnor Fringe Festival and become part of the VFringe family

If you have some spare time, why not get involved? As previous a volunteer says, you’ll meet some of the kindest and most talented people you could imagine, all in this most amazing town.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 1:16pm

By Sally Perry

Friendly Fires and Yungblud replace Cage The Elephant and Sam Fender at Isle of Wight Festival

yungblud loner

Cage the Elephant and Sam Fender have both been forced to pull out due to injury and illness.

Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 4:42pm

By Amy Allen

All Wight Now Festival launches this year’s Million Dollar Bash: Tickets now on sale

Peter Harrigan and Ray Foulk

Named in tribute to the Bob Dylan song, Million Dollar Bash, this year's All Wight Now Festival was launched recently in true 60's style. Tickets available now for the August one-day Festival.

Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 1:45pm

By Jo Macaulay

Book now for classical concert featuring wide-ranging programme from 18th century baroque to 20th century film scores

james and siobhan

The concert will feature a wide-ranging selection the musicians hope will appeal to everyone, with 18th century baroque music, American jazz and classical White House favourite Earl Wild, and film composer Richard Rodney Bennett.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 5:18pm

By Peter Gruner

This set of photos merge old and new festivals in one pic. Historic festival prices too

1960s Isle Of Wight

Some clever clogs has combined old festival photos with new in single composite pics. Not only that, there's a set of numbers that show how much festival ticket prices have risen over the years.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 1:00pm

By Sally Perry