The lineup for the 2021 Isle of Wight Festival has been unveiled, with the likes of Liam Gallagher, Snow Patrol, David Guetta and Duran Duran all confirmed as headliners.
Festival promoter John Giddings said: “It’s a fantastic array of artists, from icons to emerging talent and not forgetting everything still to come from additional stages across the festival.
“Over the coming months we’ll be watching and learning from the events taking place before us and, of course, liaising with all the relevant authorities to make sure everyone - audience, artists, staff, the community - is kept safe.”
Who is in the lineup?
This is all the artists confirmed to be playing at the Isle of Wight Festival 2021, where they are playing and what day:
- Liam Gallagher
- Tom Jones
- Becky Hill
- You Me At Six
- Snow Patrol
- David Guetta
- Sam Fender
- James Arthur
- All Saints
- Lightning Seeds
- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
- The K’s
- Duran Duran
- The Script
- James Vincent McMorrow- Seasick Steve
- Megan McKenna
- Scouting for Girls
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor
- Are You Experienced?
- Food (DJ set pre-headliner)
- Primal Scream
- Shed Seven
- Sigma (DJ set)
- The Snuts
- Lucy Blue
- Charlotte Jane
- Kaiser Chiefs
- Sam Feldt (live)
- Maximo Park
- The Manor
- Ella Henderson
- Dylan John Thomas
- Rebecca Hurn
- Maisie Peters
- Imelda May
- New Rules
- Jamie Jethwa
- Wet Leg
Where and when will the festival take place?
The festival is scheduled to take place from Thursday 16 September to Sunday 19 September.
Usually the festival would take place in June, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the date has had to be pushed back.
The festival will take place at Seaclose Park, Newport in the Isle of Wight.
Where can I buy tickets?
While tickets to the festival were made available for purchase from 9am on Monday 15 June last year, the event has not yet sold out, with tickets still available to buy.
You can buy tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2021 from the Ticketmaster website.
There are different kinds of tickets available for purchase at different prices.
Weekend tickets get you access to the festival every day:
- Weekend Adult tickets - £197.60
- Weekend Student tickets - £181.50
- Weekend Teen tickets - £176.20
If you book a student or a teen ticket, you will be required to produce proof of age or student status.
Teens must also be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.
There are also Friday, Saturday and Sunday day tickets, which only permit you entry to the festival on each specific day. These tickets cost £75.20 each, with no student or teen discounts available.
You can spread the cost of tickets over several months with a payment plan as well.
There are also accessible tickets available, which will allow you to book accessible add-ons like disabled camping and viewing platform access.
Once you’ve booked your tickets and add-ons, you can complete a booking form to apply for a free carer ticket, if required. Email the booking form along with proof of disability to [email protected]
Proof of disability can be any of the following:
- A DLA/PIP award letter (not a Christmas bonus letter)
- A letter from a medical professional
- D/deaf or blind registration
- The Access Card (or equivalent)
How do I get to the festival?
To get to the Isle of Wight Festival, you’ll need to get yourself to one of the four mainland ferry ports at Southampton, Portsmouth, Lymington or Southsea.
You’ll be able to reach the Isle of Wight after a short crossing from these ports via ferry, and from there you’ll be able to make your way to the festival by a variety of different travel options.
The Isle of Wight website outlines how you can get to the festival by foot, car, bus and more, as well as details on package deals.
Are there banned items?
In an effort to keep everyone at the festival safe, there is a list of banned items that are not permitted to be brought into the event.
These items are:
- Gas canisters larger than 300ml
- Smoke canisters
- Illegal substances
- Legal Highs
- Nitrous Oxide
- Laser pens
- Poles, banners and flags
- Animals (other than registered guide or hearing dogs)
- Any items which may be used as a weapon