isle of wight

First wave of artists announced for Isle of Wight Festival 2019

The first wave of artists for the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 have been announced and it’s safe to say that festival goers are in for a treat this year.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will headline the opening night of the festival, whilst Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro will bring things to a close on Sunday June 16.

‘Shotgun’ singer George Ezra will headline the main stage on the Saturday, whilst special guest Fatboy Slim, who makes his IOW debut, will keep the party going until the early hours following George’s set.

CelebMix favourites Anne-Marie, Bastille, Jax Jones, Jess Glynne, Lily Allen, Sigala, and Sigrid will perform across the weekend, and are bound to deliver must-see sets.

Also confirmed to perform are Courteeners, Dean Lewis, DMA’S, Freya Ridings, Gerry Cinnamon, IDLES, James, KT Tunstall, Madness, Miles Kane, Mystery Jets, Richard Ashcroft, Rick Astley, Sam Fender, The Coral, Tom Walker, and Wild Front.

More acts are due to be announced nearer the time.

The Isle of Wight Festival 2019 returns on June 13-16. Tickets for this year’s event go on sale from the IOW Festival website on Friday (January 25) at 9am.

There are a number of ticket and camping options available:

  • Weekend with / without Camping: £175
  • Islander: £145
  • Student: £160
  • Teen (13-17): £155
  • Child Under 12: Free

Day tickets:

  • Friday: £60
  • Saturday / Sunday: £70


  • VIP Festival experience exclusive glamping options are on sale in the Harvest Moon Boutique Village:
    • Pink Moon Camping – choose from a colourful collection of accommodation and enjoy your weekend with a unique camping experience.
    • Eve’s Tipis – try something different and stay in a tipi, plus enjoy cocktails or champagne from the bar or some hot breakfast options to start your day right.
    • Podpads – bunk down in the colourful Podpads with solid wood or canvas options.
    • Kushti Cabins – unique fully furnished, luxury boutique camping accommodation for two with fully serviced, exclusive facilities including luxury loos, showers and pamper parlour.
  • Camp Kerala Mademoiselle provide Luxury Glamping backstage with room service and VIP transport.
  • Love Your Tent – enjoy an ethical camping experience plus hot showers, flushing loos, secret stage and a pamper parlour!

Will you be going to the Isle of Wight Festival 2019? Thoughts on the line up so far? Let us know on Twitter @CelebMix

Written by Katrina Rees

I'm Katrina, or Kat to pretty much everyone. I'm an editor for CelebMix, a content writer, a boyband lover and an all round music fanatic.
Twitter: @lifeofkatrina