WOWfest

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Isle of Wight’s new major music festival - a 3 day global party hosting some of the world’s biggest names, across 5 Stages and an African Village, in 200 acres of partyland!

Massive DJs Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Norman Jay MBE get the party started. Night turns into swirling clubs and after hours burlesque or cabaret, after days filled with one of the best Reggae line ups this year with such as Maxi Priest and Junior Marvin of Bob Marley’s Wailers.

Fabulous originals line up, including a 70’s disco revival and Ska Sunday with The Selecter, The Beat, Neville Staple of The Specials. And more ... house, dubstep, jazz, soul, Motown, global cool and African originals, with more names still to be announced. This heady mix promises to be THE outstanding global party of Olympic year!

Line-up, news, updates and rumours

2012 lineup and news

Unfortunately this year's event has been postponed, to find out why you can view the cancellation statement here

Acts set to appear included Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Junior Marvin of Bob Marley's Wailers, Maxi Priest, The Beat, The Selecter, Bez's Acid House Night (Mondays'), The Pretty Things, Heaven 17, The Blockheads, Smith and Mighty plus special guests, 808State, Norman Jay, Soul 11 Soul, Marshall Jefferson, Aswad, Misty in Roots, Black Roots, Macka B, Talisman.

Neville Staple of the Specials, Bad Man, Manos De Dios, Terrakota, Baka Beyond, Joe Cang, The Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio, Gregg Kofi Brown, Sarah Jane Morris, Kakatsitsi Master Drummers, The Phoenix Rose with many more names still to be announced!!!! To view the full line-up as it is updated click here.

Festival contact and ticket information

Tickets are available from the main festival website and cost the following prices:

  • Adult Weekender – Island Postcodes £120

  • Adult Weekender – Full Price £140

  • Student Weekender – 13 to 17 yr olds Full Price £95

  • Student Weekender - 13-17 yr olds Early Bird £85

  • Young Weekender – Under 12 yr olds (limited numbers) FREE

  • Adult Camping Pass £20

  • Student Camping Pass (accompanied 13-17 yr olds) FREE

  • Young Camping Pass (accompanied under 12s) FREE

  • Car Parking Weekend Permit £30

  • Car Parking Day Permit £15

  • Day tickets – 13 yr and over £75 (when released)

  • Day Tickets - Special Offer £65 (when released for limited time only)

  • Day tickets – 12 yr and under FREE

  • Campervans – book by phone only:

  • Space of 7m x 4m for campervan & adjacent space for family tents, £100 per space

  • Occupant of campervan or adjacent family tent, £20 per pers