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Isle Of Wight Festival New Blood Competition

Friday 27 7.15pmMarch


Strings Bar & Venue

Bowling Green Lane
PO30 1RR

This event has now finished

Isle Of Wight Festival New Blood Competition Cancelled


Iwfest comp

Out of the thousands of hopefuls that entered the Isle of Wight Festival New Blood Competition, a handful of Isle of Wight based bands will take part in a special live round. These artists are some of the most exciting and promising acts on the scene and will all be competing for a coveted slot at Isle of Wight Festival 2020!

One winner from Isle of Wight Heat will progress straight to of the Grand-Finals, chosen by a special industry judge!

So make your voice heard and support your favourite act for their chance to perform at Isle of Wight Festival!


Jaz Connell

Sexy Pretty Things

Greg Barnes

George Capon

Sub Pacific

Some of our industry judges, past and present, include Richard Barber (Solo Agency / Isle Of Wight Festival), Sarah Casey (UTA), Joe Gaynor (Seven 7 Management), Martin Heath (Lizard King Records), David Pyatt (O2 / AMG), Simon Eaton (Troxy / former Mama, AMG, Live Nation), Richard Engler (Autonomy Music Group), Richard Clarke (War Child UK), Ryan Phillips (Columbo Group), Monkey Harper (Producer / Yellow Shark), Lewis Abbot (Scope), David Rowell (Autonomy Music Group), Jack Widdison (Autonomy Music Group), James Corbitt (Autonomy Music Group), Tom Price (Grizzly Management), Lily Crockford (Crockford Management), Barney Crockford (Crockford Management), James Walsh (Starsailor), Jessica Lamb (Lander PR), Emma Terry (SAFO Music Group), Matthew Lockwood (Cargo Rooms), Matthew Acheson (Composer/Producer), James Anniballi (Columbo Group) and Omar Hoxton (PD Venues), Richard Crowcroft (Cargo Rooms), Nic Mazzoli (Cargo Rooms)

Doors Open at 7.15pm

£5 Standard Advance / £8 On The Door

Strictly 16+ (ID May Be Required)