The Hard Rock Stage Is Back At The Isle Of Wight Festival 2016

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Hard Rock Cafe is ready to rock The Isle of Wight Festival this year from 9-12 June 2016 as the Hard Rock Stage returns once again.

Hard Rock Cafe is excited to be partnering with the legendary festival for a third year, as it prepares to showcase music’s most exciting rising stars. The Hard Rock Stage, curated by Hard Rock and The Isle of Wight Festival, promises an epic line up of new and undiscovered acts all raring to play to thousands of festival goers over one truly unmissable weekend this summer.

This year’s Hard Rock Stage line up of 30 awesome acts includes Starsailor’s James Walsh, singer-songwriter Ben Montague, Laurence Fox whose debut album ‘Holding Patterns’ is out now, country singer Lucy May, duo Daughters of Davis, rock n roll brothers from Glasgow The River 68’s, indie folk rockers King Eider, singer songwriter Andrea Riso and much more. Also taking to the stage will be the winning act of Hard Rock Rising – the world’s largest one-day music showcase. They will join this year’s Isle of Wight Festival headline acts Queen + Adam Lambert, The Who, Stereophonics, Faithless and more at the iconic music festival.

With music at the heart of Hard Rock, it continues to support talented breakthrough artists, offering the Hard Rock Stage, curated by Hard Rock and The Isle of Wight Festival, as a platform to get the freshest new music out there. After two huge years of bringing brand new talent to The Isle of Wight Festival, Hard Rock is ready and raring for its return to Seaclose Park, giving festival goers the perfect opportunity to sample all-new music and discover their new favourite band.

The Isle of Wight Festival takes place from 9 – 12 June at Seaclose Park, Newport. From Main Stage headliners, acoustic sets, DJ performances and up-and-coming talent, alongside a huge variety of additional entertainment and activities, there’s something for everyone.

Marc Carey, Hard Rock European Director of Marketing said: “We can’t wait to be back for our third year at The Isle of Wight Festival 2016. This is the festival that truly kicks off the summer season and we’re thrilled that we continue to be a part it. The Hard Rock Stage promises fresh, new music which is something Hard Rock has always been incredibly passionate about. Our past two years at Isle of Wight Festival have seen an overwhelmingly positive reception and it’s so exciting to be bringing more rising stars to the Hard Rock Stage this summer!”

Isle of Wight Festival promoter John Giddings commented: "Hard Rock are our perfect partner - they give new upcoming bands a boost in their early days, give them support across all of their platforms - with a couple of familiar regulars in the mix!"

Don’t miss out, head to the Hard Rock Stage at The Isle of Wight Festival 2016, from 9 – 12 June 2016.


The Hard Rock Stage at The Isle of Wight Festival 2016


James Walsh // Ben Montague // Laurence Fox // Lucy May // The High Kings

Ilona // Turrentine Jones // Little Eye // Ellie Rose // Tom Figgins

Andrea Riso // Apollo Junction // Daughters of Davis // King Eider // Laura Jeanne

Monroe // Our Cousin Paula // Paves // Pronghorn // Scaffolder // Sleeping Gun

Sound of Sirens // Steph Willis // My Girl The River // The River 68’s // The Second Sons


The Severs // The Sex Pissed Dolls // Tim Arnold 

Published on 07 April 2016 by Ben Robinson

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