Rizzle Kicks among latest Isle of Wight Festival names

By a County Press reporter

Published on Monday, February 18, 2013 - 07:47


Rizzle Kicks among latest Isle of Wight Festival names

Little Mix will be performing at the Isle of Wight Festival.

RIZZLE Kicks, Bastille and new Manchester band Everything Everything are among the latest wave of acts announced for this year's Isle of Wight Festival.

Eighties favourites T'Pau, top DJ Zane Lowe and Little Mix are also announced along with Delilah and Damien Lazarus, for the event at Seaclose Park between June 13 and 16.

Rizzle Kicks are headlining the Big Top on Friday, June 14, with the their mixture of pop and hip hop.  

Also, performing on Friday is British singer songwriter Delilah, as well as T’Pau, who return to the festival for the first time in over a decade.  

Taking to the decks in the Big Top on the Saturday will be innovative DJ and an ambassador of cutting edge music, Zane Lowe, plus, X Factor winners Little Mix.

Little Mix said: "We are so excited to be doing the Isle of Wight Festival this year. We've always wanted to go and now we get to go and perform… Amazing!"

Over on the Main Stage on the Friday, much vaunted Manchester foursome Everything Everything will do their thing.

On the Saturday it’s the turn of singer songwriter Bastille, who brings a show incorporating aspects of the different genres and styles he loves; Hip hop, indie, pop and folk.

Turning up the heat with a headline set in the Dance Tent on Sunday is DJ & producer extraordinaire Damian Lazarus.  

Known for his experimental and eclectic tastes, he draws influences and inspirations from all corners of the musical spectrum, a believer in giving people something exciting and idiosyncratic.

Finally, check out a special performance from The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess on Saturday and Sunday under the roof of The Cabaret Club.  

Not only will he bring the music to the Isle of Wight Festival but also his Tim Peaks Diner, serving festivalgoers a selection of fair trade products.

Tim Burgess said:  "We're really looking forward to keeping festivalgoers perky and topped up with Tim Peaks coffee.  

"There'll be DJ sets, live performances and all sorts of grooviness and goodness going on — milk and sugar's on the side over there."

John Giddings, the festival’s promoter, says: "Now that the line-up is complete I am really excited for this year’s festival. We have something for everyone.

"Look out for some more announcements soon about some great entertainment we are introducing across the festival site."

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