Liam Gallagher closes first night of Isle of Wight festival – Music News
Channeling the harmonious vibes of the 1970 festival, this year’s theme is ‘Peace, Love and Understanding,’ with music lovers dressed in their colorful rainbows to commemorate their gathering on the island for the historic music festival and two years away from live music.
Those in fancy dress and those wanting to catch a show of color should make their way to Strawberry Fields at 2 p.m. today, where the best dressed of the festival will be crowned. The winner will receive an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour and a champagne picnic.
New indie talent LONA kicked off the main stage, followed by You Me At Six which brought mosh pits to Seaclose Park with songs from their UK No.1 album “SUCKAPUNCH” released earlier this year.
Isle of Wight festival regulars Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy were spotted watching Becky Hill wow the crowd with a string of her pop and house hits, before James rocked the stage with their classics in sing “Sit Down” and “Getting Away With It (All Messed Up)”, alongside tracks from their latest album “All The Colors Of You” including “Building Beaches” and “ZERO”.
Tom Jones confirmed his legendary status by performing a set filled with classics from the ’60s through 2021 with his recent album “Surrounded by Time” (which earlier this year made Jones the oldest male to ever win an album. number one in the UK).
Liam Gallagher closed off the Isle of Wight main stage, which wowed the crowds by playing Oasis Crushes ‘Rock N Roll Star’ and ‘Cigarettes & Alcohol’ between his solo hits ‘Wall of Glass’ and ‘Shockwave’, before an exceptional reminder of ‘Supersonic’, ‘Acquiesce’, ‘Roll With It’ and ‘Live Forever’. Oasis’ 1996 documentary Knebworth is set to hit theaters on September 23, with the live album accompanying it on November 19.
The Big Top scene saw the genre cover sets from Primal Scream, Shed Seven, Sigma, Rats, Lucy Blue, Charlotte Jane, and Apollo Junction.
Today, festival goers will enjoy sets from headliners David Guetta and Snow Patrol on the main stage alongside Sam Fender, James Arthur, All Saints and The Lightning Seeds, as well as Kaiser Chiefs, Example, Ella Henderson and Maximo. Park on the Grand Chapiteau.