The all new WOWfest take place on August 17th – 19th 2012 in Shanklin, Isle of Wight is organised around 6 main dedicated performance and global party areas:
WOW Stage, Global Stage, One World, Blue Angel, Shaved Fish and the African Village.
Acts so far confirmed that cover a vast array of genre and styles for all tastes!
Some great Ska, 2 Tone, Beat and Alternative Rock icons are included: Echo & The Bunnymen, The Blockheads, The Pretty Things, The Beat, The Selecter, Bad Manners, Neville Staple of The Specials,
A Killer Reggae style line up includes many great names: UB40, Finley Quaye, reggae stars Junior Marvin of Bob Marley’s The Wailers, Aswad, Maxi Priest and Misty in Roots, Black Roots, Macka B, and Talisman.
Some great Nu-Soul, Synth-Pop and Dance Acts are also included such as: Soul 11 Soul, Alabama 3, Heaven 17, 808 State, Kitten and the Hip,
Some great performers covering a huge diverse range of styles include: Madeleine Peyroux, The Overtones, Manos De Dios, Terrakota and Baka Beyond, Joe Cang, The Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio, Gregg Kofi Brown, Sarah Jane Morris, Dominican Cameron Pierre, Dixie Chicks, Larkin Poe, The London Community Gospel Choir!
DJ and Sound Systems will perform before, during and after the Band’s building a diverse, global, party vibe to round off each day in the different party areas. Some names that you may well know include: Paul Oakenfold, Norman Jay (MBE), Danny Rampling, Bez from the Happy Mondays Smith and Mighty, Roni Size, Peter Hook, Marshall Jefferson and the Eyeplug.net ‘Multi-Mood-Machine’
Plus the African Village, featuring performance from the Kakatsitsi Master Drummers and many, many others. There is also tons of Theatre, Comedy, Performance, Dancers, Food, and all manner of exciting things to explore to make this a worthy visit this year!
Grab those tickets now folks as thousands are expected to snap up the best priced £99 early bird tickets, which are on sale from the event website www.wowfest.co.uk
Originally posted 2012-04-12 18:22:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter