Jack Up The 80's returns, this time as a two day family festival celebrating the 80's at a new site - Smallbrook Stadium, Ryde - from Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th August 2017.
Although still a two-day festival, there's also an optional Friday Night Opening Party on the 11th, 7pm 'til late.
Line-up announcements so far are Jason Donovan; Alexander O'Neal; S Club; From The Jam; Nik Kershaw; Right Said Fred; The Real Thing; Cheryl, Mike & Jay Formerly of Bucks Fizz.
There will also be a second stage showcasing the best of up and coming talent from the island, much of it from the Platform One College of Music.
The Friday Night opening party (requires separate ticket) will include Abba tribute band Abba Chique and Wave 105's Steve Power DJ set.
A weekend ticket is £50. There is a separately ticketed opening party on the Friday for £10. Day tickets are priced at £38 each. Kids aged 12 or under go free.
The purpose of Jack Up The 80s is to raise valuable funds and awareness for local island charities and good causes, with over £20,000 raised for Island charities in the past 2 years alone.
As well as the music there will also be: Vintage Games, Inflatables, Kids Arts & Crafts, Festival Farm, and a host of themed retro stalls.
Limited free parking is available on site. Shuttle buses will run throughout the weekend from Ryde bus station. Discounted ticket and ferry packages are available.
Opening times: Site opens at 11am, first acts on stage approx 12 noon. Final act off stage at 10:30, main arena and club house bar remains open until 1am (subject to licence).
This event does not have camping but there are a number of campsites, hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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