tickets on sale now for London's Island 50 Festival

see Amy Winehouse, Sly & Robbie, Keane, and more

published: Fri 13th Mar 2009

Amy Winehouse

Tuesday 26th to Sunday 31st May 2009
The Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK MAP
from £27.50 to £37.50
last updated: Tue 26th May 2009

Tickets have gone on sale for this year's Island 50 Festival which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of Island Records.

Amy Winehouse


Keane
The festival which collaborates with Island founder Chris Blackwell is happening at The Shepherds Bush Empire, London, from Wednesday 26th until Sunday 31st May and features performances from Island artists past and present.

The line-up includes Amy Winehouse, Sly & Robbie, The Fratellis, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Paul Weller, Keane, Bombay Bicycle Club, Baaba Maal, Ernest Ranglin, Spooky Tooth, Tom Tom Club, Ladyhawke, Toots and the Maytals, and I Blame Coco.

Ticket prices for the festival vary from £27.50 to £37.50, depending on ticket type. To buy tickets, click here.

The confirmed line-up schedule is as follows:
Tue 26th May Sly & Robbie & The Compass Point Allstars feat special guests.
Wed 27th May The Fratellis; with special guest; Bombay Bicycle Club.
Thu 28th May Cat Stevens/Yusuf And Friends, Baaba Maal.
Fri 29th May Paul Weller; Ernest Ranglin; Spooky Tooth.
Sat 30th May Keane; Tom Tom Club; Ladyhawke.
Sun 31st May Amy Winehouse; Toots & The Maytals; I Blame Coco.

The festival will also include cinema, TV and radio documentaries, music re-issues, and an exhibition of photography, artwork, and memorabilia which will travel around the country through the year.

All proceeds from the shows will be donated to Amnesty International and The Oracabessa Foundation in Jamaica.


Tuesday 26th to Sunday 31st May 2009
The Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK MAP
from £27.50 to £37.50
last updated: Tue 26th May 2009


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