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Whisky River wins Isle of Wight Festival slot

Mon 12 Apr 2010

Whisky River wins Isle of Wight Festival slot

People who are attending the Isle of Wight Festival will be able to see local band Whisky River perform at the event after the band won a competition.

The blues band, who are led by singer and guitarist Damien Paul, were crowned Live/Wired champions 2010 at the Ryde Theatre, reports the Isle of Wight County Press.

As well as earning the chance to perform at this summer's Isle of Wight Festival, Whisky River have won a recording session at Platform One's Newport studio.

Part of the prize also includes the opportunity to have Whisky River songs played on Isle of Wight radio station IW Radio.

As well as competition winners Whisky River, people who are going to the Isle of Wight Festival will be able to see headline performances from The Strokes, Jay-Z and British music legend Sir Paul McCartney.

Other acts set to perform at the June event include Doves, Pink, Spandau Ballet, Editors and Florence and the Machine. ADNFCR-3083-ID-19715670-ADNFCR

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