Celebrating 50 years in the music biz this summer, Island Records are set to hold their very own Island 50 festival this May at Shepherd's Bush Empire. Spanning generations the line-up is filled with current and old favourites like Spooky Tooth as well as new signings such as Sting's daughter I Blame Coco and Crouch End's Bombay Bicycle Club. Tickets go on sale Friday at 9am or presale tomorrow via Island 50.
The full line-up is as follows:
26th May - Sly & Robbie & The Compass Point Allstars plus very special guests;
27th May - The Fratellis; very special guests
28th May - Cat Stevens and friends, Baaba Maal
29th May - Paul Weller; Ernest Ranglin; Spooky Tooth
30th May - Keane; Tom Tom Club; Ladyhawke
31st May - Amy Winehouse (!); Toots & The Maytals; I Blame Koko