Fri 27th Mar   19:15


ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL NEW BLOOD COMPETITION : Jaz Connell // Sexy Pretty Things // Greg Barnes // George Capon // Sub Pacific at STRINGS BAR AND VENUE

Meet the lineup

Jaz Connell

Isle of Wight singer/songwriter Jaz Connell injects an honest approach to lyric writing accompanied with warm and hazy dreamy slide guitars. Following an exciting 2018 that featured writing collaborations, an inspiring trip to Nashville and an Isl... view artist profile

Sexy Pretty Things

Four punk-spirited misfits combining raw energy and catchy melodies through a multitude of genres, sounding fresh yet strangely familiar.

“The lovechild of Placebo and AFI – this four-piece outfit from the Isle of Wight are a bitte... view artist profile

Greg Barnes

Singer Songwriter from the Isle Of Wight, influenced by artists such as Jason Mraz and Jack Johnson. I released an Ep last year called Early Summer and have been constantly gigging, my biggest gigs include Isle Of Wight Festival 2016, Bestival 201... view artist profile

George Capon

Born-again Mancunian George Capon is a 23-year-old singer-songwriterfrom the Isle of Wight.

After moving north in late 2017, George began making a name for himself in the city’s thriving music scene with his infectious blend of indie rock... view artist profile

Sub Pacific

Sub Pacific hail from the South Coast- reinventing the wheel on mainstream rock and roll. The band dance and flirt around sub-genres delivering their sound with a level of potency that demands attention. Their songs are both personal and universal... view artist profile

The details

Key Info

Strictly 16+ (ID May Be Required)

£5 ADV


The venue

Strings Bar & Venue is a 300 capacity live music and performing arts venue situated at the heart of the Isle of Wight, founded and run by musicians for music lovers.

The venue takes pride in hosting a wide variety of high-profile acts from legendary artists of yesteryear to current trending and touring bands from across the world. They are also passionate supporters of local and emerging talent and are ‘the’ place to discover exciting new music from the Island and beyond.


9 Bowling Green Lane, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO30 1LL

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