Fri 16th Feb   19:15


ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL: New Blood Competition Quarter-Final : Oscar Smith // Romel // Goldstag // Hollie Carmen // Somers at The Macbeth

The Event

Out of the thousands of hopefuls that entered the Isle of Wight Festival New Blood Competition, only a handful now remain in the Quarter-Finals. These artists are some of the most exciting and promising acts on the scene and will all be competing for a coveted slot at Isle of Wight Festival 2024!

So make your voice heard and support your favourite act for their chance to perform at Isle of Wight Festival! 

Meet the lineup

Oscar Smith

Oscar Smith is a 21-year-old Artist/Rapper based in the UK. After moving to Australia at a young age and having also lived in Papua New Guinea, Oscar’s varied life experiences heavily influence his music. His soul inspired s... view artist profile


2x Music Week Chart Topping Artist Romel is a singer, songwriter, Actor, and musician with iconic hits like “Good Guy”, “Mind Blown”, “Tonight”, “Do it”, “Summer time”, and “The Bye... view artist profile


synthy rock indie pop


if Queen and The 1975 had quadruplets, they’d be Goldstag

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Hollie Carmen

London born and raised, Hollie grew up listening to loving, honest artists such as Julie London, Sam Cooke, Solomon Burke to name a few. Having received BBC recognition on her latest single “Anything Bad for Me,” by legend Tony Blackbu... view artist profile


Somers are a five piece Rock band formed in 2021. The band, made up of, Robert Langley(Lead Guitar) Harvey Griffin(Rhythm Guitar) Jessica Tonge(Vocals) Logan Wood(Bass guitar) and Felix Elsworth(Drums), mix elements of Post Punk, Rock and Britpop ... view artist profile

The details

Key Info





Strictly 18+ (I.D may be required)


£10 Advance // £12 On The Door




Some of our industry judges, past and present, include John Giddings (Solo) Richard Barber (Solo Agency / Isle Of Wight Festival), Jodie Bryant (KISS FM), Sarah Casey (UTA), Caitlin Ballard (ATC), Joe Gaynor (Seven 7 Management), Martin Heath (Lizard King Records), David Pyatt (O2 / AMG), Simon Eaton (Troxy / former Mama, AMG, Live Nation), Richard Engler (Autonomy Music Group), Richard Clarke (War Child UK), Megan Lawrenson (BMG), Ryan Phillips (Columbo Group), Monkey Harper (Producer / Yellow Shark), Lewis Abbot (Scope), David Rowell (Autonomy Music Group), Jack Widdison (Autonomy Music Group), James Corbitt (Autonomy Music Group), Tom Price (Grizzly Management), Lily Crockford (Crockford Management), Barney Crockford (Crockford Management), James Walsh (Starsailor), Jessica Lamb (Lander PR), Laurence Hobbs (SAFO Music Group), Matthew L (Cargo Rooms), Matthew Acheson (Composer/Producer), James Anniballi (Columbo Group), Omar Hoxton (PD Venues), Richard Crowcroft (Cargo Rooms), Nic Mazzoli (Cargo Rooms).


Long Live Live Music!

The venue

A Historic Live Music Venue in Hoxton, the heart of Shoreditch. Famed for its connections to the alternative music scenes, such as Nu-Rave, Punk, Rocknroll and more, and often considered a right of passage for burgeoning (as well as well-known) underground music groups. For over 100 years The MacBeth has continued to provide intimate, engaging entertainment. The MacBeth is also proud to provide excellent Food & Drink, including a new Plant Based Menu, as well as, traditional Burgers, Tacos, and more.

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70 Hoxton St, London N1 6LP

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