[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Monday, 14 June, 2004, 10:40 GMT 11:40 UK
In pictures: Isle of Wight Festival
Rows of tents at the festival
1 of 12
Tens of thousands of music fans made the journey to the festival's site in Newport, Isle of Wight.
2 of 12
A capacity crowd lapped up the sunshine throughout the three-day event.
David Bowie
3 of 12
David Bowie, one of the festival highlights, had said he jumped at the chance to perform.
The Who
4 of 12
Veteran rockers The Who, who performed at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, treated the crowd to a two-hour set.
5 of 12
Up-and-coming Australian band Jet also had their chance to shine.
England fans arrive at the Isle of Wight Festival
6 of 12
England football fans arrived stocked up with beer...
Football fan with an England flag
7 of 12
... and showed their support as they watched England versus France in Euro 2004 on a big screen between acts.
Leah Wood
8 of 12
Leah Wood, the daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, performed on stage with her band The Leah Wood Group.
Suzanne Vega
9 of 12
Suzanne Vega also gave music fans something to shout about.
The Manic Street Preachers
10 of 12
The Manic Street Preachers were one of the headline acts.
11 of 12
Fellow countrymen the Stereophonics also kept the audience entertained.
Isle of Wight Festival crowd
12 of 12
More than 30,000 tickets were sold for each day of the festival.


The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific