Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Pearl Jam For Isle of Wight Broadcast
This special, one-time-only event will celebrate one of the oldest, biggest and most legendary ongoing rock festivals in the world. Talent scheduled to appear include: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Pearl Jam, Jessie J, Elbow, Madness, Big Country, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, and Joan Armatrading. All talent appearances are subject to change.
The 3-hour special will be hosted by Jim Shearer – host of host of VH1's "Top 20 Video Countdown" and music correspondent for "VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live."
"Ever since Palladia was born, the 'Isle of Wight Festival' has been one of our favorite annual events and we have been honored to present larger-than-life performances from some of the greatest artists ever," said Ben Zurier, EVP of Programming Strategy. "We are beyond excited that this year, for the first time, Palladia will be able to bring the event to our viewers in real time the same weekend as the Festival takes place featuring tremendous headliners Tom Petty, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen and more."