The band were formed in 1995 and scored their first Top Ten hit in May 1996 with the single ‘Don’t Make Me Wait’. 9 more successive hits followed including Top 5 singles ‘More Than A Woman’, their massive signature anthem ‘Bodyshakin’ and their first UK number one ‘A Little Bit More’.
911, which consists of all original members Lee Brennan, Jimmy Constable and Spike Dawbarn, were 1 of only 5 music acts to score 10 consecutive Top Ten hits in the 90’s and the band enjoyed success with 4 hit albums between 1997-1999. They sold 10 million singles and 6 million albums around the world.
Spike, 40, has said he cannot wait to perform at what will be the band’s first appearance on the Isle of Wight.
Organisers of Jack up the Summer have said:
“Heart-throbs 911 were one of the biggest selling acts in the UK in the 90’s and having completed a 16-date sell out arena tour in recent years their energy and charisma is guaranteed to enchant fans at our family friendly festival this August.”
911 reunited in 2012, along with Atomic Kitten, Liberty X, B*Witched, Five and Honeyz, for the ITV2 documentary series ‘The Big Reunion’, a show which saw the bands reuniting for the
first time in several years and undergoing two weeks of intense rehearsals ahead of a huge comeback performance.
Formally Jack Up The 80s, this hugely popular event continues to deliver on its retro promise by celebrating the upbeat, hand-clapping music of yesteryear, centred around party hits and
feel-good music from both the 80s and 90s.
A strictly limited number of Early Bird Weekend and Day tickets are now available online at www.jackupthesummer.co.uk.