Breaking News Isle of Wight Festival 2019

FESTIVAL NO-SHOW: UPROAR AS JESS GLYNNE PULLS OUT OF ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL

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UPDATED: Festival revellers have been left angered by a last minute no-show by Jess Glynne at the Isle of Wight Festival tonight (Sunday) – the second time she has had to pull out of the event in recent years. 

Fans have been waiting hours to see the Brit perform on the Main Stage but it has been announced within the last hour that Glynne is ‘unable to perform’.

According to Island Echo readers, there is ‘uproar’ in the main arena and some children are even crying after John Giddings took to the stage to announce the news.

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Revellers began to get suspicious when Jess failed to appear on stage on time. After 10 minutes the news was broken to the tens of thousands of festival-goers.

It isn’t the first time that Jess Glynne has had to pull out of the Isle of Wight Festival. In 2015 she had to undergo voice surgery so didn’t perform. Just last month Glynne failed to show at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

Social media is alight with disappointed fans, many of whom have pointed out that Jess has just finished a tour with the Spice Girls.

Richard Ashcroft is to take to the Main Stage earlier than expected between 19:30-20:40. Biffy Clyro will perform between 21:10 and 22:50.

UPDATE 19:55 – An Isle of Wight Festival spokesperson has said on Twitter:

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“Unfortunately Jess Glynne was unable to perform today due to exhaustion.”.

UPDATE: 20:35 – The Isle of Wight Festival shared a statement from Jess Glynne, which said:

“Jess had every intention of performing today at Isle of Wight.

“However as the show got closer it became apparent that she was physically exhausted after a very intense last few weeks touring.

“As a result we took the decision to cancel the show.

“Jess is extreamely fustrated and apologises to all her fans but ultimately her health must come first.”

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George Barnes
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George Barnes

Thought they were looking to Ella Eyre as back up as this was in the offing?

Darren Street
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Darren Street

My two daughters were so much looking forward to seeing Jess Glynn but if she was ill she was ill, she cannot be expected to stand on stage and sing her heart out if she has sickness and diarrhoea

C Bickley
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C Bickley

She was at a party with the spice girls. So why dies this make her ill ?

Sandara
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Sandara

Hope she’s ok. Musta been a tough decision to make.

Pete
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Pete

Shocking…! Yet another nail in this years iow festival coffin..!

Cynical Rob
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Cynical Rob

Must have been a good Spice Girls after show party!

peteravery
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peteravery

how is this breaking news most of us don’t give a toss ,hopefully the festival will close early and we will get peace and quiet

Bob
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Bob

Mr grumpy. Enjoy yourself once in a while instead of moaning.

George Barnes
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George Barnes

Oh dear! Another miserable spoiler. You must be a ball to be with!

Jord
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Jord

Shame she got wrecked last night at the spice girls tour hence she couldn’t attend today absolutely ttp

Lorraine
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Lorraine

Shocker she did this before

Dan Skelton
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Dan Skelton

Oh for Christ sake, get over yourself people. It’s actually pathetic like first world problems for the island that someone didn’t turn up cos they said they are physically exhausted. Those of you who are still complaining and being angry really need a reality check and to get over themselves. That’s a person, a human being, not a lip syncing/singing machine. If you’re that desperate to hear her, go download some songs, throw it into Audacity, add a revert effect, add in some crowd sounds and bang.

Seriously.

none given
Guest
none given

People paid to see her and watch/hear her perform live on stage – she probably got drunk after the spice girls tour and was too wasted/hungover to perform – the people will eventually “sack her” by not buying her music and she will have to shape or get another career path organised.

exhausted – ppplease. She gets up on stage, sings and dances for a bit and then thats it. Not exactly getting out there every day, five days a week, sweeping the streets or stacking shelves in a store is she – pathetic.

Lloyd Shettle
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Lloyd Shettle

She got wasted at the spice girls afterparty and was too hanging to play.

Christina Sammons
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Christina Sammons

Yeah! Money first!

Fav G
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Fav G

She performed last night at Wembley ok?

J W
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J W

Backstage worker has told a friend she was drunk !!

Jo Shaw
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Jo Shaw

Exhaustion isn’t a good enough excuse. Sorry. She’s not working down the pit!

Bald Boy Benny
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Bald Boy Benny

Never mind there is always next year for Jess

George Barnes
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George Barnes

No; she’s done it before and not just IOW; she’s unreliable.

bobiow
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bobiow

Suddenly found she was exhausted 10 mins after due on stage Really ???? If you want exhausted become a nurse lady.

Foggy
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Foggy

Suckers

Chris
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Chris

What about ‘The show must go on’ ethic Jess? Not Good.

Sean
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Sean

Jess is a joke 2nd time cancelling pathetic excuse for artist probably mimes anyway. I hope u never get invited back here

nan williams
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nan williams

she knew plenty of time she was booked in advance spice girls obviously more important plenty of time to recuperate after the show

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