The Isle of Wight Festival has announced the addition of YUNGBLUD to the 2019 line up, replacing Sam Fender, who has been forced to pull his scheduled appearances due to illness. YUNGBLUD will perform on Saturday 15th on the Big Top stage.

This year’s festival kicks off today (Thursday) with the weekend set to celebrate the Summer of 69 - Peace and Love in tribute to the iconic festival of 1969. Other acts performing across the weekend include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra, Fatboy Slim, Biffy Clyro, Hacienda Classical, Garbage and Keane.

Fresh from latest single release ‘Parents’, “a tribute to individualism”, and his collaboration with Machine Gun Kelly on the track ‘I Think I’m OKAY’ with Bink-182’s Travis Barker, Yorkshire-born recording artist YUNGBLUD will take to the Big Top stage on Saturday afternoon.

Continuously playing sold-out shows where he has wowed crowds with his signature high-energy performance style, YUNGBLUD – real name Dominic Harrison - will head out on a UK, European and US tour this Autumn. Hitting the UK in November at venues across the country, the tour will include a date at London’s O2 Academy Brixton! Tickets on sale now.

With the release of his highly applauded debut LP 21st Century Liability last year, YUNGBLUD has achieved 191 million global Spotify streams to date. His highest streaming track ’11 Minutes’ (with Halsey feat. Travis Barker) has achieved 159 million streams globally alone, with early-2019 track ‘Loner’ being hailed as “one of his biggest anthems ever” by NME.