Highland indie rock band, Forgetting the Future have just been announced to play the historic and legendary Isle of Wight Festival this summer.

This is incredible news and well deserved for the band who formed in 2014.  They have gone from strength to strength first recording with Edwin Collins at his studio then signing to In Time Records and during COVID releasing  a string of singles including “Inhaler” which hit 133,000 plays alone within 1 month of its release. They released their debut LP, Broken Bones & Hormones in 2020 and singles “Small Town Syndrome” and latest single, “Cigarettes Cigarettes Cigarettes” followed.

The Thurso based band have hit the road in 2023 taking their explosive energy and captivating stage presence across the UK with dates in Brighton, Sheffield, Newcastle, Aberdeen and a sold out King Tutts in Glasgow. The band are also playing Manchester and Belladrum Tartan heart festival this summer.

The four-piece will play The Platform One Stage, in the Main Arena at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival on 15-18 June 2023. The stage is programmed and run by Platform One College of Music which is Isle of Wight’s very own independent, not for profit Music College.  The stage will feature a diverse and eclectic mix of music over the duration of the festival.  Music from acoustic tunes through to full on rock bands, with everything in between.

Headliners at this year’s Isle of Wight festival are Pulp, George Ezra, Chemical Brothers and Robbie Williams.

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