LIVE music can't take place indoors at present but Island musicians are still appearing in gardens and public spaces.

Local musician Steve Love has compiled this guide to outdoor gigs for the coming week for the County Press.

Today (Friday)

Annie Daffern — The Waterfront Inn, Shanklin (8-10 pm)

Ric Harris — Ventnor Botanic Garden (5-8pm), entry fee


The Alberts — Sandown Airport (7pm)

Open Mic hosted by Chris Quinton — Travellers’ Joy, Northwood (3-7pm)

Second Time Around — The Waverley, Carisbrooke (6-8pm)

Merlynna Johnson (harp) — Dimbola Tearoom, Freshwater Bay (2-3.30)

Ben Stubbs — Adgestone Vineyard (1-3pm)

Simon Spur — Driftwood Beach Bar, Sandown (2-4pm)

Simon Davis classic piano — Ventnor Botanic Garden (5-8pm), entry fee


Laurie McVay and the High Rollers — Sandown Airport (1-3pm)

Olly Ducie — Adgestone Vineyard (1-3pm)

Tony Lewis’ Robbie Williams tribute — Driftwood Beach Bar, Sandown (2-4pm)

Ryde Ukelele Group — Co-op Square, Ryde (2-4pm)

All weekend

“Ticket to Ryde” live music and buskers in Ryde town centre and seafront (10am-4pm)


Second Time Around — Quay Arts, Newport — (doors 6, food 7, music 8pm) ,£7 including meal, please book.


Folk open night — The Waverley, Carisbrooke (7-9pm)


Folk club — Travellers’ Joy, Northwood (2.30-4.30pm)

To include future events please message Steve via Facebook ‘Stevelovesiow’.

All events are subject to weather and booking is recommended to secure a table.

Please follow each venue’s social-distancing procedures