JACK Up Events will pay homage to flower power and free love as it brings a special Jack Up The 60s evening to Shanklin Theatre this summer.

Friday, August 13 will see a celebration of all things retro, featuring pop-rock fivesome The Zoots, who will take audiences on both a visual and musical journey.

Having won the 2021 Global Entertainment award for Best Classic Pop Rock Music Act, the band will mark the birth of British pop culture with the hits of The Beatles, The Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Kinks and others.

Event organiser, Sarah Moss, said: “We are excited to be throwing our arms around and supporting Shanklin Theatre.

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"This wonderful venue is incredibly important to our Island community and we’re keen to play our part in facilitating the return of much-missed cultural experiences.

"The Zoots performed to sell-out crowds at our (most recent) event in February 2020 and were a phenomenal success. Having played more than 1000 shows and toured over 35 countries, they are quite simply the best live band in town."

Tickets for the show are available from shanklintheatre.com.

Zoots lead singer, Jamie Goddard, said: “There is always something special about performing on the Isle of Wight, there is a magical feel about it.

"Growing up, my family and I used to come here on holiday on a regular basis so it’s very nostalgic.”

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Jack Up the Summer festival, which celebrates the music of the 1980s and 90s will also make a welcome return this year from August 6-8.