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Friday 26 March 2021.

Friday 26 March 2021. THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL today confirm artists playing this years event - to be held in September. As expected Lionel Richie cannot make it but most of the UK acts are still appearing. Fri 17 Sept - Liam Gallagher + Tom Jones + James plus many more. Sat 18 Sept - Snow Patrol + David Guetta + Sam Fender plus many more. Sun 19 Sept - Duran Duran + Script + Supergrass plus many more. ---------- Happy Birthday to STEVEN TYLER who is 73 today. I have seen him with Aerosmith around 15 times since 1976. I also saw his only UK solo show at The Forum in 2018. ---------- Happy Birthday to DIANA ROSS who is 77 today. I have seen her three times at Wembley Arena - 1997, 2004, 2007. ---------- BBC 1 live at 7.30pm - Six Nations Rugby - delayed game can now decide the champions. France v Scotland If France score more than 21 points and four tries, then Fabien Galthie’s team will be champions. ---------- BBC4 and SKY ARTS are showing programmes to celebrate Elton John's 74th birthday. BBC4 12pm - GLAM ROCK at The BBC....always great to watch these classic performances from the likes of T.Rex, Sweet, Slade, Alice Cooper, David Essex, Mud and others. --------------------- Saturday 27 March 2021. Happy Birthday to TONY BANKS from Genesis who is 71 today. I have seen Genesis half a dozen times since 1976. Genesis are due to play a UK arena tour later this year. --------- BBC2 10.30pm - Dave Grohl interview BBC2 11.15pm - The Foo Fighters live at Reading Festival. I have seen The Foo Fighters around 15 times including one of their Wembley Stadium shows in 2008 and club shows at The Underworld, The Scala and ULU. They are one of those bands that are just always superb live. --------------------- Sunday 28 March 2021. ITV 5pm live coverage of England v Albania - World Cup 2022 Qualifier. BBC1 9pm - series 6 episode 2 - Line Of Duty