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Madness are among the artists who are going to be perform at the festival next June.
The Isle of Wight Festival 2012 line up just got a whole lot bigger with the addition of Elbow, Biffy Clyro, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Example, Noah & The Whale, The Vaccines, Madness, and The Christians. These phenomenal live acts will take the Festival by storm, so don’t miss out on what will be one of THE hottest weekends of the year. Tickets are available now from www.isleofwightfestival.com.
Special Guests on Friday June 22nd are Elbow who have received huge critical acclaim throughout their career and will bring their award winning sound to the main stage at the Isle of Wight Festival 2012.
Noel Gallagher captured the voices, hopes and dreams of millions with Oasis and now returns with his masterpiece Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds for a highly anticipated performance at the Isle of Wight Festival 2012. Noel will be appearing on the main stage as Special Guest to the legendary Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band who will take the headline slot on Sunday June 24th.
Scottish trio Biffy Clyro got the Festival crowd jumping in 2010 with an explosion of mammoth riffage and fizzing pop vocals. The band is now back having conquered the rock world for round two with a Special Guest appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival on Saturday June 23rd.
Example’s captivating performances and number one singles have seen him skyrocket to success as he fronts a new generation of dance acts. Expect an epic offering from the London artist as he lights up the main stage on Friday June 22nd.
Making their Isle of Wight Festival main stage debut on Friday 22nd June are the highly talented Noah & The Whale, ensuring 2012 is another year of the best music around, in a truly magnificent setting.
The Vaccines have gone from strength to strength and following a impressive performance at the Festival in 2011, the band will be back, bigger than ever, on the main stage on Sunday June 24th.
Saturday June 23rd will also see Camden’s finest, Madness, heat up the main stage. The band are a bona fide British institution and their live performances keep fans coming back for more every time they play, so get ready for a monster party on the island.
Madness said, "At last, we've been wanting to play the Isle of Wight Festival for ages now, the perfect way to start our summer".
John Giddings, the Festival’s promoter, says ”We are very proud to bring the cream of British talent to the island next summer, it’s shaping up to be another bumper year!".
If all that wasn’t enough, the Big Top stage will once again feature an exclusive performance for campers. On Thursday 21st June, soul legends The Christians whose album Colour reached the number one spot in 1990, start the weekend in true Isle of Wight Festival style.
Bruce Springsteen as already been announced as performing there as well.
Year on year, the Isle of Wight Festival hosts the biggest names in music, along with the best up and coming acts around, making it one of the most loved events of the summer calendar. Make sure you head to the official Isle of Wight Festival Facebook site Facebook.com/iwfestival for all the latest Festival updates, exclusive news, videos & interviews. And follow us on Twitter @IsleofWightFest to get up to the minute tweets to keep you in the know!
The Isle of Wight Festival takes place 22 - 24 June @ Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight
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