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Isle of Wight Festival 2016

9th - 12th June 2016 Newport, Isle of Wight


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The Isle of Wight Festival is technically one of the country's oldest, having been around since 1968... But with a 32 year hiatus.

In 1970, the third ever IOW festival boasted a line-up that included The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Joni Mitchell. Over half a million people turned up for the festival, but only an estimated 50,000 actually bought a ticket. 

That was the last IOW festival until 2002, when it was revived with great success. The 3 day festival now takes place in Newport, and is a slightly more organised affair. 

Tickets are on sale now, buy here.

The full list of 2016 acts announced so far is:
The Who
Adam Ant
Alabama 3
Black Violin
The Corrs
The Cribs
The Damned
Everything Everything
The Family Rain
Gabrielle Aplin
The Godfathers
Half Moon Rum
The High Kings
Iggy Pop
Jess Glynne
Joanne Shaw Taylor
The Kills
Maxi Jazz & The E-Type Boys
Mike + The Mechanics
Ocean Colour Scene
Reverend and the Makers
Richard Ashcroft
The Second Sons
Sex Pissed Dolls
Sixx AM
Status Quo
Sunset Sons
Turin Brakes
Twin Atlantic
The Wonder Stuff

Isle Of Wight Festival 2016 takes place from 9 - 12 June. Tickets are on sale now, buy here.

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